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Carotid and vertebral arteries

Common carotid artery partially obstructive mobile thrombus

Common carotid artery partially obstructive mobile thrombus

Case study description: This video shows a B-mode longitudinal view of the left common carotid artery and its bifurcation into…

Occlusion of the Common Carotid Artery: Collateral Pathway

Occlusion of the Common Carotid Artery: Collateral Pathway

Case study description: Occlusion of the CCA Video length: 2 mins Audio: Yes, with voice-over explanation Jump to video below > Retrograde…

Internal Carotid Artery Calcified Plaque With Acoustic Shadow: What to Do?

Internal Carotid Artery Calcified Plaque With Acoustic Shadow: What to Do?

Case study description: Image case study — ICA and acoustic shadow Image case study: No video or audio Jump to…

Vertebral Artery Complete Steal Syndrome (Colour Flow Doppler)

Vertebral Artery Complete Steal Syndrome (Colour Flow Doppler)

Case study description: Short video of color flow Doppler on vertebral artery complete steal syndrome Video length: 1 min Audio:…

Intracranial Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery in a Patient With Ischaemic Stroke

Intracranial Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery in a Patient With Ischaemic Stroke

Case study description: Intracranial occlusion of the ICA in a patient with Ischaemic Stroke Video length: 5:39 mins Audio: Yes,…

Abdominal vessels

Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm With Chronic Dissection

Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm With Chronic Dissection

Case study description: Image case study — Infrarenal AAA with chronic dissection Image case study: No video or audio Jump…

Rouleaux Formation in an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Rouleaux Formation in an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Case study description: Short video showing rouleaux formation in an AAA Video length: 1 min Audio: Yes, with voice-over explanation…

High Jet Velocities Type II Endoleak Post Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)

High Jet Velocities Type II Endoleak Post Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)

Case study description: How to detect a type II endoleak with high jet velocity Video length: 3:14 mins Audio: Yes,…

Suprarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) in a Patient With a Previous Infrarenal AAA Repair With Tube Graft

Suprarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) in a Patient With a Previous Infrarenal AAA Repair With Tube Graft

Case study description: Short video — suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm in previous infrarenal AAA repair Video length: 1:27 min Audio:…

Peripheral arterial diseases

Common femoral artery occlusion and retrograde flow in the profunda femoris artery: Doppler waveforms scenario

Common femoral artery occlusion and retrograde flow in the profunda femoris artery: Doppler waveforms scenario

Case study description: In this case a set of pulse wave Doppler waveforms sampled in a patient with an occluded…

A large partially thrombosed fusiform aneurysm of the popliteal artery. Presented by Fabrizio D’Abate Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist.

A large partially thrombosed fusiform aneurysm of the popliteal artery. Presented by Fabrizio D’Abate Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist.

Case study description: This video shows the ultrasound assessment of a large partially thrombosed aneurysm of the popliteal artery. The…

A Thrombosed Common Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm: Ultrasound Features

A Thrombosed Common Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm: Ultrasound Features

Case study description: Short video showing the features of a thrombosed common femoral artery pseudoaneurysm Video length: 40 secs Audio:…

Calcified Occlusion of the Posterior Tibial Artery: Tips for Ultrasound Operators

Calcified Occlusion of the Posterior Tibial Artery: Tips for Ultrasound Operators

Case study description: Short video with tips on viewing calcified occlusion of the posterior tibial artery Video length: 2 mins…

Iatrogenic Arterio-Venous Fistula Between the Superficial Femoral Artery and Common Femoral Vein

Iatrogenic Arterio-Venous Fistula Between the Superficial Femoral Artery and Common Femoral Vein

Case study description: Iatrogenic AVF between the superficial femoral artery and common femoral vein Video length: 1:19 min Audio: Yes,…

Peripheral venous diseases

Lower limb venous ultrasound assessment in patients with chronic venous disease. A summary of the latest ESVS guidelines by the ABC team.

Lower limb venous ultrasound assessment in patients with chronic venous disease. A summary of the latest ESVS guidelines by the ABC team.

Case study description: A summary of the latest ESVS guidelines by the ABC team.Image case study: No video or audio…

Deep Vein Thrombosis in Intravenous Drug Users

Deep Vein Thrombosis in Intravenous Drug Users

Case study description: Short video on DVT in intravenous drug users Video length: 3:45 mins Audio: Yes, with voice-over explanation…

Free Floating Distal Thrombus Tongue

Free Floating Distal Thrombus Tongue

Case study description: Short video of free-floating distal venous thrombus tongue Video length: 20 secs Audio: No audio Jump to…

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis of the Internal Jugular Vein: B-Mode Imaging

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis of the Internal Jugular Vein: B-Mode Imaging

Case study description: Short video showing acute DVT of the IJV Video length: 33 secs Audio: No audio Jump to…

Normal vs Abnormal Venous Valve

Normal vs Abnormal Venous Valve

Case study description: Short video showing a normal vs an abnormal venous valve Video length: 35 secs Audio: No audio…

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