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ARRS Practical Dual-Energy CT Throughout the Body 2021 (CME VIDEOS)


Proven useful in a wide array of applications—specific clinical indications and common incidental findings alike—this course covers the equipment and protocols to effectively utilize this modality in everyday practice. A valuable primer on a technology that can increase diagnostic accuracy, while mitigating the risks, delays, and costs of additional testing, the case-based portion of this course provides expertly guided looks at DECT imagery across a variety of applied scenarios.
Learning Outcomes and Modules
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

Summarize the basics of Dual-Energy CT (DECT) image acquisition, post processing, and issues pertaining to streamlined workflow among the various equipment vendors.
Recognize applications of DECT that impact patient care in the outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department settings.
Recognize how to optimize imaging protocols and improve image interpretation for neuroimaging, cardiothoracic imaging, abdominal imaging, pediatric imaging, oncologic imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging.
Apply DECT for problem solving in common imaging conundrums and acquire an increased awareness of DECT pitfalls and challenges.

Module 1—DECT: What You Need to Know First

The ABCs of Dual-Energy CT—Rendon C. Nelson, MD
Dual-Energy CT Scanner Descriptions—Aran M. Toshav, MD
Dual-Energy CT Dose Considerations: IV Contrast Material and Radiation—Erik Soloff, MD
Dual-Energy CT Workflow PACS vs Servers—Rajan T. Gupta, MD

Module 2—Neuroradiology DECT

Acute Brain Conditions—Rajiv Gupta, MD
Dual-Energy CT of the Brain, Head, and Neck—Dawid Schellingerhout, MD
Dual-Energy CT Applications for the Spine—Behrang Amini, MD, PhD
Case Review

Module 3—Pulmonary DECT

Dual-Energy CT of the Pulmonary Parenchyma—Myrna C.B. Godoy, MD
Dual-Energy CT of Pulmonary Nodules and Masses—Brett W. Carter, MD
Dual-Energy CT Techniques and Applications in Thromboembolism—Subba R. Digumarthy, MD
Case Review

Module 4—Cardiovascular DECT

Heart and Coronary Arteries—Carlo Nicola De Cecco, MD, PhD
Dual-Energy CT for Vascular Imaging of the Chest—U. Joseph Schoepf, MD
Use of Spectral CT for Vascular Imaging Optimization in the Abdomen—Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, MD
Case Review

Module 5—Gastrointestinal DECT

Dual-Energy CT: Implications in Liver Imaging—Amir A. Borhani, MD
Practical Dual-Energy CT of the Pancreas—Eric P. Tamm, MD
Abdominal Applications of Dual-Energy CT: Bowel—Mark Daniel Kovacs, MD
Case Review

Module 6—Problem Solving in Abdominal DECT

Dual-Energy CT of the Acute Abdomen—Desiree E. Morgan, MD
Abdominal Dual-Energy CT Contrast-Enhancement Considerations—Benjamin Yeh, MD
Dual-Energy CT: Pearls and Pitfalls—Zhen Jane Wang, MD
Case Review

Module 7—Genitourinary DECT

Dual-Energy CT in Renal Imaging—Jeremy Wortman, MD
Adrenal Imaging—Lisa M. Ho, MD
Dual-Energy CT for Gynecologic Malignancies—Priya Bhosale, MD
Case Review

Module 8—Musculoskeletal DECT

Gout and Arthritides—Savvas Nicolaou, MD
Imaging of Bone Marrow Edema and Hardware—Erin Colleen McCrum, MD
Case Review

Module 9—Multiorgan DECT

Pediatric Applications of Dual-Energy CT—Michael Gee, MD, PhD
Added Value of Dual-Energy in the Emergency Department—Aaron D. Sodickson, MD, PhD
Solutions to Your Dual-Energy CT Challenges—Daniele Marin, MD
Case Review

Module 10—DECT: Putting It All Together In Your Practice

Dual-Energy CT in the Emergency Department—Jennifer Watamura Uyeda, MD
Dual-Energy CT in the Outpatient Setting—Avinash Kambadakone-Ramesh, MD, FRCR
Dual-Energy CT in the Inpatient Setting—Giuseppe Vincenzo Toia, MD, MS
Case Review

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