Practical Uroradiology: The Office Based Interpretation of Urologic Radiographic Studies Webcast (2017)

Member only benefit! Course is designed with the busy clinician and mid-level providers in mind as a review and update on recent advances in urologic imaging including: CT, MRI, Renal scan, PET scan for gurlogical malignancy, and prostate imaging. Interpretation of normal contrasted with abnormal MRI and CT will be the foundation for discussing conditions commonly seen and treated by the urologist reviewing films in the office. Will specifically address common questions about medical renal disease, oral diabetic medications and the use of CT and MRI contrast agents in the diagnosis and treatment of contrast reactions; as well as indications and interpretation of prostate imaging in the detection and staging of prostate cancer, and radiation safety.

Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Cite basic interpretation of normal CT and MRI of the urinary system and recognize GU abnormalities including: Adrenal gland: Carcinoma, Adenoma, Pheochromyctoma, Metastasis and myelolipoma; Kidney: Solid Masses: carcinoma, sarcoma, oncocytoma, AML, ductal carcinoma, metastasis; Infiltrating Masses: Lymphoma, Urothelial carcinoma; Infectious Masses: TB, XGP, Pyelonephritis Acute, abscess; and Bosniac Classification of Renal Cysts: I, II, III, IV.
  • Interpret lasix renal scan in adult urological disease processes and the appropriate use of PET scan in genitourinary malignancy.
  • Describe the medical implication of renal insufficiency and the use of contrast agents.
  • State the management of contrast reactions, sensitivity and allergies and comprehend the use of oral medication for the treatment of NIDDM and management recommendations for these medications when using contrast enhanced imagining.
  • Trace the use of MRI in prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment and cite basics of radiation safety.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Faculty Disclosures

Course Director:

  • Jay Bishoff, MD: Myriad Genetics: Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial


  • Shane Anderson, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Sero Andonian, MD, FACS: Nothing to dislose
  • Srinivas Vourganti, MD: Nothing to disclose 

Planner Disclosures
Education Council

  • Timothy Charles Brand, M.D.: Nothing to disclose
  • Anthony A. Caldamone MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Peter Robert Carroll, MD, MPH: NIH: Scientific Study or Trial; Department of Defense: Scientific Study or Trial; AUA Update: Leadership Position; Genomic Health: Scientific Study or Trial
  • Sam S. Chang, MD: astellas: Consultant or Advisor; NIH: Scientific Study or Trial; GLG: Consultant or Advisor; Janssen: Consultant or Advisor; tolmar: Consultant or Advisor
  • Matthew S. Christman MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Jody Donaldson (AUA Staff): Nothing to disclose
  • Shelby Englert (AUA Staff): Nothing to disclose
  • Matthew Thomas Gettman, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Inderbir Singh Gill ,MD, M.Ch.: Nothing to disclose
  • Howard B. Goldman, MD: allergan: Consultant or Advisor; astellas: Consultant or Advisor; Medtronic: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial; Cook: Scientific Study or Trial; Nuvectra: Consultant or Advisor; Axonics: Consultant or Advisor
  • William C. Huang, MD: Photocure: Scientific Study or Trial; Karl Storz: Scientific Study or Trial
  • William C. Hulbert Jr. MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Brant Inman, M.D., MS, FRCSC: Dendreon: Scientific Study or Trial; Abbott Laboratories: Scientific Study or Trial; Genentech Inc: Scientific Study or Trial; Combat Medical: Consultant or Advisor; FKD Therapies: Scientific Study or Trial; AstraZeneca: Consultant or Advisor; Taris Biomedical: Consultant or Advisor
  • Mark L. Jordan MD,FACS: Nothing to disclose
  • Hari K. Koul, MSC,PHD: Novartis Pharmaceuticals: Consultant or Advisor; Urologic Research; Leadership Position; PLOS one: Leadership Position; OMICS group: Leadership Position; Open Access Publishing: Leadership Position, Health Publishing
  • Martin A. Koyle MD: Nothing to disclose
  • John Stephen Lam MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Yair Lotan ,MD: abbott: Scientific Study or Trial; Cepheid: Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial; Pacific Edge: Scientific Study or Trial; FKD: Scientific Study or Trial; MDxHealth: Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial; biocancell: Scientific Study or Trial: Genomic Health: Scientific Study or Trial; GenomeDx Biosciences Inc: Scientific Study or Trial; photocure: Consultant or Advisor, Scientific Study or Trial
  • Nicole Lara Miller ,MD: Boston Scientific Corporation: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Practical Reviews In Urology: Health Publishing
  • Manoj Monga, MD, FACS: Fortec: Other; endourology society: Leadership Position
  • Victor William Nitti MD: Astellas: Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial; Allergan: Health Publishing, Scientific Study or Trial; Serenity Pharmeuticals: Investment Interest; Cook Myosite: Scientific Study or Trial; Medtronic: Scientific Study or Trial
  • Christopher Porter, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Gail S. Prins PhD: Nothing to disclose
  • Ganesh V. Raj MD, PhD: Ptares: Owner, Product Development; C-diagnostics corp: Consultant or Advisor, Investment Interest; amgen: Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Johnson and Johnson: Consultant or Advisor, Owner, Product Development; Astellas: Meeting Participant or Lecturer; ASTELLAS: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Janssen: Owner, Product Development; BAYER: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; SANOFI: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Gaudium: Leadership Position, Investment Interest, Owner, Product Development; Medivation: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial
  • Jay D. Raman, MD: American Kidney Stone Management: Investment Interest; Pacific Edge Biotechnology: Scientific Study or Trial
  • Lee Richstone, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Heather Schultz, NP: SUNA: Meeting Participant or Lecturer
  • Karl-Dietrich Sievert ,MD, PhD: AMS: Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Medtronics: Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial; Allergen: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial; Neotract: Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Stimguard: Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial
  • Joseph A. Smith Jr.,MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Ryan Patrick Terlecki, MD, FACS: American Medical Systems: Consultant or Advisor, Other; Allergan: Scientific Study or Trial
  • Edouard John Trabulsi, MD: Nothing to disclose

