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UCSF Breast Imaging Update

Time: March 23, 2012 to March 25, 2012
Location: The Westin San Francisco Market Street
Street: 50 Third Street
City/Town: San Francisco, California (CA) 94103
Website or Map: http://www.starwoodmeeting.co…
Phone: (888) 627-8561
Event Type: radiology
Organized By: UCSF Department of Radiology
Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2012

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Event Description

UCSF Breast Imaging Update
Friday, March 23, 2012 - Sunday, March 25, 2012
The Westin San Francisco Market Street
San Francisco, California (CA), United States
Provided by UCSF Department of Radiology

CME Provider:
UCSF Department of Radiology
Postgraduate Education
3333 California Street, Suite 375
San Francisco, California (CA) 94143-0629
United States

Phone: (415) 476-5731
Fax: (415) 476-9213

Conference Center:
The Westin San Francisco Market Street
50 Third Street
San Francisco, California (CA) 94103
United States

Toll Free: (888) 627-8561
Phone: (415) 974-6400


Description:
At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:

1. Compare the considerations applicable to screening with different breast imaging techniques, including mammography, ultrasound, CT and MRI;

2. Describe and apply the rationale and expected outcomes for imaging surveillance of probably benign lesions of the breast;

3. Understand and apply the appropriate use of BI-RADS and become more familiar with recent updates;

4. Implement methods to reduce the number of false-negative and false-positive mammography interpretations;

5. Assist in diagnostic work-ups using interventional breast imaging procedures, including percutaneous sampling of nonpalpable lesions;

6. Recognize the indications, strengths and weaknesses of current breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques.

Self Assessment Module (SAM): Yes

Instructors:
UCSF Faculty: Bonnie Joe, MD; Edward Sickles, MD; Lori Strachowski, MD; Belinda Chang, MD; Dorota Wisner, MD, PhD; Elissa Price, MD; Nola Hylton, PhD.

Guest Faculty: Debra Monticciolo, MD.

Specialty Audience:
Radiology

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