Echocardiography and Noninvasive Vascular Testing Lecture Series: Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Surveillance Following Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has become the standard of care for many patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms. This lecture will address how contrast-enhanced ultrasound is an effective diagnostic tool for surveillance and follow-up to detect and classify endoleaks following EVAR.
Cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiography and noninvasive vascular testing specialists, sonographers, nurses, pharmacists and respiratory therapists.
- Explain the fundamental physics of contrast-enhanced ultrasound.
- Apply proper use of contrast enhancement agents for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
- Describe the pathophysiology of endovascular aneurysm repair endoleaks.
- Detect endovascular aneurysm repair endoleaks on contrast-enhanced ultrasound.
Muhammad E. Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Medical Education Manager
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Muhammad Hasan, MBBCh, RPVI, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).Planning Group Disclosures
Elliott J. Elias, M.D., disclosed that he is a member of the speakers bureau for Abbott Laboratories.
Brian J. Schiro, M.D., disclosed that he receives grant/research support from Medtronic and the he is a member of the speaker’s bureau for Penumbra and Sirtex.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-716239, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements. The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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