Thoracic Imaging (Society of Thoracic Radiology Clinical Update) 2017 (CME Videos) PDF & VIDEO   



Keep Up with the Latest in Thoracic Imaging

Thoracic Imaging – 2016 covers a broad spectrum of cardiothoracic imaging topics, including diffuse lung diseases, pulmonary infections, lung cancer screening, oncologic imaging, interventional techniques, and cardiovascular imaging.

It will help you to better:

      • Recognize basic concepts in imaging interpretation including pitfalls, anatomic variants and frequently missed diagnoses
      • Discuss the role of imaging in the screening, diagnosis, evaluation and management of cardiac disease, lung nodules, lung cancer, and other thoracic conditions
      • Describe current and emerging applications in radiography, CT, MR and PET
      • Apply a practical approach to the assessment and management of thoracic diseases

Discover New Guidelines

A comprehensive clinical update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in thoracic imaging provides a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ that can be used toward the ABR’s MOC Part II requirements. Available online, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.


Case of the Day – I

  • Case I – John W. Nance, MD
  • Case II – Milena Petranovic, MD

Diffuse Lung Disease I

  • ILD in Connective Tissue Diseases: Prospects and Issues – Sujal R. Desai, MBBS, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 1: Minimum Intensity Projections Improves the Assessment of Interstitial Lung Disease – Sonja Kandel, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 2: CT Characteristics of Interstitial Pneumonia with Autoimmune Features (IPAF) – Steven M. Montner, MD
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation – Jeffrey P. Kanne, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 3: Prognostication in IPF: Analysis of Longitudinal Change in Computer and Visual CT Variables and FVC – Joseph Jacob, MBBS (Hons), BSc (Hons), MRCS, MRCP, MTM&H, FRCR
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 4: Pulmonary Vessel Volume (PVV) Change, Versus Change in Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) as a Predictor of Mortality in IPF – Joseph Jacob, MBBS (Hons), BSc (Hons), MRCS, MRCP, MTM&H, FRCR
  • Recent Developments in Interstitial Lung Disease: Imaging and Its Implications for Therapy – Anna Rozenshtein, MD, MPH
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 5: A Multicentre Evaluation of Inter-multidisciplinary Team Agreement for Diagnosis in Diffuse Lung Disease – Simon Walsh, MD, MRCPI, FFRRCSI
  • Holes in the Lung: Time to Revisit the Definitions – James F. Gruden, MD
  • Sarcoidosis: Case-Based Review – H. Page McAdams, MD

Diffuse Lung Disease II

  • Labs and Lungs – Serologic Evaluation of ILDs and CTDs for the Radiologist – Travis S. Henry, MD
  • Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis: A Resurgent Problem – James C. Reed, MD
  • Smoking-Related Interstitial Lung Disease – Amita Sharma, MD
  • Thoracic Manifestations of Primary Histiocytosis – Daniel Vargas, MD
  • Drug-Related Lung Disease: A Refresher – Simon Walsh, MD, MRCPI, FFRRCSI
  • Non-infectious Diffuse Air-space Disease: A Case-based Review – Kathryn M. Olsen, MD
  • Eosinophilic Lung Disease: A Review of Clinical and Imaging Findings – Adam M. Bernheim, MD

Quality and Best Practices

  • Thoracic Imaging: Assuring a Value-added Service – Warren B. Gefter, MD
  • Clinical Decision Support and Thoracic Imaging – Todd R. Hazelton, MD
  • Optimizing Contrast Utilization – Irena Tocino, MD
  • Structured Reports in Cardiothoracic Imaging: A Practical Approach – Eduardo J. Mortani Barbosa, Jr., MD
  • Practice Quality Improvement Projects for Cardiothoracic Radiologists – Aine Marie Kelly, MD, MS
  • The Team Approach to Thoracic Surgery: Where are My Radiologists? – Diane C. Strollo, MD, FACR

Pulmonary Arteries and Aorta

  • Intramural Hematoma and Its Variants: How We Do It – Santiago Martínez-Jiménez, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT in Assessment of Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease – Rahul D. Renapurkar, MD
  • Pulmonary AVMs: Role of CT in Evaluation and Management – Kristopher W. Cummings, MD
  • SAMS Questions – Andetta R .Hunsaker, MD; Brent P. Little, MD
  • Learning with an Expert: Common Pitfalls with High-Resolution CT – David A. Lynch, MB

Case of the Day – II

  • Case I – Patricia M. de Groot, MD
  • Case II – Joao R. Inacio, MD
  • Case III – Jane D. Cunningham, MB, BCh, BAO, BMedSci

