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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...

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...

Breast/Nuclear Medicine/Molecular Imagin...

Breast/Nuclear Medicine/Molecular Imaging Series: Breast Imaging in the Era of Molecular Medicine
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: Robyn L. Birdwell, MD, and Homer Aquino Macapinlac, MD Code: VM21 Objective: This session has sixteen sections. First is Session Introduction and Overview, while the second is Molecular Pathways That Define Breast Cancer Subtypes. The third section is Molecular Breast Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening in Women with Mammographically Dense...

Ultrasound-guided Interventional Breast ...

Ultrasound-guided Interventional Breast Procedures (Hands-on- Workshop)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Annamaria Wilhelm, MD, Elizabeth Rogers Deperi, MD, Michelle Denise McDonough, MD, Francesca Dione Beaman, MD, Gary J. Whitman, MD, Elsie Levin, MD,  Alice S. Rim, MD, Stamatia V. Destounis, MD, Christopher E. Comstock, MD, Richard Merrell Chesbrough, MD, Paula Beth Gordon, MD, Michael N. Linver, MD,  Alda Felicita Cossi, MD, Christine Ann...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Ph...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Physics: Advances in Digital Tomosynthesis
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: James Talmage Dobbins, PhD,  Martin J. Yaffe, PhD,  James G. Mainprize, and Tao Wu Code: RC225 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Matrix Inversion Tomosynthesis, which discusses various imaging geometries used with tomosynthesis. Attendees will learn mathematical principles behind matrix inversion tomosynthesis. They will...

Breast Tomosynthesis.

Breast Tomosynthesis.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Andrew Karellas , PhD, Maryellen L. Giger, PhD, Joseph Yuan-Chieh Lo, Emil Y. Sidky, and Steven P. Poplack Code: RC221 Objectives: This session includes three sections.  The first is Breast Tomosynthesis: Physics Optimization for Clinical Translation, in which attendees will understand how radiographic technique affects dose and image quality of...

Mammography Review (An Interactive Sessi...

Mammography Review (An Interactive Session).
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Stephen Albert Feig, Edward A. Sickles, and Christopher E. Comstock Code: RC215 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Efficient Screening, which discusses the methods that promote efficient scheduling, optimal technical quality, accurate interpretation, prompt reporting, rapid case throughput, and appropriate billing and...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Ph...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Physics: Overview of Tomosynthesis.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Martin J. Yaffe, PhD, Mitchell M. Goodsitt, and James Talmage Dobbins, PhD Code: RC125 Objective: This session includes three sections. The first is Introduction to Tomosynthesis, which discusses the basic ideas of tomosynthesis and how it differs from CT. Attendees will become familiar with the major technical issues influencing image quality and...

New Trends in Digital Mammography.

New Trends in Digital Mammography.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Andrew Karellas, PhD, and Maryellen L. Giger, PhD Code: RC121 Objective: This session includes two sections. The first is Digital Mammography: X-ray Generation and Image Acquisition, which discusses new trends in X-ray generation, X-ray target, filtration and spectra for digital mammography. Attendees will appreciate the impact of X-ray spectral changes...

Clinical Breast MR Imaging.

Clinical Breast MR Imaging.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Constance D. Lehman, Gillian Maclaine Newstead, and Carol H. Lee Code: RC115 Objective: This session includes three sections. The first, When to Follow, is teaching its attendees how to gain skill in following the ACR MRI BIRADS recommendations regarding the spectrum of benign background breast parenchymal enhancement patterns that can be mistakenly...

High-Resolution Radionuclide Breast Imag...

High-Resolution Radionuclide Breast Imaging.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Rachel Frydman Brem, MD, and Wendie A. Berg,MD, PhD. Code: RC111 Objective: Attendees will understand currently approved uses of dedicated positron emission tomographic breast imaging (“positron emission mammography (PEM)”), including local staging, response to primary chemotherapy, and evaluation of possible recurrence. The session will...

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