Urologic Diagnostic and Therapeutic Imaging Committee

  • Ronney Abaza ,MD: Intuitive Surgical Inc: Other; Surgiquest Inc.: Scientific Study or Trial; Ohio Urological Society: Leadership Position
  • Dean George Assimos MD: Med Review in Urology: Health Publishing; Urology Times: Health Publishing; National Institute of Health (NIH): Scientific Study or Trial
  • Mark S. Austenfeld MD: ABU: Leadership Position             
  • Marc A Bjurlin, DO:  Nothing to disclose
  • David Y. T. Chen: Pfizer, Inc: Investment Interest; Pfizer, Inc: Investment Interest; Argos Therapeutic: Consultant or Advisor
  • John Warren Davis, MD: Genprobe: Scientific Study or Trial;          Janssen: Scientific Study or Trial; : Myriad Genetics: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; GenomeDx: Scientific Study or Trial; Intuitive Surgical: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Mimedx: Scientific Study or Trial; British Journal of Urology International: Health Publishing
  • Jody Donaldson: Nothing to disclose
  • Shelby Englert: Nothing to disclose
  • Christopher Michael Gonzalez, MD: Aurasense: Investment Interest;l Coloplast: Other; AMS: Other
  • Peter M. Knapp Jr.,MD: Strand Diagnostics LLC: Consultant or Advisor, Owner, Product Development; Animated Dynamics: Consultant or Advisor
  • Surena Fazeli Matin ,MD: Taris Biomedical LLC: Consultant or Advisor; UroGen: Consultant or Advisor
  • Timothy Dale McClure, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Hao Gia Nguyen MD, PhD: Nothing to disclose
  • Christopher Porter, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Alberto Javier Ramirez, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • Daniel B. Rukstalis, MD: Neotract, Inc: Meeting Participant or Lecturer, Scientific Study or Trial
  • Ajay Kumar Singla, MD: Nothing to disclose
  • MS. Stephanie Stinchcomb CPC: Nothing to disclose


Method of Participation
Estimated time to complete this activity: 2 hours
Release Date: September, 2017
Expiration Date: September, 2020
Accreditation Statement
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 enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
If you have already received credit for this course by attending it or watching it live you cannot receive additional credit.
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™.
Evidence Based Content
It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.
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All disclosures will be reviewed by the program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to resolve conflict of interest:

  • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content of all materials associated with an educational activity by the course/program director, editor, and/or Education Content Review Committee or its subgroup.
  • Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
  • Introduction of a debate format with an unbiased moderator (point-counterpoint)
  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
  • 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

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