Lung Nodule/Cancer

  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 7: Framework to Personalize Patient Cancer Risk in Lung-Rads 1.0 and Fleischner Guidelines from NLST Data – Michael A. Morris, MD, MS
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 8: Texture Analysis (TA) of Early Stage Lung Cancer on Positron Emission Tomography / Computed Tomography (PET/CT) as a Predictor of Clinical Outcome Post Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) – Anastasia Oikonomou, MD, PhD
  • Lung Tumor Volumetry – Friedrich D. Knollmann, MD, PhD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 9: CT Evaluation of the Displacement of Lung Nodules Following Lobectomy – Priya K. Shukla
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 10: Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Cancer in an Academic Medical Center: Contributing Factors – Michael A. Kadoch, MD
  • Thermal Ablation of Lung Cancer: State of the Art – Christopher Lee, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 11: Modified Blood Patch Technique Reduces Pneumothorax and Chest Tube Rates for Percutaneous Lung Biopsies – Joshua D. Clayton, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 12: CT – Guided Fiducial Localization of Small Pulmonary Nodules Using Co-Axial Needle Technique: Our Initial Experience – Shaunagh McDermott, MD, BCH, BAO
  • Benjamin Felson Lecture: Evaluation of Incidental Pulmonary Nodules: Saving Lives or Wasting Time? – Michael K. Gould, MD, MS

Lung Cancer Screening

  • Update on ACR Lung Cancer Screening Registry – Ella A. Kazerooni, MD
  • Risk Stratification of Pulmonary Nodules – Theresa C. McLoud, MD
  • Indolent Lung Cancers: Significance in Screening – Jin Mo Goo, MD, PhD
  • Lung Cancer Screening in an Inner City Population: Trials and Triumphs – Linda B. Haramati, MD, MS
  • Scanlon Lecture: CT Screening: Lessons from the Canadian Trials – Stephen Lam, MD, FRCPC

New and Emerging Technologies

  • Use of Bone Subtraction Techniques in Evaluation of Chest Radiographs – Joseph G. Mammarappallil, MD, PhD
  • Digital Tomosynthesis: Pretty Picture or Improved Diagnostic Capability? – Sudhakar N. J. Pipavath, MBBS, MD
  • Update on Dual-Energy CT in Cardiothoracic Imaging – Prabhakar Rajiah, MBBS, MD
  • Noble Gas MR Imaging – Justus E. Roos, MD

Thoracic Oncology

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Staging: Where Are We Heading? – Ioannis “Johnny” Vlahos, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR
  • The Value of PET/CT in Lung Cancer Staging – David M. Naeger, MD
  • Modern Imaging of Esophageal Cancer – Brett W. Carter, MD
  • Zebras in Tumor Board – Juliana Bueno, MD
  • Structured Reporting: What the Oncologists/Thoracic Surgeons Need to Know – Maria C. Shiau, MD
  • SAM Questions – Carol C. Wu, MD, Fereidoun G. Abtin, MD

Case of the Day – III

  • Case I – Gregory D. N. Pearson, MD, PhD
  • Case II – Arthur S. Souza, Jr, MD, PhD
  • Case III – Katherine A. Kaproth-Joslin, MD, PhD

NASCI/STR: Advances in Cardiac Imaging

  • From Structure to Function: CT Approaches to Myocardial Ischemia Imaging – U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, FAHA, F-SCBT-MR, F-SCCT
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 13: Diagnostic Accuracy of Coronary CT Angiography Using 3rd Generation Dual -Source CT and Automated Tube Voltage Selection: Clinical Application in the Non-obese and Obese Patient Population – Christian Tesche, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 14: Comparison Between Dynamic Parameters on CTA and Echocardiogram for Detection of Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Dysfunction as Diagnosed by Right Cardiac Catheterization – Yoel Siegel, MD
  • Assessment of Diastolic Dysfunction Using Cardiac MRI – Seth J. Kligerman, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 15: The use of Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction to Significantly Improve Detection of Congenital Cardiovascular Anomalies in Infants Undergoing Free Breathing, Non-Gated, Ultra-Low Dose Axial CT Angiography – Seth J. Kligerman, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 16: Left Ventricular Late Gadolinium Enhancement Identified on Pre-procedure Pulmonary Vein Cardiac MR: Incidence, Pattern of Enhancement and Clinical Implications – Fareed R. Riyaz, MD
  • 4D Flow Imaging – Michael Hope, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 17: Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Program in a Large County Hospital Emergency Department: Initial Experience – Ashley E. Prosper, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 18: Prognosis and Pattern of Cardiac Metastases in Patients with Stage IV Cancer Evaluated with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance – Andrew J. Plodkowski, MD
  • Cardiac MRI in Patients with Pacemaker/ICD: How I Do It – Isabel B. Oliva, MD
  • TI Mapping – Kate A. Hanneman, MD

Cardiac Imaging: Back to Basics

  • Imaging of Cardiac Masses – Sanjeev Bhalla, MD
  • Shock Through the Heart: Review of Common and Uncommon Pacemaker/ICD System – Ahmed H. El-Sherief, MD
  • Imaging of the Atria: More Than Just Clots – Adam Jacobi, MD
  • Total Artificial Heart: Indications and Evaluation Pre- and Post-Procedure – Karin E. Dill, MD
  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Infiltrative Disorders of the Myocardium – Patricia J. Mergo, MD
  • Cardiac Stress MRI: How I Do It – Jared D. Christensen, MD
  • SAM Questions – Kaushik S. Shahir, MD, Robert M. Steiner, MD

