Two-point mDixon TSE for Water and Fat Separated MR Imaging in Pediatrics

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September 4, 2013
mDixon, MRI
Jeffrey Miller, M.D.

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Statement of Purpose/Need:
This activity will define and demonstrate the two-point mDixon TSE imaging technique to more robustly separate water and fat signals in pediatric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Its application allows faster time-efficient scanning, large field-of-view (FOV), allows fat-free imaging in challenging areas such as head, neck or spine, and provides four contrasts in one scan.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic principles of mDixon techniques
  • Identify the differences between mDixon and other traditional methods of fat suppression
  • Demonstrate clinical examples of improved image quality and diagnostic added value of mDixon images compared to standard fat suppression images

 

 

Presenter:

Jeffrey Miller, M.D.
Jeffrey Miller is a pediatric neuroradiologist at Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz., where he is the radiologist head of MRI. He also is an assistant professor of radiology at the Barrow Neurological Institute and University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix.

Intended Audience:
This activity intended for radiologists and MRI technologists.

Accreditation and Credit Designation:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) and Scranton Gillette Communications. ACHL is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Jeffrey Miller, M.D.


Financial relationships: None

Discussion of off-label, investigational or experimental drug use: None

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