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Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis (EMG) of the Brachial Plexus

Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis (EMG) of the Brachial Plexus

Ultrasound and Electrodiagnosis (EMG) of the Brachial Plexus Training Video is designed to provide a comprehensive approach to the use of ultrasound for the assessment of the brachial plexus. The presentation is structured to review the brachial plexus anatomy, clinical assessment, the relative value and technical approach of routine electrophysiologic techniques, scanning techniques, and image optimization with ultrasound. In addition, the clinical basis for utilizing ultrasound for brachial plexus assessment, and both normal / abnormal sonographic characteristics of the nerves, muscles, and other related anatomy will be included.

Topics include:

  • Electrodiagnostic Assessment of the Brachial Plexus
  • Ultrasound Assessment of the Brachial Plexus
  • Brachial Plexus Anatomy
  • Scan Techniques
  • Normal Brachial Plexus Sonographic Anatomy
  • Ultrasound Evaluation of Brachial Plexus Nerve Pathology

After viewing the activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Outline the complex anatomy and function of the different elements of the brachial plexus.
  • Perform the clinical assessment for patients with a possible brachial plexus injury.
  • State the relative value and technical aspects of commonly employed electrophysiologic techniques used for assessment of brachial plexopathies.
  • Demonstrate the scanning techniques and image optimization for visualizing the brachial plexus and its branches.
  • Identify the sonographic appearance of the brachial plexus, its branches, and neighboring structures.
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of various pathologic conditions affecting the brachial plexus. 

CME is provided by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute.

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AANEM is an authorized reseller of the GUI products authored by Dr. Jeffrey Strakowski. 

Offered as DVD, USB, and online video options with or without credits (credits can be purchased at a later date). Pricing is dependent upon viewing mode.

Faculty Disclosure
Jeffrey Strakowski, MD
Clinical Professor, Dept. of PM&R The Ohio State University
Associate Director of Medical Education
Dept. of PM&R
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, Ohio
GUI QI Task Force Subcommittee
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Cost: Click the blue button below to visit Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute for pricing and purchase information.
Credit offered through Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute.
2621 Superior Drive NW Rochester, MN 55901
Phone: 507.288.0100
Fax: 507.288.1225
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