Color Doppler Sonography

Target Attendees:

  • Diagnostic residents, radiologists, obstetricians, sonologists, and those interested in Obstetric Doppler with mild, or no prior experience.

Educational Objectives:

  • Simplifying the knowledge of basics of color Doppler in relation to the Obstetric field.
  • Optimizing the use of Doppler in pregnancy with respect to safety guidelines.
  • Confidence in decision-making during the critical situation of pregnancy by accurate use of color Doppler techniques and parameters.
  • Explaining the core values, limitations, and strategies of color Doppler in high-risk pregnancy.
  • Understanding how to perform basic scanning of umbilical artery, middle cerebral artery, umbilical vein, ductus venosus and uterine artery, knows the normal and abnormal sonographic, and Doppler findings in these vessels.
  • Gathering the Doppler information for helping clinical problem-solving.

Course Outline:

Part 1Introduction
Part 2Game of Hemodynamics and Pathophysiology
Part 3Doppler of Uterine Artery
Part 4Doppler of Umbilical Artery
Part 5Doppler of Middle Cerebral Artery
Part 6Doppler of Umbilical Vein  
Part 7Doppler of Ductus Venosus 
Part 8Case Scenario Review and Discussion
Part 1Introduction
Part 2Doppler of Umbilical Artery
Part 3Doppler of Middle Cerebral Artery
Part 4Doppler of Ductus Venosus
Part 5Doppler of Uterine Artery