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Breathtaking Updates in Functional Lung Testing and Imaging

October 18, 2021 from 6:30 am - 7:30 am CDT

Supported By: Polarean Imaging

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Program Description

Early detection and differential diagnosis of chronic lung diseases can prevent disease progression and reduce symptom burden and time to treatment—ultimately improving patient outcomes. Commonly used, noninvasive standard-of-care tests lack the sensitivity to identify early, local deterioration of function underlying respiratory diseases. Advances in imaging are opening the possibility to observe lung functionality and structural changes with enhanced sensitivity. In this CME live symposium, experts will discuss challenges in conventional lung function and structure tests, as well as advances in imaging, and how they contribute to more meaningful and early targeted detection and monitoring of complex chronic lung diseases.

Disclaimer: This symposium is not supported, endorsed, or accredited by the American College of Chest Physicians

Speakers

Mario Castro, MD, MPH
L. E. Phillips and Lenora Carr Phillips Professor
Division Chief
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Kansas City, Kansas

Talissa Altes, MD
Professor of Radiology
Chair, Department of Radiology
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

Sean Fain, PhD
Professor of Radiology, and Vice Chair for Research
University of Iowa Department of Radiology
Iowa City, Iowa

Grace Parraga, BSc Hon, MSc, PhD
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair
Professor
Department of Medical Biophysics
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada

Resources

Registration: www.medscape.org/townhall/polarized-respiratory-imaging

Details

Date:
October 18, 2021
Time:
6:30 am - 7:30 am CDT
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