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An MRI podcast featuring expert faculty discussing the most recent developments in the MRI medical field. Podcast formats include, but are not limited to: expert clinical discussions and frequently asked questions. Many MR iCast Podcasts are available for CE Credit! To claim your Category A CE credit, please visit https://mricast.com/podcast-ce-courses. These podcasts are supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics Inc.

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An MRI podcast featuring expert faculty discussing the most recent developments in the MRI medical field. Podcast formats include, but are not limited to: expert clinical discussions and frequently asked questions. Many MR iCast Podcasts are available for CE Credit! To claim your Category A CE credit, please visit https://mricast.com/podcast-ce-courses. These podcasts are supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics Inc.

    Abbreviated Breast Protocol in MRI

    Abbreviated Breast Protocol in MRI

    In this episode of MR iCast we cover current uses of MRI of the breast in women.  In particular, the panelists discuss technical advances in breast MRI, its use in women who are at intermediate risk for breast cancer and especially those with dense breast.  Of note is a recent article referenced throughout the MRiCast:...

    • 38 min
    Understanding SAR, dB/dT, and other Safety Metrics

    Understanding SAR, dB/dT, and other Safety Metrics

    Guest Dr. Karl Vigen discusses managing patient warming and heating in implants and devices as it relates to the radio frequency field.  Specific topics include Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), Specific Energy Dose (SED) and B1+rms.

    • 43 min
    Pediatric MRI

    Pediatric MRI

    Bill Faulkner, Kristan Harrington and Dr. Howard Rowley discuss challenges and solutions regarding performing MRI on pediatric patients.  Major topics include sedation, general anesthesia, motion reduction techniques and contrast media use.

    • 43 min
    MRI in Patients with ICED’s

    MRI in Patients with ICED’s

    Vera Kimbrell joins Bill Faulkner and Dr. Howard Rowley to discuss performing MRI exams on patients with un-tested / un-labeled implanted cardiac electronic devices (ICEDs).  Topics include procedures related to MR precautions, procedures, scheduling considerations, patient monitoring and appropriate support personnel.

    • 39 min
    Fast Stroke MR Protocols

    Fast Stroke MR Protocols

    Dr. Howard Rowley, Bill Faulkner and Kristan Harrington discuss MR imaging in patients presenting with stroke symptoms. The topics include statistics on the types of strokes and certain pathologies and conditions that can mimic stroke symptoms in patients. They also discuss the importance and clinical utility of various pulse sequences in patients with stroke symptoms.

    • 31 min

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Convenient way to earn CE credits!

This is such a great idea! I can listen to these podcasts on my drive into work, take the test later, and earn CE.
Very helpful information as well.

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