2021 Magnetic Resonance Imaging: MRI of the Head & Spine - A Video CME Teaching Activity

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About This CME Teaching Activity
This activity provides a practical, comprehensive review of the important aspects of clinical MRI/MRA of the head & spine. Physicians practicing neuroradiography utilizing MRI should expand their knowledge base and obtain additional information on safe and efficient scanning protocols.

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This CME activity designed to educate physicians who supervise and interpret neurological MRI studies. This CME activity should also be useful for referring physicians who order these studies so that they might gain a greater appreciation of the strengths and limitations of clinically relevant neuroradiology.

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At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
  • Optimize imaging protocols and techniques to effectively assess CNS pathology.
  • Effectively assess cerebral hemorrhage, the temporal bone, neurodegenerative disorders and CNS infections.
  • Discuss the expanded role of MRI/MRA of the brain and spine.
  • Review and recognize the diverse pathology that affects the spine, including congenital, degenerative, demyelinating, inflammatory, traumatic, and vascular conditions.
  • Describe evolving MRI applications and techniques used to evaluate the brain and spine.
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John F. Feller, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Halo Dx
Menlo Park, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA

Wende N. Gibbs, M.D.
Division of Neuroradiology
Senior Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Phoenix, AZ

Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
National Medical Director
Director of Regenerative Medicine
Center for Diagnostic Imaging
Minneapolis, MN

Marin A. McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Jeffrey S. Ross, M.D.
Consultant, Mayo Clinic Arizona
Neuroradiology Division
Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Neuroradiology
Phoenix, AZ

Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Director of CT, MR and Advanced Imaging
Medical Director East Region
RadNet, Inc.
New York, NY

MRI of the Head & Spine - Subset 1-6
Session 1
AI in Neuroimaging
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
Imaging Evaluation of Head and Neck Pathology
Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Wende N. Gibbs, M.D.
Session 2
Imaging in Headache
Jeffrey S. Ross, M.D.
The Perineural Highway: MR Imaging of the Skull Base Foramina and Cranial Nerves
Marin A. McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
MR of Skull Base Tumors
Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
Session 3
MR Contrast Agents Safety Update
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
Differential Diagnosis of Basal Ganglia Abnormalities
Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
MR Imaging of CNS Infection
Marin A. McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Session 4
Quality, Efficiency and Survival with Patient Centric Imaging
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR 
White Matter Diseases
Jeffrey S. Ross, M.D.
What’s Up Your Nose? Complimentary Role of MR and CT in the Evaluation of Sinonasal Malignancy
Marin A. McDonald, M.D., Ph.D.
Session 5
AI and Spine Imaging
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension: Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Leaks
Jeffrey S. Ross, M.D.
Spine Infections and Mimics
Wende N. Gibbs, M.D.
Spine Tumors: Intradura
Jeffrey S. Ross, M.D.
Session 6
Spine Emergencies
Wende N. Gibbs, M.D.
Cervical Spine Trauma
John F. Feller, M.D.