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George S. Bisset III, M.D., Named RSNA P...

George S. Bisset III, M.D., Named RSNA President-Elect
CHICAGO – George S. Bisset III, M.D., was named president-elect of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors today at the Society’s annual meeting. George S. Bisset III, M.D. Image courtesy of the RSNA. Dr. Bisset is currently chief of pediatric radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital, as well as professor of radiology and Edward B....

RSNA Presents Special Presidential Award...

RSNA Presents Special Presidential Award to Hans G. Ringertz, M.D., Ph.D.
CHICAGO—Today the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) presented its Special Presidential Award to Hans G. Ringertz, M.D., Ph.D., of Linköping, Sweden. The RSNA reserves the Special Presidential Award for individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of radiology or the radiologic sciences. Hans G. Ringertz, M.D., Ph.D. Image courtesy of the RSNA. During...

Pediatric Neuroimaging: Focus on Dose Re...

Pediatric Neuroimaging: Focus on Dose Reduction
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Michael F. McNitt-Gray, PhD, Charles Mack Glasier, MD, and Blaise Vincent Jones, MD Code: RC805 Objective: This session has three sections: First is Physics of Dose Reduction: Calculations, Conversions, and New Post-processing Methods, in which attendees will understand how radiation dose is currently measured in CT. They will also understand the...

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...

Case-based Review of Neuroradiology: Bra...

Case-based Review of Neuroradiology: Brain
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Nafi Aygun, MD, Michael Alan Kraut, MD, and Tina Young Poussaint, MD Code: CN51 Objecive: This session has two sections. First is Adult Brain, which presents a variety of cases of adult brain neuroradiological studies, and use those as the bases for teaching points and take-home lessons relevant to the pathological processes depicted in the...

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...

Pediatric Radiology Series: Neuroimaging...

Pediatric Radiology Series: Neuroimaging II.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Susan I. Blaser, MD, and Bernadette L. Koch, MD Code: VP12 Objective: This session includes two sections. The first one is MR Imaging without Sedation, which discusses the use of multiple distraction techniques in order to decrease the need for sedation/anesthesia in children undergoing MR Imaging. Attendees will learn to appreciate the advantages and...

Unique Musculoskeletal Issues in Childre...

Unique Musculoskeletal Issues in Children.
Time: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Authors: Tal Laor, MD, A. Carl Merrow, MD, and Boaz Karmazyn, MD Code: RC104 Objective: The session will include describing the expected MR Imaging appearance of normal bone marrow in the pediatric skeleton at various stages of maturity. It is going also to illustrate various MR Imaging findings associated with common disorders that affect the bone marrow of...

Pediatric Radiology Series: Neuroimaging...

Pediatric Radiology Series: Neuroimaging I.
Time: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Authors: Sanjay Prabhu MBBS, FRCR, and Ellen Grant MD. Code:VP11 Objective: This session includes two main topics, Advances in Neonatal Neuroimaging, which includes reviewing the patterns of MR findings in peri-natal brain injury and the current concepts in mechanisms of injury. It will also discuss the role of recent software advances (ASL, Tractography), in...

Pediatric Imaging: The Radiologist and R...

Pediatric Imaging: The Radiologist and Radiologist Assistant Team Approach to Clinical Service.
Time: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Authors: Cephus Simmons, RRA and Jeanne Hill, MD Code: RA11 Objective: The attendee should realize the potential role of a radiologist assistant in the practice of pediatric radiology. They will also understand common pediatric diseases and their most appropriate imaging evaluation. The Attendees will also understand radiation risks of pediatric procedures and...