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Advances in Abdominal CT by RSNA

CME : 1.5
Start Date :  Dec 06 - 2017 End Date :  Dec 05 - 2020

Organized by :   Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Specialities :   Radiology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Conference Summary

Advances in Abdominal Computed Tomography (CT) is organized by Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and will be held during Dec 06, 2017 - Dec 05, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Conference Description :
Refresher Courses are recorded courses captured at past RSNA Annual Meetings. Most courses include an audio-visual presentation, as well as a corresponding transcript. The online Refresher Courses are free to members.

Content Areas :
Gastrointestinal Radiology
Computed Tomography

Conference Objectives are :
• Compare advantages and disadvantages of various techniques to reduce radiation dose for abdominal CT.
• Describe how iterative reconstruction techniques work and how they can improve the image quality of low dose exams.
• Develop a strategy to implement low dose techniques in clinical practice.
• Summarize the current status with respect to iodinated contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury.
• Describe key concepts with respect to management of moderate and severe acute reactions to iodinated contrast medium.
• Describe key concepts with respect to reducing the volume of injected contrast for CT exams.
• Discuss the basic principles and different approaches for Dual-Energy CT.
• Review common Dual-Energy CT post-processing displays.
• Describe strategies for implementing Dual-Energy CT in clinical practice.
• Define established size-related oncologic response criteria used in CT.
• Discuss the application of volumetric assessment of tumor burden at diagnosis and in assessing response to therapy.
• Describe selected examples of response assessment criteria looking at other tumors imaging characteristics such as tumor attenuation or enhancement in addition to size.
• Review CT tumor texture analysis as an additional tool to evaluate tumor heterogeneity at baseline and during therapy.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Credit Info

  • CME : 1.5
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