Gulfcoast: OB Doppler – How, Why and When?

 

Overview

OB Doppler: How, Why, and When? Training Video is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of indications and applications of Doppler and color flow imaging in the OB examination. Doppler/color techniques and system optimization, protocols, and diagnostic criteria are covered in detail.

Topics

  • Indications/Applications for Performing OB Doppler
  • Doppler Waveform Analysis and Diagnostic Criteria
  • Factors that affect the Doppler Assessment
  • Doppler Measurements; Doppler Index, Resistive Index, S/D Ratio, Pulsatility Index, Velocity Calculations
  • Doppler Evaluation of the Middle Cerebral Artery, Umbilical Artery, Ductus Venosus, Umbilical Vein, IVC, Hepatic Veins
  • Doppler Evaluation of the Pelvic Vessels: Uterine Artery
  • Doppler Evaluation with Multiple Gestation
  • Doppler Evaluation of Fetal Heart Arrhythmias
  • Scanning Tips and Technical Pitfalls

Objectives

  • State Doppler protocols and criteria for evaluation of IUGR, SGA, and Anomalies in the fetus
  • Outline Doppler protocols for evaluation of Twins/Multiples: TOPS vs TAPS
  • List technical components for proper Doppler acquisition: Angle of insonation, angle correction, gate size and position
  • Analyze Doppler waveforms and apply Doppler Measurements: Doppler index, S/D Ratio, PI, RI, velocity calculations
  • Optimize color Doppler and analyze color flow characteristics
  • Describe normal and abnormal waveforms of: Ductus venosus, IVC/hepatic veins, middle cerebral artery, umbilical artery, umbilical vein and uterine artery
  • State protocols for Doppler evaluation of fetal heart arrhythmias

Audience

Physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who are involved with performing and/or interpreting OB ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): obstetricians, family/primary care.

Price : $ 10

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