Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation: A Comprehensive Course
This specialized medical course delves deep into the complexities of Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM), a rare condition affecting between 1/8,000 and 1/35,000 live births. The course offers an in-depth exploration of the pathogenesis, subtypes, diagnostic challenges, and differential diagnosis of CPAM, integrating the latest research and clinical findings. Understand the disordered development of the lower respiratory tract, including the latest theories on maturational arrest in bronchopulmonary development and its resulting dysplastic tissue. Enroll now, or continue to read more about this course.
Key Features of Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation Course:
Learn about prenatal diagnosis challenges, ultrasound limitations, and differential diagnosis methods for CPAM, including conditions like bronchopulmonary sequestration and bronchial atresia.
Focus on the respiratory implications of Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation. Understand how CPAM affects lung function and development, explore the respiratory challenges faced by patients, and learn about innovative approaches to managing respiratory complications in CPAM cases.
Study the bilateral distribution of lesions, their predominance in unilobar or multilobar forms, and the rarity of bilateral cases. Understand the growth dynamics of microcystic and macrocystic lesions during gestation and their potential to regress or persist.
Earn ACCME Category 1 PRA Credit:
By completing this course, physicians and sonographers can earn 1 AMA PRA Category 1 ™ credit.
Learn to apply this knowledge in clinical settings, improving patient counseling and management strategies.