Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology - Training Video

Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology


Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology

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Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology

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Introduction to Pediatric Neurosonology Training Video is designed to review normal and abnormal ultrasound characteristics associated with the evaluation of the neonatal brain. Indications for performing the examination, scan techniques, and normal and abnormal ultrasound characteristics will be included in the presentation.

Date of Original Release: 6/18/2019
Reviewed for content accuracy: 6/18/2022
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 6/18/2025
Video Length: 1:36:00

Online Video Product Code: OV-PNH2
DVD Product Code: VL-PNH2
USB Product Code: USB-PNH2


  • Indications for Neurosonology
  • Neurosonology Scan Protocols and Normal Ultrasound Characteristics
  • Evaluation of Malformation Disorders: Congenital Neoplasms
  • Vascular Abnormalities, Neurofibromatosis
  • Neural Tube Disorders
  • Agenesis Corpus Callosum
  • Dandy Walker
  • Cranial Defects: Cephalocele, Encephalocele, Encephalocystomeningocele
  • Diverticulation Anomalies: Holoprosencephaly
  • Migration Disorders: Schizencephaly, Lissencephaly
  • Destructive Processes: Hydranancephaly, Porencephaly
  • Ventriculomegaly: Hydrocephaly
  • Hemorrhage
  • Infarction
  • ECMO


  • List the common indications for performing Neurosonography.
  • State the windows for imaging.
  • Outline the importance of the thalmocaudate groove.
  • List the ACR recommendations for imaging.
  • Outline the ultrasound grading system for hemorrhage.
  • Recognize the ultrasound characteristics associated with vascular abnormalities, neural tube disorders, cranial defects, migration disorders, destructive processes, and ventriculomegaly.


Sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting neonatal neurosonology. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to) Radiology, obstetrics, neonatologist, pediatricians, neurologists.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Sal LaRusso  M.Ed. RDMS, RT(R)

Senior Instructor Radiology.
Chief Sonographer.
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,
Hershey PA.
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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)
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Milwaukee, WI
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, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, 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.

Credits (Optional with additional purchase)

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 2.00 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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