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Novel Concepts in Hepatobiliary Tumor Imaging: Management Issues

CME : 1
Start Date :  Jan 19 - 2018 End Date :  Jan 18 - 2021

Organized by :   Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Specialities :   Oncology, Radiology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Conference Summary

Novel Concepts in Hepatobiliary Tumor Imaging: Management Issues is organized by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Online Course Start Date: 1/19/2018
End Date for CME Eligibility/Online Expiration Date: 1/18/2021

The RSNA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hot Topic courses are sessions captured at past RSNA Annual Meetings covering late-breaking programs the RSNA Board of Directors deemed of particular importance. Most courses include an audio-visual presentation and corresponding transcript. Hot Topic courses are free to members.

Content Areas :
The below Content Areas will be published on the certificate for this course:
• Gastrointestinal Radiology.
• Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
• Oncologic Imaging.

• Evaluate scientific evidence behind HCC screening and surveillance.
• Examine contemporary AASLD/EASL guidelines for HCC screening/surveillance.
• Include the theory of abbreviated MRI (AMRI) for HCC screening and surveillance.
• Study early results and future directions of AMRI for HCC screening.
• Examine the imaging guidelines for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, including AASLD, LI-RADS and OPTN.
• Discuss variations in intended users and patient population for these guidelines.
• Explain management options that influence the desired specificity of imaging diagnosis for HCC.
• Identify a pathological category called early HCCs or hypovascular HCCs.
• Demonstrate the concept of a hypovascular hypointense nodule in gadoxetic acid-enhanced MRI.
• Consider the modern development of new treatments of HCC, including systemic chemotherapy and intervention.
• Explain the rationale for a relevant follow-up of treatment efficacy.
• Recognize the different standards for imaging follow-up.

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Credit Info

  • CME : 1
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