Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Radiology

Radiological Society of North America 2015 Annual Meeting

Northwestern Radiology at RSNA 2015

Northwestern Radiology wrapped up another productive year by participating in the 101th scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) in Chicago. Department faculty made their presence known in a number of refresher courses, education exhibits, and posters. RSNA also honored several faculty members with awards. This year’s meeting took place from November 29 to December 4. Presentations (with awards noted) from Northwestern Radiology included:

MULTISESSION COURSES

J Carr

4D Flow MRI: Techniques and Clinical Applications   

FH Miller

Applications of DWI in Clinical Practice: When It Does and Doesn't Help 

REFRESHER COURSES

J Carr

4D Flow MRI 

M Markl

Blood Flow in the Thoracic Aorta Elucidated with 3D Models

EB Mendelson

BI-RADS for Ultrasound: An Interactive Course and SAM        

EB Mendelson

The Postsurgical Breast

CA Molvar, KT Sato, AA Nemcek Jr., RJ Lewandowski, R Gupta, TD Wilkin, KL Keele, MH Hamblin, TA Matalon, E Hohlastos, AJ Lipnik, C Baron, PM Amin

Real-time Interventional US (Hands-on)           

V Yaghmai

The Role of Advanced Imaging in Unraveling the Secrets of Ancient Art and Artifacts

EDUCATION EXHIBITS

S Abboud, JK Blount, A Shaibani, BP Liu (certificate of merit award)

Evidence-based Review of Best Practices for Epidural Steroid Injections  

K Buch, A Fujita, Y Kawashima, MN Chapman, Khairuddin Memon, BP Liu, QY Malabeh, J Xiao  O Sakai,

A Little Bit of MSK in the Head and Neck

S Floyd, S Rao, M Solari-Font, J Wolfman, J Franz

Not Just for Women: Spectrum of Appearances and Presentations in 22 Cases of Biopsy-proven Male Breast Malignancy at a Single Institution over the Past 10 Years           

JM Horowitz, SK Venkatesh, BM Yeh, AC Silva, KS Jhaveri, FH Miller

Noninvasive Diagnosis of Liver Fibrosis: A Primer for Radiologists

V Lewis, F Sodagari, A Arslanoglu, A Seyal, F Miller, V Yaghmai(identified for RadioGraphics)

Cholangiocarcinoma: Typical, Unusual, and Mimics   

C Lindquist, SZ Adam, J Sanders, C Parada, NA Hammond, DE Morgan, R Keswani, FH Miller

Catch Me If You Can: Early Detection of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma on Imaging 

K Matsuo, E Tarkowski, IM Omar, KJ Blount, JD Samet, TH Grant

Guide to Sonographic Evaluation of Uncommonly Assessed Upper Extremity Peripheral Nerves: Technique, Anatomy, and Clinical Syndromes

C Parada, SZ Adam, J Sanders, P Nikolaidis, V Yaghmai, FH Miller(identified for RadioGraphics)

Eureka! Urachal Abnormalities Made Simpler

JL Richard, JM Horowitz, LI Segal, DD Casalino, EJ Russell, BP Liu

Radiology Education of Physician Extenders: What Role Should Radiologists Play and What Are the Benefits?       

F Sodagari, A Arslanoglu, A Seyal, N Hammond, Y Velichko, V Yaghmai(identified for RadioGraphics)

Low kV CT Imaging: Using the CT Scanner to Its Fullest Potential     

E Tarkowski, KJ Blount, IM Omar

Shoulder Injuries in the Overhead Throwing Athlete: Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Common Pathology        

B Trinh, B Allen, R Lewendowski, J Carr, J Collins

NC-MRA: Techniques & Applications      

J Youngner, E Tarkowski, JD Samet, IM Omar, KJ Blount(received certificate of merit award)

Just Drill It: Advantages of Performing CT Guided Bone Biopsy with a Powered Mechanical Drill Device       

ML Wells, KS Jhaveri, AC Silva, FH Miller, JM Horowitz, MA Ohliger, BM Yeh, RL Ehman, SK Venkatesh(received cum laude award, identified for RadioGraphics)

Magnetic Resonance Elastography Stiffness Maps: What Do They Tell Us?

