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RSNA Announces Speakers at Plenary Sessi...

  The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) has recently announced the names of speakers who will give their lectures during the Plenary Sessions, taking place during RSNA 2012. The Plenary Sessions will be held between the 25th and the 28th of November. The venue will be Arie Crown Theater. A very interesting group of specialists will give their presentations during the...

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...

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....

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...

Ultrasound-guided Interventional Breast ...

Ultrasound-guided Interventional Breast Procedures (Hands-on- Workshop)
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Annamaria Wilhelm, MD, Elizabeth Rogers Deperi, MD, Michelle Denise McDonough, MD, Francesca Dione Beaman, MD, Gary J. Whitman, MD, Elsie Levin, MD,  Alice S. Rim, MD, Stamatia V. Destounis, MD, Christopher E. Comstock, MD, Richard Merrell Chesbrough, MD, Paula Beth Gordon, MD, Michael N. Linver, MD,  Alda Felicita Cossi, MD, Christine Ann...

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...

Techniques for Interventional Sonography...

Techniques for Interventional Sonography and Thermal Ablation (Hands-on Workshop)
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Authors: William Eugene Shiels, DO, Alda Felicita Cossi, MD, Robert Douglas Lyon, MD, Michael V. Krasnokutsky, MD, Mark LeRoy Lukens, MD,  Jeong-Min Lee, MD, Clifford Raabe Weiss,MD,  Andrew Jered Rabe, DO, Stephen Clifford O’Connor, MD, Howard Theodore Harcke, MD, Manish Natvarlal Patel, DO, and Hollins P. Clark, MD Code: RC152 Objective: Attendees will...

CIVCO Unveils New Offerings.

CIVCO Unveils New Offerings.
CIVCO Medical Solutions is introducing Super-Extended Length CIV-Flex Transducer Covers. Offered in a wide assortment of widths, these transducer covers offer the same latex-free properties of other quality CIV-Flex covers, but are now available in 96 inch (244 cm) length. This new length provides an extended sterile field from the array of the transducer all the way to the transducer...

Dilon Technologies’ BSGI/MBI Featu...

Dilon Technologies’ BSGI/MBI Featured in RSNA Presentations.
Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging/Molecular Breast Imaging (BSGI/MBI) is gaining momentum as a standard of care in the diagnostic work up of patients. More than ten BSGI/MBI educational exhibits will be presented at the 2010 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago next week. These upcoming presentations, along with others at radiology, surgical, and breast...

MedPro Imaging Launches MPI ProbeLabs

MedPro Imaging Launches MPI ProbeLabs
MedPro Imaging has introduced MPI ProbeLabs, turn-key ultrasound transducer repair packages featuring state-of-the-art computer-based technology designed to enable major hospitals and networks to perform probe repairs in-house. The company also announced the recent appointment of Brock Brady as director of probe repair development and the promotion of Joseph Masek to vice president of...

Samplify Set to Feature Ultrasound Devel...

Samplify Set to Feature Ultrasound Development Kit at RSNA
Samplify Systems, a provider of beamforming technology, analog-front-end semiconductors and solutions for the medical imaging market, has introduced its new SMK9130 Ultrasound Beamforming Development Kit. Based on Samplify’s AutoFocus beam forming technology, the SMK9130 is a complete hardware solution for the ultrasound front end, from probe connector to PCIe connector. The...