This enduring material is designed to bring the practicing physician interested in imaging the brain, spine, and head and neck a range of useful and state-of-the-art information regarding the performance of imaging exams, the important anatomy and typical and unusual imaging findings, and pathology of a broad spectrum of diseases. This practical information from some of the very best speakers and experts in their field will present to you vital information on the most common pathologies that you can use immediately in your own practice. The course has been structured to provide a wide range of lectures regarding common problems seen in an active practice. The faculty will lecture on disease of the brain, spine, and head and neck, and will also present interesting case sessions for active audience participation.
Upon completion of this enduring material, the participant should be better able to:
• Review the normal anatomy of the brain, spine, and head and neck as depicted on imaging studies, and comprehend the compartment approach to lesion location.
• Comprehend the imaging approach to patients with common brain, spine, head and neck presentations.
• Increase your knowledge of the imaging of brain, spine, and head and neck neoplasia and the proper staging
• Discuss current thoughts of the imaging of CNS trauma, infection and infarction.
• Review nomenclature and some common and uncommon spine diseases.
• Comprehend the limitations of imaging in disease of the brain, spine and head and neck.