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Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: G...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal—Colon (An Interactive Session)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Abraham H. Dachman, MD, Perry J. Pickhardt, MD, David H. Kim, MD, and Dushyant V. Sahani, MD Code: RC309 Objective: This session has four sections. First is CT Colonography: Technical Considerations, which performs CT colonography studies. The section discusses key elements to CTC quality assurance, in addition to employing techniques to optimize...

Easily Missed Findings in Emergency Radi...

Easily Missed Findings in Emergency Radiology: Emergency Neuroimaging, Head and Neck.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Diego B. Nunez Jr, MD, MPH, James Michael Provenzale, MD, Peter George Kranz, MD, and Clint W. Sliker, MD Code: RC308 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Skull Base and Neck, which identifies the easily overlooked findings and diagnostic errors when interpreting emergent traumatic and non-traumatic conditions involving the skull...

Thyroid and Parathyroid Imaging (An Inte...

Thyroid and Parathyroid Imaging (An Interactive Session)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Jill Eve Langer, MD, and Laurie A. Loevner, MD Code: RC306 Objective: This session has two sections. The first is US and Fine-Needle Aspiration, which outlines the role of US in the detection and characterization of thyroid nodules. It also describes the US features of thyroid nodules that carry an increased risk of malignancy. The section...

Current Status of Coronary Artery Imagin...

Current Status of Coronary Artery Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Stephan Achenbach, MD, Scott Daniel Flamm, MD, and Pamela K. Woodard, MD Code: RC303 Objective: This session has three sections. First is CT Angiography, in which attendees will understand the image acquisition process as well as typical pitfalls for coronary CT angiography. Attendees will improve their recognition of typical findings and...

Quality Improvement: Controversies and O...

Quality Improvement: Controversies and Opportunities for Communicating Results
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: G. Scott Gazelle MD, MPH, PhD Code: QI31 Objective: This session has three sections. First is What Are the Real Implications of Failure to Communicate Abnormal Results? which discusses the importance of communicating significant abnormal radiologic findings to both referring physicians and patients. The second section is What Lies Ahead:...

Essentials of Mammography

Essentials of Mammography
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Code: ES31 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Diagnostic Mammography, which discusses the acceptable indications for diagnostic mammography. The section highlights specialized mammographic views and their role in diagnostic mammography. Attendees will learn the appropriate use of ultrasound and other imaging techniques in problem...

Case-based Review of Nuclear Medicine: P...

Case-based Review of Nuclear Medicine: PET/CT Workshop—Head and Neck Cancers
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Michael M. Graham MD, PhD, and Michael M. Graham, MD, PhD Code: CC31 Objective: This session recognizes the appearance of normal structures of the head and neck in FDG PET CT studies. It also recognizes the appearance and location of common tumors of the head and neck in FDG PET CT studies. Attendees will learn the nodal stations in the head and...

Who’s Driving Radiology: Trends in...

Who’s Driving Radiology: Trends in Hospital/Radiologist Alignment
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Donna Blakely MS, RT(R) (M) (CRA), and Shay Pratt Code: AS31 Objective: Attendees will understand industry and financial trends affecting the working relationship between radiologists and hospitals. The session identifies potential implications of healthcare reform measures on the practice of radiology. It also distinguishes root causes of failed...

Image-guided Drug Delivery

Image-guided Drug Delivery
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Keyvan Farahani, PhD, Jean-Francois H. Geschwind, MD, Reed A. Omary, MD, and King C. Li MD Code: SH30 Objective: The session describes various methods of image-guided drug delivery in cancer, and distinguishes chemotherapy from targeted agents. Attendees will understand which imaging modalities are best suited for drug delivery. The session lists...

CAD for Breast, Lung, and Colon Cancer: ...

CAD for Breast, Lung, and Colon Cancer: Is This Quantitative Image Analysis for Clinical Practice?
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Maryellen L. Giger, PhD, John M. Boone, PhD, Rachel Frydman Brem, MD, Paul Eugene Kinahan, PhD, Michael F. McNitt-Gray, PhD, and Gillian Maclaine Newstead, MD Code: SC30 Objective: The session aims to provoke discussion on two important topics in medical imaging today: quantitative imaging and CAD. The session also provides an understanding of...