Back to IR Basics: Interventional Oncology - Vascular Therapy
This course is directed towards therapeutic options for hepatocellular carcinoma with focus on liver directed therapy including TACE and Y-90; procedural techniques, patient selection, periprocedural care and clinic follow up regards to chemoembolization and therapy planning and dosimetry of Yttrium-90 microsphere administration.
This program is designed to meet the educational needs of interventional radiologist, interventional oncologist, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other physicians at all levels with special interest in tumor ablation.
The presentations in the on-demand activity were originally presented at the SIR 2017 Fellows Spring Practicum and includes the following:
Triaging Therapeutic Options in HCC Patients
Chemoembolization: How I Do It
Y90 Radioembolization: How I Do It
Intra-Arterial Therapy - TACE versus Y90 Lessons Learned
IO Complications: TARE, TACE Cases
After purchasing access to this educational activity, you will be directed to the SIR Learning Center to participate in the activity and obtain your certificate. To receive CME credit for this enduring activity, participants must watch the video and score 70% or better on the post-activity exam. Participants will have three opportunities to score 70% or better.
Upon completion of this on-demand activity, participants should be able to:
Describe the Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer staging system and how it pertains to triage of patients with HCC.
Recognize hepatic arterial anatomy variants and options for reducing non-target embolization
Cite to properties of Y-90 and principles of administration
Distinguish between the use of TACE and Y-90 in the setting of PV thrombosis
State some common complications related to liver directed therapy
Parag Patel, MD, MS, FSIR; Medical College of Wisconsin, Dept. of Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Thuong Van Ha, MD, FSIR; University of Chicago Hospital, Dept. of Radiology
Rony Avritscher, MD
Ron Gaba, MD, FSIR
Ryan Hickey, MD
Robert J. Lewandowski, MD, FSIR
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.
SIR designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program will be approved for a maximum of 2.00 self-assessment CME credits (SA-CME) by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The SA-CME offered within this enduring material meet the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.