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Sonographic vascular and postoperative imaging (6 points)


Leader: Mr Peter Coombs

Clayton First semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton First semester 2004 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Sonographic scanning methods, techniques and protocols related to selected examinations of the cardiovascular system. Gross anatomical structure and function and relevant pathophysiological disorders associated with the cardiovascular and immune systems. Interpretational skills in respect to artefacts and the sonographic appearances of the examinations addressed will be gained. The process of organ rejection and the role of ultrasound in the postoperative evaluation of liver and renal transplants. Quality assurance, sonographic measurement techniques, the utilisation of specific duplex modalities and the use of stents and grafts in vascular surgery.

Assessment: Compulsory attainment of a requisite number of relevant sonographic examinations + Three minor assignments: 30% + Written examination (2 hours): 40% + Image recognition examination: 30%

Off-campus attendance requirements: Recommended attendance at a one day workshop at the Clayton campus

Prerequisites: SON4000, SON4010

Corequisites: 3 days a week performing relevant clinical ultrasound examinations or equivalent

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