This course provides a balanced overview of more traditional breast imaging, blended with the newest state-of-the-art breast imaging techniques and modalities. Special attention will be given to Breast MRI and Full Field Digital Mammography, as well as newly evolving technologies such as MR Spectroscopy, Tomosynthesis, and Phase Contrast Mammography.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Review the basic principles of screening mammography
- Outline the current applications of breast ultrasound in diagnostic, screening, and interventional settings.
- Describe the major aspects of Breast MR, including imaging techniques, biopsy techniques, and current indications
- Discuss the current medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer
- Delineate current and future applications of Full Field Digital Mammography, CAD and IDEBI
- Appreciate the evolving role of MR Spectroscopy, Tomosynthesis, and Phase Contrast Mammography
It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available at the registration desk for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosures will be made at the beginning of each lecture.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: April 8, 2007
Expiration Date: April 8, 2010