Presentations

Bringing research to light

Our faculty and trainees present their work across Canada and around the world.

2018 Presentations

Radiological Society of North America, November 2018, Chicago
Pearls and pitfalls in the diagnosis of mesenteric ischemia on CT
Fitzpatrick L, Costa A

Pearls and pitfalls of pancreatic imaging: a pictorial review
Kang J, Costa A

Radiation dose from cone beam CT in SPECT/CT examinations
Tonkopi E, Manos D, Duffy S

Quantification of hepatic, splenic, and pancreatic fat fraction and R2* by 3T MR - a cross-sectional study
Gerson R, Clarke S

Summit for Cancer Immunotherapy, October 2018, Banff
The effects of checkpoint inhibitors on immune cell recruitment to tumours in a preclinical model of triple negative breast cancer
Kelly B, Brewer K

ISMRM Machine Learning Workshop, October 2018, Washington
Recurrent convolutional networks are superior to the Tofts model for prostate cancer detection with dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI
Clarke S, Patterson S

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2018, Halifax
What is wrong with this BMD picture: Image not for diagnosis: not a license to not look at the images
Burrell S

Errors in musculoskeletal radiology
Mitchell M

MSK imaging in children and adolescents - pediatric lumps and bumps
O'Brien K

What breast lesions do we find incidentally on CT?
Salgado D, Iles S

Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia: sips of local cases of alphabet soup: follow the dominant pattern
MacDonald D

Interesting case discussion and imaging approach in pediatric cervical spine trauma
Surabhi S, Schmit P, O'Brien K, Khan N

Endovascular management of unruptured intercostal artery aneurysms
Fenwick A, Ferguson D

Approach to spinal trauma
Slipp P

World Molecular Imaging Congress, September 2018, Seattle
Iron-producing bacteria as a living contrast agent for MRI immune cell tracking
Nuschke A, Tremblay M-L, Brewer K

Use of MRI cell tracking to study immune cell recruitment in a murine model of triple negative breast cancer
Nuschke A, Kelly B, Tremblay M-L, Davis C, Brewer K

American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, September 2018, Savannah, Georgia
Ewings sarcoma of the temporal bone: a pictorial essay
Botsford A, Heidenreich J

International Liver Cancer Association, September 2018, London
What is the percentage of hepatocellular carcinoma and overall malignancy within each LI-RADS category? A systematic review
Van Der Pol C, et al, ..., Costa A, McInnes M

International Conference on Biomagnetism, August 2018, Philadelphia
Functional connectivity in patients with mild traumatic brain injury compared to healthy controls using MEG
Quraan M, Petley L, Chiasson D, Froese P, Patterson S, Newman A, Omisade T, Bardouille T, Beyea S

Resting state dynamics in patients with intractable epilepsy compared to healthy controls using MEG
Bardouille T, Power L, Lalancette M, Bishop R, Beyea S, Taylor M, Dunkley B

Quantifying the variability between MEG systems in somatosensory and visual evoked responses
Quraan M, Petley L, Chiasson D, Froese P, Patterson S, Newman A, Omisade T, Bardouille T, Beyea S
 
International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, June 2018, Paris
Reconstruction of accelerated DCE-MRI guided by image quality metrics
Rioux J, Murtha N, Bowen C, Clarke S, Beyea S

Does machine learning, as an indepedent arbitrator of MR contrast-ranking in prostate cancer exams, agree with PI-RADS version 2?
Patterson S, Lee P, Bowen C, Merrimen J, Wang C, Beyea S, Clarke S

Using simultaneous PET/MRI and cell tracking to evaluate immunotherapies in breast and ovarian cancer models
Kelly B, Gonzalez V, Tremblay M-L, Nuschek A, Davis C, MacKay A, West A, Vanderhyden B, Weir G, Stanford M, Brewer K

Investigating off-resonance fat modulations in the turboSPI signal to improve R2* mapping for quantitative cell tracking
O'Brien-Moran Z, Bowen C, Rioux J, Brewer K

Can measures for evaluating gambling strategies inform decisions about fMRI pipelines?
McAllindon D, Patterson S, Bowen C, O'Grady C, Beyea S

Congress of the Canadian Association of Physicists, June 2018, Halifax
Automated optimization of dynamic MRI data acquisition and reconstruction parameters using image quality metrics
Rioux J, Murtha N, Bowen C, Clarke S, Beyea S

Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, May 2018
Butyrylcholinesterase genetic polymorphism and neuroimaging biomarkers in Alzheimers disease
DeBay D, Maxwell S, Luke D, Fisk J, Burrell S, Bowen C, Song X, Black S, Darvesh S
 
Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2018, Montreal
Mammographic density, clinical and pathologic variables can distinguish screen-detected versus true interval breast cancers
Abdolell M, Payne J, Brown P, Barnes P, Caines J, Paquet N, Tsuruda K, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S

The impact of image quality and mammographic breast density on missed cancers in organised screening
Abdolell M, Brown P, Caines J, Tsuruda K, Barnes P, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S

The impact of standard clinical risk factors on determination of optimal mammographic density cutpoints
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Kuhle S, Brown P, Payne J, Caines J, Rayson D, Lightfoot C, Iles S

Clinical risk factors and scales of mammographic density in breast cancer risk prediction
Paquet N, Abdolell M, Payne J, Tsuruda K, Brown P, Caines J, Barnes P, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S

Mammographic density, age and family history - a minimally sufficient set of parameters to risk-stratify average risk women for follow-up screening
Abdolell M, Payne J, Brown P, Barnes P, Caines J, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S, Tsuruda K, Paquet N

Pearls and pitfalls of pancreatic imaging: an interactive exhibit
Kang J, Costa A

The transition to competency-based medical education: opportunities and challenges
Clarke J 

A survey of magnetic resonance imaging protocols for the investigation of epilepsy in Canadian academic referral centres
Schmidt M, Khan U

Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Staandards, April 2018, Maryland
A Canadian radionuclide calibrator service to help ensure traceability to national standards
El Gamal, Mawko G, Galea R

European Congress of Radiology, March 2018, Vienna
The impact of standard risk factors on determination of optimal mammographic density cutpoints
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Kuhle S, Brown P, Payne J, Caines J, Rayson D, Lightfoot C, Iles S

The impact of image quality and mammographic breast density on missed cancers in organised screening
Abdolell M, Brown P, Caines J, Tsuruda K, Barnes P, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S

Mammographic density, clinical and pathologic variables can distinguish screen-detected vs. true interval breast cancers
Abdolell M, Payne J, Brown P, Barnes P, Caines J, Paquet N, Tsuruda K, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S

Clinical risk factors and scales of mammographic density in breast cancer risk prediction
Paquet N, Abdolell M, Payne J, Tsuruda K, Brown P, Caines J, Barnes P, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S

Mammographic density, age and family history - a minimally sufficient set of parameters to risk-stratify average risk women for follow-up screening
Abdolell M, Payne J, Brown P, Barnes P, Caines J, Rivers-Bowerman M, Iles S, Tsuruda K, Paquet N

AACR-SNNMI Joint Conference on State-of-the-Art Molecular Imaging in Cancer Biology and Therapy, February 2018, San Diego
MRI quantification of SPIO-labeled immune cell recruitment to tumours in murine cervical and breast cancer models
Tremblay M-L, Kelly B, O'Brien-Moran Z, Rioux J, Nuschke A, Davis C, Brewer K

Canadian Neuromodulation Society, February 2018, Whistler BC
Influence of lateralization in Parkinson's disease on fiber tracking
Weise L, Hebb A, Hill R, Schmidt M, Rigby H

  

2017 Presentations

Radiological Society of North America, November 2017, Chicago
HRCT of diffuse lung disease
Manos D

Evaluation of perirectal masses on MRI

Thipphavong S, Costa A

Diabetes Canada Annual Meeting, November 2017, Edmonton
The key to surviving a lower extremity amputation is preventing it!
Talbot P, Payne J, Dunbar M

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2017, Halifax
Liver and pancreatic imaging in Nova Scotia: take-aways from the HPB Tumour Board
Costa A

When to call the interventional radiologist: common and uncommon vascular and nonvascular IR emergencies
Rivers-Bowerman M

Lung cancer update for 2017: 10 tips for Atlantic radiologists
Manos D

Assessment of lipomatous masses
Slipp P

CNS Head and Neck cancer
Heidenreich J

The ABCs of SCCs - what the clinicians need to know

Psooy B

International Epilepsy Congress, September 2017, Barcelona
Do subtle hippocampal structural changes on MRI serve as biomarkers for seizure recurrence in a prospective first seizure cohort?
Ghuman M, Crocker C, Pohlmann-Eden B, Schmidt M

Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference, August 2017, Quebec City
The benefits and harms of breast cancer screening: time trends for four key indicators
Payne J, Doyle G, Walker M, Chiarelli A

World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, June 2017, Berlin
Influence of disease lateralization in movement disorders on fiber tracking and deep brain stimulation
Weise L, Hebb A, Schmidt M

Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 2017, Vancouver
An application of spectral entropy for studying fMRI interpretability
O'Grady C, Patterson S, Rioux J, Omisade A, Hashmi J, Beyea S

Using reliability to provide patient-specific processing of neuroimaging data
McLeod S, Bardouille T, Beyea S

Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, June 2017, Victoria
Efficacy of stereotactic intracavitary instillation of 90yttrium colloid for treatment of cystic sellar/parasellar tumors
Burrell S, Hebb A, Imran S, Mishra A, Mawko G, Clarke D

World Congress of Thoracic Imaging, June 2017, Boston
Micronodular lung disease: a schematic review
Theriault M-M, Manos D, Bas B, Crocker C

American Society of Neuroradiology, April 2017, Long Beach, CA
Venous phase 3D rotational angiography: a novel technique for transvenous embolization of an indirect carotid-cavernous fistula in an apparently inaccessible cavernous sinus
Ghuman M, Weeks A, Schmidt M

Hippocampal morphology and seizure recurrence in a cohort of first seizure patients
Ghuman M, Crocker C, Pohlmann-Eden B, Schmidt M

American Roentgen Ray Society, April 2017, New Orleans
HRCT advance topics: nodular lung disease
Manos D

American Association for Cancer Research, April 2017, Washington
Evaluating immunotherapy effects using pre-clinical molecular imaging tools for quantitative immune cell tracking
Tremblay M-L, O'Brien-Moran Z, Davis C, Rioux J, Brewer K

Innovative Approaches to Optimal Cancer Care Conference, April 2017, Toronto
The benefits and harms of breast cancer screening: time trends for four key indicators
Payne J, Doyle G, Walker M, Chiarelli A

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, April 2017, Honolulu
Simulation reveals evidence for bias in parameter estimates for compressed sensing of temporally dynamic systems
Murtha N, Rioux J, Marriott O, Bowen C, Clarke S, Beyea S

Flexible prospective compressed sensing acceleration of prostate DCE-MRI with quantized CIRCUS
Rioux J, Murtha N, Mason A, Bowen C, Clarke S, Beyea S

Impact of temporal resolution on quantitative DCE-DISCO measurements in prostate cancer
Rioux J, Lakner P, Patterson S, Parker M, Merrimen J, Wang C, Bowen C, Clarke S

Quantification of hepatic fat fraction and liver spleen R2* in a healthy cohort at 3 Tesla
Gerson R, Bowen C, Murthy M, Clarke S

Improved tracking and quantification of SPIO-labeled cells using bSSFP with compressed sensing TurboSPI
O'Brien-Moran Z, Tremblay M-L, Davis C, Rioux J, Brewer K

Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2017, Montreal
Route-to-diagnosis of lung cancer in Nova Scotia
Suhail A, Manos D, Bas B, Crocker C

Subtle pulmonary nodules on chest radiography: an interactive detection skills quiz
Fitzpatrick L, Manos D

Reduced inter-patient variability in hepatic enhancement at abdominal CT using lean body weight for intravenous contrast dosing
Peet K, Clarke S, Costa A

Real life HRCT: a hands-on practical workshop of diffuse lung disease
Manos D

Diffuse airspace disease
Manos D

Ultrasound in undergraduate medicine: a tale of two programs
Curtis H

Society of Interventional Radiology, March 2017, Washington
The predictive value of vessel morphology, aneurysmal dimensions, and procedural factors on assessing risk of intracranial aneurysm recurrence post-embolization requiring treatment: a retrospective exploratory case-control study
Hui A, Wong M, Schmidt M 

European Congress of Radiology, March 2017, Vienna
Reliability of 5th edition vs 4th edition BI-RADS mammographic density scales
Abdolell M, Iles S, Tsuruda K, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Brown P, Raza S, Schaller G

Reproducibility of automated mammographic density measures between two digital mammography device vendors
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Payne J, Caines J, Schaller G, Iles S, Lightfoot C

Deriving a risk-based breast density classification scale for population-level screening using FFDM
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Payne J, Kuhle S, Rayson D, Brown P, Iles S

Breast density scales: the metric matters
Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Caines J, Iles S, Brown P

2016 Presentations

Radiological Society of North America, November 2016, Chicago
Interobserver agreement between the 4th and 5th edition BI-RADS density scales
Abdolell M, Iles, Tsuruda K, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Brown P, Raza S, Schaller G

Canadian Diabetes Association, October 2016, Ottawa
Change is afoot: lower extremity amputation in Nova Scotia  Talbot P, Payne J, Dunbar M

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2016, Halifax
Uncommon but important injuries in trauma CT  Slipp P
Pediatric C spine and pediatric spine and scoliosis: new highlights in 2016  Schmit P
Emergencies in head and neck imaging  Psooy B
Blunt abdominal trauma in children: imaging and surgical approach/perspective 
Maianski I
Pearls and pitfalls of abdominal imaging  Costa A
Acute stroke imaging: what a radiologist should know  Shankar J
Imaging of the orbit  Heidenreich J
Rapid endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke: what a general radiologist should know  Du E, Shankar J
Pediatric coronary artery imaging  Mohsin H, Thompson D
To TARE or not to TARE: selection and workup for patients who benefit from transarterial radioembolization.  What the care team needs to know  King JP, Bligh M, Berry R, Burrell S, Rowe J
Changes in characterizing hepatic lesions in the steatotic liver: varied appearances, imaging pitfalls and technical pearls  Greenlaw K, Costa A, Rowe J
Response, stability or progression?  How to interpret post-radioembolization findings in the liver on CT and MRI  Bligh M, King JP, Berry R, Burrell S, Rowe J
Hereditary disorders of connective tissue: a review for radiologists  Theriault M-M, Miller R, Fraser J, Clarke J, Precious B
Fabry disease: a case-based presentation  Theriault M-M, Miller R, Fraser J, Clarke J, Precious B
Endobronchial lesions: detection, causes and management  Theriault M-M, Miller R, Borgaonkar J, Manos D
Traumatic acetabular fractures: classification made easy!  Wu M
Spectrum of CT appearances of intra-renal transitional cell carcinoma and differential diagnosis of infiltrative renal lesions  Raza S
CT patterns in radiation induced lung injury Phi T

Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe, September 2016, Barcelona
Toward personalized radioembolization with glass microspheres: an examination of new 6 Ytrrium-90 glasses with intrinsic radiopacity  Zhang X, Bligh M, Heelan J, Fraser J, Tonkopi E, Mawko G, Clarke J, Lui D, Lewandowski R, Goodwin S, Abraham R, Boyd D, Kehoe S

American Association of Physicists in Medicine, August 2016, Washington
Establishment of provincial diagnostic reference levels in pediatric imaging  Tonkopi E, O'Brien K
Evaluation of the ancillary lead shielding for optimizing radiation protection in the interventional radiology department Tonkopi E, Lightfoot C, LeBlanc E

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, July 2016, St. John's
Role of MRI in diagnosis and staging of rectal, cervical and prostate cancers  Clarke S

Canadian Pediatric Society, June 2016, Charlottetown
Epidemiology of neonatal stroke: a population-based study
Clive B, Ahmad T, Khan N

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, June 2016, Halifax
MR elastography  Clarke S
MRI quality control: responsibilities for the MRI technologist  Bowen C
Breast tomosynthesis  Iles S

Canadian Association for Neuroscience, May 2016, Toronto
Application of suppport vector machines to functional neuroimaging data
Rudiuk A, Patterson S, Beyea S, Bardouille T
A comparison of pre-surgical language paradigms between MEG and fMRI
Bishop R, Eskes G, Stevens T, O'Grady C, Beyea S, Bardouille T

American Society of NeuroRadiology, May 2016, Washington
Correlation of CT and MR perfusion and permeability parameters for intracranial tumors  Greenlaw K, Shankar J
Association of aneurismal rupture with the lunar cycle  Shankar J, Banfield J
Neuroimaging in brain death: CT perfusion in comparison with other ancillary imaging tests  Shankar J
Morbidity of parent artery occlusion in relation to the Circle of Willis  King JP, Shankar J
LVIS Jr shelf technique: an alternative to Y stent-assisted aneurysm coiling 
Shankar J, Du E

