Ultrasound Evaluation of the Abdominal Wall and Associated Structures
The objective of this video is to describe the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the abdominal wall and to focus on describing palpable abdominal masses, defects, hernias, and soft tissue infections.
Abdominal Wall: Lumps and Bumps in the Wall by Nirvi Dahiya, MD
Hole in the Abdominal Wall: Overview of Hernias by Cynthia Rapp, RDMS
Soft Tissue Infections, Including Post–Hernia Repair Evaluation by Michael Williamson, MD
Under the Wall: Peritoneum, Omentum, and Other Stuff by Ravi Kadasne, MD
Objective: At the completion of this activity learners should be able to identify the following: difference between inguinal, femoral, and spigelian hernias; complications of hernia repair, soft tissue infections, and peritoneum and omentum.
The AIUM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credits accepted by the ARDMS and as ARRT Category A Credits.
CME credits for this video program are available through January 1, 2021.
This product will be mailed on an external jump drive. It is also available for purchase as streaming video.