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Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS) Disorders: Imaging for Antenatal Diagnosis and Pre-Surgical Planning

May 10, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders

ULTRASOUND SOLUTIONS CORP. is excited to welcome back Dr. PadmaLatha Gurram, Director of Perinatal Ultrasound for Catholic Health Services (Long Island, NY) for a discussion of Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS) Disorders.

Course Description:

The incidence of PAS has significantly increased in recent decades due to the marked rise in cesarean deliveries. Accurate prenatal identification and pre-surgical planning is crucial for optimal maternal and fetal outcomes. This course will discuss the clinical significance of ultrasound signs of PAS and explain the utility of ultrasound and MRI for surgical planning. (Approved for 1 SDMS CME credit, provided one is present for the entire event)

Course Objectives:  Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Review the clinical significance of ultrasound markers for PAS in pregnancies at risk
  • Explain the role of imaging in perioperative risk assessment
  • State the role of MRI in evaluating doubtful cases and pre-surgical planning
  • Discuss the diagnosis of cesarean scar pregnancy

About Our Speaker: 

Placenta Accreta Spectrum DisordersPadmaLatha Gurram, MD, MBA, MSCTR is a board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist for Catholic Health Services in Long Island, New York. She earned her medical degree from Guntur Medical College in India and then completed her residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, followed by a fellowship at the University of Connecticut Hospital in Farmington. Currently, she is Chief of Ultrasound, Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital, Catholic Health Services, in addition to being the Residency Research Director, Department of OB/GYN.

Dr. Gurram is experienced in the management of high-risk pregnancies and has special interests in fetal echocardiography and gestational diabetes. Most recently, Dr. Gurram has been actively involved in educating and mentoring residents in research projects leading to several regional and national presentations.

Her professional memberships include the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

This activity has been approved for 1.0 SDMS CME credit.

The CME participant roster will be reported by Ultrasound Solutions Corp. to the SDMS CME Tracker System.


Important update from the SDMS:

SDMS no longer allows its CME providers to issue Partial Credit for attendance. If you join late or leave early, the SDMS will no longer permit us to award partial pro-rated credit.

Therefore, from now on, in order to receive CME credit, you must be in attendance for the ENTIRE event via your own unique Zoom link that Zoom emailed to you when you registered. Then, and only then, will USC be able to award you any credit. So, please be prompt and attentive to the time schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience, but again, this is a new SDMS policy we must abide by. Thank you for understanding.

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May 10, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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