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From Glaciers to Galactograms: A Breast Imaging Alaskan Adventure!

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From Glaciers to Galactograms: A Breast Imaging Alaskan Adventure!

Time: August 30, 2009 to September 6, 2009
Location: Mediterranean Cruise, INTL
City/Town: Mediterranean Cruise
Website or Map: http://radlist.com/meeting.as…
Event Type: a, breast, imaging, alaskan, adventure!
Organized By: International Institute for CME
Latest Activity: Mar 11, 2009

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Event Description

From Glaciers to Galactograms: A Breast Imaging Alaskan Adventure!
Sunday, August 30, 2009 - Sunday, September 6, 2009
Mediterranean Cruise, INTL

MEETING SPONSOR:
International Institute for CME

P.O. Box 350
Springville, AL 35146
(205) 467-0290
FAX (205) 467-0195
Email: iicmemail@gmail.com
Website: http://www.riicme.net

CONFERENCE CENTER:
Mediterranean Cruise - Voyager of the Seas Mercury
Mediterranean Cruise, INTL

MEETING DESCRIPTION:
Course Description

This course provides a balanced overview of the basics 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 Tomosynthesis, Phase Contrast Mammography, Whole Breast Ultrasound, and Molecular Imaging.

Instructional Objectives

• 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 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 and CAD.

• Appreciate the evolving role of Tomosynthesis, Phase Contrast Mammography, Whole Breast Ultrasound, and Molecular Imaging.



INSTRUCTORS:
Linver, Newstead, Schmidt

CME HOURS: not listed

LECTURE TOPICS:
Mammography/Women's Imaging

ACTIVITIES: Sail/Cruise

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