Dushyant Sahani, MD
Director of Computed Tomography
Massachusetts General Hospital
Avinash Kambadakone-Ramesh, MD, FRCR
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Abdominal Imaging & Intervention
Massachusetts General Hospital
Kumar Sandrasegaran, MD
Section Chief - Abdominal Imaging
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Led by Dushyant Sahani, MD, this 3-day course focuses on how to improve your abdominal imaging service. It will cover up-to-date CT protocols, latest guidelines on managing incidentalomas, how to report complex post-operative CT, customizing reporting templates for cancer staging, with special reference to what the surgeon needs to know. The course staff offer their unique approaches to reporting many CT findings which are seen daily, such as dilated bile ducts, small volume nodes, misty mesentery. The course also discusses “Do not miss” cases in the major abdominal organs.
The course will cover the following topics:
- How to deal with focal liver, pancreas, adrenal and kidney lesions
- Pitfalls in liver, pancreas and kidney imaging
- Pitfalls in postoperative CT
- Newer CT technology, including dual energy CT
The course provides an individual, “hands-on” experience with a case simulator to teach physicians how to accurately acquire and interpret cases affecting various abdomen and pelvic organs and vascular structures performed in both routine and challenging scenarios.
Please note: This course will offer the optional Workstation Introduction session at 7:00am on the first day of the course.
Attendees who complete a minimum of 100 cases will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency stating they meet the Maintenance of Competence case requirement as specified in the ACR-SPR Practice Parameter for the Performance of Computed Tomography (CT) of the Abdomen and Computed Tomography (CT) of the Pelvis.
At the conclusion of this conference, participants will be able to
- Understand how to protocol CT studies for various clinical indications in the abdomen.
- Learn the multimodality investigation of liver, biliary, pancreatic and renal diseases.
- Confidently deal with complex CT including postoperative imaging.
- Apply algorithms to manage incidental lesions in the abdomen and pelvis
Full refunds, less a $250 administrative fee will be granted in response to written cancellation notifications received no later than 14 days prior to the start of the course. Notification of cancellation less than 14 days will be granted with a $500 administrative fee. No refund of any amount will be made for “no-shows” or cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the course.
Course Transfer Policy:
Transfers are permitted within Education Center meetings. Transfers made less than 2 weeks prior to the course will be assessed a $250 administrative fee. All requests for transfer must be submitted in writing. Only one transfer will be permitted per registration, additional transfers will be charged a fee of $250.
Late registrations received within four days of the course will be charged an additional $500 (Members-in-Training: additional $250).