fMRI and Preoperative Planning for CNS Tumors

Learners will be able to understand basis of fMRI, appreciate its clinical use and acknowledge that there is some reorganizations of language function due to the growth of brain tumors.

 

Target Audience

Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Adult and Pediatric Oncologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro-Oncologists, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Radiation Oncologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Neuropsychologists, Respiratory Therapists and Clinical Pharmacists.

Learning Objective

  • Examine the reliability of fMRI in brain tumor patients. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Morrison, Melanie A., et al. "Reliability of task-based fMRI for preoperative planning: a test-retest study in brain tumor patients and healthy controls." PloS one 11.2 (2016): e0149547.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ABIM MOC
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
01/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2022

Andrei Holodny, M.D.
Chief, Neuroradiology Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Andrei Holodny, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, indicated he has a grant/research support relationship with Bayer, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Symposium Directors

Michael Chuong, M.D., is a member of the speakers' bureau for Accuray and a consultant with QuantiaMD.

Minesh Mehta, M.D., is a consultant with INSYS, Remedy, IBA, Varian, Oncoceutics, and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

Yazmin Odia, M.D., is a member of the advisory board for Novocure, for Optune in Gliobastoma. 

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

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Available Credit

  • 0.50 ABIM MOC
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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