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Description

Radiology Trends for Technologists (or "Trends") is a series of independent CE activities that present the most up to date, state-of-the-art medical imaging strategies and technological principles across a broad range of fields in diagnostic and therapeutic radiology. The "Trends" series is intended for technologists and therapists seeking useful, economic, easy-to-use, and relatively brief CE activities in their ongoing effort to stay current while fulfilling their professional Category A CE requirement.

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Acute and Stress-Related Injuries of Bone and Cartilage

The anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of normal bone and cartilage are reviewed and imaging features encountered following acute traumatic and stress-related injuries to the skeleton are presented.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00508

Pelvic Evaluation in Thoracolumbar Corrective Spine Surgery

A presentation of how pelvic compensation is used to maintain balance and posture by the scoliotic patient, and thus must be measured and accounted for in treatment options.

· For: X-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00507

Imaging of Malignant Chest Wall Neoplasms

A presentation of imaging features that may be used to differentiate benign from malignant chest lesions, suggest specific histologic tumor types, and ultimately guide patient treatment.

· For: CT, MR, radiation therapy, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00506

Controversies in Contrast Material-Induced Acute Kidney Injury

An investigation that questions the incidence, severity, and correlation of acute kidney injury caused by intravascular iodinated contrast material.

· For: Angiography, CT, x-ray
· 1.5 Category A
· $24
· Q00505

Imaging of Urinary Diversions

A review of surgical techniques for the most common urinary diversion procedures, the expected imaging appearance, and the role of imaging studies in detecting complications of urinary diversion procedures.

· For: Angiography, CT, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00504

Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis of Iliofemoral DVT

Novel treatments for iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis are presented.

· For: Angiography, CT, MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00503

Renal Arteriovenous Shunts

The classification, imaging features, and an endovascular treatment strategy based on the angioarchitecture of renal arteriovenous shunts are described.

· For: Angiography, CT, MR, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00502

Uterine-Sparing Interventional Techniques for Managing Fibroids

A discussion of uterine fibroids and their diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, surgical treatment, and non-surgical interventional treatment including uterine artery embolization, and magnetic resonance-guided ultrasound.

· For: Angiography, MR, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00501

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Indications and Applications

A review of the potential uses, benefits, and limitations of digital breast tomosynthesis in the diagnostic setting.

· For: Mammography
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00500

BI-RADS Fifth Edition — A Pictorial Review

Recent changes made to the BI-RADS lexicon are highlighted.

· For: Mammography, US
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00499

Breast MRI for Equivocal Mammographic Findings

The indications for problem-solving MR imaging of the breast following an equivocal mammographic examination are presented.

· For: Mammography, MR, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00498

CT Radiation Dose Management

The concept of dose management is presented and its implementation to promote a beneficial “dose culture” is discussed.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00497

18F-Fluoroestradiol PET

The biology and pharmacokinetics of 18F-fluoroestradiol are reviewed and the potential clinical applications and possible future uses of 18F-fluoroestradiol PET are discussed.

· For: CT, mammography, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00496

Breast-Dedicated Radionuclide Imaging Systems and Applications

Several breast-dedicated coincidence-photon and single photon imaging systems are described. Clinical results and future directions are discussed.

· For: Mammography, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 4.0 Category A
· $39
· Q00495

Clinical Applications of Cardiac T1 Mapping

Current and developing clinical applications of cardiac T1 mapping are presented and evidence of its diagnostic and prognostic value for various clinical conditions are reviewed.

· For: MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00494

SPECT/CT of Spondylolysis in Children and Young Adults

A review of the SPECT/CT assessment of spondylolysis and other causes of low back pain in children and young adults that can be identified at SPECT/CT.

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00493

Radionuclide Imaging of Musculoskeletal Infection

A look at the various radiopharmaceuticals used in the diagnostic workup of patients suspected of having musculoskeletal infection

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00492

18F-FDG PET/CT vs. PET/MRI in Cancer Assessment

PET/MRI scanners are introduced and probed for their ability to improve cancer assessment relative to PET/CT.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 1.5 Category A
· $24
· Q00491

Multimodality Imaging of Amyloid-Related Diseases of the CNS

A review of amyloid-related diseases, pathophysiology, and imaging patterns.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00490

MRI Safety – A Practical Guide

An overview of MR imaging safety with practical guidance for safety issues that commonly arise.

