RSNA 2010


Radiology Activities at RSNA

November 27 - December 3, 2010, Chicago, IL

Refresher Courses

Innovations and Advances in Medical Imaging Technology-ACR Accreditation of SPECT and PET. SPECT and SPECT/CT Accreditation. Michael Yester, PhD.

Innovations and Advances in Medical Imaging Technology-ABR Radiologic Physics Certification. Practice Quality Improve-ment (PQI) Projects for Physicists. Michael Yester, PhD.

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal-Pancreas (An Interactive Session). Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis. Desiree Morgan, MD.

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology: Gastrointestinal -Esophagus and Stomach (An Interactive Session). Imaging Patients Following Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. Cheri Canon, MD.

Doppler US: Visceral and Carotid Applications (Hands-on Workshop). Mark Lockhart, MD, Michelle Robbin, MD, et al.


Multisession Course

Genitourinary Series: The Abdominal Incidentaloma-What to Report for the Hepatic, Pancreatic, Adrenal, and Renal Incidentaloma. The Abdominal Incidentaloma: A Common and Important Problem. Lincoln Berland, MD.


Scientific Formal Paper Presentations

Genitourinary Series: The Abdominal Incidentaloma-What to Report for the Hepatic, Pancreatic, Adrenal, and Renal Incidentaloma. Spectral MDCT Imaging of Cystic Renal and Liver Lesions: A Comparison Between Water Content and Traditional Measures of Attenuation and Analysis of the Optimum KeV for Viewing Cystic Lesions. J. Scott Pannell, MD, Mark Lockhart, MD, Desiree Morgan, MD, John Thomas, MD, N. Fineberg, PhD, Lincoln Berland, MD, Therese Weber, MD.

Cardiac (CT/MR Imaging: Right Ventricle and Pulmonary Hypertension). Assessment of Three Dimensional Myocardial Strain of the Right Ventricle Measured with 64- Row Computed Tomography Angiography in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Yukihiro Nagatani, MD, Satinder Singh, MD, J Tallaj, MD, Hrudaya Nath, MD.

Cardiac (CT/MR Imaging: Right Ventricle and Pulmonary Hypertension). Assessment of Right Ventricular Configuration Index Measured from 64-Row Computed Tomography Angiography in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Yukihiro Nagatani MD, Satinder Singh, MD, J Tallaj, MD, Hrudaya Nath, MD.

Gastrointestinal (Biliary Imaging) - CT Evaluation of Common Duct Diameter in Post-Cholecystectomy Patients with at Least Two-Year Follow-up. Tatum McArthur, MD, Mark Lockhart, MD, V. Planz, N. Fineberg, PhD, Lincoln Berland, MD.

Interventional Radiology Series: Embolization Therapy. Calculating the Occlusion Time for Amplatzer Vascular Plug II Used in Treatment of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations Helps Determine Its Safety. Ahmed Abdel Aal, MBBCh, Souheil Saddekni, MD, Sherif Osman, MD, M. Hamed, MD, MSC, Rachel Oser, MD, Edgar Underwood, MD, Peyman Borghei, MD.

ISP: Gastrointestinal (Hepatobiliary Contrast Agents: Diagnostic Role). Hepatobiliary Phase Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Gadoxetate Improves Reader Agreement and Diagnostic Confidence. Lauren Alexander, MD, Heather Haddad, MD, John Thomas, MD, Therese Weber, MD, N. Fineber, PhD, Desiree Morgan, MD.

Gastrointestinal (Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Advanced Imaging). Spectral MDCT of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: Optimization of Energy Level Viewing Significantly Increases Lesion Conspicuity. Desiree Morgan, MD, Bhavik Patel, MD, Mark Lockhart, MD.

Gastrointestinal (Diffuse Liver Disease: Noninvasive Imaging). Quantifying Hepatic Steatosis: An Intrasubject Comparison Between Spectral MDCT Virtual Unenhanced Images Using Material Density Analysis to Conventional Unenhanced Images Using Hounsfield Units. R. Kumbla BS, Desiree Morgan, MD, N. Fineberg, PhD, Lincoln Berland, MD.


Scientific Informal Poster Presentations

Gastrointestinal. Response Assessment to Abraxane Therapy for Stage IV Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Multireader Study of CT Predictors of Early Therapeutic Efficacy and Patient Outcome. Desiree Morgan, MD, John Thomas, MD, Heather Haddad, MD, J. Kevin Smith, MD, PhD, H. Shah, MD, J. Posey, MD.

