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Image Interpretation - Vascular Ultrasound: Lower Limb Arteries

Image Interpretation - Vascular Ultrasound: Lower Limb Arteries

Image Interpretation - Vascular Ultrasound: Lower Limb Arteries

Marcus Nicholls, Rebecca Ralph and Stephen Wolstenhulme
Marcus Nicholls, Rebecca Ralph and Stephen Wolstenhulme
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 23 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 08 Aug 2018

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Description

This session considers the sonographic appearances of the lower limb arteries. There will be an overview of normal appearances of vessels, bypass grafts and stents and appearances of pathological changes. Reporting tips will be offered.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the equipment required for high quality ultrasound imaging of the lower limb arteries
• Identify normal artery appearance and flow characteristics
• Recognise the appearances of vein and artificial material bypass grafts and stents within the arteries
• Recognise common pathologies within native arteries, bypass grafts and stented arteries
• Describe the limitations and pitfalls of ultrasound imaging of leg arteries
• Compare your reporting style with our suggested style
Marcus Nicholls, Rebecca Ralph and Stephen Wolstenhulme

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Marcus Nicholls, Rebecca Ralph and Stephen Wolstenhulme
on behalf of Health Education England

Marcus Nicholls -
Consultant Radiologist, York Teaching Hospital

Marcus qualified as a doctor in 1997 from Manchester University following a BSc (Med Sci) at St Andrews University. Following five years of surgical training, he turned to radiology and trained as a specialist registrar on the Leeds and Bradford training scheme, finishing in 2008.

He now works as an Interventional Consultant Radiologist at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. With an interest in diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, he has been the Clinical Lead for ultrasound for seven years, providing CPD and audit support to sonographers as well as being an active member of the Ultrasound Department Management Team.

Occasionally one of Marcus’ many projects or ideas makes it to a journal or a meeting podium and he is a firm believer in evidence-based practice.

He is also a keen cyclist, marathon runner and occasional triathlete.


Rebecca Dalton (nee Ralph) -
Diagnostic Radiographer, York Teaching Hospital

Rebecca Dalton qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer in 1998 and specialised in ultrasound in 2005. Now she is an Advanced Practitioner in vascular ultrasound. Rebecca gave a presentation on superficial femoral artery stent surveillance at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) in Brighton and has had the findings published in Ultrasound, the BMUS journal.


Stephen Wolstenhulme -
Diagnostic Radiographer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and the University of Malta

Stephen qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer in 1981 and specialised in ultrasound in 1987. He is an Advanced Practitioner Sonographer at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and a Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Malta.

Stephen has published many ultrasound-related articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored books and national guidelines. He is a member of the Editorial Board and past Deputy Editor of the scientific publication Ultrasound and a reviewer for Ultraschall in der Medizin and Radiography.

For many years he has been involved in interprofessional clinical and academic mentoring, training, teaching and assessing of ultrasound practitioners (medical and non-medical). He believes e-learning sessions offer a valuable source of continuing professional development to all professional groups

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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