SCIENTIFIC FORMAL (ORAL ABSTRACT) PRESENTATIONS

B Allen, M Carr, V Chowdhary, M Zenge, M Schmidt, M Nadar, B Spottiswoode, J Collins, J Carr

Accelerated Real-time Cardiac MRI Using Iterative SENSE Reconstruction: Comparing Performance in Sinus Rhythm and Atrial Fibrillation           

A Arslanoglu, F Sodagari, A Seyal, Z Zhang, R Salem, V Yaghmai

The Effect of Yttrium-90 Radioembolization on the Growth Kinetics of Treated and Untreated Colorectal Liver Metastasis

KR Desai, JL Laws, S Mouli, J Karp, RK Ryu, RJ Lewandowski

When Are Advanced Inferior Cava Filter Retrieval Techniques Necessary? An Analysis in 724 Procedures     

AR Honarmand, C Wu, SE Schoenemand, R Kuhn, S Schnell, SA Ansari, A Shaibani, M Markl

Quantification of Age and Gender Dependence of Normal Cardiac and Intracranial Blood Flow in Pediatric Volunteers Using 2D Phase Contrast and 4D Flow MR Imaging          

K Lin

Reproducibility of Cine Displacement Encoding with Stimulated Echoes (DENSE) in Human Subjects 

EI Neuschler, AT Stavros, PT Lavin, MJ Ulissey

Down-classification of Suspicious Breast Masses Using Opto-Acoustic Imaging

I Murphy, I Koktzoglou, S Giri, R Edelman, MPF Botelho

Reduction in Metal Susceptibility Artifact from Hip Prostheses Using QISS with Fast Low Angle Shot Readout

M Rose, K Jarvis, V Chowdary, A Barker, B Allen, J Robinson, M Markl, S Schnell, C Rigsby

4D Flow MRI-based Volumetric Aortic Peak Velocity Quantification: Efficiency, Observer Variability, and Comparison to 2D Phase Contrast MRI

A Seyal, A Arslanoglu, F Sodagari, Y Velichko, P Nikolaidis, V Yaghmai

How Does the Surrounding Background Fat Affect Enhancement of Exophytic Renal Lesions? A Phantom Study       

F Sodagari, A Seyal, A Arslanoglu, F Gonzalez Guindalini, V Yaghmai

Intra-Patient Comparison of Standard, BMI-based, and Attenuation-based Tube Voltage Selection in Abdominal MDCT: Effect on Dose and Image Quality Parameters

F Sodagari, A Seyal, A Arslanoglu, C Wood III, V Yaghmai

Comparison of Attenuation-based Automated versus Empirical Method for Tube Voltage Selection in Abdominal-pelvic CT Examinations

 SCIENTIFIC INFORMAL (POSTER) PRESENTATIONS

S Abboud, Je Aw-Zoretic, J Carr, J Collins

Revisiting contrast induced nephropathy in azotemic patients with aortic stenosis being considered for TAVI       

J Collins, J Aw-Zoretic, S Abboud, B Allen, L Goodwin, J Carr

Early Experience with a Third Generation Dual Source CT for TAVI Treatment Planning  

JM Horowitz, MR Savino, SK Venkatesh, BM Yeh, DV Sahani, AC Silva, KS Jhaveri, IR Kamel, FH Miller

Noninvasive Diagnosis of Liver Fibrosis: A Primer for Radiologists 

JL Richard, JM Horowitz, LI Segal, DD Casalino, EJ Russell, BP Liu

Radiology Education of Physician Extenders: What Role Should Radiologists Play and What Are the Benefits?       

A Seyal, F Sodagari, A Arslanoglu, K Parekh, F Miller, V Yaghmai

Growth Kinetics of Mass-forming Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and Hepatocellular Carcinoma at MDCT

B Trinh, BD Allen, RJ Lewandowski, JC Carr, JD Collins

Vascular Interventional Thursday Poster Discussions:  NC-MRA: Techniques and Applications

B Trinh, JD Collins, DH Schimmel, KR Desai, SA Resnick, RL Vogelzang, RJ Lewandowski

Management of Massive and Submassive PE: A Primer for Radiologists    

SCIENTIFIC SESSION MODERATOR

JT Bui, RJ Lewandowski

Vascular/Interventional (Advances in Radioembolization)  

FH Miller

Gastrointestinal (Liver Fat and Fibrosis)           

V Yaghmai

Gastrointestinal (CT Dose Reduction)    

SCIENTIFIC SESSION MODERATOR AND SPEAKER

RC Gaba, RJ Lewandowski

Interventional Series: Complications in Interventional Oncology: Avoidance and Damage Control: Debate IO: More than Radiologists?           

RJ Lewandowski

Interventional Series: Complications in Interventional Oncology: Avoidance and Damage Control: Y-90 Complications     

CE Ray Jr., RJ Lewandowski

Interventional Series: Complications in Interventional Oncology: Avoidance and Damage Control