This program is designed to provide a comprehensive review and update of both established breast imaging modalities along with advances in state-of-the-art techniques. A complete discussion – with emphasis on practical advice – of analog and digital mammography, breast ultrasound and interventional techniques will provide a strong foundation to advance to newer technologies. Identifying the role and interpretation of breast MRI will be given special attention.
After attending the course, participants should be able to:
Accurately interpret a screening or diagnostic mammogram.
Determine the appropriate workup of a breast lesion.
Accurately interpret breast ultrasound exams.
Determine the correct follow-up after needle core biopsy of breast lesions.
Establish sensible indications and techniques for breast MRI exams for their own facility.
Accurately interpret breast MRI exams.
Discuss the potential advantages and possible limitations of advanced modalities for breast imaging.
ACCREDITATION: The Duke University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION: The Duke University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
For more information contact:
Department of Radiology
Duke University Medical Center