Radiology Grand Rounds: Clinical Applications Of Liver Doppler

Miami, FL US
October 17, 2017

Embryological experiments in animal models have demonstrated that liver development occurs through a progressive series of reciprocal tissue interactions between the embryonic endoderm and nearby mesoderm. In the last ten years many of the genes and molecular pathways that regulate hepatogenesis have been identified.  Dr. Madrazo will discuss the use of Doppler to assess hepatic embryogenesis and help in the timely diagnosis of portal vein thrombosis.

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, General Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe hepatic embryogenesis and detail hepatic vascular shunts.
  • Assess hemodynamics changes associated with portal and systemic venous thrombosis (budd-chiari).
  • Implement Doppler assessment of transjugular intrahepatic shunts (tips) to improve patient outcomes.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/29/2017
Course expires: 
12/15/2017
Event starts: 
10/17/2017 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
10/17/2017 - 7:30pm
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Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Auditorium
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Beatrice L. Madrazo, M.D., FACR, RVT
Professor of Clinical Radiology
Division of Body Imaging
Medical Director, Diagnostic Ultrasound
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
   
Beatrice Madrazo, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentations or discussions:

The Conference Director, Ann Podrasky, M.D., is a consultant for Siemens Ultrasound, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no 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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/29/2017
Course expires: 
12/15/2017
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