Practical Dual-Energy CT Throughout the Body

Online Course Package With Book

Proven useful in a wide array of applications—specific clinical indications and common incidental findings alike—this course covers the equipment and protocols to effectively utilize this modality in everyday practice. A valuable primer on a technology that can increase diagnostic accuracy, while mitigating the risks, delays, and costs of additional testing, the case-based portion of this course provides expertly guided looks at DECT imagery across a variety of applied scenarios.

Earn credit at your own pace through May 31, 2024 and continue to access your videos until June 1, 2031. See below for detailed information and learning outcomes.

 

This course package offers 25 CME and SA-CME Credits following completion of an online test.

ARRS Member price: $745
ARRS In-Training Member price: $375
Nonmember price: $1,499

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Or consider the stand-alone book.

Video content for this Online Course will be available to view until June 1, 2031, which is ten years following the issuance date of this course. ARRS reserves the right to remove video content before the end of the ten year period. Video content that contradicts current science or misleads the viewer based on changes to accepted clinical practice may be removed on a case-by-case basis.

Learning Outcomes and Modules  

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Summarize the basics of Dual-Energy CT (DECT) image acquisition, post processing, and issues pertaining to streamlined workflow among the various equipment vendors.
  • Recognize applications of DECT that impact patient care in the outpatient, inpatient, and emergency department settings.
  • Recognize how to optimize imaging protocols and improve image interpretation for neuroimaging, cardiothoracic imaging, abdominal imaging, pediatric imaging, oncologic imaging, and musculoskeletal imaging.
  • Apply DECT for problem solving in common imaging conundrums and acquire an increased awareness of DECT pitfalls and challenges.

Module 1—DECT: What You Need to Know First

  • The ABCs of Dual-Energy CT—Rendon C. Nelson, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT Scanner Descriptions—Aran M. Toshav, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT Dose Considerations: IV Contrast Material and Radiation—Erik Soloff, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT Workflow PACS vs Servers—Rajan T. Gupta, MD

Module 2—Neuroradiology DECT

  • Acute Brain Conditions—Rajiv Gupta, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT of the Brain, Head, and Neck—Dawid Schellingerhout, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT Applications for the Spine—Behrang Amini, MD, PhD
  • Case Review

Module 3—Pulmonary DECT

  • Dual-Energy CT of the Pulmonary Parenchyma—Myrna C.B. Godoy, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT of Pulmonary Nodules and Masses—Brett W. Carter, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT Techniques and Applications in Thromboembolism—Subba R. Digumarthy, MD
  • Case Review

Module 4—Cardiovascular DECT

  • Heart and Coronary Arteries—Carlo Nicola De Cecco, MD, PhD
  • Dual-Energy CT for Vascular Imaging of the Chest—U. Joseph Schoepf, MD
  • Use of Spectral CT for Vascular Imaging Optimization in the Abdomen—Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, MD
  • Case Review

Module 5—Gastrointestinal DECT

  • Dual-Energy CT: Implications in Liver Imaging—Amir A. Borhani, MD
  • Practical Dual-Energy CT of the Pancreas—Eric P. Tamm, MD
  • Abdominal Applications of Dual-Energy CT: Bowel—Mark Daniel Kovacs, MD
  • Case Review

Module 6—Problem Solving in Abdominal DECT

  • Dual-Energy CT of the Acute Abdomen—Desiree E. Morgan, MD
  • Abdominal Dual-Energy CT Contrast-Enhancement Considerations—Benjamin Yeh, MD 
  • Dual-Energy CT: Pearls and Pitfalls—Zhen Jane Wang, MD
  • Case Review

Module 7—Genitourinary DECT

  • Dual-Energy CT in Renal Imaging—Jeremy Wortman, MD
  • Adrenal Imaging—Lisa M. Ho, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT for Gynecologic Malignancies—Priya Bhosale, MD
  • Case Review

Module 8—Musculoskeletal DECT

  • Gout and Arthritides—Savvas Nicolaou, MD
  • Imaging of Bone Marrow Edema and Hardware—Erin Colleen McCrum, MD
  • Case Review

Module 9—Multiorgan DECT

  • Pediatric Applications of Dual-Energy CT—Michael Gee, MD, PhD
  • Added Value of Dual-Energy in the Emergency Department—Aaron D. Sodickson, MD, PhD
  • Solutions to Your Dual-Energy CT Challenges—Daniele Marin, MD
  • Case Review

Module 10—DECT: Putting It All Together In Your Practice

  • Dual-Energy CT in the Emergency Department—Jennifer Watamura Uyeda, MD
  • Dual-Energy CT in the Outpatient Setting—Avinash Kambadakone-Ramesh, MD, FRCR
  • Dual-Energy CT in the Inpatient Setting—Giuseppe Vincenzo Toia, MD, MS
  • Case Review
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The ARRS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 25 American Board of Radiology©, MOC Part II, Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME.) Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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The ARRS Online Categorical Course is an Accredited Self- Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the NEW Maintenance of Certification program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), and has been approved by the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) for a maximum of 2 credit hours per module.

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