Multimodal Brain Imaging in Neuro-Oncology

This lecture is designed to properly evaluate the effects of emerging multimodality advancements in brain imaging platforms for the diagnosis and treatment follow-up of brain tumors. This course may be of special interest to physicians in the fields of neurology, neuroimaging, neurocritical care and emergency medicine, along with other interested physicians. 

Target Audience

Neurologists, 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, Physician Assistants and Fellows.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the multimodality advancements in brain imaging platforms that allow for combined sequential or simultaneous acquisition of multiple imaging modalities.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Price, Julie C. "Molecular brain imaging in the multimodality era." Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 32.7 (2012): 1377-1392. 
  • Keunen, O., Taxt, T., Grüner, R., Lund-Johansen, M., Tonn, J. C., Pavlin, T., ... & Thorsen, F. (2014). Multimodal imaging of gliomas in the context of evolving cellular and molecular therapies. Advanced drug delivery reviews, 76, 98-115.
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
03/07/2017
Course expires: 
03/07/2018

Kevin Abrams, M.D. 
Medical Director, Neuroradiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Baptist, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals and Baptist Outpatient Services
Medical Director, Imaging, Neuroscience Division 
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida

Kevin Abrams, M.D., has disclosed that he serves as a consultant to and is a stock shareholder for Keystone Heart.  Dr. Abrams has indicated that his presentation will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved usage. 

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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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC  

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 ABIM MOC
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/07/2017
Course expires: 
03/07/2018
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