International Pediatric Radiology, May 2016, Chicago
Pilocytic astrocytoma: pictorial review of MRI imaging features, the classic and the atypical  Maianski I, Ahmad T, Khan N
Sonographic findings in pediatric liver transplant: a must know summary for residents and fellows   Martinez-Rios C, Bueno M, Ahmad T, Oudjhane K, Navarro O
Spinal hardware for scoliosis  Schmit P
Pediatric image assisted autopsy, North American perspective  Schmit P
Doppler parameters of the hepatic artery as a predictor of graft outcome in pediatric liver transplantation  Ahmad T, Chavhan G, Avitvur Y, Oudjhane K
Diagnostic pathways for imaging acute appendicitis in children  Ahmad T, Manson D

Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2016, Montreal

Hereditary disorders of connective tissue: a review for radiologists
Theriault M-M, Miller R, Fraser J, Clarke J, Precious B
Endobronchial lesions: detection, causes and management
Therieault M-M, Borgoankar J, Manos D
Fabry disease: a case-based presentation
Theriault M-M, Miller R, Fraser J, Clarke J, Precious B
Skeleton findings of non accidental trauma
Gundogan M

Society of International Radiology, April 2016, Vancouver
A bilateral partial swine renal artery embolization study using "imageable" embolic microspheres: assessment of mechanism of occlusion, embolization effectiveness, device migration and safety
Kehoe S, Amensag S, Zhang X, Looney M, Boyd D, Goodwin S, Lewandowski R, Lui D, Abraham R

Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine, April 2016, Halifax
CT of lung cancer
Manos D
The utility of pre-operative lymphatic mapping in breast cancer  Iles S
Sentinel node breast injections: an interactive workshop  Iles S
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)  Burrell S
Royal College - Nuclear Medicine Training  Barnes D
The clinical impact of SPECT/CT Wiley A
Cardiac MRI and CT for the Nuclear Medicine physician Clarke J
Y90 microspheres Berry R

Society of Abdominal Radiology, March 2016, Waikoloa
Cholangiocarcinoma: diagnosis, staging, mimics
Costa A, Thipphavong S
Challenges in characterizing hepatic lesions in the steatotic liver: varied appearances, imaging pitfalls and technical pearls
Greenlaw K, Costa A, Rowe J
Misty mesentery on CT: a diagnostic dilemma  Greenlaw K, Duffy S

European Congress of Radiology, March 2016, Vienna
Disagreement between the 4th and 5th editions of the BI-RADS density lexicon
Abdolell M, Iles S, Tsuruda K, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Brown P, Raza S, Schaller G
The BI-RADS 5th edition density scale and breast cancer risk: a case-control study
Abdolell M, Iles S, Tsuruda K, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Brown P, Raza S, Schaller G
The role of percent area and Tabar parenchymal patterns of mammographically dense tissue in breast cancer risk assessment
Iles S, Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Payne J, Lightfoot C, Caines J
Assessment of diagnostic low dose CT chest protocols in the province of Nova Scotia
Tonkopi E, Abdolell M

European Society of Radiology, March 2016, Vienna
Male breast disease: a review of radiologic assessment and accuracy, and pathologic variables over the past thirteen years
Greenlaw K, Iles S, Butt R, Yen P, Barnes P, Dakin-Hache K, Payne J

Canadian National Perinatal Research, February 2016, Banff
Epidemiology of neonatal stroke: a population-based study
Clive B, Ahmad T, Khan N

2015 Presentations

World Diabetes Congress, December 2015, Vancouver
Trends in incidence of Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents in Nova Scotia Canada - 1944-2013.  Talbot P, Payne J, Dunbar M.

Radiological Society of North America, December 2015, Chicago
Spectrum of CT findings in thoracic extranodal Non-Hodgkin lymphoma: lesion detection and problem-solving strategies. Bligh M, Borgaonkar J, Burrell S, MacDonald D, Manos D.
Mis-interpreted cases of bowel wall thickening. Take the quiz.  Costa A, Thipphavong S.
Pitfalls of adrenal and renal imaging: a pictorial review. Wu M, Thipphavong S, Akl M, Costa A.
The perspective of the gallbladder - a pictorial investigation of diseases involving this organ. Paravasthu D, Costa A, Kielar A, Thipphavong S.
Review of non-neoplastic, benign and malignant neoplastic peritoneal processes.
Thipphavong S, Costa A.
Case-based review of benign and malignant pathologies of the biliary tree.
Thipphavong S, Costa A.

Nova Scotia Health Quality Summit, November 2015, Halifax
Male breast disease: a review of radiologic assessment and accuracy. Greenlaw K, Iles S, Butt R, Yen P, Barnes P, Dakin-Hache K, Payne J.

Atlantic Provinces Pediatric Oncology Network,
November 2015, Halifax
Imaging of osteosarcomas and Ewing sarcomas. Schmit P.

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2015, Halifax
Province Wide Stroke Program after ESCAPE and Mr. Clean - Implications.  Shankar J.
Space based approach to pitfalls in the head & neck.  Psooy B.
Why emergency neuro imaging shouldn't stop with plain head CT.  Shankar J.
Dalhousie's experience with the implementation of tomosynthesis to
date.
  Iles S.
GI bleeding.  Lightfoot C.
CT of mesenteric ischemia.  Costa A.
Rectal cancer staging and synoptic reporting.  Clarke S.
MR Enterography.  Duffy S.
Abdominal CT protocolling.  Wu M.
Nuclear medicine, interesting findings on bone scans.  Clarke J.
Diuretic renography revisited.  Barnes D.
New guidelines for lung cancer screening.  Manos D.
Rationale for brain imaging as part of the Lung Cancer Screening Program.  Heidenreich J.
Neuroimaging in patients with headache.  Heidenreich J.
Acute infectious vasitiis: potentiall under-reported condition mimicking inguinal hernia.  Eddy K.
Anomalous circumflex coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery: anaotmic and physiologic imaging.  Bligh M, Burrell S, Hancock-Freisan C, Nadeem N, Lo C.
Antenatal fetal cardiac ultrasound screen.  Thompson D, Mohsin H.
Cavitary lung lesions: are there holes in our approach?  Hickle J, Borgoankar J, Manos D
Cholangiocarcinoma: diagnosis, staging, mimics.  Costa A, Thipphavong S, Muller H.
Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs): an educational review.  Choo D.
Lab values relevant to the radiologist.  Shiau G.
Micronodular lung diseases.  Theriault M-M.
The misty mesentery dilemma.  Greenlaw K.
Avoid the traps! Tips for identifying and distinguishing normal thoracic CT findings from pathology.  Jivraj A, Yazer J, Borgaonkar J, Manos D, Miller R.

Royal Australian New Zealand College of Radiology, October 2015, Adelaide
Institutional imaging guidelines for the management of small bowel Crohns. Rowe J.

CIRSE Congress, September 2015, Lisbon
Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of novel radiopaque Yttrium-Strontium-Gallium-Silicate oxide glass microspheres: potentail materials ...
Zhang X, Kehoe S, Davis C. Tonkopi E.

SNIS, July 2015, San Francisco
ONYX vs. nBCA and coils in the treatment of intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulae, a 17 yr local retrospective review.  Choo D, Shankar J.

American Association of Physicists in Medicine, July 2015, Anaheim
Establishment of CT diagnostic reference levels in province of Nova Scotia.  Tonkopi E, Abdolell M.

European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Imaging, June 2015, Paris

Cholangiocarcinoma: diagnosis,staging, mimics. Costa A. Tihpphavong S.
Mistaken causes of bowel wall thickening: pearls and pitfalls.  Costa A, Thipphavong S.

CNSF, June 2015, Toronto
Hemangiopericytoma from meningioma - is diffusion weighted imaging useful in their differentiation? Shankar J, Hodgson L, Sinha N.
Is digital subtraction angiography (DSA) necessary for computed tomography angiography (CTA) negative subarachnoid hemorrhage patients management? Shankar J, Hodgson L.

International Cancer Screening Network, June 2015, Rotterdam
Trends in cancer screening test use among women aged 50-69 in Canada.
Armstrong D, et al ... Payne J.

Canadian Association of Radiologists May 2015, Montreal
Avoid the traps!: Tips for identifying and distinguishing normal thoracic CT findings from pathology.  Jivraj A, Manos D, Borgaonkar J, Miller D.
Extensive basal-predominant pulmonary lucencies in smokers: prevalence and computed tomography features.  Muller H, Manos D.
Errors in voice recognition generated radiology reports: a two cycle audit.  Hickle J, Brydie A.

ICNC 12 Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT, May 2015, Madrid
Perfusion abnormalities not due to coronary artery disease (and not due to artifact). Burrell S.
Stabbing chest pain: the culprit vessels were jailed.  Burrell S, Lo C.
Anomalous circumflex coronary artery arising from the pulmonary artery: anatomic and physiologic imaging.  Bligh M, Burrell S, Hancock-Friesen C, Lo C, Nadeem N.
Isolated perfusion abnormalities of the interventricular septum.  Burrell S.

