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Central Nervous System Hemorrhage.

Central Nervous System Hemorrhage.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Alice Boyd Smith, MD, and James G. Smirniotopoulos, MD Code: RC605 Objective: This session have two sections. First is Brain Vascular Malformations and Hemorrhage, in which attendees will recognize the different categories of vascular malformations. They will also identify the imaging characteristics of the different forms of vascular...

Case-based Review of Pediatric Radiology...

Case-based Review of Pediatric Radiology: Pediatric Trauma
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Donald P. Frush, MD, Thomas Laurence Slovis, MD, Carlos Jesus Sivit, MD, and Kathleen Helme Emery, MD Code: CP51 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Update on Nonaccidental Trauma, which discuss the various types of acute intracranial hemorrhage on both CT and MR. Attendees will understand the difference between vitamin D...

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...

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...

Emergency Radiology Series: Managing You...

Emergency Radiology Series: Managing Your Emergency Radiology Practice
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: O. Clark West, MD, Stephen Ledbetter, MD, and Jorge A. Soto, MD Code: VE21 Objective: This session has twelve sections. The first is Imaging Utilization in the Emergency Center, while second is Trends in Utilization Rates of the Different Imaging Modalities in Emergency Departments: Nationwide Medicare Data from 2000-2008. Third section is...

Intra-arterial Acute Ischemic Stroke The...

Intra-arterial Acute Ischemic Stroke Therapy (How-to- Workshop)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Michael N. Brant-Zawadzki, MD, and John Dean Barr, MD Code: RC250 Objective: This session describes the diagnostic evaluation and decision making algorithms leading to urgent endovascular treatment of acute stroke. It reviews endovascular techniques for the treatment of acute stroke from micro-catheter set up to intra-arterial thrombolysis to...

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...

Spinal injuries: Surgical or non Surgica...

Spinal injuries: Surgical or non Surgical
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Authors: Frederick A. Mann, O. Clark West, and Wayne Scott Kubal Code: RC108 Objective: This session includes three sections; the first is Craniocervical Region, which discusses the common blunt force injuries. Attendees will learn the injuries that are commonly missed in evaluation of craniocerical junction injuries, and what to do about it. The second section,...

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...