The Role of FDG PET in Response Assessment

The Role of FDG PET in Response Assessment

Organizer
Twyla Bartel, DO, MBA, FACNM, FSNMMI

Moderator
Simin Dadparvar, MD, FACNM, FSNMMI

Speaker
Ashwin Parihar, MBBS, MD
Mallinkrodt Institute of Radiology

Course Summary
18F-FDG PET plays a vital role in the response assessment of several lymphoid and solid malignancies which influences clinical decisions and affects patient outcomes. This webinar will focus on a practical approach to using 18F-FDG PET for assessing response to treatment in different malignancies with emphasis on the clinical relevance of the PET findings. A brief discussion on assessing response to immunotherapy and relevant distinct imaging findings on 18F-FDG PET will also be included.

Course Objectives

  • Understand 18F-FDG PET based response assessment in lymphomas – how, when, and why?
  • Explain 8F-FDG PET based response assessment in solid tumors –PERCIST, and practical application tips
  • Discuss basics of 18F-FDG PET based response assessment in immunotherapy – challenges and solutions


CE Information

CE Credit applications for physicians, pharmacists, physicists and technologists are pending. Check back for updates regarding CE Credit status.

When
11/16/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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