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Enhancing Gynecological Sonography: Elevating Fallopian Tube Assessment for Improved Patient Care
After watching this collaborative activity with Samsung, you should be able to:
- Increase identification of fallopian tubes using ultrasound technology;
- Describe the normal anatomy and abnormal conditions that can most frequently be identified sonographically;
- Discuss the importance of fallopian tube assessment in high-grade serous carcinomas (Mullerian carcinomas) originating in the pelvis; and
- Define how evolving ultrasound and adjunctive technologies may improve early detection of pathology, leading to improved patient care and outcomes.
Faculty: Michael L. Blumenfeld, M.D., FACOG
AIUM Member: $0
This program is a non-CME educational activity.
Michael L. Blumenfeld, M.D., FACOG
Clinical Professor, Emeritus
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Director, Center for Women's Health The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Dr. Blumenfeld completed his residency in OB/GYN at the OSUWMC in 1989. Upon which he joined the general division of the OB/GYN department. In 1995, he was named the director of the general division until 2010. In 2009, he started the Center for Women's Health. The center focuses on multidisciplinary services for Women's Health including clinical care, education and Research. He was the clinical director from 2009 until 2017, the deputy director until 2019 and now the medical director. While practicing OB/GYN for the first 16 years, his clinical practice has always focused on complex gynecology and U/S and minimally invasive surgery. He started a gynecological U/S clinic to provide teaching for residents in 1989, which continues to this day. He has been active in MIS since the early 90s and robotic assisted surgery since 2005. He works closely with The James cancer genetics and the Stephanie Spielman breast center in providing care for Patients at high risk for gynecological pathology.