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Brain Neoplasms

  DATE: Wednesday, December 03 2003
  START TIME: 08:30 AM
  END TIME: 10:00 AM
  LOCATION: Room N228
  CODE: RC505
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Neuroradiology
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Brain neoplasms
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Neuroradiology/Head And Neck
 

 
RC505A - Adult Neoplasms
Learning Objectives: 1) Distinguish circumscribed from diffuse astrocytomas. 2) Distinguish low-grade from high-grade diffuse astrocytomas. 3) Describe the natural history of progression in diffuse astrocytomas. 4) Describe the limitations of surgery in treating diffuse astrocytomas. 5) Distinguish intraaxial from extraaxial neoplasms. 6) Recognize primary CNS lymphoma. URL: rad.usuhs.mil/rad/handouts

 
RC505B - Pediatric Neoplasms
Learning Objectives: 1) Understand the spectrum of imaging appearances of common brain tumors in children. 2) Develop an appreciation of the unique constraints of pediatric neuro-oncologic imaging. 3) Describe imaging issues related to follow-up imaging of children being treated for brain tumors.

 
RC505C - Current MR Applications
Learning Objectives: 1) Describe interpretation of advanced MRI methods (diffusion, perfusion, spectroscopy, and BOLD) when applied to brain neoplasms. 2) Describe cautionary points and pitfalls specific to advanced MRI methods. 3) Describe spectrum of imaging appearances of pediatric brain neoplasms. 4) Identify unique constraints of pediatric brain neoplasm imaging. 5) Distinguish circumscribed from diffuse astrocytomas. 6) Distinguish low-grade from high-grade diffuse astrocytomas. 7) Describe the limitations of surgery in treating diffuse astrocytomas.