Let’s Do Some Ultrasound-Guided Pasta Cannulation

Varsou, O. , Ferguson, E. , Saleh, A. and Gray, S. R. (2019) Let’s Do Some Ultrasound-Guided Pasta Cannulation. ASME ASM 2019, Glasgow, UK, 03-05 Jul 2019.

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The use of ultrasound as an anatomy teaching adjunct is growing at a fast pace, as it allows vocational learners to practise important clinical skills. In this Pop- Up event, we will use our custom-made sonographic phantoms with a portable ultrasound system to practise hands-on scanning along with ‘central venous catheterisation’ of penne pasta. These phantoms are quick, easy and inexpensive to develop using common household materials that can simulate the echogenicity of neck vessels with and without atherosclerotic plaques. We would like to discuss not only the usefulness of educational ultrasound, but also the potential applications of custom-made imaging phantoms.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Varsou, Dr Ourania and Gray, Dr Stuart and Ferguson, Dr Eilidh
Authors: Varsou, O., Ferguson, E., Saleh, A., and Gray, S. R.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences
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