American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: SC09
Title: Interventional and Intraoperative Breast Ultrasound for the General Surgeon
Date and Time of Session: Tuesday, October 24: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: San Diego Convention Center - Room: 15AB
Description: This course is designed for a general surgery practice that incorporates the diagnosis and treatment of both benign and malignant breast pathologies. The didactic portion of this course will focus on the use of breast ultrasound as an essential aid in the performance of non-surgical ablative and/or surgical procedures. Emerging technologies that affect the breast practice of a general surgeon will also be discussed. The hands-on workshop will highlight the use of modern diagnostic and therapeutic devices that are essential in delivering state of the art general surgical care to the breast patient.
CME Credit Hours: 6
Webcast Package Available: No
Audio Package Available: No
Track:
Surgical Oncology (ONC), General Surgery (GEN)
Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements:
Breast, Cancer
Sponsored By:
National Ultrasound Faculty
Program Participants:
Chair
Darius S. Francescatti, MD FACS
Co-Chair
Richard E. Fine, MD FACS
Speaker Welcome and Introduction
Darius S. Francescatti, MD FACS
Speaker Cryoablation
Rache M. Simmons, MD FACS
Speaker Breast Ultrasound as Adjunct to the Performance of Breast Ablative Therapy in Both Benign and Malignant Pathologies
Linda K. Han, MD FACS
Speaker Breast Ultrasound as an Adjunct to the Application of Radiotherapy in Malignant Disease
Frederick M. Dirbas, MD, FACS
Break
Speaker Introduction to Advanced Breast Ultrasound Application
Darius S. Francescatti, MD FACS
Speaker Advancements in Lesion Localization
Richard E. Fine, MD FACS
Speaker Intraoperative Margin Assessment
Cary S. Kaufman, MD, FACS
Break
Workshop Session I
Break and Workshop Rotation
Workshop Session II
Course Wrap-up and Discussion All Faculty
Hands-On Skills Instructor
Frederick M. Dirbas, MD, FACS
Hands-On Skills Instructor
Linda K. Han, MD FACS
Hands-On Skills Instructor
Cary S. Kaufman, MD, FACS
Hands-On Skills Instructor
Rache M. Simmons, MD FACS