American Society of Neuroradiology, April 2015, Chicago
Is digital subtraction angiography (DSA) necessary for computed tomography angiography (CTA) negative subarachnoid hemorrhage patients management? Shankar J, Hodgson L.
Hemangiopericytoma from meningioma - is diffusion weighted imaging useful in their differentiation?  Shankar J, Hodgson L, Sinha N.
Hemodynamic modeling of intracranial aneurysms using open source computational fluid dynamics software.  Bligh M, Shankar J.

American Roentgen Ray Society, April 2015, Toronto
Review of the imaging, genetics, and histopathology of the perivascular epitheliod cell (PEC) family of tumors.  Thipphavong S, Costa A.

Society of Thoracic Radiology, March 2015, Carlsbad, CA
Preliminary results for a novel scoring system to predict eGFR mutation status in patients with pulmonary adenocarcinoma.  Sabri A, Batool M, Xu Z, Bethune D, Manos D.
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR and KRAS positive gene mutations.  The importance of and distinguishing features to differentiate them from other forms of NSCLC. Sabri A, Manos D.
Spectrum of thoracic extramodal non-hodgkin lymphoma: detection strategies and problem-solving.  Borgaonkar J, Burrell S, MacDonald D, Manos D.

Society of Abdominal Radiology, March 2015, San Diego
Unusual masses of the rectal, perirectal and presacral regions.  Costa A, Thipphavong S.

European Congress of Radiology, March 2015, Vienna
Towards personalised breast screening protocols: validation of mammographic density estimation from full-field digital mammograms.  Abdolell M, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Rivers-Bowerman M, Barnes P, Payne J, Tsuruda K, Iles S.
Reliability of visiual breast density assessments by radiologists between CC and MLO views of the same breast.  Abdolell M, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Rivers-Bowerman M, Barnes P, Payne J, Tsuruda K, Iles S.
Utility of breast density measures alone vs. clinical risk factors in evaluating breast cancer risk in screening mammography.  Abdolell M, Caines J, Lightfoot C, Rivers-Bowerman M, Barnes P, Payne J, Tsuruda K, Iles S.
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR and KRAS positive gene mutations.  The importance of and distinguishing features to differentiate them from other forms of NSCLC. Sabri A, Manos D.
Tabar parenchymal patterns and breast cancer risk: a case-control study adjusting for percent area mammographic density and standard risk factor.  Iles S, Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Payne J, Lightfoot C, Caines J.

European Society of Radiology, March 2015, Vienna
Preliminary results for a novel scoring system to predict eGFR mutation status in patients with pulmonary adenocarcinoma.  Sabri A, Batool M, Xu Z, Bethune D, Manos D.

American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, March 2015, Miami
Gadoxetic acid relative liver enhancement on preoperative MRI as a marker of liver function to predict the risk of post-hepatectomy liver failure. Tremblay St-Germain A, Costa A.

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology, March 2015, Wininpeg
Outcomes in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma by PET tumor burden and total lesion glycolysis.  Burrell S, Hart R.

AACR-SNMMI Joint Conference, February 2015, San Francisco
Characterization of magnetotactic bacteria as MRI cell labeling and tracking agents.  Brewer K.

Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine, February 2015, Montreal
Accuracy of bone scan vs PET scan for detection of osseous metastases: clinical experience at the QEII.  Walker D, Burrell S, Colwell B.

2014 Presentations

Radiological Society of North America, December 2014, Chicago
Long term CT follow up of ground glass opacities progressing to invasive adenocarcinoma:  a review using 20 case examples with at least 5 years of CT surveillance.  Manos D, Borgoankar J.  Educational Exhibition - received Cum Laude Award.
Long term prognostic utility of coronary CT angiography in low risk patients with no modifiable coronary artery disease risk factors: results from the CONFIRM international multicenter registry. Precious B, Blanke P, Ganga Raju S, Cho I, Chang H, Leipsic J.
Beyond the left lower quadrant: diverticula of the gastrointestinal tract. A. Costa.  Electronic exhibit.
Atypical fat-containing masses in the abdomen and pelvis. A. Costa.  Electronic exhibit.
Unusual masses of the rectal, perirectal and presacral regions. Costa A.  Electronic exhibit.
Pediatric Orthopedic Hardware: correlating photographs and radiographic images to allow for appropriate identification. Jivraj A.  Poster.
Cavitary Lung Lesions.  Hickle J.  E-poster.
Artifacts in abdominal MRI: principles and solutions.  Rivers-Bowerman M, Slaunwhite J, Hickle J, Clarke S, Rowe J.  E-poster.
Systematic approach to soft tissue vascular anomalies. Not everything is a hemangioma!
Meagher R, Lightfoot C.  Educational exhibit.
Coronary artery anomalies: what do they look like on CCTA? Grunau G, Blanke P, Ganga Raju S, Precious B, Hague C, Ellis J.  Poster.
Mitral annular evaluation with computed tomography in the context of trans-catheter mitral valve implantation: a new paradigm.
Blanke P, Precious B, Alaamri S, Hague C, Murphy D, Leipsic J.
The impact of calcium volume and distribution in aortic root injury related to balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement.  Leipsic J, Precious B, Ganga Raju S, Hansson N, Blanke P, Norgaard B.
Effect of annular calcification on area and perimeter measurements in systole and diastole: implications for device sizing.  Murphy D, Blanke P, Alaamri S, Precious B, Hague C, Leipsic J.
Underestimation of effective aortic orifice area after TAVR due to LVOT ellipticity - impact on patient-prosthesis mismatch classification. Blanke P, Ganga Raju S, Precious B, Murphy D, Hague C, Leipsic J.


Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2014, Halifax
Non-surgical pain treatment: facet vs. nerve root blocks.  Maloney W.
Vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, vertebral augmentation. What, when and why? Schmidt M, Christie S.
Cross-sectional imaging of inflammatory and neoplastic processes of the pancreas.  Keough V.
Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program: Breast imaging update.  Iles S.
Staged imaging approach to back pain.  When, what and why not?  Maloney W.
Bulge, protrusion, extrusion - let us end the confusion.  Heidenreich J.
Spine imaging pearls and pitfalls.  Schmidt M.
Bloody mess: differentiate intracranial hemorrhage.  Heidenreich J.
See in the fog: ground glass opacities.  Manos D.
Radiographic findings: internal derangement of the knee.  Boyd G.
Incidental findings in the "white space" between the lungs on routine Chest CT.  Miller R.
Bone mineral density reporting and fragility fracture assessment in the context of the CAR 2013 guidelines.  Burrell S.
Imaging of spinal tumors.  Vandorpe R.
Hip OA or FAI.  Mitchell M.
MR conditional pacemakers.  Fraser J.
Hoarseness: do not lose breath over neck CT.  Psooy B.
Benign and malignant male breast diseases: radiologic and pathologic correlation.  Yen P, Sinha N, Barnes P, Butt R, Iles S.

Cape Breton Cancer Symposium, October 2014, Sydney
Breast screening: what should I do? An expert opinion.  Iles S.

Australia New Zealand Society of Pediatric Radiology, September 2014, Victoria, Australia
Fetal MR imaging Part 1. CNS. Gundogan M.
Fetal MR imaging Part 2. Fetal abdomen and pelvis.  Gundogan M.

International Conference on Biomagnetism, August 2014, Halifax
Changes in pre-frontal activation in early Alzheimers disease: an MEG study.
Song X, Clarke M, LeBlanc E, Bardouille T, Fisk J, Darvesh S, Beyea S, D'Arcy R, Rockwood K.
Optimizing fMRI and MEG for pre-surgical mapping.
Stevens T, Clarke D, Stroink G, Bardouille T, D'Arcy R, Beyea S.

Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology, August 2014, St. John's, Newfoundland
Investigating the impact of PET-CT vs CT-alone for high-risk volume section in head & neck and lung patients undergoing radiotherapy: interim findings.
Abdolell M, Burrell S.

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, July 2014, Banff
Patient dose from cone beam CT imaging as part of SPECT/CT examination.
Tonkopi E, Ross A.

Alzheimers Association International, July 2014, Copenhagen
Alternative cerebral glucose uptake metrics detect early metabolic changes in the 5XFAD mouse model of Alzheimers disease.
O'Leary T, et al, Mawko G, Burrell S, Bowen C ...

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, June 2014, Ottawa
Indications for Positron-Emission Tomography scans in Nova Scotia: a validation of timing rules and recorded reasons for scan in non small-cell lung cancer.  Dewar R, Payne J, Raha D.

Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 2014, Hamburg, Germany
Comparing fMRI and MEG for language and motor mapping.  Stevens T, Bardouille T, Clarke D, Beyea S.
Increased prefrontal activation in early Alzheimer's disease during memory tasks: preliminary results from a magneto-encephalography (MEG) study.
Song X, et al ...  Beyea S.
Enhanced clinical MEG pre-surgical functional mapping: reliability & spatiotemporal clustering. Bardouille T, Stevens T, Boe S, Beyea S.

European Society of Pediatric Radiology, June 2014, Amsterdam
Truncus arteriosus: from prenatal diagnosis to post operative complications.
Maianski I, Mohsin H.

International Early Detection of Lung Cancer, May 2014, New York
Diagnostics following lung nodule identification.  Manos D.

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, May 2014, Ottawa
Tumor burden and total lesion glycolysis in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma via PET-CT software analysis.
Moolman N, Burrell S, Hart R.

American Roentgen Ray Society, May 2014, San Diego
Basics of HRCT.  Manos D.

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, May 2014, Milan, Italy
A novel method for robust automated thresholding for pre-surgical fMRI using a single functional run.  Stevens T, Clarke D, D'Arcy R, Stroink G, Beyea S.

American Society of NeuroRadiology, May 2014, Montreal
Diffusion restriction precedes contrast enhancement in glioblastoma multiforme. Bata A, Shankar J.
Amplazter vascular plug for rapid vessel occlusion in interventional neuroradiology.  Shankar J, Maloney W, Vandorpe R.
SILK flow diverter for complex intracranial aneurysms - a Canadian registry.  Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.
Calcium polyphosphate: a new radiopaque liquid embolic agents.  Valliant E, Shankar J, Abraham R.
Coil protrusion in the parent artery. Does it really matter? Al-Habsi A, Shankar J.
Diffusion-weighted imaging: beyond acute stroke. Dmytriw A, Salwani V, Shankar J.
Black holes on time to peak map: is it the core of the core? Meagher R, Shankar J.

International Atomic Energy Agency Symposium: Research of Radiation Disasters, May 2014, Japan
Radiation protection in pediatric imaging. Why and how. Schmit P.

Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2014, Montreal
Teleradiology: is appropriateness impacted?  Butler G.
Pediatric: Body Imaging.  O'Brien K.
Essential interventional procedures for residents and the general radiologist. 
Meagher R, Abraham R.
Approprate use of imaging in Canada.  Fraser J.
Mistakes we all make (Neurology). Schmidt M.
Are CT requisitions dangerously incomplete?
Manos D, Walker M, Borgaonkar J.
Menopause: clinical imaging and treatment correlates.  O'Brien K.

American College of Radiology, April 2014, Washington, DC
A pattern based approach to intrathoracic parenchymal calcification with radiological and pathological correlation.  Hughes N, Borgaonkar J, Manos D, Xu Z.

Society of Interventional Radiology, March 2014, San Diego
Synthesis and evaluation of a pre-loaded drug elating radiopaque composite embolic microsphere (CEM) for transarterial chemo-embolization (TACE).  Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E.

European Congress of Radiology, March 2014, Vienna
Fully automated breast density measures and breast cancer risk: a case-control validation study.  Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Payne J, Caines J, Schaller G, Iles S, Lightfoot C.
Agreeing to disagree: assessing inter-observer variation in breast density measurement.  Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Payne J, Caines J, Schaller G, Iles S, Lightfoot C.
Breast density from full-field digital mammograms and breast cancer risk: a case-control study.  Abdolell M, Tsuruda K, Payne J, Caines J, Schaller G, Iles S, Lightfoot C.

International Society for Clinical Densitometry, February 2014, Orlando
Development of recommendations for radiologists regarding the evlauation and management of osteoporosis when reporting major osteoporotic fractures in those over age 50.
Burrell S, Iles S.

2013 Presentations

 

Radiological Society of North American, Nov/Dec 2013, Chicago
CT angiography and CT perfusion in the evaluation of cerebral vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Wilson C.
Diagnosing osteomyelitis in the diabetic foot.  Wilson C.
Radiation dose form 3D rotational neurovascular studies vs. conventional 2D DSA.  Tonkopi E, Alhabsi A, Shankar J.
Differentiating intraventricular brain tumors in children and adults: a pictorial review and diagnostic algorithm. Kavanaugh J.
Review of different neuroimaging ancillary tests used in confirmation of brain death with focus on CT perfusion.  Kavanaugh J.
Acute pancreatitis: the role of contrast enhanced computed tomography.  Hughes N.

World Federation of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology, November 2013, Buenos Ares
Outcome of coil protrusion from intracranial aneurysms into the parent vessel.
Shankar J.
Use of Amplatzer vascular plus in interventional neuroradiology.  Shankar J.
Canadian SILK Registry.  Shankar J.
Spinal dural arteriovenous fistula: correlation between radiological and clinical findings.
Yen P, Schmidt M, Vandorpe R.

EANM Congress, October 2013, France
Impact of CT dose reduction strategy on CT diagnostic value in oncologic PET/CT.
Ross A, Tonkopi E, MacDonald A.

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2013, Halifax
The role of ultrasound in thyroid cancer and the management of thyroid nodules.  Psooy B.
Conduits for disease spread in the head and neck - a space-based approach.  Psooy B.
Small pulmonary nodules: review of new evidence, practical strategies for radiologists, and the Halifax nodule follow-up program.  Borgaonkar J, Manos D, Miller R.
Antenatal cardiac screening made easy.  Thompson D, Mohsin H.
The future of Canadian radiology: why quality matters.  Fraser J.
Updates in obstetrical ultrasound: how are we doing? O'Brien K.
Will knowledge of breast density soon be as commonplace as knowledge of blood pressure? Abdolell M.
Non-accidental trauma: the bones tell a story the child is too young or too frightened to tell!
Gundogan M.
MRI in MS: a Canadian radiologist and neurologist consensus.  Vandorpe R.
MRI of prostate cancer.  Clarke S.

Cape Breton Neurology Meeting, October 2013, Sydney
Intra-arterial interventions in acute ischemic stroke.  Shankar J.

Atlantic Endocrinology Meeting, September 2013, Halifax
Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas: nuclear medicine imaging.  Burrell S.

European Society of Biomaterials, September 2013, Spain

In-vitro and in-vivo evaluation of a novel radio-opaque embolic agent.
Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E.

American Society for Head & Neck Radiology, September 2013, Milwaukee
PROPELLER-DWI in the staging of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a pilot study.
Dmytriw A, Psooy B, Clakre J, Abdolell M.

Indian Society of Neuroradiology, September 2013, India
Role of flow diverters in intracranial aneurysms.
Shankar J.

Interventional Neuroradiology Symposium, September 2013, Toronto
Canadian SILK Registry.
Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.

Eastern Society of Neuroradiology, August 2013, West Virginia
Rupture of aneurysms in the immediate post-coiling period.
Shankar J, Pickett G.
Diffusion weighted imaging in the prognostication of high grade gliomas.
Shankar J, Bata A, Ritchie K, Walling S.

Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, July 2013, Montreal
Role of DSCT angiography in the diagnosis of hereitary aneurysm disorders.
Sobh D, Clarke J, Tonkopi E.

Alzheimers Imaging Consortium, July 2013, Boston
Cerebral glucose metabolism, pathology and behaviour in the 5X FAD mouse model of Alzheimers disease.
Macdonald I, et al .. Mawko G, Burrell S, Bowen C. ..

Alzheimers Association International Conference, July 2013, Boston
Cerebral glucose metabolism, pathology and behaviour in the 5X FAD mouse model of Alzheimers disease.
Macdonald I, et al ... Mawko G, Burrell S, Bowen C. ..

CSNSF, June 2013, Montreal
Aneurysm coiling - 16 years experience in a single Canadian center.
Shankar J, Maloney W, Vandorpe R, Bata A.
Diffusion weighted imaging in the prognostication of high grade gliomas.
Shankar J, Bata A, Ritchie K, Walling S.

Congress of International Society of Vascular Behavioral and Cognitive Disorders, June 2013, Toronto
White matter fMRI in Alzheimers disease and cognitively healthy aging: preliminary results form a Canada-China joint health research initiative.
Guo H, Zhang Y, Song X, Beyea S.

Neuroinflammation Symposium, June 2013, Toronto
Linking neuropsychology to brain imaging: reliability of the symbol digit modalities test.
Gunde E, Song X, Omisade A, Stevens T, Beyea S, D'Arcy R.

