Ultrasound Evaluation of Aortic Endografts

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Ultrasound Evaluation of Aortic Endografts

Topics:

  • The importance of ultrasound in evaluating EVAR
  • EVAR vs' open AAA Repair
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Duplex and its role in EVAR
  • EVAR and Endoleaks
  • Duplex Scan Protocols for Evaluation of Endoleaks
  • Post-Operative Surveillance
  • Case Examples

 

Objectives

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

  • Increase knowledge and competence to perform and/or interpret ultrasound evaluation of aortic endografts
  • Outline scan techniques for optimal ultrasound evaluation of the abdominal aorta, aortic aneurysms, and endovascular grafts
  • Define the term "endoleak" and list the different types
  • Cite several sonographic criteria for stenosis and dysfunction of AV fistulas/grafts
  • Identify key sonographic findings associated with normal and abnormal endovascular aortic graft
  • Recognize and analyze ultrasound and CT angiography for detection of endoleaks after endovascular aneurysm repair

 

Date of Original Release: 4/27/2016
This edition valid for credit through: 4/27/2019

Video Length: 0:49:00