Saturday, September 16, 2017

MRI of Common Pediatric Liver Lesions
7:00-7:45 a.m.      Registration & Continental Breakfast  

MRI Physics

Moderator: Govind Chavhan, MD, DABR

8:00-8:10 a.m. Welcome  
8:10-8:40 a.m. Practical MRI Physics: Back to the Basics
Suraj D. Serai, PhD
8:40-9:10 a.m. MRI Techniques for Faster, Free-breathing, Motion-resistant Imaging Michael Gee, MD, PhD
9:10-9:30 a.m.  Gadolinium Based Contrast Agents - An Update                                  
Daniel J. Podberesky, MD         
9:30-9:40 a.m. Questions & Answers                                                                                
9:40-10:00 a.m.      Break  

MRI of the Liver - SAM Session
Moderator: Geetika Khanna, MD, MS 

10:00-10:20 a.m.  Liver Transplantation in Children: Techniques and What the
Surgeon Wants to Know From Imaging                                                           
Jaimie D. Nathan, MD, FACS               
10:20-10:40 a.m. Role of MRI in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (Pre- and Post-)                    Geetika Khanna, MD, MS
10:40-11:00 a.m. Imaging of Liver Fibrosis/MR Elastography
Jonathan Dillman, MD, MSc
11:00-11:20 a.m. MRI of Common Pediatric Liver Lesions
Prakash Masand, MD
11:20-11:40 a.m. Hepatocyte Specific Contrast Material – Adenoma vs. Focal
Nodular Hyperplasia vs. Other – Where Do We Stand?

Andrew T. Trout, MD
11:40-12:00 p.m. Questions & Answers
12:00 p.m. Adjourn
12:00-1:20 p.m.      Lunch  

Chest MRI
Moderator: Rob Fleck, MD 

1:20-1:40 p.m.         MRI of the Pediatric Chest Wall: Deformities and Masses                          Eric Crotty, MD                        
1:40-2:00 p.m. MRI of the Airways and Lungs, Including Hyperpolarized Techniques Jason Woods, PhD 
2:00-2:20 p.m. MRI of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Airway Obstruction
Rob Fleck, MD
2:20-2:40 p.m. MRI of the Pediatric Mediastinum
Dianna Bardo, MD                       
2:40-3:00 p.m. Questions & Answers  
3:00-3:20 p.m.         Break  


Moderator: Ethan Smith, MD

3:20-3:40 p.m.           MRI in the Emergency Department                                                             Ethan Smith, MD                         
3:40-4:00 p.m. MRI of Peritoneal, Mesenteric, and Omental Masses
and Mass-like Lesions

Ellen Chung, MD, COL, MC
4:00-4:10 p.m. Questions & Answers  
4:10-5:00 p.m. Interactive Protocol Session
Liver MRI
Emergency Abdominal MRI
Abdominal MRI for Tumor Staging
DVT, Vascular Access Venous Imaging

Govind Chavhan, MD, DABR
Andrew T. Trout, MD
Ethan Smith, MD

Rob Fleck, MD
Stephan Voss, MD, PhD
Jonathan Dillman, MD, MSc
5:00 p.m.                  Adjourn  





CE Information

Target Audience

The target audience for this program includes pediatric radiologists, fellows, residents and MRI technologists who perform and report body MRI.

CE Accreditation Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Radiology and the Society for Pediatric Radiology. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 19.75 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.

Disclosure Information

To view the disclosure information for the 2017 Body MRI Course, click here.

SAM Credits

Qualified on July 14, 2017 select sessions from this activity meet the American Board of Radiology criteria for a self-assessment (SAM) activity and is designated for up to 5.25 SAM credits toward the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.