Bob DeJong, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS, begins this module with a review of the Doppler Effect, Doppler equation, characteristics of arterial and venous flow and the Resistive Index. The abdominal aortic is covered in the next section with a discussion of normal anatomy, branches, abdominal aortic aneurysm causes, risk factors, and measurement techniques. Identification of the visceral anatomy and spectral Doppler characteristics is followed by a section on a segment on renal artery stenosis, fibromuscular dysplasia and renal arterythrombosis. This module concludes with a discussion of the systemic veins including IVC obstruction, IVC filters, hepatic and portal vein obstruction, portal hypertension criteria, spleno-renal shunts, renal veins and TIPS. Module length: Core concepts 57 minutes plus 45 minutes customized review.
This module is included in the complete Abdomen Registry Review or may be purchased individually.