Ultrasound Evaluation of the Upper Extremity Arterial System

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Ultrasound Evaluation of the Upper Extremity Arterial System

Topics:

  • Upper extremity arterial anatomy/physiology
  • Atherosclerotic disease
  • Evaluation of thoracic outlet
  • Buerger's disease
  • Vasospastic disorders such as Raynaud's syndrome
  • Pre-operative assessment for radial artery harvest (CABG)

 

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

  • Identify the upper extremity arterial anatomy and physiology
  • Implement routine precools for performing upper extremity arterial evaluations
  • Recognize normal and abnormal arterial Doppler characteristics
  • Recognize ultrasound characteristics of occlusive disease and vasospastic disorders
  • Outline the pre-operative assessment for radial artery harvest for (CABG) or hemodialysis access placement

 

Date of Original Release: 4/29/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 4/29/2019

Video Length: 0:47:00