SAM: ASPNR Programming: Placenta and Imaging of the Immature Brain SAM

Orit A. Glenn, MD; Beth M. Kline-Fath; Denise Pugash, BSc, MD, CM, FRCPC; Dawn Gano, MD, MAS

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Date of Activity Release: August 27, 2018
Date of Activity Expiration: August 26, 2021

Target Audience:

The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2018 will focus on adding value and improving healthcare in neuroradiology. It will center on how neuroimaging adds value in many subspecialty areas, including brain, spine, head & neck, pediatric and neurointerventional procedures. The target audience will include practicing neuroradiologists, other radiologists charged with interpreting neuroimaging studies, radiology fellows andresidents, neuroscientists interested in the latest advances, and non-radiology colleagues whose practices include neuroimaging. Dedicated topic areas include screening and diagnostic neuroimaging, evidence based neurointerventional treatment, emergency neuroimaging use and usefulness, advanced imaging strategies, and healthcare reform.

About This Module:

This module is composed of following parts:
  • A Primer of Fetal Neuroimaging: Value Added Orit A. Glenn, MD
  • Twin Gestational Pregnancies: Imaging the Immature Brain and Placental Correlates Beth M. Kline-FathInfection and the Immature Brain: Placental Correlates and Advanced Ultrasound Imaging Denise Pugash, BSc, MD, CM, FRCPC
  • Clinical Value and Counselling of Patients in Relation to Fetal and Neonatal Neuroimaging Dawn Gano, MD, MAS

Objectives:

Upon completion of this module, participants should be able to:

A Primer of Fetal Neuroimaging: Value Added Orit A. Glenn, MD

  1. Review the additive value of fetal MRI
  2. Identify ways to improve the added value of fetal MRI

Twin Gestational Pregnancies: Imaging the Immature Brain and Placental CorrelatesBeth M. Kline-Fath

  1. Review the placental pathology that causes twin twin transfusion syndrome.
  2. Illustrate the role of fetal MRI in defining ischemic lesions that occur in twin gestations.

Infection and the Immature Brain: Placental Correlates and Advanced Ultrasound Imaging Denise Pugash, BSc, MD, CM, FRCPC

  1. Describe imaging features associated with transplacental fetal infection.
  2. Discuss the role of the placenta in the causation of brain injury.
  3. Illustrate adverse effects of a spectrum of infectious entities.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this activity.

Accreditation Statement

The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

ASNR designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Physician Participation:

Each physician will listen to each audio self-directed module while following along with the visual slides. Upon completion, each physician will answer evaluation questions and pass a post test with at least a score of 80% to receive their CME certificate.

Disclosures: All individuals in control of content have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved (C7 SCS 6.1-6.2, 6.5)

Planner(s):

  • Pina C. Sanelli, MD, MPH, FACR, 2018 Program Chair/President-Elect, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD, Chair, ASNR Education Committee, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Angelo Artemakis, ASNR staff, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Sheryl Morgan, AMEDCO, has no relevant financial relationships.

Presenter(s):

  • Orit A. Glenn, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Beth M. Kline-Fath, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Denise Pugash, BSc, MD, CM, FRCPC, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Dawn Gano, MD, MAS, has no relevant financial relationships.

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