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Breast Imaging CME: Hot Topics Part II

Breast Imaging CME: Hot Topics Part II

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  • 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Video Online / On Demand
  • Certificate Included

Experts balance case and didactic presentations and share practical workflows and images at the workstation.
Presentations integrate multimodality practice of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Ultrasound, and MRI, with practical details for improving biopsies and patient interactions: help with challenges you face every day with the team you lead. A true luminary in Artificial Intelligence sifts practical reality from hype. Emergent responsibilities of physicians for facility performance warrant a special segment. 

This activity also satisfies the requirement of at least 8 hours (Category 1 credit hours) of Full Field Digital Mammography.

 


Table of Contents

DBT: Challenges and Pitfalls

DBT: Challenges and Pitfalls

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Steven Poplack MD, FACR, FSBI

 Dr. Steven Poplack shares practical experience, focusing on the challenges and pitfalls in digital breast tomosynthesis. 

 

Breast Cancer Staging and Treatment

Breast Cancer Staging and Treatment

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Kathleen Gundry, MD

Dr. Gundry teaches a fiercely practical approach. She roadmaps multimodality staging, depending on complementary, clinical, pathologic, and imaging information. She sorts out evolving treatment options as well. The experience she shares will help any radiologist on a breast care team meet the challenge of staying current.

Breast MRI in Benign Breast Disease

Breast MRI in Benign Breast Disease

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Steven Harms, MD

Dr. Steven Harms, a pioneer of MRI of the breast, helps us diagnose benign breast disease to minimize false positives.  Share his sessions at his workstation and workflows as he navigates efficient workflows, and narrates his thought processes, while clearly teaching the technical rationale for image processing approaches.

 

Breast Cancer in Young Women (Under the Age of Forty)

Breast Cancer in Young Women (Under the Age of Forty)

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD

While breast cancer in women over 40 years old is now most often detected by mammography screening, clinical symptoms still lead to diagnoses in younger women.  The breast care team can improve early diagnosis in these women by recognizing high-risk patients. Dr. Ojeda gives a concise, thorough review of breast cancer in young women with the goal of saving more lives.

Breast MRI: Quick and Easy

Breast MRI: Quick and Easy

  • 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Steven Harms, MD

Dr. Harms, a breast MRI pioneer, arguably has the most extended high volume experience with dedicated breast MRI. He shares his experience, including the rationale and examples as he drops a pearl. Share his workstation as he scrolls through workflows, discusses findings, and guides toward efficient, effective practice. The video enables you to back up and repeat as you please. 

 

The Nuts and Bolts of Fine Needle Aspiration and Core Needle Biopsies

The Nuts and Bolts of Fine Needle Aspiration and Core Needle Biopsies

  • 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Mohammad Eghtedari, MD

Dr. Eghtedari shares workflows, tips, and techniques for image guided breast biopsy, including efficient use of ultrasound and MRI guidance.

EQUIP: Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Program

EQUIP: Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Program

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Fabiola Vazquez, R.T. (R) (M)

Understand the origins and significance of EQUIP (Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Program) and assure your institutional preparedness for EQUIP inspection.

Fabiola Vazquez also shares with you tools you need to analyze mammographic image quality.

Evaluation of the Male Breast- Revisiting the 1%

Evaluation of the Male Breast- Revisiting the 1%

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD

Review incidence of male breast cancer, risk factors, and imaging appearance.  Learn about the ACR Appropriateness Criteria®, an invaluable tool available to guide the radiologist with up-to-date, evidence-based information to make choices about imaging techniques and modalities. Dr. Ojeda gives a comprehensive understanding of imaging protocols in male breast evaluation in order to provide the best possible care.

Artificial Intelligence: Practical Breakthroughs for Breast Imaging and Care

Artificial Intelligence: Practical Breakthroughs for Breast Imaging and Care

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Regina Barzilay, Ph.D.

Dr. Regina Barzilay, winner - among other accolades - of a MacArthur fellowship (unofficially known as the“genius grant”)  shows how you can improve care using computational analytics for richer insights to inform your medical judgment.

 

DCIS: How MRI Helps

DCIS: How MRI Helps

  • 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Steven Harms MD

DCIS remains a management problem in breast disease. Although management recommendations have not stabilized, MRI can now improve diagnosis and predictive value.  Dr. Harms, a pioneer in the development of MRI of the Breast, offers seasoned judgment of the spotty initial MRI data on DCIS. He then reviews specific current improvements in technology to improve the sensitivity with improved resolution and interpretive criteria, with illustrative examples showing recent technical contributions to diagnosis, with insight into the wide spectrum and emerging information on the predictive value of the diagnosis.

 

MRI of Women with Silicone Augmentation

MRI of Women with Silicone Augmentation

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Steven Harms, MD

A pioneer in developing MRI for breast imaging, Dr. Harms maintains a practical clinical perspective with vast clinical experience with every complication over four decades of breast MRI practice. A  technology leader, he weighs alternative clinical pathways that the radiologist can adapt according to local capabilities and individual patient needs. This presentation is likely the definitive current teaching on this topic.

 

MRI Case Conference

MRI Case Conference

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Steven Poplack MD, FACR, FSBI

Dr. Poplack shares cases selected from his vast experience. He leads us through the findings and thought process with multimodality options. Strict conformity with BI-RADS ® conventions elucidates nuances of management for the patient’s benefit for appropriate breast conservation.

  

 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Apply results of breast care-imaging research to clinical practice.
  2. Appraise the potential of tomosynthesis innovations and advances to enhance clinical practice and problem-solving.
  3. Apply knowledge and skills relevant to clinical practice of breast care-imaging.
  4. Evaluate the results of breast imaging quality improvement measures to improve patient care.
  5. Practice using personalized breast imaging examination reports that comply with BI-RADS™ structure to facilitate communication among the breast care team, scalable multi-center research, and individual outcomes assessment.
  6. Evaluate practical approaches to breast intervention for adaptation to local practice.

Regina Barzilay, Ph.D.

Regina Barzilay, Ph.D.

  • Delta Electronics Professor, EECS.
  • Faculty Co-Lead, J-Clinic
  • MacArthur Fellow
  • MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab

Steven Poplack MD, FACR, FSBI

Steven Poplack MD, FACR, FSBI

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Department of Radiology
  • Stanford University School of Medicine

Steven Harms MD

Steven Harms MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • University of Arkansas

Fabiola Vazquez, R.T. (R) (M)

Fabiola Vazquez, R.T. (R) (M)

  • Breast Imaging Supervisor
  • UC San Diego Health Comprehensive Breast Health Center

Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD

Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Medical Director, Breast Imaging
  • UC San Diego Health
  • Koman Family Out Patient Pavilion

Kathleen Gundry, MD

Kathleen Gundry, MD

  • Director of Breast Imaging
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
  • Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
  • Emory University School of Medicine

Mohammad Eghtedari, MD

Mohammad Eghtedari, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion
  • UC San Diego Health

  • Release Date: 03/12/2021
  • Expires after: 03/11/2024
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