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Digital Mammography New Game-New Rules

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Digital Mammography New Game-New Rules

Time: April 17, 2010 all day
Location: Physician Office Center Building
Street: 1 Amalia Drive
City/Town: Buckhannon, WV 26201
Event Type: digital, mammography, new, game-new, rules
Organized By: Advanced Health Education Center in Partnership with St. Joseph’s Hospital
Latest Activity: Dec 22, 2009

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Event Description

Digital Mammography New Game-New Rules
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Buckhannon, WV

MEETING SPONSOR:

Advanced Health Education Center in Partnership with St. Joseph’s Hospital
8502 Tybor Drive
Houston, TX 77074
Toll-Free 800-239-1361
713-772-0157
Website: http://aheconline.com

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Physician Office Center Building
1 Amalia Drive
Buckhannon, WV 26201

MEETING BROCHURE:
To view and print the meeting brochure, click here:
http://aheconline.com

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
New Game – New Rules! Join us to learn not only how to play the game but excel at it! Film screen mammography has been the standard, but digital is here for many of us.

Full field digital mammography (FFDM) and computed radiography mammograms (CRM) are replacing film screen mammograms at a number of facilities. This technology is versatile and has the ability to gather more information than ever before. Post processing techniques, tomosynthesis, contrast subtraction, CAD and many more are tools are available to help detect breast cancers. Join us to see the use of digital imaging in mammography to understand digital imaging and its use in mammography.

Course Topics
Introduction
• History / A Blast from the Past
• Previous Modalities
• Complementary Modalities
• Look How Far We Have Come!

Terminology and Physics
• New Terminology for Film Screen Mammographers
• The Digital Mammography Unit • The Similarities; the Differences
• Detector Technologies • The Detector’s Performance
- DR Vs CR
- Physics of Digital Imaging

Positioning and the Technique Chart
• Detector Size and Positioning Strategies
• Magnification
• Image Critique/Positioning Standards
• AEC/Grids
• Technical Factors

Image Acquisition, Image Review and Image Optimization
• Acquisition Workstation
- Review Workstation

INSTRUCTORS:
Sprinkle-Vincent

CME HOURS: 8

LECTURE TOPICS:
Mammography/Women's Imaging

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