Normal Carotid Duplex/Color Examination

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Normal Carotid Duplex/Color Examination


  • Clinical indications for performing carotid duplex/color flow imaging
  • Disease progression
  • Cerebrovascular anatomy and ultrasound imaging and Doppler/color characteristics
  • Normal spectral Doppler  characteristics and routine measurements
  • Carotid scan Protocols



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

  1. State the indications for performing carotid duplex/color flow examinations
  2. Identify normal anatomy and waveform characteristics of the CCA, Bifurcation, ICA, ECA, subclavian, and vertebral arteries
  3. Demonstrate use of waveform patterns to differentiate low resistance and high resistance flow patterns
  4. List standard velocity and ratio measurements used to quantify disease
  5. Outline a comprehensive protocol and appropriate documentation as outlined by published ultrasound and accreditation guidelines


Date of Original Release: 11/14/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 11/14/2019

Video Length: 01:20:00