Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex/Color Sonography - Training Video

Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex/Color Sonography


Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex/Color Sonography

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Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex/Color Sonography

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The Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex Sonography Training Video focuses on the duplex/color ultrasound evaluation of the principal mesenteric vessels. One focus is on the associated symptom complex and the role of the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries in chronic mesenteric ischemia. A second focus is on the porto-hepatic venous system and the hemodynamic responses to portal hypertension.

Date of Original Release: 11/4/2022
This edition valid for credit through: 11/4/2025
Video Length: 1:21:00

Online Video Product Code: OV-MPD3
DVD Product Code: VL-MPD3
USB Product Code: USB-MPD3


  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Mortality Data
  • Evaluation of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Symptoms, Normal Anatomy, Scan Protocols, Normal & Abnormal Waveform Characteristics
  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • Evaluation of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome
  • Evaluation of Splenic Artery Aneurysm, Mesenteric Fibromuscular Dysplasia, and Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis
  • Portal Venous Anatomy and Normal Flow Velocity/Waveform Characteristics
  • Evaluation of Portal Hypertension; Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • TIPS Procedure


  • Evaluate the mesenteric arterial circulation for clinically significant chronic ischemia.
  • Perform a standard protocol to document hemodynamic changes associated with portal hypertension.
  • Evaluate the hepatic veins and inferior vena cava.


Physicians, PA’s, sonographers and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting abdominal vascular duplex/color flow imaging examinations. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) radiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, and primary care.


GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Phil Bendick  PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU

Vascular Consultant.
Vass, NC.

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

Trisha Reo, AAS, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator - planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
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 1.75 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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