27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging and Diagnosis Symposium 2017


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Our largest edition of Advances in Vascular Imaging & Diagnosis ever provides a comprehensive update on the analysis and management of vascular disease. The ultrasound component of the internationally renowned VEITHsymposium®, AVIDsymposium® is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic.  With over 17.5 hours of content, this program will FULFILL VASCULAR LAB CME REQUIREMENTS.

Topics: Real time B-mode imaging, color and spectral Doppler, non-invasive techniques, thrombo-embolic disease, venous disease, arterial, cerebrovascular, abdominal, vascular lab management, vascular ultrasound education, reimbursement and laboratory accreditation.

27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging and Diagnostics

Session 1: Case Based Learning

Lower Extremity Arterial George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT
Lower Extremity Venous Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT
Cerebrovascular David M. Williams, MS, RDCS
Hemodialysis Access Steven J. Knight, BSc
Abdominal Imaging Mani Montazemi, RDMS
Panel Discussion

Session 2: Thrombo-Embolic Disease

Use Of D-Dimer And Ultrasound For DVT Evaluation John Blebea, MD, MBA
Calf Vein Imaging: Always, Never, It Depends: What Do The Society Guidelines And Standards Recommend And My Own Philosophy Laurence Needleman, MD
Management Of Calf Vein Thrombosis After Venous Interventional Procedures Neil M. Khilnani, MD
Isolated Soleal And Gastrocnemius Vein Thrombosis Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA
Duplex US Follow-Up of DVT: How, Why and When R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI
Panel Discussion

Session 3: Venous – Ilio-Femoral Venous Disease

Presentation And Clinical Indications For Evaluating Pelvic Congestion Mark H. Meissner, MD
Technical Protocol And Tips For Evaluating Pelvic Pathologies Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT
Venogram Versus Intravascular Ultrasound for Diagnosing and Treating Iliofemoral Vein Obstruction (VIDIO) Paul J. Gagne, MD
Duplex Ultrasonography After Venous Stenting Michael R. Jaff, DO
Panel Discussion

Session 4: Arterial

A Discussion Of Arterial Doppler Waveforms: The Confusion Continues Steven J. Knight, BSc
Characterization Of Tibial Velocities Gregory L. Moneta, MD
Value Of Ultrasound In The Planning, Access And Control Of Angioplasty Above And Below The Knee Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT
Criteria For Duplex Follow-Up Of Lower Extremity Endovascular Interventions R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI

Session 5: Practice Enhancements I

Development Of A Duplex Ultrasound Simulator For Training And Assessment R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI
The Ergonomically Correct Examination Room Matthew P. Hernandez, B.Sc, DPT, CSCS
A New Paradigm for Sonographic Principles Frederick Kremkau, PhD
Moving The Lab From Paper To Digital Josh D. Lee, BS
Panel Discussion

Session 6: Test Your Venous Knowledge

Venous Thrombosis Facts Mark H. Meissner, MD
How Well Do You Know The Pelvic Veins? Antonios P. Gasparis, MD
Venous Images: What Is The Correct Answer? Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT
How Well Do You Know The Central Veins? Luis R. Leon, MD, RVT
Get The Clinical Picture? Angela A. Kokkosis, MD, RPVI
What Kind Of Swelling Is This? Thomas S. Maldonado, MD
Extraluminal Pathology Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos, MD
Panel Discussion

Session 7: Principles Tune-Up: How Sharp Are You ?

Principles Tune-Up I Frederick Kremkau, PhD
Principles Tune-Up II Frederick Kremkau, PhD

Session 8: More On Venous: Chronic Venous Disease

The Vernacular Of Chronic Venous Disease: From The Presentation To The Diagnostic Workup To Follow-Up Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT
The Physical Examination Of The CVI Patient Guides The Ultrasound Examination Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT
Simplifying Venous Reflux Studies: What I Really Want To Know Richard C. Pennell, MD
Non-Thermal Saphenous Vein Ablation: The Role For Duplex Ultrasound Michael J. Singh, MD
The Argument Against Routine Duplex Ultrasound After Truncal Ablation: An Evidence-Based Cost-Benefit Analysis Thomas F. O’Donnell, Jr., MD
Panel Discussion

Session 9: The Current Health Care Environment

Critical Issues For The Vascular Ultrasound Professionals Anne M. Jones, RN, BSN, RVT, RDMS
CMS Consolidation Of APCs: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Robert M. Zwolak, MD, PhD
Major Changes Impacting Vascular Lab Reimbursement Sean P. Roddy, MD
IAC-Vascular: What The ACCs Departure Forebodes And Other Updates Laurence Needleman, MD
The “New” ARDMS: What Does It Mean To You As A Physician And/Or Sonographer R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI
Panel Discussion

Session 10: Practice Enhancements II

The CCI Advanced Cardiac Sonographer Anne M. Jones, RN, BSN, RVT, RDMS
A Single Laboratory’s Experience With Task Analysis: Variances Between National Benchmarks And Local Practices Richard C. Pennell, MD
Focus On Quality Assurance And Appropriate Use Criteria Bettina McAlister, RVT
Ultrasound Ethical Issues John Blebea, MD, MBA
Panel Discussion

Session 11: Curveballs And Controversies

Medial Wall Calcinosis Development And Accurate Blood Flow Measurement: When To Start Relying Solely On Duplex For Flow Assessment David M. Williams, MS, RDCS
Point-Of-Care Ultrasound And The Vascular Lab R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment In The Vascular Laboratory Sheila N. Blumberg, MD

Session 12: Abdominal

5 Top Tips On Renal Artery Imaging Robert De Jong, RDMS, RVT
Liver Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
Characterization Of Endoleak, Especially Type 2 Endoleak By Duplex Ultrasound Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT
Panel Discussion

Session 13: Miscellaneous Topics In Vascular Ultrasound

Aortic Arch Evaluation David M. Williams, MS, RDCS
Hemodialysis Access Evaluation: Flow Velocity And Use Of Volume Flow Measurements Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT
Steal Syndrome Following Dialysis Access Creation: Expected Duplex Findings Before And After Intervention Michael J. Singh, MD
The Value Of Ultrasound Screening Of Femoral And Carotid Arteries To Predict Atherosclerotic Risk And What To Do About It Andrew N. Nicolaides, MS

Session 14: Cerebrovascular

Update On The IAC Carotid Criteria Project: What Is It And Is This Any Closer To Reality? Laurence Needleman, MD
Challenges Faced Adapting The Consensus And Other Criteria In Search Of “The Holy Grail” Richard C. Pennell, MD
When Duplex Ultrasound Alone Is Not Enough Prior To Carotid Endarterectomy Glenn M. LaMuraglia, MD
Clinical Significance Of Duplex Detected Reversal Of Flow In A Vertebral Artery Thomas S. Maldonado, MD
Panel Discussion

Session 15: Workshop Sessions

Principles of Duplex Diagnosis Laurence Needleman, MD
Quality Matters – Manage It Well Richard Dubin, AAS-DMS, RVT, RDMS
Cardiac Effects on Peripheral Doppler Waveforms David M. Williams, MS, RDCS & Steven J. Knight, BSc
Interpretation of Vascular Studies When it Does Not Make Sense Laurence Needleman, MD & R. Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI


Release Date: 2/15/17
CME Expiration: 2/14/19

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