· For: MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00489

Impact of Mammographic Breast Density on Breast Cancer Risk

The context, scientific evidence, and controversies surrounding the topic of breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer are presented. The current state of evidence regarding supplemental imaging is also considered.

· For: Mammography, radiation therapy
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00470

Radiography and CT of Adult Large-Bowel Obstruction

A review of the imaging findings in multiple causes of large bowel obstruction and a comparison with acute colonic pseudo-obstruction.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00469

3D CT and Acetabular Fractures

A detailed analysis of acetabular imaging focusing on classifying fractures using 3D multidetector CT images.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00468

Cone-Beam CT During Transarterial Chemoembolization for Liver Cancer

The principles and purpose of cone-beam CT usage during transarterial chemoembolization of liver cancer.

· For: Interventional, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00467

Endovascular Interventions for Lower Extremity Deep Venous Disease

A comprehensive review of the state of the art in the endovascular management of lower extremity deep venous disease.

· For: CT, interventional
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00466

Imaging Techniques in Coronary CT

A discussion of the limitations of standard coronary CT and a look at current imaging techniques to overcome these limitations.

· For: CT, interventional
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00465

Imaging of the Superior Vena Cava

A presentation of the basic embryology and anatomy of the superior vena cava and the techniques used in imaging and interventions.

· For: CT, interventional, MR, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00464

Applications of Whole-Body 3T MRI

In the second of a two-part series about high-field-strength MR imaging, clinical applications are presented.

· For: MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00463

Principles, Benefits and Challenges of Whole-Body 3T MRI

In the first of a two-part series about high-field-strength MR imaging, the physical effects at 3.0T are presented, along with benefits and challenges that are encountered.

· For: MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00462

Imaging for Staging and Response Assessment in Lymphoma

A presentation of the recent system for staging and response assessment of lymphoma along with a spectrum of imaging findings.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00461

Review of Cardiac Physiology for Medical Imaging

An overview of the language and concepts of cardiac physiology.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00460

Diffusion-Weighted and PET/MR Imaging After Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Tumors

This review focuses on clinical applications of DW and PET/MR imaging of the irradiated neck.

· For: Molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00459

Lymphoscintigraphy and Sentinel Nodes

A discussion of sentinel lymph node procedures that include lymphoscintigraphy in the setting of malignancies to the skin, breast, head, and neck.

· For: CT, mammography, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00458

Radionuclide Imaging in the Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

This review emphasizes the importance of performing imaging before any surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism.

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00457

Reducing Radiation Dose in Radionuclide Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

A practical approach to performing low-radiation-dose myocardial perfusion imaging using traditional and novel technologies.

· For: Molecular imaging
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00456

Stress-Only SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

A review of the accuracy, patient outcomes, implementation strategies and new developments associated with stress-only myocardial perfusion imaging.

· For: Angiography, molecular imaging
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00435

Osseous Tumors of the Fingers

The imaging features of the most common benign and malignant lesions of the fingers are presented.

· For: X-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00434

Pediatric Distal Forearm and Wrist Injury

A review of the development and anatomy of the pediatric distal forearm and wrist, as well as a presentation of injury mechanisms and imaging techniques.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00433

Pelvic Ring Fractures

Anatomy and biomechanics of the pelvis are presented as well as imaging techniques and examples of pelvic ring injuries.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00432

Abdominal and Pelvic Complications of Nonoperative Oncologic Therapy

A review of chemotherapeutic agents, and timing and types of radiation that affect gastrointestinal organs, as well as image examples of complications of therapy and recurrent tumors.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00431

CT Angiography and Cardiovascular Disease Characterization

A review of the evolution of CT angiography from its development and early challenges to a maturing modality that has provided unique insights into cardiovascular disease and management.

· For: Angiography, CT
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00430

CT Perfusion of the Liver

Various oncologic applications of CT perfusion are discussed and current challenges, as well as possible solutions, for CT perfusion are presented.

· For: CT, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00429

Breast MR Positioning: Effect on Image Quality

Suggestions and techniques for improved patient positioning in breast MR imaging are presented.

· For: Mammography, MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00428

The Evolution of Breast Imaging

A review of the evolution of breast imaging starting from a historical perspective and progressing to the present day

· For: Mammography, MR, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00427

Imaging of CNS Vasculitis

Various types of CNS vasculitis are discussed, including classification, imaging methods, and image appearance.

