ECR 2019 TOPIC PACKAGE

ECR Academies: Chest Imaging

  • 18 LECTURES
  • 437 MINUTES
  • 18 SPEAKERS
  • ESR MEMBERS €9
  • NON-MEMBERS €19

Learning Objectives:

Cavitary lung lesions

  1. To review the diagnostic criteria and differentials of cavitary lung lesions.
  2. To learn about the most common causes.
  3. To learn about an algorithmic approach to narrow the differential diagnosis.
 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)

  1. To understand the pathophysiology of LCH.
  2. To review key features on CT.
  3. To learn about the various stages of the disease.
 

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

  1. To learn about the current concepts on pathogenesis.
  2. To review the typical and atypical CT features.
  3. To learn about the tuberous sclerosis complex.
 

CT imaging of pulmonary hypertension

  1. To learn about the CT signs of pulmonary hypertension (PHT).
  2. To become familiar with the current classification of PHT.
  3. To be aware of the imaging features suggesting a thromboembolic origin.
 

Evaluating the pulmonary vasculitis

  1. To learn the common imaging features of granulomatosis with polyangitis (GPA).
  2. To learn how to differentiate between GPA and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss).
  3. To learn about the imaging features and differential diagnosis of pulmonary haemorrhage.
 

Rendu-Osler and Behcet's diseases

  1. To become familiar with the CT manifestations of these diseases.
  2. To identify imaging features determining outcome and treatment strategies.
  3. To learn about endovascular treatment modalities and complications.
 

CT phenotyping and visual assessment

  1. To learn about imaging-based phenotypes.
  2. To understand the limitations of visual assessment.
 

Quantitative imaging biomarkers

  1. To understand the role of quantitative imaging in identifying COPD phenotypes.
  2. To appreciate the recent development of quantitative imaging methods.
 

Is there a role for MRI?

  1. To learn about the morphological and functional evaluation achievable with MRI.
  2. To learn about the recent developments in lung MRI.
 

Lung adenocarcinomas with EGFR mutations

  1. To be aware of the importance of detecting epidermal growth factor receptor (EFGR) mutation.
  2. To learn about demographic and CT features suggestive of EGFR mutation.
  3. To learn about the various initial and follow-up CT features.
 

PD-L1 positive lung tumours

  1. To know about the impact of programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) positivity.
  2. To know how to evaluate the tumour response after immunotherapeutics.
  3. To be aware of the imaging features of immune therapy complications.
 

ALK-rearranged and other mutations of lung adenocarcinomas

  1. To learn about clinicopathologic features characterising anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-rearrangement.
  2. To learn about other mutations and their implications for management.
  3. To see some illustrative cases.
 

Cardiomyopathies

  1. To review the normal anatomy on standard chest CT.
  2. To learn about the CT signs of various cardiomyopathies.
  3. To learn about CT performance for the diagnosis of cardiomyopathy.
 

Coronary artery disease

  1. To review the normal coronary artery anatomy.
  2. To learn about calcium scoring on non-gated CT.
  3. To learn about the CT signs of healed myocardial infarction.
 

Fat and calcium in the heart

  1. To learn about physiologic changes.
  2. To review the main causes of fat and calcium.
  3. To learn how to differentiate pathologic from physiologic images.
 

Malignant mesothelioma

  1. To learn about the various presentation of malignant mesotheliomas.
  2. To learn about the role of PET/CT.
  3. To learn about the modified RECIST criteria.
 

Pleural carcinomatosis of thoracic and extra thoracic origin

  1. To review the CT signs of pleural carcinomatosis.
  2. To become familiar with the signs of dry pleural dissemination.
  3. To review illustrative cases.
 

Other pleural and juxta pleural malignancies

  1. To learn about the CT features of solitary fibrous tumours.
  2. To know when to suspect a desmoid tumour.
  3. To learn about pleural lymphoma.
 
By purchasing this course, you will be granted with on demand access to it for 365 days.