Miami Cancer Institute Multispecialty Grand Rounds – Role of MR-guided Focused Ultrasound in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
The management of patients with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) will be discussed in detail. Clinical presentation, diagnostic radiological studies, current treatment strategies, and prognosis will be covered. The session will conclude with a discussion of novel therapeutics using MR-guided focused ultrasound.
Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematology Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, General Surgeons, General Practitioners, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists, Patient Navigators and all other interested healthcare professionals.
- Implement novel concepts of drug delivery to the brain through the use of MR-guided focused ultrasound.
- Implement nanoanalytical methods including the use of quantum dots in the detection of cancer.
James T. Rutka, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery
University of Toronto
James T. Rutka, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-680158, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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