American Society of Neuroradiology, May 2013, San Diego
Strategies for reduction of radiation dose and contrast media volume in neuro CT without compromising the image quality.
Shankar J.
CT permeability in prediction of hemorrhagic transformation following acute ischemic stroke.
Shankar J, Cobb A.
MR perfusion in diagnosis of intraparenchymal hematoma with underlying tumors.
Shankar J.
Achieving better and faster recanalization in patients with acute ischemic stroke with dedicated intra-arterial stroke tool.
Shankar J, Conrod J, Alhabsi A.
Permeability in prediction of hemorrhagic transformation following acute ischemic stroke.
Shankar J, Cobb A.
CT perfusion in the Halifax Acute Stroke Imaging Study (HASIS).
Shankar J, Langlands G, Phillips S.
Institution of dedicated acute stroke protocol helped in achieving target door-to CT time and thereby faster delivery of thrombolytic therapy.
Strathearn L, Simpkin W, Phillips S, Shankar J.
Sinogram Affirmed Iterative Reconstruction (SAFIRE) for head CT: effects on radiation dose and image quality.
Rivers-Bowerman M, Shankar J.
Are AComs AComs?
Hughes N, Shankar J.
Prediction of outcome of brain arteriovenous malformations following stereotactic radiosurgery based on the angiographic characteristics at presentation.
Tang Y, Fleetwood I, Shankar J.

European Stroke Congress, May 2013, London
Impact of systems change on stroke thrombolysis in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Hunter D, Christian C, Simpkin W, White K, Gubitz G, Shankar J.

Association of British Neurologists, May 2013
Does CT perfusion imaging in acute ischaemic stroke predict final infarct volume?
Shankar J, Langlands G, Phillips S.

Canadian Association of Interventional Radiologists, May 2013, Halifax
Interventional radiology and vascular surgery collaboration models.
Abraham R.

Vancouver Interventional Radiology Conference, May 2013, Vancouver
Infra-popliteal arterial intervention.
Abraham R.
Endovascular treatment of complex aneurysms.
Abraham R.

Atlantic Clinical Neurosciences, May 2013, Moncton
Carotid endarterectomy is dying.
Shankar J.

International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, April 2013, Salt Lake City
Using MRI to track SPIO-labelled effector and regulatory immune cells in a cancer model.
Brewer K, Bowen C.
Analytic solution of the optimum flip angle for pass-band SSFP fMRI prescribes high flip angle acquisitions.
Patterson S, Bowen C.
Artifact-suppressed alternating SSFP fMRI in human subjects using a breath hold paradigm.
Jou T, Patterson S, Bowen C.
MEG and fMRI: which is a better functional localizer?
Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Clarke D, Beyea S, Bardouille T.
Reliability of fMRI: are group means really representative?
Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Clarke D, Beyea S.

Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2013, Montreal
3D ultrasound: utilizing a new technology in a diagnostic breast imaging centre to reduce wait times.
Iles S, Duggan R, Payne J, Foley T.
Improving wait times along the breast health clinical trajectory.
Duggan R
Optimizing mobile breast screening service delivery in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Duggan R, Foley T, Caines J.
Mistakes we all make: neuroradiology. 
Schmidt M.

Society of Interventional Radiology, April 2013, New Orleans
A multifactorial predictive model of coiled intracranial aneurysm recurrence.
Abdolell M, Fleetwood I, Pickett G, Wong M, Martin A.

Tremblant Vascular Surgery Meeting, February 2013, Quebec
Endovascular treatment of visceral aneurysms - latest technology.
Abraham M.

SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, February 2013, Orlando
Interstitial detection of gold nanoparticles in deep tissues with optical radiance using porcine phantom.
Tonkopi E, Grabtchak S, Whelan W.

 

2012 Presentations

Radiological Society of North America, Nov/Dec 2012, Chicago
Guidance for reporting screening CT: introducing the Lung Reporting and Data System (LuRADS).
Manos D, Borgoankar J, Seely J, Roberts H, Mayo J.
SILK flow-diverter for treatment of intracranial aneurysms: initial experience - could this be potentially cost effective?
Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.
Developing research literacy in academic medicla research institutions: introducing an online modular course in biostatistics & epidemiology.
Abdolell M, Payne J, Burrell S, O'Hara P.

American Epilepsy Society, December 2012, San Diego
First seizure clinic: a portal to re-assess terms and reconsider concepts.
Schmidt M, Bernier D, Abdolell M.

International Cancer Screening Network, October 2012, Sydney, Australia
Outcomes of mammograms selected for double read in the context of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program.
MacInnes M, Payne J, Foley T, Caines J, Iles S. BIEMR: the Breast Imaging EMR.
Duggan R, Payne J, Caines J.
An open source software surveillance system built on an EMR framework.

Duggan R, Payne J, Caines J.
3D ultrasound: utilizing a new technology in diagnostic breast imaging to reduce
wait times in an organized breast screening program.

Iles S, Duggan R, Payne J. Foley T.

Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute, November 2012, Halifax
Radiation physics in medical imaging.
Beyea S.

Int. Forum on Health Care & Information & Communication Technology, October 2012, Halifax
Adopting open source software in the Canadian health care system: the Breast Imaging Electronic Medical Record and Surveillance system.
Abdolell M, Duggan R, Payne J.

Society for Neuroscience, October 2012, New Orleans
PET imaging and brain pathology in the 5X familiar Alzheimers disease mouse model.
Macdonald I, Reid GA, Cash MA, Mawko G, Burrell S, Darvesh S.

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2012, Halifax
Reducing delay in the delivery of thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke.
Simpkin W, Phillips S, Shankar J.
MRI of shoulder.  Brydie A.
Vascular rings and things. Thompson D, Mohsin H.
X-ray findings of internal derangement of the knee.  Boyd G.
3D ultrasound in gynecology: who, what, when, where, why?  Curtis H.
MR entrography in pediatric IBD: can we say goodbye to the small bowel follow-through?  Maianski I.
Implementation of a patient questionnaire to optimize recommendations for the followup of CT detected pulmonary nodules using the Fleischner Society's guidelines.  Borgaonkar J, Manos D, Miller R.
Organized breast cancer screening in Nova Scotia: implications of the 2011 CTFPHC guidelines.  Payne J.
The role of fetal MRI in prenatal diagnosis.
Gundogan M.
Errors in musculoskeletal radiology.  Mitchell M.
Advances in pediatric neuroimaging.  Khan N.
Traps and pitfalls in pediatric MSK imaging.  Schmit P.
Imaging of CNS infections.  Vandorpe R.
Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program: Innovations and Initiatives.  Iles S.

Canadian Association of Neuropathology, October 2012, Quebec
Ganglioneurocytoma of spinal cord.
Sinha N, Wooff J, Shankar J, Gorman P, Macaulay R.

Symposium on White Matter Changes in Cognitive Dysfunction, September 2012, Ontario
fMRI measures of white matter integrity.
Beyea S.

Indian Society of Neuroradiology, September 2012, India
Flow diverter in intracranial aneurysms.
Shankar J.
Stenting for intracranial atherosclerotic diseases - post SAMMPRIS trial.
Shankar J.

Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference, September 2012, Halifax
Achieving better and faster recanalization in patients with acute ischemic stroke with dedicated intra-arterial stroke tool.
Conrod J, Alhabsi A.
Reducing delay in the delivery of thrombolytic therapy for acute ischemic stroke.
Simpkin W, Phillips S, Shankar J.
Interventional neuroradiology techniques in the management of acute ischemic stroke.  Shankar J.

ISMRM British Chapter, September 2012, UK

Compressed sensing reconstruction improves sensitivyt of variable density spiral fMRI.
Holland D, et al .... Bowen C, Beyea S.

BioMag, August 2012, Paris
Presurgical workup in refractory epilepsy: the search for interictal correlates of the seizure onset zone.
Bardouille T, et al ... Schmidt M, D'Arcy R.

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, July
High-field MRI applications to surgical oncology.
Beyea S.

Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 2012, Miami
Comparison of PET-CT tumor burden parameters with proven prognostic markers in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Fong J, MacDonald D, Abdolell M, Bligh M.

11th International Meeting on Cholinesterases, June 2012, Russia
Radioligands for imaging cholinesterases in the brain.
Macdonald I, Reid G, Pottie I, Burrell S, Mawko G, Martin E, Darvesh S.

Annual Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences, June 2012
Delayed posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.
Alrashidi S, Schmidt M, Pickett G.

European Society of Thoracic Imaging, June 2012, London
Implementation of a patient questionnaire to optimize recommendations for the followup of CT detected pulmonary nodules using the Fleischner Society's guidelines.
Borgaonkar J, Manos D, Miller R.

World Biomaterials Congress, June 2012, China
An examination of compositional dependencies for novel embolic agents: an evaluation of dissolution by-products.
Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E.

