What you will learn

Course description: 

This up to 2 hour Philips Clinical Education VILT course for noninvasive vascular ultrasound users is developed to meet the need to standardize performance protocols and diagnostic criteria for noninvasive evaluation of the most common pathology of the abdominal aorta and the mesenteric branches. The course includes didactic presentation and interactive case study.  Program topics include a review of aortic aneurysms, rupture, thrombosis, and dissections; mesenteric artery dissection, mesenteric ischemia, and median arcuate ligament syndrome. Evaluation of the abdominal aorta s/p EVAR and the mesenteric arteries following intervention will be discussed. This course is delivered by Leslie Scoutt, MD.



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss how to accurately diagnose aortic aneurysms, rupture, dissections, and thrombosis
  • Describe the diagnostic US findings of the different types of endoleaks following EVAR
  • Discuss the US findings in dissections and stenosis of the mesenteric arteries as well as median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS)
  • Discuss the role of US in the follow up of patients following mesenteric artery stent placement or mesenteric arterial bypass graft for the treatment of mesenteric ischemia


Course details

Course Code: 


Delivery method: 

  • Blended


  • English


120 Minutes

Course instructor(s) : 

Leslie Scoutt, MD

Course disclaimer: 

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