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

AIUM Official Statements


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Online Lectures

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Doppler Faux Pas and Pitfalls
Advanced Carotid Ultrasound
Carotid Ultrasound: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
How to Approach the Transplant Recipient
How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Imaging Pitfalls and Great Calls
Interplay of Genetics and the Fetal Heart: Different Problems, Different Perspectives
Just Images: Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Noninvasive Testing for Peripheral Arterial Disease: Case-Based Presentations
Peripheral Arterial Disease: Consult Through Intervention and Follow-up Surveillance
Renal Doppler Ultrasound: How Far Can You Go?
Spectrum of Care and Evaluation of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Transcranial Doppler Basics and Notes for Stroke
Vascular Jeopardy
Carotid and Upper Extremity Arterial Imaging: Challenges, Pitfalls, and Missed Diagnoses
Peripheral Arterial Imaging: How Doppler Ultrasound and Noninvasive Testing Impact Patient Care
Vascular Emergencies: Diagnostic Imaging & Interventions
Hemodialysis Vascular Access
Understanding Doppler Images and Quality Control of Image Acquisition

Educational Events


AIUM/AMSSM Webinar: Sideline Ultrasound
AIUM Webinar: How to Perform and Interpret Peripheral Arterial Doppler Examinations
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 Assessment of Native Renal Vessels
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

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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