Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Welcome! This community focuses on the science and practice of cardiac and vascular ultrasound.

AIUM Practice Guidelines for the Performance of Ultrasound Examinations

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Online Lectures

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Carotid and Upper Extremity Arterial Imaging: Challenges, Pitfalls, and Missed Diagnoses
Ankle-Brachial Index and Pulse Volume Recording
Basics of Ultrasound Workflow: Protocol Design, Quality Control, and Efficiency
Calf Veins: To Do or Not To Do--No
Calf Veins: To Do or Not To Do--Yes
Doppler Ultrasound of Peripheral Arteries
For Symptomatic Patients, Unilateral Lower Extremity DVT Scans are Appropriate and Sufficient
Grading Carotid Stenosis: Which Chart to Use
Knobology and Physics
Noninvasive Follow-up Following Lower Extremity Interventions
Pediatric Vascular Sonography
Why Every Venous Exam Should Be Bilateral

Educational Events


AIUM Webinar: ATTENTION: ALARA is Important - An Update on the Bioeffects of Ultrasound
AIUM/ACP/SUSME Webinar: Ultrasound to Manage Acute Dyspnea at the Bedside
AIUM Webinar: Advanced Evaluation of the Fetal Heart
AIUM Webinar: Ultrasound for Fluid Status

Video Programs for CME

Acute Cardiac Ultrasound Cases
Common Congenital Heart Abnormalities: Prenatal, Postnatal, and Pathologic Correlations
Comprehensive Review of Major Congenital Heart Disease from a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Elastography: Just Cases
Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound
The Abdominal Aorta: Imaging Before and After Endovascular Interventions

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

Cardiovascular Ultrasound


AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment


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