Webinar | August 28, 2012

An Update on Dense Breast Tissue Management

Rachel F. Brem, MDPrincipal Investigator,ABUS Multicenter Prospective Clinical Trial

 

Imaging Technology News Webinar Series
-- Supported by an educational grant from U-Systems
 

Release date: September 27, 2012
 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ARCHIVE
 
Statement of Purpose:
Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) uses innovative, ground-breaking technology to efficiently supplement mammography and detect additional node negative, sub-centimeter invasive breast cancers. This webinar will provide an overview on the issues involving the management of dense breast tissue and potential strategies for incorporating ABUS into routine practice.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the challenges associated with screening dense breast tissue
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the current literature on breast screening ultrasonography
  • Identify potential limitations and benefits of traditional hand-held breast ultrasound
  • Explain the value of automated breast ultrasound (ABUS)
  • Implement an ABUS screening program that focuses on building breast density awareness, quality assurance and workflow efficiency
 
Intended Audience:
This course is intended for radiologists and other health care providers involved in the screening, diagnosis and management of patients with breast cancer, as well as technologists involved in the acquisition of images for breast imaging.
 
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.
 
Presenters:
 
Rachel F. Brem, MD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Radiology
Director, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center
The George Washington University
Washington, DC
Principal Investigator,
ABUS Multicenter Prospective Clinical Trial
 
 
Judy C. Dean, MD
Fellowship training in ultrasound at Stanford
Private Practice Breast Center for over 20 years
Co-authored trial of Automated Breast US and subsequent Reader Study
Santa Barbara, CA
 
Copyright © 2012 ACHL
 
Disclosure Information:
 Dr. Brem:

Type of financial relationships: Consultant and Research Support: U-Systems 

Discussion of Off-label, Investigational or Experimental Drug Use: None

Dr. Dean:

Type of financial relationships:  None

Discussion of Off-label, Investigational or Experimental Drug Use: None

 
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning and Scranton Gillette Communications staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
 
CLICK HERE TO VIEW ARCHIVE

Related Content

Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Imaging | July 28, 2017
Nancy Cappello, Ph.D., executive director and founder of Are You Dense Inc. and Are You Dense Advocacy, explains how
Volpara Solutions to Showcase Volpara Enterprise DDP Software at AHRA 2017
News | Mammography | July 11, 2017
Volpara Solutions Inc. will showcase its new Volpara Enterprise DDP software at the Association for Medical Imaging...
Fujifilm Showcases Digital Radiography, Mammography Innovations at AHRA 2017
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 06, 2017
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. will present its comprehensive portfolio of digital radiography (DR) and...
Solis Mammography Ranks No. 19 in Dallas Business Journal’s Middle Market 50
News | Mammography | June 30, 2017
June 30, 2017 — Solis Mammography was named the 19th fastest-growing, middle-market company in North Texas by the
GE Healthcare Announces First U.S. Installation of Senographe Pristina Mammography System
News | Mammography | June 29, 2017
GE Healthcare has collaborated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital (Boca Raton, Fla.) to bring a more comfortable...
New Study Highlights Breakthrough Therapy to Reduce Mammographic Breast Density
News | Breast Density | June 28, 2017
Stephen N. Birrell, M.D., Ph.D., presented breakthrough findings into the reduction of mammographic breast density at...
Therapixel Wins the Digital Mammography Challenge
News | Mammography | June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017 — French radiology technology company Therapixel was recently named the winner of the Digital Mammograp
MRI Plus Mammography Improves Detection of New Breast Cancer After Surgery
News | Breast Imaging | June 22, 2017
A new article published by JAMA Oncology compares outcomes for combined mammography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...
mammogram

Photo courtesy of Barco

News | Mammography | June 08, 2017
An analysis of breast cancer data revealed that many small breast cancers have an excellent prognosis because they are...
News | Mammography | June 07, 2017
Hologic, Inc. announced that the Genius 3D Mammography exam is now the only mammogram that is FDA-approved as superior...
Overlay Init