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Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: G...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal—Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Ivan Pedrosa, MD, Benjamin M. Yeh, MD, and Christine O. Menias, MD Code: RC509 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Techniques for CT and MR Imaging, it reviews the basic anatomy and physiology of the biliary system. It also describes current available CT and MR techniques for evaluation of the bile ducts and gallbladder...

Easily Missed Findings in Emergency Radi...

Easily Missed Findings in Emergency Radiology: Extremity Injuries
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Lee Frank Rogers, MD, and Joseph Sekiguchi Yu, MD Code: RC508 Objective: This session has two sections. First is Upper Extremity, which reviews pertinent anatomy of the upper extremity. IT identifies various mechanisms of injury. The section reviews imaging findings, including CT and MR Imaging where appropriate. It presents imaging strategies...

Imaging of the Neck (An Interactive Sess...

Imaging of the Neck (An Interactive Session)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Wendy R. K. Smoker, MD, and Deborah L. Reede, MD Code: RC506 Objective: This session has two sections. First is Suprahyoid Neck, in which attendees become familiar with the various facially-defined spaces of the suprahyoid neck. They will learn the major contents of each space. This section generates a list of common pathologies involving each...

CT Technology Update: The Cutting Edge

CT Technology Update: The Cutting Edge
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Martin H. K. Hoffmann, MD, Marc Dewey, MD, U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, and Jonathan Avrom Leipsic, MD Code: RC503 Objective: This session has four sections. First is 256-Section CT of the Heart, which discusses appropriate acquisition protocols for performing coronary angiography utilizing 8cm detectors. It also highlights appropriate rest periods for...

Trends in Fellowship Training.

Trends in Fellowship Training.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: John A. Carrino MD, MPH, Brian S. Funaki, MD, and Pina Christine Sanelli, MD Code: RC502 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Musculoskeletal Fellowship Training: Current Trends, in which attendees will learn the basics of the resident selection process from the perspective of a residency program director. The section also...

Cardiovascular Imaging: Cardiac CT, Inte...

Cardiovascular Imaging: Cardiac CT, Integrative Cardiothoracic CT, and Cardiac MR Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Charles S. White, MD, Martine J. Remy-Jardin, MD, PhD, Gautham P. Reddy, MD, and H. Page McAdams, MD Code: RC501 Objective: This session discusses the clinical manifestations and imaging assessment of acute, non-traumatic, aortic syndromes, including aortic dissection, intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. The session also...

Imaging Modalities for Molecular Imaging

Imaging Modalities for Molecular Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: John C. Gore, PhD Code: MI41 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is PET, which provides an introduction to positron emission tomography (PET), its preclinical and clinical uses. This section compares PET to other molecular imaging modalities with respect to sensitivity for detecting molecular phenomena, ability to be translated...

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Code: ES41 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Stress Injuries, which defines the specific mechanisms of failure of normal bone due to chronic repetitive micro-trauma and its distinction from failure of abnormal bone in the setting of normal function with emphasis on radiographs, CT, and MR Imaging. The section also illustrates...

Radiology’s Changing Dynamics (Spo...

Radiology’s Changing Dynamics (Sponsored by the Associated Sciences Consortium)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Claudia A. Murray, William A. Sarraille, JD, and James P. Borgstede, MD Code: AS41 Objective: The session analyzes the socioeconomic impact of healthcare reform on radiologist’s practice. Attendees will understand the necessity to integrate quality and safety metrics in radiologist’s...

Digital Tomosynthesis: Is This an Import...

Digital Tomosynthesis: Is This an Important New Breast Imaging Technique?
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Jay Alan Baker, MD, David Gur, ScD, and Elizabeth Ann Rafferty, MD Code: SH40 Objective: Attendees will learn about the potential advantages of tomosynthesis for breast imaging. They will also learn about potential obstacles to widespread implementation of clinical breast tomosynthesis. Attendees will be informed about the results of studies on...