Vascular/Interventional. Ultrasound-guided Thrombin Repair of Iatrogenic Femoral Pseudoaneurysms: Predictors of Success and Failure at 24-Hour Follow-up. Tammer Elaini, MD, John Thomas, MD, Therese Weber, MD, Michelle Robbin, MD, N. Fineberg, PhD, Mark Lockhart, MD.

Cardiac. Feasibility of Combined Adenosine Augmented SPECT and MDCT for Evaluation of Myocardial Perfusion and Coronary Artery Morphology. Satinder Singh, MD, A. Varga-Szemes, MD, S. Goetze, MD, Hrudaya Nath, MD.


Education Exhibits

Chest

The Road Less Traveled: Thoracic Venous Collateral Pathways Demonstrated on 64-Detector CT-Physiologic Versus Pathologic. Nina Terry, MD, Jubal Watts, MD, Satinder Singh, MD.

Musculoskeletal

MR Imaging of Partial ACL Tears: Educational Review with Clinical and Surgical Correlation. Michael Flick, MD, Matthew Larrison, MD, Michael Rodriguez, MD.

Neuroradiology

Clinico-Radiological Approach to Bilateral Basal Ganglia Lesions. Ahmed Abdel Aal, MBBCh, Asim Bag, MD, Joel Curé, MD, R. Shah, MD, Glenn Roberson, MD, K. Raghuram, MD.

Current Role of 18-F FDG PET-CT in the Imaging Paradigm and Management of Head and Neck Cancer. Pradeep Bhambhvani, MD, Surjith Vattoth, MD, Janis O'Malley, MD.

Radiation Necrosis: When to Suspect and How to Diagnose by Imaging. R. Shah, MD, R Jacob, MD, Janis O'Malley, MD, Peyman Borghei, MD, Bhavik Patel, MD, Joel Curé, MD.

The Dense Jaw: An Approach to Differential Diagnosis. Joel Curé, MD, R. Shah, MD.

Nuclear Medicine

Imaging Algorithm Prior to Epilepsy Surgery with Special Emphasis on Nuclear Medicine Techniques. Surjith Vattoth, MD, Janis O'Malley MD, Pradeep Bhambhvani, MD.

PET-CT in Gynecological Malignancies: Moving Beyond Cervical Cancer. Y. Gad, MD, Surjith Vattoth, MD, Michelle McNamara, MD, Mark Langston, MD, Pradeep Bhambhvani, MD, Janis O'Malley, MD.

Pediatric Thyroid Cancer: Controversies, Similarities, and Differences from Its Adult Counterpart, with Emphasis on Use of Radioiodine in Diagnosis and Management. Pradeep Bhambhvani, MD, Jon Baldwin, DO, T. Vaughan, S. Goetze, MD, Janis O'Malley, MD.

Radionuclide Therapy for Painful Bone Metastases. Y. Gad, MD, Jon Baldwin, DO, Luvenia Bender, MD.

Interventional Radiology

Endovascular Management of Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: What the Radiologist Needs to Know. Ahmed Abdel Aal, MBBCh, Souheil Saddekni, MD, Sherif Osman, MD, Maysoon Hamed, MD, MSC, Edgar Underwood, MD, Rachel Oser, MD, Peyman Borghei, MD.

The Dangerous Pulmonary Shunt: Endovascular Management of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations. Ahmed Abdel Aal, MBBCh, Souheil Saddekni, MD, Sherif Osman, MD, Maysoon Hamed, MD, MSC, Rachel Oser, MD, Edgar Underwood, MD, J. Kevin Smith MD, PhD.


Case of the Day

Cardiac Case of the Day. K. Cummings MD, Hrudaya Nath, MD, Satinder Singh, MD, Jubal Watts, MD, Kok Chye Tan, MD, et al.


Moderators

Genitourinary Series: The Abdominal Incidentaloma-What to Report for the Hepatic, Pancreatic, Adrenal, and Renal Incidentaloma. Lincoln Berland, MD, J Cronan, MD.

Gastrointestinal. Mark Lockhart, MD.

Gastrointestinal (Diffuse Liver Disease: Noninvasive Imaging). W. Chong MD, Mark Lockhart, MD, P. Nikolaidis, MD.

ISP: Gastrointestinal (Hepatocellular Carcinoma Diagnosis Update). Desiree Morgan, MD, J. Leyendecker, MD, R. Jha, MD.


Storyboard

Peer Review of CT Examination Quality at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. Deborah Flint, MBA, Lincoln Berland, MD, Donna Elam, ARRT.