Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

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Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

Topics:

  • TCD Neuro-anatomy techniques
  • TCD examination techniques
  • Normal flow characteristics and velocity ranges
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage, vasospasm, aneurysm rupture
  • Neuro intervention AVM, traumatic head injury, cerebral circulatory arrest, and microemboli
  • TCD/cerebrovascular disease, sickle cell disease, and PFO 

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this enduring material, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  1. Demonstrate basic knowledge of intracranial anatomy and physiology.
  2. Outline proper techniques for the performance of TCD and TCI examinations
  3. Identify normal waveform characteristics and apply diagnostic criteria
  4. State the clinical usefulness and limitations of TCD and TCI techniques

 

Date of Original Release: 5/31/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 5/31/2019

Video Length: 1:05:00