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Obesity: A Challenge for US Imaging (An ...

Obesity: A Challenge for US Imaging (An Interactive Session)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Phyllis Glanc, MD, Syed Ahmad Jamal Bokhari, MD, Caitlin T. McGregor, MD, and Phyllis Glanc, MD Code: RC810 Objective: This session has four sections. First is Introduction to the Obesity Epidemic, which highlights the worldwide trends of the current obesity pandemic. It also reviews the impact of obesity on population. Attendees will understand...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: G...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal—Esophagus and Stomach
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Johannes Lammer, MD, Robert A. Lookstein, MD, and Barry Stein, MD Code: RC812 Objective: Attendees will learn the technique of CT and MR Angiography. This session discusses the difference between CT Angiography and MR Angiography, and highlights the indications for CT Angiography versus MR Angiography in patients with...

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...

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...

Ultrasound/Gastrointestinal Series: Cont...

Ultrasound/Gastrointestinal Series: Contrast-enhanced US—Where Are We in 2010?
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: Stephanie R. Wilson, MD, Robert Frederick Mattrey, MD, and Juergen Karl Willmann, MD Code: VG21 Objective: This session has fourteen sections. The first is Malignant Liver Tumors, while the second is A Novel Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound Biomarker to Monitor Therapy Response in Liver Malignancies: The Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Hepatic...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: G...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal—Liver I (An Interactive Session)
Time: 8:30 AM- 10:00 AM Author: Rendon C. Nelson, Erik K. Paulson, and Michael Peter Federle Code: RC209 Objective: This session has three sections. The first one is Focal Liver Lesions: Techniques for CT and MR Imaging, which aims to apply the latest technologic advances of CT and MR for the optimal detection and characterization of focal lesions in both the non-cirrhotic and...

US versus CT for Right Lower Quadrant Pa...

US versus CT for Right Lower Quadrant Pain.
Time: 7:15 AM- 8:15 AM Author: Benjamin M. Yeh, MD Code: SC20 Objective: This session recognizes the salient advantages of performance of both Ultrasound and CT in different populations presenting with pelvic or abdominal pain. It also discusses the disadvantages of performance of both Ultrasound and CT in the same population. The session will identify the relative values of Ultrasound...

Recent Advances in Neuroradiology, Muscu...

Recent Advances in Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal, Thoracic, and Gastrointestinal Radiology.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Ronald L. Eisenberg , MD, JD, Howard A. Rowley, MD, Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Donald L. Resnick, MD, and Richard Michael Gore, MD. Code: RC124 Objective: This session will discuss acute stroke triage, glenohumeral joint instability, and differentiating the enterocolitides on MDCT, in addition to the management of pulmonary...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: G...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal—Small Bowel.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Authors: Jeff L. Fidler, Tracy Anne Jaffe, and Michael Macari Code: RC109 Objective: This session includes three sections; the first is Techniques for CT and MR Imaging of the Small Bowel, which discusses the advantages and limitations for CT and MR Imaging of the small bowel. It also highlights possible indications for CT and MR Imaging of the small bowel. This...