Program & Objectives

September 7-8, 2017– Wyndham New Yorker, NYC – Download Brochure

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Day One
Time
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
Time
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.