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Obstructive Lung Disease: Emphysema, Lar...

Obstructive Lung Disease: Emphysema, Large Airways, and Small Airways
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD, Philippe A. Grenier, MD, Eric J. Stern, MD Code: RC801 Objective: Attendees will understand the pathologic processes that result in pulmonary emphysema. They will also recognize the imaging features of pulmonary emphysema with an emphasis on High-Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT). This session describes the various...

Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Arteria...

Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Concepts and Controversies
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Lacey Washington, MD, Sanjeev Bhalla, MD, Diana Litmanovich, MD, and Aletta Ann Frazier, MD Code: RC601 Objective: This session has four sections. First is Acute Pulmonary Embolism, which highlights population trends in the evaluation of patients with suspected PE. This section discusses the prevalence and clinical significance of subsegmental...

Imaging of the Mediastinum (How-to- Work...

Imaging of the Mediastinum (How-to- Workshop)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Paul L. Molina, MD, Katherine Rachel Birchard, MD, and Lacey Washington, MD Code: RC251 Objective: This session reviews normal mediastinal anatomy, and describes appearance of the normal mediastinum on plain film, with use of correlative CT and/or MRI. The session aims to increase the ability to recognize a variety of mediastinal diseases on...

Guidelines for Thoracic Imaging: Fleisch...

Guidelines for Thoracic Imaging: Fleischner, STR, and Other Proposals.
Time: 8:30 AM- 10: AM Author: Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Lawrence R. Goodman, Ann N. C. Leung, Heber Macmahon, David Paul Naidich, John R. Mayo, and Alexander A. Bankier Code: RC201 Objective: This session includes six sections. The first, Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis: Guidelines and Beyond, in which attendees will become familiar with evidence-based guidelines for the imaging evaluation...

Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Emboli: Diag...

Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Emboli: Diagnosis and Treatment.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: William Tom Kuo , MD, and Anne C. Roberts, MD Code: RC114 Objective: The attendees will learn how to evaluate the best imaging for acute pulmonary emboli, and to determine appropriate therapy for acute emboli. The session will discuss the findings indicating chronic pulmonary emboli on a variety of imaging technologies.  Attendees will also be exposed to...

The Role of Interventional Oncology in P...

The Role of Interventional Oncology in Primary and Metastatic Cancer of the Lung.
Time: 1:30 PM- 6:00 PM Authors: Stephen Solomon, MD Code: VO11 Objective: This session includes 18 sections, which are discussing lung cancer. The session will discuss a number of interesting topics, such as staging, surgery, and radiation of Primary Lung Cancer, in addition to chemotherapy and targeted therapies for Primary Lung Cancer, ablation of primary lung cancer and its results....

High-Resolution CT: A Pattern-based Appr...

High-Resolution CT: A Pattern-based Approach.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Authors: Gerald F. Abbott, Susan Jennifer Copley, Ella A. Kazerooni, and Phillip M. Boiselle Code: RC101 Objective: This session is divided into four presentations, the first is Anatomy (Code: RC101A), while the second is Reticular Pattern (Code: RC101B), followed by the third presentation, Cystic Patterns (Code: RE101C), in addition to the fourth one, Nodular...

Chest Pain: Imaging Clinical Pathways, D...

Chest Pain: Imaging Clinical Pathways, Diagnosis, Cost, and Patient Safety Issues.
Time: 1:30PM-3:00 PM Authors: Gretchen Foltz, MD, and Joy Renner, MA, RT(R) Code: RA12 Objective: The attendees will recognize common patient emergency department chest pain presentations. They will also understand imaging clinical pathways related to the Appropriateness Criteria for chest pain work-ups. The attendees are going to compare the imaging modalities related to diagnosis...