Product Profile - Intravascular Ultrasound 2.0

This interactive CDROM is designed for the health care professional involved in performing intracoronary ultrasound studies. Diagnostic and interventional applications are covered in detail.

Educational Objectives

After completing the interactive Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) program, the user will be able to:

  • Understand basic concepts of arterial structure, plaque composition and abnormal arterial variants.
  • Identify plaque morphologies in real-time images.
  • Perform complex image analyses and measurements, describing normal and abnormal variants of coronary artery.
  • Select various interventional strategies with interactive outcomes in a realistic setting, based upon image interpretation made during the use of the program.
Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and Technology Solutions Group - - Education Division. The SCAI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions designates this educational activity for a maximum of 37.5 category one credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only the credit that he/she actually spent in the activity.

Senior Editor:

John McB. Hodgson, MD

Associate Editors:

Carlo DiMario, MD
Dietmar Koschyk, MD
Steven Nissen, MD
Peter Fitzgerald, MD, PhD
Gary Mintz, MD
Paul Yock, MD


Helen M. SHeehan, RN

System Requirements:

Macintosh: System 7.0 or higher, color monitor, thousands of colors

Windows:95/NT, SVGA monitor, thousands of colors, 16 bit audio, 10MB free space on hard drive.

Click for answers to some Frequently Asked Questions

Click to learn more about using the Interactive IVUS Teaching disk in your Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.