Webinar: Digital Subtraction Angiography With Significantly Reduced Radiation Dose

Imaging Technology News Webinar Series — Supported by an educational grant from Philips Healthcare

 

January 10, 2014
Presenter Michael Soderman, M.D., Ph.D.
This CME webinar will explain novel noise reduction technology for digital subtraction angiography and how this reduces radiation dose and affects image quality. The presenter is Michael Soderman, M.D., Ph.D., chief neuroangiography, Department of Neuroradiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. The webinar ill take place 2-3 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. 
 
This webinar is part of the Imaging Technology News Webinar Series — supported by an educational grant from Philips Healthcare.
 
 
When:
2-3 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 
 
Statement of Purpose/Need:
This webinar will explain novel noise reduction technology for digital subtraction angiography and how this reduces radiation dose and affects image quality.
 
Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Identify the working principle of dose reduction algorithms.
• Apply strategies to reduce radiation doses in digital subtraction angiography and fluoroscopy
• Summarize how the software may affect image quality
 
Intended Audience:
This webinar is intended for radiologists, interventional radiologists and neurologists involved in neuro-angiographic imaging. 
 
Presenter:
Michael Soderman, M.D., Ph.D., 
Senior consultant, Chief Neuroangiography and stereotaxy, Department of Neuroradiology, 
Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Associate Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
 
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.
 
Disclosure Information:
Current guidelines require that participants in CME/CE activities be made aware of all affiliations or financial interests that may be perceived as affecting the presentation of the faculty member. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the start of the educational activity.
 
Michael Soderman, M.D., Ph.D. 
Financial relationships: None
Discussion of off-label, investigational or experimental drug use: None
 
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning and Scranton Gillette Communications staff membersand others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have norelevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
 
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Questions about CME for this webinar? Please contact ACHL at lnovoryta@achlcme.org, or (773) 714-0705, Ext. 205.
 
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