Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology 2015 - Streaming Video

Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology 2015 - Streaming Video

Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology 2015 - Streaming Video


Course Description and Intended Audience

Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology is a postgraduate course designed to update the diagnostic radiologist on new trends, relevant techniques, and practical applications in diagnostic imaging. The latest advances will be emphasized and related to common problems encountered in clinical practice.

This enduring material is a recording of the Tutorials in Diagnostic Radiology course (January 18-22, 2015) in streaming video and pdf format. Physician participation in this activity consists of reviewing the videos and completing the evaluation and exam. It is estimated that this activity will take 23.5 viewing hours to complete.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Review the components of the breast imaging audit, how the statistics are calculated, and the normal range of values
  • Review the clinical indications and imaging techniques for the patient with headache
  • Discuss fundamental concepts and useful techniques of musculoskeletal lesion biopsies
  • Recognize the CT and MR enterographic features of Crohn’s disease, small bowel tumors, and other causes of obscure GI bleeding
  • Identify useful clinical applications of fast, high-resolution MR imaging of the brain and spine
  • Recognize and diagnose non-atherosclerotic vascular diseases

Participation in this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.


Breast Imaging

  • The Current State of Screening Mammography: Where Are We Now?
  • Tomosynthesis: Options for Utilization in Screening and Diagnostic Imaging
  • DCIS: Initial Detection and Assessment of Extent of Disease
  • Infiltrating Lobular Carcinoma: Tips for Detecting the Invisible Tumor
  • ADH, ALH, FEA: Understanding the Alphabet Soup of Borderline Breast Pathologies
  • Breast Papillomas: Detection, Diagnosis and Management
  • Aggressive Benign Breast Disease – Imaging, Diagnosis and Concordance
  • Cystic Breast Masses Including the Dreaded “Clusters of Cysts”
  • BI-RADS: Update and Review 
  • The Breast Imaging Audit: A Tool To Help Your Practice

Muskuloskeletal Imaging | Oncology Imaging

  • MRI of the Knee – Part I and Part II
  • Biopsy of MSK Lesions: Fundamental Concepts
  • Biopsy of MSK Lesions: Useful Techniques
  • Sports Imaging of the Wrist
  • Arthroplasty Imaging
  • Sports Imaging of the Elbow
  • MSK MRI Cases You Hope You Don’t Get: A Case-Based Review
  • Oncology Imaging: Melanoma – Part I and Part II 


  • The Pineal Region: Anatomy and Anatomic Based Approaches to Pathology
  • Practical Tips in Imaging the Headache Patient
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Imaging of Low Back Pain
  • Intraventricular Tumors
  • Diffusion Weighted Imaging: Beyond Acute Infarct
  • Sinus CT: Understanding Your Surgeon’s Perspective
  • Brain MRI Perfusion Imaging
  • PET/CT for Staging and Restaging of Head and Neck Carcinoma
  • Fast High-Resolution MR Imaging of the Brain and Spine: Useful Clinical Applications of Balanced Steady-State Free Precession Sequences in Neuroimaging 

Cardiac Imaging | Interventional Radiology | Chest Imaging | Abdominal Imaging 

  • To Freeze or Fry: An Update in Image-Guided Ablation 
  • Biopsy-Related Bleeding: Who’s at Risk?
  • Get a Grip: CT Protocol Management in 2015
  • Lung Cancer Screening Update
  • Coronary CT: Calcium Score and CTA Updates
  • Cases for Aces: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic
  • Imaging of Interstitial Lung Disease
  • MR and CT Venography
  • Non-Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease – Part I and Part II

Small Bowel Imaging

  • Importance of Interdisciplinary Small Bowel Imaging
  • MR Enterography Techniques
  • Unique Role of Fluoroscopy
  • CT Enterography: Common and Uncommon Findings in IBD
  • Multiphase CTE for Obscure GI Bleeding: Vascular Lesions, Tumors and Other Causes
  • Optical Techniques for Imaging of the Bowel: Capsule Endoscopy, Balloon-Assisted Endoscopy and Other Techniques
  • The Challenge of Imaging Children
  • Obscure GI Bleeding: Interdisciplinary Imaging and Treatment
  • Advances in IBD: A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective
  • Challenging Pediatric Cases
  • Mimics and Masqueraders: Tough IBD Cases – Interdisciplinary Perspectives 


In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material activity meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

This activity includes 4.5 Breast, 6.25 CT, 7.0 MR, 4.75 US, and 1.0 Nuclear Med credits.

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of a post-course quiz and program evaluation. The quiz must be successfully passed with 80% or higher within two attempts.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Date of Original Release:        July 24, 2015
Last Date of Sale:                    June 24, 2018
Credit Must be Claimed by:    July 24, 2018
Duration/Completion Time:    23.5 hours



Course Directors

Jerome F. Breen, M.D.

 Robert W. Maxwell, M.D.

Timothy J. Welch, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Course Faculty

Thomas D. Atwell, M.D.
John M. Barlow, M.D.
Jerome F. Breen, M.D.
Daniel F. Broderick, M.D.
David H. Bruining, M.D.
Mark S. Collins, M.D.
Robert T. Fazzio, M.D., Ph.D.
Jeff L. Fidler, M.D.
Joel G. Fletcher, M.D.
Stephanie L. Hansel, M.D.
Thomas E. Hartman, M.D.
Tara L. Henrichsen, M.D.
David M. Hough, M.B., Ch.B.
B. Matthew Howe, M.D.
Joseph M. Hoxworth, M.D.
Christopher H. Hunt, M.D.
C. Michael Johnson,III, M.D.
Timothy J. Kaufmann, M.D.
Amy B. Kolbe, M.D.
Mark J. Kransdorf, M.D.
Laurel A. Littrell, M.D.
Robert W. Maxwell, M.D.
Jonathan M. Morris, M.D.
Jeffrey J. Peterson, M.D.
Stephen W. Trenkner, M.D.
Jeanne Tung, M.D.
Timothy J. Welch, M.D.

Faculty Disclosure

As a Jointly Accredited Provider by ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course Director(s), Planning Committee Members, Faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity.  Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place.  Faculty also will disclose any off label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation.  Disclosure of these relevant financial relationships will be published in activity materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

National Physician Payment Transparency Program

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science complies with the requirements of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payments Sunshine Act).

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development Disclosure

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) please go here https://ce.mayo.edu/content/disclosures.


Registration:  $870

Each online video purchase includes:

  • Downloadable comprehensive course syllabus
  • Online post-course quiz and program evaluation
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for one person
  • May be viewed at any time from any device (with streaming video capabilities)

View Streaming Videos and Download Course Materials - Videos are viewable from your dashboard while signed into your Radiology CME account. Upon finalizing your order, you will receive a confirmation email with complete instructions on viewing videos, downloading course materials, and completing the post-course quiz and evaluation to request credit.

For additional information, contact:

Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology
Continuing Medical Education Office
Mayo, W-2 
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Phone:     866-246-1581 (toll free) or 507-284-3317
Fax:          507-266-3061
Website:   radiologyeducation.mayo.edu
Email:       radiologycme@mayo.edu

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