Case Study: False Aneurysms


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Date of Original Release: 10/1/2018
This edition valid for credit through: 10/1/2021
Product Code: VIT-FA

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Case Study: False Aneurysms

Case Study: False Aneurysms CME Vital provides an overview of anatomy and physiology of a pseudoaneurysm, identify causes and demonstrate the role of ultrasound in the treatment of pseudoaneurysms.

  • What is a True and False Aneurysm
  • Multiple Causes of a Pseudoaneurysm
  • Arterial Anatomy
  • Treatment Options for a Pseudanduerysm


  • What is a True and False Aneurysm
  • Multiple Causes of a Pseudoaneurysm
  • Arterial Anatomy
  • Treatment Options for a Pseudoaneurysm


  • Recognize normal arterial anatomy and sonographic signatures.
  • Cite indications for pseudoaneurysm examinations.
  • State the methods for pseudoaneurysm repair.
  • Recognize the complications associated with pseudoaneurysm repair.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, sonographers, or other medical professionals performing ultrasound to evaluate for pseudoaneurysm. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to): emergency medicine, vascular surgeons, critical care, hospitalists, internal medicine, and primary care physicians.

Course Instructors

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Brian Schenker  MBA, RDMS, RVT

Program Coordinator.
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner and reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.

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Accreditation Statement

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

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