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Fetal Central Nervous System: Embryology and Ultrasound
Speaker: Eric Blackwell, MD

Department: Obstetrics and GynecologyRoom: 1C 125A
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Campus: Lubbock

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Recognize the importance of making a destinction between "conceptional age" and "post-menstrual age"
  • Describe at least three abnormalities of the fetal face and ears which may be markers for underlying abnormalities of the brain
  • Define intracranial findings which are associated with open spinal defects (and which may be easier to identify than the spinal defect itself)
  • Recognize the fetal intracranial vascular abnormalities which are associated with agenesis of corpus callosum (ACC)
  • and explain how power Doppler ultrasound may be used to facilitate the diagnosis of ACC
  • Identify the ultrasound findings in the Dandy-Walker malformation and its variants
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.