National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium 2018


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National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™

World Class CME Clinical Update

Improve medical knowledge and skills in a variety of radiology subspecialties and body systems.

Gain Expertise in the Field

World Class CME’s National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium™ is a comprehensive program featuring 130 lectures across 10 subspecialties, including musculoskeletal imaging, breast imaging, breast MRI, gastrointestinal radiology, emergency radiology, genitourinary radiology, cardiovascular radiology, chest radiology, ultrasound, and neuroradiology. This course will help you to better:

  • Use MDCT imaging in evaluating the of the pancreas, liver, abdomen and bowel as a diagnostic tool
  • Apply ultrasound in gynecological, obstetrical, cardiovascular, venous, and thyroid evaluations
  • Evaluate genitourinary masses, cancer and infections with MRI
  • Understand the newest breast screening and diagnostic technologies
  • Use CT and ultrasound in cardiovascular evaluations
  • And more…


Chest Radiology

  • Lung Cancer Screening: Regulatory Issues – Caroline Chiles, MD
  • HRCT: Classic Cases You Will See, Part 1 – W. Richard Webb, MD
  • Lung Cancer Screening: Risk Prediction – Caroline Chiles, MD
  • HRCT: Classic Cases You Will See, Part 2 – W. Richard Webb, MD
  • Imaging of the Mediastinum – H. Page McAdams, MD
  • Lung Cancer Screening: Case-based Review – Caroline Chiles, MD
  • Thoracic “Incidentalomas” – H. Page McAdams, MD
  • Imaging of Pulmonary Embolism – W. Richard Webb, MD
  • Signs in Thoracic Imaging – H. Page McAdams, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiology

  • Sports Injuries of the Wrist: Pearls and Pitfalls – Laura W. Bancroft, MD
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries: Lower Extremity – Kirkland W. Davis, MD, FACR
  • Postoperative MR Imaging After Instability Surgery – Laura W. Bancroft, MD
  • MR Imaging of the Ankle and Foot 1: Bones, Ligaments – Mark W. Anderson, MD
  • MR Imaging of the Ankle and Foot 2: Tendons, Nerves and the Diabetic Foot – Mark W. Anderson, MD
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries: Upper Extremity – Kirkland W. Davis, MD, FACR
  • Sports Pubalgia and Pelvis Tendons – Laura W. Bancroft, MD
  • What Do I Need to Know About That Hardware? – Kirkland W. Davis, MD, FACR
  • MR Imaging of the Ankle and Foot 3: Mid and Forefoot – Mark W. Anderson, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Breast MRI

  • Controversies in Breast MRI – Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment – Katja Pinker, MD
  • Breast MR Interpretation – Chris Comstock, MD
  • Breast MR Biopsy – Tips and Tricks – Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Staging of Breast Cancer Using the Breast MR Coil – Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
  • Emerging Roles and Emerging Technology in Breast MRI – Katja Pinker, MD
  • Breast MR Case Review: BPE or Cancer? – Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • High Risk Screening with Breast MRI – Chris Comstock, MD
  • The Role of MR in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer – Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
  • DCIS and Invasive Carcinoma on Breast – Katja Pinker, MD
  • Optimizing Breast MRI for the Clinical Radiologist – Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Breast MR BI-RADS Update – Chris Comstock, MD
  • Lobular Carcinoma: MR – a Tool for a Difficult Cancer – Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR
  • Questions & Answers

Gastrointestinal Radiology

  • MRI of the Anorectum: Malignant Disease – Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • Evaluating Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis – Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Diagnosis and Quantification of Hepatic and Visceral Fat – Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • Complications of Bariatric Surgery – Richard M. Gore, MD
  • Multimodality Imaging of Solid Pancreatic Masses – Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • The Use of Positive Contrast in Abdominal CT – Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • Multimodality Imaging of Cystic Pancreatic Masses – Koenraad J. Mortele, MD
  • MDCT for the Detection of Peptic Ulcer Disease – Perry J. Pickhardt, MD
  • Evaluation of Cystic Hepatic Masses – Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Evaluation of Bowel Ischemia – Richard M. Gore, MD
  • Evaluation of Solid Hepatic Masses – Elliot K. Fishman, MD
  • Staging Upper GI Tract Malignancies – Richard M. Gore, MD


  • Six Diagnoses to Think About in Women with Pelvic Pain – Thomas C. Winter III, MD
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Sonography and Sonohysterography – Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD
  • Vascular Emergencies – Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Sonographically Guided Non-GYN Procedures: How I Do Them – Maitray D. Patel, MD
  • Routine 2nd Trimester Sonography – Why is the Cavum Septi-Pellucidi Important? – Thomas C. Winter III, MD
  • Ultrasound-guided Interventional Procedures in Gynecology – Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD
  • Just Say No(rmal): Uterine US Findings That Simulate Disease – Maitray D. Patel, MD
  • Basics of Carotid Ultrasound – Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Ultrasound-based Risk Stratification of Thyroid Nodules: The Mayo Clinic Scorecard – Maitray D. Patel, MD
  • Diagnosis of Early First Trimester Miscarriage – Peter Doubilet, MD, PhD
  • DVT Update 2017 – Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
  • Routine 2nd Trimester Sonography – What to Do with Those Pesky “Soft” Findings in 2017? – Thomas C. Winter III, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Breast Imaging