· For: Angiography, CT, MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00426

Cardiac Radiology: A 100 Year Review

A century of advancements in cardiac radiology are presented.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00425

Interventional Radiology: A 50 Year Review

Major advances made in interventional radiology are described.

· For: Angiography, x-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00424

Radionuclide Imaging in Ischemic Stroke

Radioactive tracers and applications of radioisotope studies in stroke evaluation are presented. Future perspectives using hybrid imaging are discussed.

· For: Molecular imaging
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00423

Radioiodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer

Objectives of radioiodine therapy for thyroid cancer are presented, and agents, targets and treatment strategies for iodine-refractory thyroid cancer are discussed.

· For: Molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00422

Advanced Imaging of Cardiac Sarcoidosis

A summary of the clinical background and the current state of diagnostic modalities and treatment of cardiac sarcoidosis.

· For: Molecular imaging, MR
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00421

The Role of 18F-NaF Skeletal PET/CT in Oncology

A review of the indications, imaging appearances, and utility of 18F-NaF PET/CT in the evaluation of skeletal disease.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00420

The Role of Imaging in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Management

A review of the management of metastatic colorectal cancer and the role of imaging in treatment strategy.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00419

Breast Intervention

After identifying suspicious findings with mammography or breast MRI, this review focuses on biopsy techniques and other breast interventions.

· For: Mammography, MR
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00409

Image-Guided Intervention in Managing Portal Hypertension

Alternatives are presented to transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement.

· For: Angiography
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00405

Post-Transplant Imaging of Vessels in the Abdomen

Vascular complications associated with abdominal transplantation are presented.

· For: Angiography, CT, MR, US
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00404

Imaging of Oncologic Emergencies

Presented are oncologic emergencies in which radiology plays a key role in timely diagnosis and patient care.

· For: Angiography, CT, radiation therapy, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00403

Imaging of the Maxillary Artery for Transcatheter Treatment

The CT and angiographic appearance of the maxillary arteries and endovascular techniques for the treatment of lesions.

· For: Angiography, CT
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00402

Imaging of Bariatric Surgery

The most commonly performed bariatric procedures are reviewed and the role of imaging studies in detecting complications are presented.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00401

Imaging of Occupational Lung Disease

A multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis of occupational lung disease is presented.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00400

Correlative Imaging of the Tarsometatarsal Joint

The anatomy, injury mechanisms, classification systems, and imaging features of injuries to the tarsometatarsal joint are reviewed.

· For: CT, MR, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00399

Imaging of Traumatic Elbow Injuries

Common traumatic elbow injuries are studied and clinically relevant image findings are presented.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00398

Reducing Radiation Dose in CT Enterography

Standard CT enterography is described and techniques for dose-reduction strategies are presented.

· For: CT
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00397

Pediatric Renal Transplant Imaging

A review of the imaging appearances of pediatric renal transplants and their common complications.

· For: Angiography, CT, molecular imaging, MR, US
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00396

Imaging with Bone-Seeking Radiopharmaceuticals

A review of the performance and the mechanisms of uptake of bone-seeking radiotracers for clinical and research applications.

· For: Molecular imaging
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00395

Nigrostriatal Imaging with Dopamine Transporter SPECT

An update on nigrostiatal dopamine terminal imaging with emphasis on SPECT performed with the presynaptic dopamine transporter ligand.

· For: Molecular imaging
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00394

Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

The role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors is explored.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00393

PET/MRI for Neurologic Applications

Advantages of PET/MRI are presented, specifically noting how the novel imaging modality may be beneficial in neurologic applications.

· For: Molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00392

Inflammatory Breast Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach

A discussion of the clinical presentation of patients with inflammatory breast cancer, the major differential diagnoses, and the critical role imaging plays.

· For: Mammography, molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00391

Whole-Body PET/MRI in Oncology

Whole-body PET/MRI protocols and requirements in oncology are reviewed.

· For: Molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00390

Imaging of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

A review of the most recent classification system for JIA along with current imaging approaches for peripheral joints and complex structures.

· For: MR, US, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00386

Ventilation/Perfusion Scanning Using SPECT and SPECT/CT

Advantages and disadvantages of planar imaging, SPECT V/Q scanning, and CT pulmonary angiography are presented in the investigation of pulmonary embolism.

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 1.5 Category A
· $24
· Q00385

Diseases of the Male Breast

The history, clinical characteristics, and imaging features of tumors that occur in the male breast are presented.

