Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Mini-Symposium
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Mini-Symposium is a multimedia program on the use of stereotactic tables for breast biopsy. The five sections that make up the program employ a combination of audio, slides and written transcript.
After completing this course, the participant should be able to:
- describe methods, accuracy and possible complications of stereotactic biopsy
- describe an algorithm for breast biopsy under image guidance
- discuss factors impacting concordance in breast biopsy
- discuss the pros and cons of stereotactic biopsy with upright vs. prone equipment
Marcela Böhm-Vélez MD, FACR
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Tommy Cupples, MD
Breast Imaging and Intervention
Women's Care at ImageCare, LLC
Michael Lagios, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
Stanford University Medical
Director Breast Cancer Consultation Service
Gary Whitman, MD
Professor of Radiology
Medical Director of the Mobile Mammography Program
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. These credits are accepted by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
AHRA Reference END1178, Category A credits for this course: Expiration Date 5/31/2016
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Breast Surgeons, Radiologist and Mammographic Technologists.
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For any questions or problems concerning this program or for problems related to the printing of the certifcate, please contact us.
Estimated Time for Completion of tutorial: approximately 3 hours.
Date of Release and Review: August 1, 2011
Expiration Date: August 1, 2016 (AMA PRA Category 1™), May 31, 2016 (ARRT Category A)
In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial service(s) discussed in this program.
Marcela Bohm-Velez, MD
Advisory Board: Medipattern
Tommy Cupples, MD
Consultant: Siemens and U-Systems
Consultant and Speaker: Ethicon Endosurgery
Michael D. Lagios, MD and Gary Whitman, MD disclose no financial arrangements or affiliations with any corporate organization offering financial support for this course or whose product(s) will be discussed in their presentations.