Cardiovascular Imaging Grand Rounds

Nuclear Medicine Applications in Cardiovascular Pathology: What Lies Beyond the Stress Test
Olga James, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology,

Division of Nuclear Medicine

Duke University Medical Center

Thursday, May 14, 2015

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Alban K. Barrus Lecture Hall

Room 3031, Duke South, Purple Zone, 3rd Floor

Directly across from the Purple Elevators

Lunch will be provided, first come, first served


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

·         Name FDA approved and non-FDA approved indications for cardiac I-123/131 MIBG use.

·         Indicate what Nuclear Medicine studies can be used in patients with inflammatory and infectious conditions involving cardiovascular system.

·         Name radiotracers for functional cardiovascular imaging apart from the ones utilized for perfusion and viability.


Summary of Faculty Disclosure/Planning Committee:  The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated they have no relationship(s) with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CME activity:  Olga James, MD, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, MD, and Anna Lisa Crowley, MD.


Joint Accreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Credit Statement:  Duke University Health System Dept. of Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Session date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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