International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, May 2012, Melbourne, Australia
Compressed sensing improves BOLD sensitivity at both the individual & group levels.
Holland D, Lui C, Song X, D'Arcy R, Stevens T, Sederman A, Gladden L, Bowen C.
Relaxation with diffusion near magnetic particles and cells: analytical description and experiment.  Rioux J, Bowen C, Kiselev V.
Compressed sensing with prior information for time-resolved turboSPI.
Rioux J, Beyea S, Bowen C.
Measuring lymph node swelling using MRI to act as a biomarker for tumour suppression.
Brewer K, Bowen C.
Biphasic clearance of depot vaccine antigen and substrate visualized using SPIO MRI.
Brewer K, Bowen C.
Whole-brain artifact-suppressed SSFP fMRI in a single paradigm run: alternating SSFP.
Patterson S, Mazerolle E, Beyea S, Bowen C.
Retrospective registration for improved localization of cortical stimulation on MR images.
Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Clarke D, Beyea S.
Using reliability to predict validity in clinical fMRI.
Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Clarke D, Beyea S.
Consistent activation across trials & field strengths by ROC-reproducibility thresholding.
Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Clarke D, Beyea S.

Atlantic Clinical Neurosciences, May 2012, Halifax
Neuroimaging of brain tumours: the shape of things to come?
Schmidt M.

MS Society of Canada, May 2012, Toronto
Exploring clinical value of the symbol digits modalities test in white matter fMRI.
Gawryluk J.

American Society of NeuroRadiology, April 2012, New York
Time resolved CT angiogram protocol for confirmation of brain death. Shankar J, Vandorpe R.
Idiopathic gyrus rectus herniation resulting in progressive visual loss. Shankar J.
Strategies for reduction of radiation dose and contrast media volume in neuro CT without compromising the image quality.
Pretty L, Shankar J.
Impact of CT perfusion on acute stroke management decision in all comers under
3 hours of onset.

Yen P, Bhan V, Gubitz G, Shankar J.

Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2012, Montreal
Implementation of a patient questionnaire to optimize recommendations for the followup of CT detected pulmonary nodules using the Fleischner Society's guidelines.
Borgaonkar J, Manos D, Miller R.
Outcomes of mammograms selected for double read in the context of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program.
MacInnes M, Payne J, Foley T, Caines J, Iles S.
Radiology Education in the Medical School Curriculum: Too Little, Too Late?
Kavanaugh J, Dmytriw A, Brown P.

Troubleshooting radiology findings with nuclear medicine.
Burrell S.

Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, April 2012, Halifax
Imaging of brain tumours in adults and children.
Schmidt M.

Society of Interventional Radiology, March 2012, San Francisco
Novel radiopaque embolic agent for uterine fibroid embolization: determination of radiopacity and biological evaluation, cytocompatibility, intracutaneous reactivity and local affects after implementation.

Abraham R, Kehoe S, Tonkopi E.

Society of Thoracic Radiology, March 2012,
Implementation of a patient questionnaire to optimize recommendations for the followup of CT detected pulmonary nodules using the Fleischner Society's guidelines.

Borgoankar J, Manos D, Miller R.

CAISIS 2012 Meeting, March 2012, New York
The Breast Imaging Electronic Medical Record.
Abdolell M, Duggan R, Payne J, Caines J.
Integrating statistical reporting and modeling in CAISIS using R and LaTeX.
Abdolell M, Doyle G, Payne J, Caines J, Foley T, Duggan R.

European Congress of Radiology, March 2012, Vienna
Use of quantitative diffusion weighted MRI of the liver in conjunction with hepatic morphology.
A decision tool for risk stratification in patients with chronic liver disease.

Klavina I, Rowe J, Abdolell M, Peltekian K.


Indian Medical Association, February 2012, India
Recent advances in endovascular treatment of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
Shankar J.

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, February 2012, India
Silk flow diverter - an update.
Shankar J.

Tremblant Vascular Surgery Meeting, February 2012,
Tibial angioplasty: how and when to do it.
Abraham R.

Canadian Flow Diverter Meeting, January 2012, Calgary
Complication in flow diverters for aneurysms.
Shankar J.

 

2011 Presentations

Radiological Society of North America, Nov/Dec 2011, Chicago
Implementation of a patient questionnaire to optimize recommendations for the followup of CT detected pulmonary nodules using the Fleischner Society's guidelines.
Borgoankar J, Manos D, Miller R.
In vitro characterization or urinary stones less than 4 mm in diameter with dual energy CT.

Rivers-Bowerman M.

Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute Symposium, November 2011, Halifax
Development and validation of a model of whole body metabolic tumour burden in patients with lymphoma using PET-CT.
Fong J, MacDonald D, Abdolell M, Bligh M.

1st Annual Canadian Cancer Research Conference, November 2011, Toronto
The Breast Imaging Electronic Medical Record and surveillance system: an open source interprovincial collaboration.
Abdolell M, Duggan R, Payne J, Caines J.

American Heart Association, November 2011, Orlando
Claudication Treatment Comparative Effectiveness: Primary (6 month) Outcomes from the CLEVER Study.
Hirsch AT, Giacomantoniou N, Lee MS, Berry R.

WFITN, November 2011, Cape Town, South Africa
Silk Flow diverter - our experience.
Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.
Angio-architecture of brain AVM determines the presentation with seizures - proposed scoring system.
Shankar J, Menenzes R, Pohlmann-Eden B, Wallace C, terBrugge K, Krings T.
CT angiography for evaluation of cerebral vaspspasm following acute subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Shankar J, Tan I, Krings T, terBrugge K, Agid R.

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists, October 2010, Halifax
Top ten tips for interpreting CT angiograms.  Berry R.
Troubleshooting radiology findings with nuclear medicine.  Burrell S.
The high risk myocardial perfusion scan.  Clarke J.
Dealing with the palpable mass referral in a diagnostic breast imaging population.  Iles S.
Imaging of liver lesions.  Keough V.
Interventional radiology approach to vascular malformations.  Lightfoot C.
Gambling with large lung nodules: know when to walk away, know when to run.  Manos D.
Aneurysm hoof beats heard? Meet the zebras.  Miller R.

International Conference on Residency Education, September 2011, Quebec
Ethics in radiology residency education.
Clarke J, Cunningham N, Reid L, Stiles-Clarke L, MacSwain S.

Society for Psychophysiological Research, September 2011, Boston
Assessing brain function when every second counts.
Sculthorpe L, D'Arcy R, Wei C, Ghosh-Hajra S, Lui C.
Are you in there? A comparison of brain-based evaluation of conscious awareness and the Glasgow Coma Scale.
D'Arcy R, Sculthorpe L, Lui C, Ghosh-Hajra S.

International Continence Society, September 2011, Glasgow, Scotland
Randomized trial of overlapping vs. end-to-end repair of 3rd & 4th degree EAS tears.
Farrell S, Turnbull G, Baskett T, McPhee D, Flowerdew G, Schmidt M.

Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, July 2011, Colorado
Silk flow diverter - beginners perspective.
Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.
Initial experience with silk.
Shankar J, Vandorpe R, Pickett G, Maloney W.
Localization of spinal dural arteriovenous fistula: diagnosis and implications.
Yen P, Schmidt M, Vandorpe R, Maloney W, Shankar J.

Canadian Orthopedic Meeting, July 2011, St. Johns', Newfoundland
Mobility TAR: the Canadian Experience 2011.

Sproule J, Chin T, Daniels T, Younger A, Amin A, Boyd G, Glazebrook M.

Alzheimer Assocoiation Conference on Alzheimer Disease.
Correlations of prefrontal cortical activation and cognitive performance with choinesterase inhibitor treatment: a high field functional MRI study.
Song X, D'Arcy R, Fisk J, Major A, Beyea S, Rockwood K.

American Society of Neuroradiology, June 2011, Seattle
CT angiography for evaluation of cerebral vasospasm following acute subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Shankar J, Tan I, Krings T, terBrugge K, Agid R.
Recognizing and managing complications in neurointervention: when the going gets tough.
Paquette C, Mallory A, Vandorpe R, Versnick E, Shankar J.

Canadian Association of Interventional Radiologists, June 2011, Montreal
Infrainguinal intervention workshop.
Abraham R.
Endoleak embolization workshop.
Abraham R.

Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 2011, San Antonio
Creation of an open architecture online PET requisition and research database.
Ross A.  Poster.


Statistical Society of Canada, June 2011, Wolfville
(Panel on Online Teaching of Statistics)
Teaching statistics in academic medical research institutions.
Abdolell M, Payne J.

Canadian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, June 2011, Vancouver
Preoperative uterine artery embolization and transvaginal resection of large cervical myomas.
Reichetzer B, Gilmour D, Craig C, Corkum T, Berry R, Abraham R.

