ASNR 58th Annual Meeting

Clinical Update Sessions

SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2020 – 10:30AM – 11:30AM CDT

Gadolinium in 2020: Balancing Retention and Efficacy in Today’s Environment

Presented by: Northwest Imaging Forums, Inc.

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from: Bracco Diagnostics Inc.

MRI represents a powerful imaging modality leveraged by neuroradiologists for screening, diagnosing, and monitoring various neurological conditions. Understanding advances and trends in neuro MRI, along with their potential impact on clinical practice, is essential for these professionals. In an effort to provide the neuroradiology community with the most up-to-date information, this symposium will cover updates and trends on the use of GBCAs in MR imaging, focusing on the impact of AI on the routine use of GBCAs and how best to optimize GBCA in clinical practice balancing retention and efficacy.

SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2020 – 2:30PM – 3:00PM CDT

Artis icono: First US Clinical Experience

Presented by: Beverly Aagaard Kienitz, DDS, MD, FACR, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Dr. Aagaard Kienitz will review and present initial and interesting endovascular and combo open/endovascular cases that she and her colleagues (Dr. Azam Ahmed, Dr. David Niemann) recently completed using the first Artis icono biplane installed in the United States.

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020 – 11:30AM – 12:00PM CDT

Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents (GBCAs): Update and Understanding

Presented by: Pamela Habib, MD, Director, US Medical Affairs, Bayer Radiology

As an experienced Breast Radiologist and Director of US Medical Affairs for Bayer Radiology, Dr. Habib will provide an overview of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), along with a background on imaging and pathological observations, a review of the clinical and non-clinical literature, non-clinical research data from Bayer, in addition to the FDA safety labeling update for GBCAs from 2018.

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020 – 2:30PM – 3:00PM CDT

Clinical Experience Treating Bone Metastases with OsteoCool™ RF Ablation

Presented by: Dr. Jonathan Morris, Director of Anatomic Modeling Lab, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Consultant Division of Neuroradiology – Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

An overview of the technology and shared clinical experience using the OsteoCool Radiofrequency Ablation System, including case examples.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020 – 8:30AM – 9:00AM CDT

Clinical Review of Directional Balloon Kyphoplasty and Case Review of Kyphon Assist™

Presented by: Dr. Jay Acharya, Neuro Intervention Radiologist, Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology, USC

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020 – 11:00AM – 11:45AM CDT

Precision Medicine and the Future of Stroke Therapy: A Case-Based Approach

Panel Presentation: Dr. Greg Albers, Stanford, Dr. Daniel Gibson, Ascension Health, Dr. Jeremy Heit, Stanford, Dr. Howard Rowley, University of Wisconsin

Join us for this panel presentation and live Q&A which:

  • Explores how modern imaging techniques and evolving treatment guidelines have allowed for stroke therapy to be tailored to a patient’s individual characteristics.
  • Examines the impact of precision medicine on the future of stroke research and patient care.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020 – 2:30PM – 3:00PM CDT

Elevating MR neuroimaging with AIR™ Recon DL

Presented by: Javier Villaneuva-Meyer

Assistant Professor, Neuroradiology, UCSF Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020 – 11:00AM – 11:45AM CDT

CMO Role: Key Learnings in Neuroimaging Over Past Year

Presented by: Chip Truwit, MD, FACR

Chief Medical Officer, Diagnostic Imaging, Philips
Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020 – 2:30PM – 3:00PM CDT

Part 1: Early Experience Using A.I. Powered Telehealth in Stroke Treatment/Triage of Hub & Spoke System

Presented by: Dr. Ameer E. Hassan, DO, FAHA, FSVIN, Head of Neuroscience, Valley Baptist, Harlingen, TX. Associate Professor at UTRVG

Our center collected real world data on the effect Viz.ai software had on Time to Treatment and Length of Stay of AIS patients. We compared 6 months of data prior to going live with Viz to the first 6 months after.

Part 2: How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Stroke Care

Presented by: Michelle Whaley MSN, CNS, CCNS, ANVP-BC, Acute Neurovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist. Sky Ridge Medical Center

An early look into how Viz.ai’s ischemic stroke software has significantly reduced door to skin puncture (DTSP) times and is improving stroke workflow at a thrombectomy-capable stroke center.

Innovation Theater Session

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020 – 2:00PM – 2:30PM CDT

Synthetic MR: How Quantitative MRI Can Speed up your Workflow and Offer Objective Decision Support

Ahmed Khiari

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