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Radiology in Crete, Greece - Scientific Program

Day 1: Monday, October 3                               


Moderators: Dr. John S. Pellerito and Prof. Apostolos Karantanas 


7:30am: Welcome – Dr. John S. Pellerito and Pr. Apostolos Karantanas 

7:35am: MRI of Knee Menisci and Mechanisms of Injury – Dr. William B. Morrison 

8:20am: Typical and Atypical Appearances of Lung Cancer – Dr. David M. Naeger 

9:05am: Imaging of Early-Onset Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee - Pr. Apostolos Karantanas 

9:50am: CNS Hemorrhage – Dr. James G. Smirniotopoulos 

10:35am: Coffee 

10:50am: Ultrasound of Adnexal Masses: Lookalikes and Pitfalls – Dr. Paula J. Woodward 

11:35am: Non-contrast CT of the Acute Abdomen and Pelvis – Dr. Douglas S. Katz 

12:20pm: Pitfalls in Venous Imaging – Dr. John S. Pellerito 

1:05pm: Comprehensive Approach to Lung Cancer Cases (SAM) - Dr. David M. Naeger 

2:05pm: Adjourn 

Day 2: Tuesday, October 4                              


Moderators: Dr. James G. Smirniotoploulos and Dr. Paula J. Woodward 


7:30am: Challenging Cases of the Acute Abdomen – Dr. Douglas S. Katz 

8:15am: Imaging the Found Down Patient: Non-Traumatic emergencies – Dr. James G. Smirniotopoulos 

9:00am: Thyroid in Children: A Radiologist’s Perspective- Asst. Pr. Maria Raissaki 

9:45am: What Can MRI Teach Us About Reading Bone X-Rays? – Dr. William B. Morrison 

10:30am: Coffee 

10:45am: Pulmonary Embolism Update: Controversies and Conclusions – Dr. David M. Naeger 

11:30am: First Trimester Ultrasound: Chorions, Amnions and Embryos – Oh My – Dr. Paula J. Woodward 

12:15pm: Ectopic Pregnancy: Pearls and Pitfalls – Dr. John S. Pellerito 

1:00pm: MRI of Injuries in High Performance Athletes and “Return to Play” (SAM) – Dr. William B. Morrison 

2:00pm: Adjourn 

Day 3: Wednesday, October 5                           


Moderators: Dr. Douglas S. Katz and Dr. William B. Morrison 


7:30am: The Complete Assessment of Pulmonary Nodules: CT and PET/CT – Dr. David M. Naeger 

8:15am: Scrotal Ultrasound: Testicular Masses – Dr. Paula J. Woodward 

9:00am: Pitfalls in Carotid Diagnosis: What to Look for and How to Avoid Them - Dr. John S. Pellerito 

9:45am: Optimization of Musculoskeletal MRI: Simple Tips to Improve Image Quality – Dr. William B. Morrison 

10:30am: Coffee 

10:45am: Doppler Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Disease – Dr. John S. Pellerito 

11:30am: Imaging of Acute Pancreatitis – Dr. Douglas S. Katz 

12:15pm: Tumor Markers: What Everyone Should Know – Dr. James G. Smirniotopoulos 

1:00pm: Scrotal Ultrasound: Extratesticular Masses (SAM) - Dr. Paula J. Woodward 

2:00pm: Adjourn 

Day 4: Thursday, October 6                                  


Moderators: Dr. Douglas S. Katz and Dr. James G. Smirniotoploulos 


7:30am: Cardiac Findings on Chest CT – Dr. David M. Naeger 

8:15am: CT of the Acute Female Pelvis – Dr. Douglas S. Katz 

9:00am: CNS Infections – Dr. James G. Smirniotopoulos 

9:45am: Imaging of Peripheral Nerves: Entrapment Syndromes - Consultant Radiologist Dr. Evangelia Vassalou 

10:30am: Coffee 

10:45am: Uterine Pathologies You Should Know: The Ultrasound Perspective- Dr. John S. Pellerito 

11:30am: MRI of the Foot and Ankle – Case-Based Review – Dr. William B. Morrison 

12:15pm: Urothelial Tumors – Dr. Paula J. Woodward 

1:00pm: Lord of the Rings Lesions: Differential Diagnosis (SAM) – Dr. James G Smirniotopoulos 

2:00pm: Adjourn 

Day 5: Friday, October 7                                         


Moderators: Dr. David M. Naeger and Dr. John S. Pellerito 


7:30am: Demystifying White Matter Disease – Dr. James G. Smirniotopoulos 

8:15am: MDCT of Acute Aortic Emergencies – Dr. Douglas S. Katz 

9:00am: Controversies and Pitfalls in Abdominal Ultrasound – Dr. John S. Pellerito 

9:45am: Adventures in the Retroperitoneum – Dr. Paula J. Woodward 

10:30am: Coffee 

10:45am: Update on Imaging in Acute Stroke – Asst. Prof. Afrosini Papadaki 

11:30am: Imaging of Musculoskeletal Infection: Core Concepts – Dr. William B. Morrison 

12:15pm: Lung Cancer Screening: How to Follow the Recipe – Dr. David M. Naeger 

1:00pm: Incidentalomas on Emergency Abdominal and Pelvic CT - What To Do? (SAM) – Dr. Douglas S. Katz  

2:00pm: Adjourn 

Essential CME Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists has approved the allocation of  

31.25 RANZCR CPD points for attendance at Radiology in Crete, Greece. 

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