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MR US Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy (2017)

Linthicum, MD US
October 28, 2017

In recent years, the technique of multiparametric MR Imaging (mpMRI) of the prostate has offered the potential to alter the current paradigms for prostate cancer diagnosis, staging, and therapy. Though initially met with skepticism, mpMRI of the prostate is being rapidly adopted as a diagnostic technique in both the academic and community setting throughout the U.S. At present, the rationale for use of mpMRI in prostate cancer validation is well recognized, but many concepts await validation, both through further trials and clinical experience within the urologic community. Given the rapid adoption of prostate MRI in clinical practice, it is imperative for contemporary urologists to have a basic understanding of prostate MRI, the rational and clinical indication for MRI-targeted biopsy, and techniques for performing MRI-targeted biopsy in clinical practice.

Acknowledgements

The American Urological Association would like to thank the following companies for providing Skills Enhancement Workshop and exhibitor support of MR US Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy:

  • BK Ultrasound
  • Eigen
  • Exact Imaging
  • Focal Healthcare
  • Invivo Corporation

Target Audience

  • Non-Urologist MD
  • Resident
  • Urologist

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the basic principles of multiparametric MR imaging of the prostate.
  2. Define the conceptual basis and methods for MRI to ultrasound computerized co-registration.
  3. Establish a practice-specific strategy for clinical implementation of MRI-targeted biopsy in patient management.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
08/05/2017
Course expires: 
10/28/2020
Event starts: 
10/28/2017 - 6:45am
Event ends: 
10/28/2017 - 6:00pm
Price:
$1,555.00
Rating: 
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6:45 – 7:30 a.m.                Registration & Breakfast

7:30 – 7:35 a.m.                Introduction and Welcome
                                             Samir Taneja, MD

7:35 – 7:45 a.m.                ARS Pre-test

7:45 – 8:05 a.m.                Pre-Biopsy MRI of the Prostate: Rationale and Goals
                                            Soroush Rais-Bahrami, MD

8:05 – 8:25 a.m.                Principles of Co-Registration

                                             Preston C. Sprenkle, MD

                                               

8:25 – 8:45 a.m.                MRI- Fusion Biopsy Key Concepts in Implementation

                                             Srinivas Vourganti, MD

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.                Q&A

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.                Break

9:10 –10:10 a.m.              Pre-Biopsy MRI and MRI-Fusion Biopsy: How We Use it in Practice

                                            9:10 – 9:25 a.m.                                The UAB Experience

                                                                                                         Soroush Rais-Bahrami, MD

                                                      9:25 – 9:40 a.m.            The Yale Experience

                                                                                                          Preston C. Sprenkle, MD

                                             9:40 – 9:55 a.m.                                The NIH Experience

                                                                                                          Peter A. Pinto, MD

                                                9:55 – 10:10 a.m.                          The NYU Experience

                                                                                                         Samir Taneja, MD

10:10 – 10:30 a.m.           Available Commercial Systems for MRI Fusion

                                            James S. Wysock, MD

10:30 – 10:40 a.m.           Break

                                            10:40 – 11:10 a.m.           The Learning Curve of Fusion Biopsy and Tips for Smoothing It Out

                                                10:40 – 10:55 a.m.                           NYU Experience

                                                                                                            Samir Taneja, MD

                                                10:55 – 11:10 a.m.                           NIH Experience

                                                                                                            Peter A. Pinto, MD

11:10 a.m. – Noon           Audience Questions and Panel Discussion I: Tips & Tricks for Use in Clinical Practice

                                            All Faculty

Noon – 12:15 p.m.           ARS Post-test    

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.             Lunch

1:00 –3:00 p.m.                Skills Enhancement Workshops (non-CME)

                                               

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.               Break

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.               Audience Questions and Panel Discussion II: Use of Equipment in Clinical Practice

                                             All Faculty

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.               Networking Reception & Museum Tour

American Urological Association
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Linthicum, MD 21090
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Course Director

Samir Taneja, MD
The James M. and Janet Riha Neissa Professor of Urologic Oncology
Professor of Urology and Radiology
Director, Division of Urologic Oncology
Co‐Director, Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center
GU Program Leader, NYU Perlmutter Cancer Institute
Department of Urology, NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY
Email: samir.taneja@nyumc.org

Faculty

Peter A. Pinto, MD
Head, Prostate Section
Fellowship Director
Urologic Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
Email: pintop@mail.nih.gov

Soroush Rais‐Bahrami, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology and Radiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Email: soroushraisbahrami@gmail.com

Preston C. Sprenkle, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Urology
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Email: preston.sprenkle@yale.edu

Srinivas Vourganti, MD
Assistant Professor
Urologic Oncology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Email: srinivas_vourganti@rush.edu

James S. Wysock, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Urologic Oncology
Chief, Bellevue Urology Service
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY
Email: wysock@gmail.com

 

Disclosures

NameFaculty RoleCompanyCOI RoleFinancialDate Disclosed
Peter A. Pinto, MDFaculty

Nothing to Disclose

   
Srinivas Vourganti, MDFaculty

Nothing to Disclose

   
Soroush Rais-Bahrami ,M.D.Faculty

Nothing to Disclose

   
James S. Wysock, MDFaculty

Nothing to Disclose

   
Preston Carpenter Sprenkle ,M.D.Faculty

Nothing to Disclose

   
Samir Taneja, MDDirector

Elsevier

Insightec

Mdx Health

Biobot

Health Publishing

Consultant or Advisor

Scientific Study or Trial

Consultant or Advisor

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

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01/31/2018

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01/31/2018

Accreditation: The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity and enduring material for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Learners: The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
  • Limit equipment representatives to providing logistics and operation support only in procedural demonstrations
  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty

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Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 Non-Physician Participation

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/05/2017
Course expires: 
10/28/2020

Price

Price:
$1,555.00
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