  • Tomosynthesis in the Screening Setting – Reni S. Butler, MD
  • The False Negative Mammogram – What Can We Learn? – Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD
  • Practical Steps to Increase Your Cancer Detection Rate and Decrease Your Recall Rate – Edward A. Sickles, MD
  • Improving Interpretive Performance at Mammography: Case Studies – Edward A. Sickles, MD
  • Ultrasound and Nipple Discharge – A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Breast Density and Screening Breast – Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD
  • Tomosynthesis in the Diagnostic Setting – Reni S. Butler, MD
  • Tricky Ultrasound Cases – Benign That Look Malignant and Malignant That Look Benign – Reni S. Butler, MD
  • Ultrasound Interventional Procedures – A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • The Multimodality Approach to Breast Imaging – Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD
  • Correlating Ultrasound with Mammography and Clinical Findings – A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Questions & Answers

Emergency Radiology

  • Thoracic Injuries 1 – Mark P. Bernstein, MD
  • Thoracic Injuries 2 – Mark P. Bernstein, MD
  • CTA of Gastrointestinal Bleeding – Jorge A. Soto, MD
  • Upper Extremity, Difficult Cases – O. Clark West, MD
  • Lower Extremity, Difficult Cases – O. Clark West, MD
  • Cervical Spine Injuries CT – Mark P. Bernstein, MD
  • Cervical Spine Injuries MR – Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • Thoraco-Lumbar Spine Trauma – O. Clark West, MD
  • MDCT of Bowel Obstruction – Jorge A. Soto, MD
  • Acute CNS Infections – Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • Bowel and Mesenteric Trauma – Jorge A. Soto, MD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury – Wayne S. Kubal, MD
  • Questions & Answers


  • MRI of Solid Renal Masses – Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
  • Imaging of the Acute Female Pelvis – Evis Sala, MD, PhD
  • Case-based Review: PIRADS 2 Simplified – Mukesh Harisinghani, MD
  • Case-based Review: Pitfalls in GU MRI – Hebert Alberto Vargas, MD
  • Imaging of Adrenal Masses – Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR
  • Algorithmic Approach to the Female Pelvic Mass – Evis Sala, MD, PhD
  • MRI of the Bladder and Urethra – Mukesh Harisinghani, MD
  • Imaging of Treated and Recurrent Prostate Cancer – Hebert Alberto Vargas, MD
  • Ovarian Cancer: Imaging in Treatment Selection and Planning – Evis Sala, MD, PhD
  • Cervical and Endometrial Malignancies: Added Value of Imaging – Hebert Alberto Vargas, MD
  • Case-based Review: GU Infections – Mukesh Harisinghani, MD
  • Case-based Review: CT Urography – Stuart G. Silverman, MD, FACR

Advanced Topics in Breast

  • Mammography – A Thousand Faces of Normal – Michael J. Ulissey, MD, FACR
  • Diffusion Weighted Imaging – How to Make it Work – Michael J. Vendrell, MD
  • Ultrasound of Breast Implants – A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • Radioactive Seed Localization – Michael J. Ulissey, MD, FACR
  • Case Studies in Diffusion Weighted Breast MR – Michael J. Vendrell, MD
  • An Introduction to Opto-acoustic Imaging – Michael J. Ulissey, MD, FACR
  • Z-011 and Imaging the Axilla – Is it Still Relevant – A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR
  • MR Cases to Leave for Your Partner – Reni S. Butler, MD
  • Questions & Answers


  • Cranial Nerves I-VI – Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
  • Imaging Epilepsy – Amit M. Saindane, MD
  • Spine Neoplasms – Erik Gaensler, MD
  • New WHO Tumor Classification and Tumor Markers – James G. Smirniotopoulos, MD
  • Cranial Nerves VI-XII – Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography Applications – Amit M. Saindane, MD
  • AVM’s: A-Z – Erik Gaensler, MD
  • Phakomatoses – James G. Smirniotopoulos, MD
  • Head and Neck Pearls – Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
  • Imaging of Dementia – Amit M. Saindane, MD
  • Sorting out White Matter Disease – James G. Smirniotopoulos, MD
  • Sellar and Suprasellar Diagnosis – James G. Smirniotopoulos, MD
  • Questions & Answers

Cardiovascular Radiology

  • Priming the Pump: Understanding CT of the Heart and Valvular Function – Amar Shah, MD
  • CTA of the Aortic Endostent: Pre and Post – Myron A. Pozniak, MD
  • Carotid Doppler Conundrums – John S. Pellerito, MD, FACR
  • Lumps and Bumps of the Heart: A Practical Approach to Cardiac Masses – Amar Shah, MD
  • Mesenteric and Renal Doppler Evaluation – John S. Pellerito, MD, FACR
  • Post Catheterization Groin Ultrasound – Myron A. Pozniak, MD
  • Acute Aortic Syndrome – My Chest Hurts When I Look at the Aorta – Amar Shah, MD
  • Another Day in the Vascular Lab: Interesting Cases You Need to See – John S. Pellerito, MD, FACR
  • Questions & Answers

Unique Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:

  • Utilize CT imaging for both lung screening and lung disease diagnosis
  • Image both upper and lower body musculoskeletal injury using MRI
  • Use MDCT imaging of the pancreas, liver, abdomen and bowel as a diagnostic tool
  • Hone ultrasound skills when conducting gynecological, obstetrical, cardiovascular, venous and thyroid evaluations
  • Develop a strategy for common emergency imaging scenarios
  • Design an approach to MRI of genitourinary masses, cancer and infections
  • Improve diagnosis of CT images of multiple specific neurologic medical conditions
  • Apply CT and ultrasound to cardiovascular evaluations
  • Improve assessment of breast disease with the use of MRI, ultrasound, 3D mammography and more

Intended Audience

This program was designed to improve the medical knowledge and skills of community radiologists who are called on to be well-versed in a variety of radiology subspecialties and body systems.

Date of Original Release: February 1, 2018
Date Credits Expire: February 1, 2021

Delivery Method

you will receive download link of the course, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime



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