|WEEKDAY EDUCATIONAL COURSE|
|Clinical Intensive Education Option|
|Female Pelvis & Bladder Imaging - Case-Based Education|
|ORGANIZERS: Talissa Altes, M.D., Shahid M. Hussain, M.D. & Evis Sala, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.R.|
|SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced|
|Monday, 9 May 2011|
two-hour course will utilize an audience response system. Topics
include bladder tumors, ovarian lesion characterization, ovarian
cancer staging and follow-up after treatment, and pregnant patients.
Lectures will address how to utilize MR imaging to:
« assess bladder tumors;
« characterize adnexal lesions;
« stage ovarian cancer and evaluate the treatment response and detect recurrence; and
« apply MRI to meet the diagnostic challenges of pregnant patients.
|Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:|
Apply basic MRI sequences to characterize adnexal lesions;
« Describe the role of MRI in staging and treatment of bladder tumors;
« Explain how MRI can be utilized in ovarian cancer for staging, treatment response, and the detection of recurrence; and
« Define the role of MRI in pregnant patients to optimally address diagnostic and management challenges.