Third Annual Body MRI Update

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Third Annual Body MRI Update

Third Annual Body MRI Update
Friday, March 27, 2009 - Sunday, March 29, 2009
Washington, DC


www.radlist.com/meeting.asp?meeting_id=2829

 

--> MEETING SPONSOR:
American College of Radiology
1891 Preston White Dr
Reston, VA  20191

Email: acrcampus@acr.org
Website: http://www.acr.org/
 
CONFERENCE CENTER:
The Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
Toll-Free (800) 321-3010

FAX (202) 879-7918
Website: http://www.washingtoncourthotel.com/
 
MEETING BROCHURE:
To view and print the meeting brochure, click here:
http://www.acr.org/SecondaryMainMenuCategories/MeetingsandEvents/FeaturedCategories/acr_meetings/ThirdAnnualBodyMRIUpdate/Brochure.aspx
 
MEETING DESCRIPTION:
Program Objectives:

- Understand basic principles of how to optimally image diseases in the abdomen, chest, and pelvis with particular attention to the liver, pancreas, kidney, prostate, female pelvis, and breast.
- Learn the basic building blocks of a comprehensive but fast scan.
- Learn the principles and methods of MRA.
- Learn the principles of functional imaging of the kidney and MRU.
- Interactive case review sessions will provide the opportunity to think through a variety of “real world” scans.

A special session will provide an update on nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) with a description of the different gadolinium contrast agents and relative association with NSF and suggestions for policies and procedures.

A special session on the business of MRI will provide an understanding of changes to codes, billing, and the finances of acquiring equipment and operating a viable clinical practice.