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Coronary CT Angiography: Should It Be Pa...

Coronary CT Angiography: Should It Be Part of Clinical Practice?
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Pamela K. Woodard, MD, Richard Duszak Jr, MD, Quynh Truong, MD, Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, and Udo Hoffmann, MD Code: SC50 Objective: Attendees will understand when coronary CT angiography should be performed, and the major indications for coronary CT angiography. They will also learn the indications for CMS/insurer...

Current Status of Coronary Artery Imagin...

Current Status of Coronary Artery Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Stephan Achenbach, MD, Scott Daniel Flamm, MD, and Pamela K. Woodard, MD Code: RC303 Objective: This session has three sections. First is CT Angiography, in which attendees will understand the image acquisition process as well as typical pitfalls for coronary CT angiography. Attendees will improve their recognition of typical findings and...

Vascular Imaging Series: MR Angiography—...

Vascular Imaging Series: MR Angiography—Strategies for Technique Optimization
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: J. Paul Finn, MD, Tim Leiner, MD, PhD, James Christopher Carr, MD, and Scott Brian Reeder, MD, PhD Code: VV21 Objective: This session has 14 sections. First is Intro, while the second is Intraindividual Comparison of Whole Body MR Angiography at 1.5 and 3 Tesla in High Risk Patients with Hereditary Hyperlipidemia. Third section is High Spatial...

Musculoskeletal Radiology Series: Muscul...

Musculoskeletal Radiology Series: Musculoskeletal Intervention
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: Leon David Rybak, MD, and Michael Gregory Fox, MD Code: VS21 Objective: This session has 11 sections. First is Session Introduction and Overview, while the second is Fire and Ice: Radiofrequency Ablation and Cryotherapy. The third section is Osteoïd Osteoma Laser Ablation: MRI Real Time in Vivo Temperature Monitoring on a Standard 1.5 T System....

Interventional Radiology Series: Interve...

Interventional Radiology Series: Interventions in the Female Pelvis
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: Jean-Pierre Jacques Pelage, MD, PhD, James B. Spies, MD, Anthony Charles Venbrux, MD, and Amy Suzanne Thurmond, MD Code: VI21 Objective: This session has eleven sections. First is Uterine Fibroids: What Is the Latest in Therapy?, while the second is Technical Aspects and Complications of Uterine Artery Embolization. The third section is Uterine...

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...

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Myth ...

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Myth or Reality?
Time: 7:15 AM- 8:15 Am Author: Christopher E. Comstock, MD Code: SH20 Objective: This session will review the fundamental principles and techniques of MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) ablation. It will also describe the application of MRgFUS methods for the treatment of bone lesions, breast cancer and uterine fibroids. The session recognizes the potential benefits, indications,...

Vascular Interventional Cases: The Radio...

Vascular Interventional Cases: The Radiologist Approach to Patients in the Vascular Suite.
Time: 3:15 PM- 4:45 PM Author: Jeffrey Crowley, BS, RRA, and Jeffrey Carlton Howard, MD Code: RA13 Objective: This session includes an introduction to the interventional radiology suite, specifically defining the clinical responsibility of the radiologist assistant as well as the radiologist. Attendees will understand proper placement and clinical management of central venous...

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...