· For: Mammography, MR, US
· 4.0 Category A
· $39
· Q00384

Surgery and Imaging of Breast Reconstruction

Following mastectomy, breast reconstruction methods and image appearance are reviewed.

· For: Mammography, MR, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00383

Osteoporosis Imaging

A review of state-of-the-art imaging techniques to measure bone mineral density and novel techniques to study bone quality.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00382

Hip Imaging

Discussion of technical advances in hip imaging covering the roles of radiography, CT, US and MRI.

· For: CT, MR, US, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00381

Interventional Oncologic Approaches to Liver Metastases

The rationale, application, and clinical results are reviewed of interventional oncologic techniques developed to treat secondary liver malignancies.

· For: Angiography, radiation therapy
· 4.0 Category A
· $39
· Q00380

Abdominal and Pelvic Aneurysms and Pseudoaneurysms

Medical imaging and minimally invasive intervention of vicseral aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms are presented.

· For: Angiography, CT, MR, US
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00379

SPECT/CT of Radioiodine Biodistributions

The role of SPECT/CT in assessing physiologic uptake of radioiodine, normal variants, and metastatic disease mimics.

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00378

Nuclear Medicine in the Acute Clinical Setting

The spectrum of nuclear medicine studies commonly performed in the acute care setting is reviewed.

· For: Molecular imaging
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00377

Alzheimer Disease and the Role Imaging Will Play

A review of Alzheimer Disease, biomarkers, new diagnostic criteria, and a call for standardization of imaging.

· For: Molecular imaging, MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00376

FDG PET/CT of Breast Cancer

The role of FDG PET/CT is investigated for diagnosis, initial staging, follow-up, and evaluation of response to therapy in breast cancer.

· For: CT, mammography, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00375

FDG PET/CT of Inflammatory Cardiovascular Disease

The diagnosis and management of inflammatory processes of the cardiovascular system affecting the myocardium, pericardium, and blood vessels are reviewed.

· For: Angiography, CT, molecular imaging, US
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00374

PET/MR Imaging

Technical and clinical primer for hybrid PET/MR imaging.

· For: Molecular imaging, MR, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00373

Effects of Radiation Therapy on Abdomen and Pelvis Imaging

A review of treatment methods and radiobiology concepts that underlie radiation-related changes seen in specific tissues at imaging.

· For: CT, MR, radiation therapy
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00372

CT and MR of the Aortic Valve

Imaging techniques and abnormalities of the aortic valve are presented.

· For: Angiography, CT, MR, US
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00371

Imaging in Interventional Oncology

The roles of medical imaging in image-guided therapy and interventional oncology are presented.

· For: All imaging modalities, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00370

Diagnosis and Management of Common Ductal Abnormalities

Ductal anatomy is reviewed, imaging and biopsy methods are discussed, and benign and malignant conditions associated with the ductal system are presented.

· For: Mammography, MR, US
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00357

Paget Disease of the Breast: Mammography, US, and MRI

Clinical manifestations and imaging findings of Paget Disease at mammography, US and MR imaging are presented.

· For: Mammography, MR, US
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00356

Vascular Abnormalities of the Breast

Arterial and venous disorders as well as benign and malignant vascular masses are examined with mammography and MRI.

· For: Mammography, MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00355

Imaging of Osteoporosis

Improvements in osteoporosis diagnosis are presented leading to better management and treatment.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00354

Imaging of the Diaphragm

The role of functional imaging with fluoroscopy to diagnose diaphragmatic dysfunction.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00353

MRI of the Small Bowel

Imaging improvements gained by using MR enteroclysis and MR enterography in assessing small bowel morphology and functional are presented.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00352

3T MRI of the Wrist

The improvements in wrist imaging gained by using MRI, especially at high magnetic field strength, are discussed.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00351

Lesser Branches of the Celiac Axis in Liver Embolotherapy

An overview of anatomic variants of the common hepatic artery, parasitized collateral vessels of the celiac axis that may supply liver tumors, and non-hepatic branches of the hepatic circulation.

· For: Angiography
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00350

Vascular Compression Syndromes

Clinical and imaging features are reviewed when vessels are entrapped between rigid or semi-rigid surfaces in a confined anatomic space.

· For: Angiography
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00349

Pediatric Intracranial Arterial Aneurysms

An overview of intracranial arterial aneurysms found in the pediatric population.

