Venous Imaging [CME] (CONG2014-37)

This course includes the following:


Duplex Evaluation: Deep, Superficial, Perforator
Neil Khilnani, MD, FACPh

Duplex Evaluation: Abdominal and Pelvic Veins
Carl Black, MD

CTV, MRV, IVUS, Venography
Neil Khilnani, MD, FACPh

Choosing the best Modality for Your Patient
Carl Black, MD

PE Diagnosis
Sanjeeva Kalva, MD

Question & Answer
All Faculty



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Target Audience

The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience:  phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the rationale for the process for duplex ultrasound scanning a patient with chronic venous disease.
  2. Define the role of IVUS, CT and MR for imaging patients with lower extremity chronic venous disease.
  3. Describe the physician controlled parameters that are responsible for high quality venous imaging.
  4. Interpret images of patients who have venograms, CT, MR, and IVUS for acute and chronic venous disorders.
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Carl Black, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Stephen R. BunkerContent ReviewerNonen/a
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVMPlannerNonen/a
Paula Heggerick, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS, FSVUContent ReviewerNonen/a
Sanjeeva Kalva, MDSpeaker



Celenova Biosciences

Althea Healthcare





Neil Khilnani, MD, FACPhModerator; SpeakerSapheonConsultant
Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a
Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVIPlannerNonen/a
Sonja Stiller-Martin, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a 
Mary Emily Wilcox Cummings, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a



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Discussion of Off-Label Use

Although no longer required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), ACP CME requests all faculty to inform learners of any products they will discuss that are off-label or investigational.

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Review & Recertification

This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in November 2016.


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