Imaging in Non-traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

About 5% of the population harbor aneurysms. Of those who have them, about 20-25% will have many. A ruptured aneurysm is a deadly disease and about 10% of people who have one die before reaching the hospital. This course provides an overview on imaging techniques used to assess non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage and spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • Recognize when a subarachnoid hemorrhage is caused by trauma.
Additional information

Gauvrit, J. Y., Leclerc, X., Ferre, J. C., Taschner, C. A., Carsin-Nicol, B., Auffray-Calvier, E., ... & Carsin, M. (2009). Imaging of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie, 36(2), 65-73.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 0.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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Kevin Abrams, M.D.
Director, Miami Brain Symposium
Chief of Radiology
Medical Director of Neuroradiology
Baptist Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Kevin Abrams, M.D., indicated that he is a consultant with Keystone Heart, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Available Credit

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

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