· For: Angiography
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00348

Coronary Vein Classification with CT

The role of coronary CT angiography is presented in the anatomic classification, assessment of anatomic variants, and pathologic changes in the coronary venous system.

· For: Angiography, CT
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00347

Image-Guided Biopsy and PET/CT

Benefits of using FDG PET/CT for image-guided biopsy are presented along with pitfalls to avoid.

· For: Molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00346

PET/CT of the Pancreas

A review of PET/CT for depicting pancreatic tumors and distant metastases, performing preoperative staging, and monitoring response to treatment.

· For: Molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00345

Cardiac PET/CT of Coronary Artery Disease

An overview of PET in the evaluation of myocardial perfusion and how hybrid PET/CT scanners allow anatomic characterization of the coronary arteries.

· For: Angiography, CT,molecular imaging
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00344

Pediatric Osteomyelitis: A Scintigraphic Review

This review presents techniques to optimize bone scintigraphy for evaluation of a spectrum of abnormalities associated with pediatric osteomyelitis

· For: Molecular imaging, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00343

Radioiodine Scintigraphy with SPECT/CT: Thyroid Cancer

A presentation of SPECT/CT as an important tool for thyroid cancer staging and risk stratification.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00342

Molecular Body Imaging with MRI, CT and US, Part II

Emerging molecular imaging applications with MRI, CT, and US are presented.

· For: All imaging modalities, radiation therapy
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00341

Molecular Body Imaging with MRI, CT and US, Part I

Principles of molecular imaging are presented using emerging technologies in MRI, CT, and US.

· For: All imaging modalities, radiation therapy
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00340

Artifacts and QC with SPECT/CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

An overview of SPECT/CT myocardial perfusion imaging including discussions of radiotracers, patient preparation, stress induction protocols, image acquisition and artifact avoidance.

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00339

MR of the Prostate

A review of the newest MR imaging techniques and their role in the localization and staging of prostate cancer.

· For: MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00336

Radiologic Assessment of Brain AVM

The radiologic assessment of patients to aid in decision making as it pertains to clinical management of AVMs.

· For: Angiography, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00335

Interventional Procedures in Pediatric Liver Transplantation

An overview of the indications, technical considerations and expected results of interventional procedures in the pediatric liver.

· For: Angiography, x--ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00334

Vascular Imaging of the Foot

A review of revascularization of the foot using percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.

· For: Angiography, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00333

Transcatheter Intraarterial Therapies

An overview of and the rationale behind several transcatheter therapies.

· For: Angiography, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00332

Radiation Management of Interventional Procedures

Techniques for managing the radiation dose during fluorosopically-guided interventional procedures.

· For: Angiography, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00331

Advances in Imaging of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

A review of Osteoarthritis imaging and cartilage assessment with an emphasis on recent advances.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00330

CT of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

The role of high-resolution CT in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary sarcoidosis.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00329

Mammography, US and MRI in Breast Cancer Screening

A review of the indications and efficacy of mammography, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging as both screening and diagnostic tools in the fight against breast cancer.

· For: Mammography, MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00328

MR of Well-Circumscribed Breast Carcinomas

MR breast imaging technique is reviewed including contrast agent administration and uptake assessment in the evaluation of breast carcinoma.

· For: Mammography, MR
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00325

Nuclear Medicine Mapping of Sentinel Nodes in Breast Cancer

Using the sentinel node biopsy as a major prognostic factor on early breast cancer.

· For: Mammography, molecular imaging
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00324

Optimizing Large Sets of Image Data

A presentation of technologies and tools to improve medical image analysis, visualization and navigation through large data sets.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00323

Staging Ovarian Cancer Using FDG PET/CT

A presentation of the role FDG PET combined with CT plays in depicting recurrent ovarian cancer.

· For: CT, molecular imaging
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00320

CT Enterography

An overview of CT Enterography as an emerging alternative to traditional fluoroscopy for assessing small bowel disorders.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 1.5 Category A
· $24
· Q00300

Small Bowel Obstruction

The pivotal role of radiology in recognizing, classifying and answering specific questions that will directly affect the management of patients with small bowel disease.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 1.5 Category A
· $24
· Q00299

Early Invasive Breast Cancers

A practical approach to the detection and management of breast masses and asymmetries for the early detection of breast cancer.

· For: Mammography
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00298

CT and FDG PET of Tracheobronchial Tree Tumors

An understanding of the many types of tracheobronchial tree tumors and their characteristics, which often differ visually and metabolically on CT and PET.