Coronary Imaging

  • Normal and Variant Coronary Anatomy – Nikhil Goyal, MD
  • Anomalous Coronary Arteries Requiring Intervention – Prachi P. Agarwal, MD
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysms – Amar B. Shah, MD
  • Imaging of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts – Cheng Ting (Tony) Lin, MD
  • Coronary Artery Imaging in the ED – Eric J. Feldmann, MD
  • Coronary Venous Anatomy – Arlene Sirajuddin, MD

Education and Image Interpretation

  • An Introduction to Active Learning – Marc V. Gosselin, MD
  • Tips and Tricks for Using Mobile Devices to Improve Education and Patient Care – Charles T. Lau, MD, MBA
  • Using Osirix to Create a Collaborative Teaching File – Howard Mann, MD
  • A Physiological Approach to Chest Radiographic Interpretation – Andrew C. Yen, MD
  • Medical Image Perception and Perceptual Errors in Thoracic Radiology – William F. Auffermann, MD, PhD

Scientific Oral Presentation Session: Miscellaneous

  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 19: Optimizing Performance of Routine Contrast Enhanced Chest CT for Detection of Pulmonary Embolus Using Dual-Energy CT (DECT) – Scott Landreth, BS
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 20: Phase CT Pulmonary Angiography: Improving Contrast Enhancement in Failed Diagnostic Studies – Joao R. Inacio, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 21: Chest-CT at X-ray Dose Using Forward Projection Based Iterative Reconstruction and 1024 Image Matrix – Patrik Rogalla, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 22: Fat / Bone Ratio: A new Measurement of Obesity – Albert Roh, MD
  • Scientific Oral Presentation – 24: Impact of Nonvascular Thoracic MRI on the Clinical Decision Making of Thoracic Surgeons: A Two Year Prospective Study – Jeanne B. Ackman, MD

Mixing it up: Miscellaneous Topics

  • PowerPoint for Thoracic Radiologists: Improving Efficiency and Enhancing – Teaching Value – Brent P. Little, MD
  • 3D Printing Application in Medicine – Nadeem Parkar, MD
  • PET/CT Pitfalls in the Thorax – Mylene T. Truong, MD
  • Pitfalls in Chest CT: Pericardial Recesses Mimicking Lymphadenopathy – Girish S. Shroff, MD
  • Diseases of Thoracic Lymphatic System – Carlos S. Restrepo, MD
  • Bridges, Crypts, Tendons and Tics: Unusual Structures on Cardiac Imaging – Julianna M. Czum, MD
  • Imaging of Rejection in Lung Transplantation – Brett M. Elicker, MD

Pulmonary Infection

  • Update in Epidemiology of Pulmonary Infections in Immunocompromised Host – Gopal Allada, MD
  • Imaging of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Mimics and Uncommon Findings – Santiago E. Rossi, MD
  • Pulmonary Infections: Rational Approach to Imaging on MDCT – Constantine A. Raptis, MD
  • Hemorrhagic and Vascular Complications of Lung Infections – Tomas C. Franquet, MD
  • Atypical Infections: Can We Be More Specific? – Laura E. Heyneman, MD
  • Fungal Pneumonias: Keys to the Diagnoses – Loren H. Ketai, MD
  • SAM Questions – Archana Laroia, MD; Maria C. Shiau, MD

Mediastinum & Pleura

  • How I Do It: The Approach to the Anterior Mediastinal Mass – Edith M. Marom, MD
  • The Indeterminate Mediastinal Mass: Added Value of MR and PET/CT – Rachna Madan, MD
  • The CT-Guided Mediastinal Biopsy: A Case Based Approach to Minimizing Complications – Andrew J. Bierhals, MD, MPH
  • Mediastinal Widening in Trauma: Aortic Injury and Beyond – Archana Laroia, MD
  • MRI of the Pleura – Jeanne B. Ackman, MD
  • Thinking Outside the Pleura: Multi-modality Imaging of Chest Wall Neoplasms – John P. Lichtenberger III, MD

COPD & Airways

  • CT-definable Phenotypes of COPD – Sushilkumar K. Sonavane, MD
  • Cystic Fibrosis in the Adult Population – Susan K. Hobbs, MD, PhD
  • Dynamic CT of Large Airways in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tracheobronchomalacia – H. Henry Guo, MD, PhD
  • The Cough That Won’t Go Away: Imaging Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of Bronchiectasi – Ami N. Rubinowitz, MD
  • Airways Imaging in Hemoptysis – Diana Litmanovich, MD

Product Details

  • Date of Original Release: May 13, 2016
  • Oakstone Price: $1,095.
  • Format: MP4 Videos + PDF Syllabus + MCQs.
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