Las Vegas April 2018

April 13-14, 2018– Encore at Wynn Las Vegas – Download brochure


Day One
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30 Decision-Support Tools for Radiologists
8:30-9:15 Acute Right Upper Quadrant Pain
9:15-10:00 Acute Left Lower Quadrant Pain
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break and Exhibits
10:15-11:00 Cystic Pancreatic Mass
11:00-11:45 Cystic Hepatic Mass
11:45-12:15 PM Questions and Discussion
12:15-1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30-2:15 Cystic Renal Mass
2:15-3:00 Focal Lesion in the Non-Cirrhotic Liver
3:00-3:45 Focal Lesion in the Cirrhotic Liver
3:45-4:00 Coffee Break and Exhibits
4:00-4:45 Abdominal Hemorrhage
4:45-5:15 Expert Level Case Challenges
5:15-6:00 Questions and Discussions


Day Two
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:30 Fluoroscopy in the CT-Endoscopy Era (Evaluation of Post-Operative Complications)
8:30-9:15 Bariatric Surgery
9:15-10:00 Anti-Reflux Surgery
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break and Exhibits
10:15-11:00 Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy (and Variants)
11:00-11:45 Expert Level Case Challenges
11:45-12:15 PM Questions and Discussion
12:15-1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30-2:15 Dilated Bowel
2:15-3:00 Small Bowel Wall Thickening
3:00-3:45 Colonic Wall Thickening
3:45-4:00 Coffee Break and Exhibits
4:00-5:00 Malpractice Issues in Abdominal Imaging
5:00-6:00 Questions and Discussion



Federle’s Master Tutorial in Abdominal Imaging: How to Develop an Expert Differential Diagnosis using Decision-Support Tools

The course is designed to provide the tools for participants to enhance abdominal imaging interpretation skills utilizing the latest imaging technologies. Lectures and cases will cover evidence-based practice techniques and protocols for improved accuracy in abdominal imaging applications.


By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

Objectives1. Describe the availability and use of decision-support tools for radiologists, to facilitate making more accurate and clinically useful diagnoses.
2. Create an interactive learning environment in which the registrants will be challenged to diagnose a large number of common and less common disorders by specific imaging tests with appropriate clinical correlation.
3. Describe the appropriate use of imaging modalities including CT, MR, sonography and fluoroscopy for the most important abdominal disorders likely to be confronted by radiologists.
4. Emphasize the need for critical thinking and judicious use of imaging, laboratory, and clinical testing.
5. Provide an opportunity for extensive discussion, questions, and feedback between the registrants and speaker.


Target Audience:

targetsThis course is intended for practicing radiologists and radiologic nurses, physician assistants, technologists, scientists, residents, fellows and others who are interested in current techniques and applications for abdominal imaging.


Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
April 13-14, 2018

encore_roomThe five star-five diamond Encore at Wynn Las Vegas is an all suite property located next door, and attached by the Esplanade, to the flagship Wynn Las Vegas. Each suite offers the luxury of space in a comfortable residential setting. They feature floor to ceiling windows with dramatic views, advanced technologies, and timeless design.

A special rate of $229.00 for weekdays and $259.00 for weekends (Friday and Saturday nights) per room per night for a Resort Suite (PLUS A daily resort fee of $25.00 plus 12% tax will be added to each guest room account) has been reserved for our conference participants. This rate is for single or double occupancy for a room with one king bed and is subject to tax. To receive this special rate, please make your reservation no later than 5pm on March 13, 2018. Rooms at this special rate have been reserved for attendees on a first come, first served basis and may sell out before the cut-off date.


Please ask reservations for availability and rates on suites. Additional charges apply for rooms with two beds and for more than two adults per room.

Don’t be disappointed by waiting too long; reserve your room now ONLINE HERE or by contacting Encore Room Reservations Department.

Phone:  Toll-Free at 1-866-770-7555 or direct at (702) 770-7000, or Fax: (702) 770- 1571 or by email to Please identify yourself as a participant of the CME Science Federle Abdominal Course, group code 6FED0418.

For more information on Encore and Wynn Las Vegas Resort, please visit their website at, or call (702) 770-8000.

Travel and Transportation

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Encore at Wynn Las Vegas is easily located just a ten-minute drive from Las Vegas’s McCarran Airport. Taxis between the airport and hotel are easy to get and average $20.00 each way.




Discounts on airfare and car rentals have been arranged for our conference registrants and their guests.

For United Airlines and United Express, and United Codeshare airlines (Lufthansa Airlines, All Nippon Airways), visit or call 1-800-426-1122 and use Z Code: ZWYZ & Agreement Code: 106440. US and Canada flights are 2-5% off discounted economy, business and first class, and 10% off full fare economy, business, and first class. International flights are discounted by 5-10%.

For Delta Airlines, Reservations and ticketing are available via When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code : NMP3U on the Search Flights page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328- 1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT. *Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.

For Alaska Airlines, Reservations and ticketing are available via When booking online, select Book, after entering in your desired departure/arrival cities, click Use Discount Code and enter: ECMX458. 

For Hertz Rent-A-Car, Call 1-800-654-2240, reference Convention Number use code: 04K20008. To book on-line click HERE

For Avis, Call 1 (800) 331-1600, reference the course and use AWD code: J906925 To book on-line click HERE

For Budget, Call 1(800) 842-5628 reference the course and use BCD code: Uo11183. To book on-line click HERE

For Enterprise and National, Call 1 (800) RENT-A-CAR reference the course and use code: L23J799. To book online go to or

For Advantage Rent A Car; Call 1 (800)-777-5500, reference the course and use discount code CD03541309. To book online click HERE

CME Science has negotiated a special discount with Super Shuttle and Execucar for a 10% discount. The group code (discount code) to use when making reservations is TBD.  You can  book your reservation on-line at


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