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GE Healthcare and PDC Expand Offering of...

Innovative MR patient environment now accepts iPad and iPod content CHICAGO – November 29, 2012 – Today at RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) introduced an expansion of the line of Caring Magnetic Resonance (MR) Suites, built by PDC, that now includes designs specific to GE’s Extremity Optima 430s MR scanner. The Caring MR Suites reflect GE MR’s award-winning themes of its...

Women With Personal History of Breast Ca...

Women With Personal History of Breast Cancer Should be Screened With MRI
Mammography images from an asymptomatic 38-year-old woman with a history of prior right breast invasive cancer, treated with mastectomy and chemotherapy six years ago. These images of the left breast demonstrate dense breast tissue and no abnormality. Image and caption courtesy of the RSNA. CHICAGO—Women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with...

New Study Reports Effects of Endurance R...

New Study Reports Effects of Endurance Running
CHICAGO—Using a mobile MRI unit, researchers followed runners for two months along a 4,500-kilometer course to study how their bodies responded to the high-stress conditions of an ultra-long-distance race, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). A series of MR images of the brain showing loss of gray matter...

Current Topics in Hip Imaging.

Current Topics in Hip Imaging.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Christian W. A. Pfirrmann, MD, Suzanne E. Anderson, PhD, BMed, and Stephen John Eustace, MD Code: RC804 Objective: This session reviews the imaging anatomy of the femoroacetabular articulation and identifies commonly encountered pathologies including acetabular labral tears, dysplasias, and femoroacetabular impingement. Attendees will learn the...

Evaluation of Ischemia with CT, MR, and ...

Evaluation of Ischemia with CT, MR, and Nuclear Imaging.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Dominique Delbeke MD, PhD, David A. Bluemke MD, PhD, and Joao A. C. Lima MD Code: RC803 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Nuclear Imaging, which discusses the performance and indications of SPECT and PET for evaluation of myocardial ischemia. It also highlights the performance and indications of SPECT and PET for evaluation of...

Hyperpolarized C-13 MR Contrast Material

Hyperpolarized C-13 MR Contrast Material
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Sarah J. Nelson, PhD, Craig R. Malloy, MD, and John Kurhanewicz, PhD Code: SH50 Objective: Attendees will understand the benefits and practical limitations of using hyper-polarization for in vivo applications. They will become familiar with the metabolic pathways and C-13 agents that can be studied using this approach. The session critically...

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...

Cardiovascular Imaging: Cardiac CT, Inte...

Cardiovascular Imaging: Cardiac CT, Integrative Cardiothoracic CT, and Cardiac MR Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Charles S. White, MD, Martine J. Remy-Jardin, MD, PhD, Gautham P. Reddy, MD, and H. Page McAdams, MD Code: RC501 Objective: This session discusses the clinical manifestations and imaging assessment of acute, non-traumatic, aortic syndromes, including aortic dissection, intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. The session also...

Imaging Modalities for Molecular Imaging

Imaging Modalities for Molecular Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: John C. Gore, PhD Code: MI41 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is PET, which provides an introduction to positron emission tomography (PET), its preclinical and clinical uses. This section compares PET to other molecular imaging modalities with respect to sensitivity for detecting molecular phenomena, ability to be translated...

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Code: ES41 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Stress Injuries, which defines the specific mechanisms of failure of normal bone due to chronic repetitive micro-trauma and its distinction from failure of abnormal bone in the setting of normal function with emphasis on radiographs, CT, and MR Imaging. The section also illustrates...

Pediatric Radiology Series: Fetal Imagin...

Pediatric Radiology Series: Fetal Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 12:00 PM Author: Richard A. Barth, MD, and Dorothy Isabella Bulas, MD Code: VP21 Objective: This session has 12 sections. The first is MR Imaging of the Fetal Brain, while the second is Fetal MRI: Prospective Evaluation of Its Effect on Clinical Decision Making, Prognostication, and Counseling. Third section is Diffusion-weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the...

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