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Online Web Activities

  • Cholecystokinin-Cholescintigraphy: Refining the Methodology

To participate in this on-demand web program (valid thru May 31, 2019) click here

This program reviews the use of CCK-CS in the diagnosis of chronic abdominal pain and gallbladder dysfunction, including refinements to the methodology of gallbladder stimulation and imaging. For nuclear medicine physicians, pharmacists, and radiologic technologists.


  • The Role of Positron Emission Tomography in the Physiologic Assessment

To participate in this on-demand web program (valid thru August 1, 2019) click here

This program will discuss the following:

  • Discuss the basics of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging and how PET differs from standard single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
  • Explain the differences in radiation exposure and convenience between PET and SPECT
  • Discuss evaluation of coronary flow reserve, myocardial perfusion, and absolute myocardial flow by PET imaging and their value in the assessment and management of coronary artery disease (CAD)
  • Introduce the concept of Coronary Flow Capacity and the potential impact on patient care
  • Use cardiac PET imaging to help identify patients for whom revascularization procedures may reduce coronary events
  • Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of commonly used cardiac PET radiotracers, including rubidium-82 and nitrogen-13 ammonia
  • Understand current challenges in nuclear

  • Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Starting A Cardiac Pet Program (But were afraid to ask)

To participate in this on-demand web program click here

This program will discuss the following:

  • The basics of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging and how PET differs from standard single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
  • The benefits and disadvantages of commonly used cardiac PET radiotracers, including rubidium-82 and nitrogen-13 ammonia
  • The varieties of cardiac imaging studies that can be obtained with PET
  • The design and build associated with cardiac PET imaging
  • The camera varieties associated with cardiac PET imaging
  • The financing behind a cardiac PET program, including upfront capital, ongoing costs, and reimbursement

  • Clinical Cardiac PET- The Basics to Advance Clinical Applications

To participate in this on-demand web program click here

This program will discuss the following:

  • Benefits of PET vs. SPECT
  • Quantification of absolute myocardial blood flow
  • Pitfalls in achieving accuracy and reproducibility in quantification of absolute myocardial blood flow
  • Coronary flow capacity as a standard for severity of CAD
  • Cardiac sarcoid imaging with PET

 
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