Gulfcoast: Ultrasound Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology

 

Overview

Ultrasound Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology training video is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the ultrasound evaluation of commonly seen shoulder pathology. Ultrasound characteristics and diagnostic criteria of commonly seen pathology will be discussed.

Topics

  • Rotator cuff tears, abnormalities
  • Pathogenesis
  • Supraspinatus and insertion partial thickness tears
  • Articular partial-thickness tears
  • Bursal partial-thickness tears
  • Large full-thickness tears,
  • Massive full-thickness tears
  • Intrasubstance tears
  • Tendinosis
  • Fatty infiltration and muscle atrophy
  • Tendon volume loss
  • Joint and bursal effusions
  • Secondary findings of rotator cuff tears
  • Pitfalls in rotator cuff sonography
  • Other miscellaneous cuff pathology

Objectives

  • Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics associated with commonly seen shoulder pathology
  • Apply diagnostic criteria to evaluate shoulder pathology using ultrasound techniques
  • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques & interpretation criteria to improve shoulder diagnostic/treatment accuracy

Audience

Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting MSK ultrasound examinations. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) PM&R, orthopedic, sports medicine, rheumatology, pain management, primary care, internal medicine, and radiology.

Price : $10

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