Presenter: Joseph Polak, MD MPH
Original Presentation Date: August 11, 2020
Target Audience: Vascular technologists, sonographers, students, physicians and radiologists
The purpose of this presentation is to review carotid disease evaluation with emphasis on the differences.
At the completion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the concept of critical stenosis
- Employ the correspondence between increases in Doppler velocity and pressure reduction
- Review the concept of the “vulnerable” plaque and the concept of plaque characterization
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and the Society for Vascular Ultrasound. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.