SAM: ASHNR Programming: Update on Vascular Lesions of the Head & Neck SAM

Deborah R. Shatzkes, MD; Bernadette L. Koch, MD; Ashok Srinivasan, MD

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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:
  • Review of Modern Classification and Nomenclature of Vasoformative Lesions Deborah R. Shatzkes, MD
  • Imaging of Hemangiomas and Related Vascular Tumors Bernadette L. Koch, MD
  • Imaging of Vascular Malformations Ashok Srinivasan, MD

Objectives:

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

Review of Modern Classification and Nomenclature of Vasoformative Lesions Deborah R. Shatzkes, MD

  1. Clarify the biologic basis driving our modern understanding of vascular lesions
  2. Review the currently accepted classification scheme for vascular tumors and malformations, as presented by ISSVA

Imaging of Hemangiomas and Related Vascular Tumors Bernadette L. Koch, MD

  1. Review clinical and imaging characteristics of infantile hemangiomas with particular attention to the revised ISSVA classification.
  2. Review clinical and imaging characteristics of other vascular tumors with particular attention to the revised ISSVA classification.

Imaging of Vascular Malformations Ashok Srinivasan, MD

  1. Discuss the clinical presentation, imaging features and treatment options of vascular malformations in the head and neck.

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):

  • Deborah R. Shatzkes, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Bernadette L. Koch, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Ashok Srinivasan, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

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