· For: CT, molecular imaging, radiation therapy
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00297

Contrast-Enhanced MRI of Vessel Growth and Function

A look at how MR imaging can depict both established and developing vasculature with techniques involving intravenously administered contrast agents.

· For: MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00296

Radiation Effects of Fluoroscopy on Patients' Skin and Hair

A review of the current data concerning the essential factors regarding radiation effects on patients' skin and hair. Fluoroscopy guided procedures and radiation therapy are discussed.

· For: Radiation therapy, x-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00293

Diffusion-Weighted MRI of the Liver

A look at how advances in MRI system hardware and coil technology allow diffusion-weighted sequences to aid in liver lesion detection and characterization as well as act as a therapeutic indicator.

· For: MR, radiation therapy, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00292

CT Angiography of Acute Chest Pain

Overview of triple-rule-out appropriateness criteria and CT technique to provide a cost-effective evaluation of acute coronary syndrome patients, while differentiating patients who instead should be discharged.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00291

CT of Coronary Artery Disease - Latest Developments

How rapidly evolving CT technology and a reduction in radiation dose have led to new applications, improved clinical cardiovascular disease management, and increased emphasis on cost-effectiveness.

· For: CT, x-ray
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00290

CT and MR Urography

A review of the indications and techniques for CT and MR urography and how these modalities have been replacing the traditional intravenous urography exam.

· For: CT, MR, x-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00289

Diagnosing Unusual Breast Cancers

A presentation of unusual breast neoplasms and other types of malignant neoplasms of the breast.

· For: Mammography
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00198

Pitfalls in CT Colonography

An overview of the pitfalls of both 2D and 3D CT images in CT colonography.

· For: CT
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00193

CT of Congenital Heart Disease

The role of multi-detector CT as an adjunct to echo-cardiography for evaluating congenital heart disease.

· For: CT
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00192

PET-CT Imaging and FDG Uptake

The use of fused PET and CT images in differentiating physiological from pathological FDG uptake is presented.

· For: Molecular imaging
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00183

Medical Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease

An overview of PAD including risk factors, diagnosis, outcomes and disease management.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00173

Capsule Endoscopy, Standard Endoscopy, Barium Examination, and CT in Imaging Small Bowel Disease

A thorough overview of the capsule endoscopy technique along with its advantages, disadvantages, clinical indications and complications and how it compares to other methods of imaging small bowel disease.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00172

Preventing Contrast Media-Induced Nephrotoxicity After Angiography

A discussion of different types and doses of contrast media, along with its physiological impact to the patient, coupled with risk factors and avoidance of nephrotoxicity.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 1.5 Category A
· $24
· Q00171

CE MR Imaging of the Heart

Overview of the principles and applications of cardiac MR imaging with an emphasis on the use of contrast media.

· For: Angiography, MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00132

CT Radiation Dose Optimization

Review of the principles of CT radiation exposure and dose optimization based on modification of scanning parameters and application of recent technologic innovations.

· For: CT
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00131

Artifacts in CT: Recognition and Avoidance

A presentation of why artifacts occur in CT images and steps that can be taken by the technologist to prevent or suppress them.

· For: CT
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00130

MR Imaging of Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Disease

An overview of the advances that have made MRI the primary modality for imaging the aorta and its branches.

· For: MR
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00080

Wrist Fractures: What the Clinician Wants to Know

Wrist anatomy and the pathology of various fractures and the imaging methods used to best see them are presented.

· For: All imaging modalities
· 3.0 Category A
· $34
· Q00079

MR Imaging of Living Kidney Donors

How MRI can be used as a one-stop-shop for evaluating potential living kidney donors.

· For: MR
· 2.5 Category A
· $29
· Q00078

CT of Acute Bowel Ischemia

CT of the ishemic bowel is presented including pathology, techniques and anatomy.

· For: CT
· 4.0 Category A
· $39
· Q00074

Mammographic Breast Density and its Relationship to Breast Cancer Risk

A presentation of the relationship between dense breasts and the likelihood of developing breast cancer. Imaging methods and techniques are discussed.

· For: Mammography
· 3.5 Category A
· $37
· Q00070

MRI and Radiography of Primary Bone Lymphoma

A review of the roles of MR and conventional radiography in the evaluation of Primary Bone Lymphoma.

· For: MR, x-ray
· 2.0 Category A
· $24
· Q00069

 



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