CT Education

2nd Computed Tomography Workshop

Radiation Dose in Acute Cardiovascular and Neuro CT

December 17, 2009

Workshop 12/17/2009: Radiation Dose in Acute Cardiovascular and Neuro CT

2nd Workshop: Radiation Dose in Acute Cardiovascular and Neuro CT
Lucas Learning Center, Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Thursday, December 17, 2009


Thursday Morning Session, December 17 

08:30 Welcome (FLEISCHMANN)

08:40 Coronary CTA in the Emergency Room, Rationale and Indications (SCHREIBER)

09:15 Radiation Dose in Computed Tomography (FLEISCHMANN)

09:50 Coffee Break (15 min)

10:05 Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Anatomy and Physiology (ROOS)

10:25 Hands On: 2D, 3D, 4D Visualization of Cardiovascular Anatomy (ROOS, FLEISCHMANN)

12:00 Lunch Break (1 hr 15 min)

Thursday Afternoon Session, December 17 

13:15 Technical Principles of ECG-gated CT and Radiation Dose Reduction (FLEISCHMANN)

14:00 Practical Cardiac CT: Nursing Protocol (MADRA)

14:10 Practical Cardiac CT: Coronary CTA on the GE-VCT Scanner (MOLVIN, DAMITS)

14:30 Gated CT of the Chest: Clinical Role in Acute Aortic Dissection (FLEISCHMANN)

15:05 Coffee Break (15 min)

15:20 Contrast Medium Administration: Principles for Cardiovascular CT (FLEISCHMANN)

16:00 Pulmonary Embolism CT: The Role of the Technologist (MARSH)

16:40 Neuro CT Perfusion in acute stroke (ZAHARCHUK)

17:30 End

Saturday Morning Session, December 19 

10:00 Hands On: Coronary CT _4 volunteer coronary CT angiograms, CT 2 Stanford Hospital (RISNER)

12:00 End


8 hours of ARRT-CE Category A