Organization of Human Brain Mapping, June 2011, Quebec
Hemodynamic changes can be detected in rat white matter using a hypercapnic challenge.
Mazerolle E, Bowen C, D'Arcy R.
White matter fMRI: linking advances in research with neuropsychological measures.
Gawryluk J, D'Arcy R, Beyea S.

European Society of Thoracic Imaging, June 2011, Germany
Capability and limitations of multidetector computed tomography for detection and characterization of pulmonary hypertension.
Dornia C, Manos D.

European Society of Cardiology, May 2011, Amsterdam
Non-cardiac abnormalities on myocardial perfusion imaging: a pictorial review.
Burrell S.  Poster.

European Symposium on Pediatric Nuclear Medicine, May 2011, Spain
Nuclear medicine in the imaging and therapy of neuroblastoma.
Barkova E, Burrell S, Surette J.

Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research, May 2011, Halifax
Optimizing mobile service delivery in breast screening.
Duggan R, Foley T, Caines J.  Poster.

Describing service provision of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program to Nova Scotia women aged 50-69 years from 2002-2006.
Lea S, Payne J, Caines J, Schaller G, Iles S.


International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, May 2011, Montreal
Compressed sensing reconstruction improves variable density spiral functional MRI
Holland D, Lui C, Mazerolle E, Song X, Stevens T, Bowen C, Sederman A, Gladden L, Beyea S
Highly sparse spiral fMRI reconstructed with compressed sensing: trajectory optimization for BOLD contrast  
Holland D, Lui C, Mazerolle E, Song X, Stevens T, Bowen C, Sederman A, Gladden L, Beyea S
FMRI using high flip-angle alternating steady state balanced SSFP supported by Monte Carlo studies
Patterson S, Bowen C, Beyea S
SPIO quantification using inversion recovery prepared bSSFP for targeted molecular imaging
Bowen C, Pelot N
MR visualization of depot vaccines and immune activation for cancer therapies
DeBay D, Leblanc S, Weir G, Mansour M, Bowen C
Hemodynamic changes can be detected in rat white matter using a hypercapnic challenge
Mazerolle E, Bowen C, DeBay D, Feindel K, Rioux J, Rasmusson D, Semba K, D'Arcy R
Accurate brain tumor blood volume estimation using DEC-MRI with bookend T1 measurements and phase-derived AIFS. Cron G, Shankar J.

American Roentgen Ray Society, May 2011, Chicago
Evaluating change in Canadian breast screening performance indicators following the implementation of full-field digital mammography in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Payne J, Schaller G, Caines J, Erdogan M
Approach to diagnosis: cancer mimics.
Manos D.

Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Canada, May 2011
Imaging of neuroendocrine tumours.
Burrell S.

Congress of NeuroTalk, May 2011, China
Long term followup of intracranial aneurysms treated with endovascular coiling using contrast-enhanced MR angiography.
Shankar J, Parihk N, Sanots M, Lum C.

Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine, April 2011, Niagara Falls
Quantitative parameters for a model of whole body metabolic tumour burden in patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma using PET/CT.
Bligh M, MacDonald D, Abdolell M, Burrell S.

Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute Seminar, April 2011, Halifax
Positron emission tomography and nuclear medicine in oncology: clinical and research applications.
Burrell S.

Retrospective assessment of solitary pulmonary nodules with positron emission tomography and correlation with computed tomography characteristics: the Halifax experience.
Greenlaw K, Manos D, Xu Z, Burrell S.

 

2010 Presentations

Radiological Society of North American, Nov/Dec. 2010, Chicago
Evaluation of solid-state detectors performance for routine QC measurements in Diagnostic Radiology. 

Tonkopi E.  
Scientific paper.
Mediastinal pathologies presenting with unilateral vocal cord paralysis: hoarseness and the course of the recurrent laryngeal nerve.
Paquette C, Manos D, Psooy B.  
Educational exhibit.
Pulmonary manifestations of connective tissue disease.
Manos D, Soochan D.
  Educational exhibit.
Nuclear medicine in the imaging and therapy of neuroblastoma.
Barkova E, Burrell S, Surette J. 
 Poster.
Nuclear medicine in the imaging and management of breast carcinoma. 

Barkova E, Burrell S.
  Poster.
The evolving role of 3D saline infusion sonohysterography - is 3D enough?
H. Curtis

Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute Annual Symposium, November 2010, Halifax
Developing BIRADS classification based on an automated mammographic density measurement algorithm.
Abdolell M, Caines J, Gregson P, Payne J, Schaller G.

Society for Neuroscience, November 2010, San Diego
Biodistribution of potential butyrylcholinesterase-specific neuroimaging ligands in rodents.
Macdonald IR, Burrell S, Matte G, Pottie I.

Atlantic Uro Oncology Meeting, November 2010, Halifax
PET scan imaging in urological malignancies.
Burrell S.

World Congress of the International Society of Hematology, October 2010, Jerusalem
Assessing the sensitivity of MRI liver iron quantification for patients with transfusional iron overload undergoing phlebotomy.
Ridler A, Burrell S.

Atlantic Provinces Radiologists Conference, October 2010, Halifax
Imaging of soft tissue masses.  Boyd G.
MRI Artifacts - what are they and how to deal with them.  Bowen C.
Full field digital mammography in Nova Scotia.  Iles S.
Screening for breast cancer: the role of imaging in screening for the general population and high risk women.  Iles S.
Imaging in acute stroke.  Shankar S.
Neuroimaging in epilepsy.  Schmidt M.
Interventions in acute stroke.  Shankar S.
Neonatal screening ultrasound.  Thompson D, Warren A.
Testicular neoplasms.  Pringle C.
MRI of rectal cancer.  Keough V.

Symposium Neuroradiologicum, October 2010, Bologna, Italy
Whole brain CT perfusion of arteriovenous shunting in arteriovenous malformations.
Shankar J.
Advanced CT scan.
Shankar J.
Clinical application of whole brain CT perfusion on 320 slice CT scanner.
Shankar J.

Halifax International Epilepsy Conference, October 2010, Halifaxf
Advanced neuroimaging in new-onset epilepsy.
Schmidt M, Bernier D, Abdolell M.

South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology, September 2010, South Africa
Mammography then and now.  Daniels C, Payne J.

8th International Conference on Teaching Statistics, July 2010, Llubljana, Slovenia
Developing research literacy in academic medical research institutions: introducing an online modular course in biostatistics and epidemiology.
Abdolell M, Payne J.

American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society, July 2010, Maryland
Opening-wedge vs. proximal chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus with increased intermetatarsal angle.
Glazebrook M, Lalonde K, Daniels T, Boyd G.

Alzheimer's Imaging Consortium, July 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii
Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease, July 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii
Synthesis and evaluation of butyrylcholinesterase ligands for neuroimaging Alzheimer's disease.
Macdonald IR, Joy EE, Reid GA, Pottie IR, Burrell S, Mawko G, Matte G, Martin E, Darvesh S.
Encoding reinforcement improves memory in older adults - evidence from a high-field functional MRI study.
D'Arcy R, Fisk J, Major A, Beyea S, Rockwood K.

Canadian Public Health Association Conference, June 2010, Toronto
Evaluating change in national breast screening performance indicators following the implementation of full field digital mammography (FFDM).
Payne J, Schaller G, Caines J, Lea S.
Describing service provision of the Nova Scotia Breast Screening Program (NSBSP) to Nova Scotia women aged 50 to 69 years from 2002-2006: final results.
Lea S, Payne J, Caines J, Schaller G, Iles S.

Canadian Urological Association, June 2010, PEI
Predicting growth rate of renal masses on active surveillance as a function of patient and tumour characteristics.
Rendon R, Mason R, Lawen J, Bell D, Abdolell M.
A classification tree for predicting benign histology in renal masses > 5 m presumed to be renal cell carcinoma.
Rendon R, Mason R, Kirkland S, Lawen J, Abdolell M.

Brain and Behavior and Cognitive Science, June 2010, Halifax
Perceptual vs. motoric attention: an fMRI investigation of the speed-accuracy trade-off in decision-making.
Blagdon R, Bowen C, Rusak B, Ivanoff J.

Organization of Human Brain Mapping, June 2010, Barcelona, Spain
White matter fMRI in a collostomy patient.
D'Arcy R, Gawryluk J, Song X, Mazerolle E, Beyea S, Clarke D.
White matter fMRI activation in the internal capsule.
Mazerolle E, Beyea S, Gawryluk J, Brewer K, Bowen C, D'Arcy R.

Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation, June 2010, Quebec
World's first patient-specific open neurosurgery rehearsal.
Clarke D, D'Arcy R.

American Roentgen Ray Society, May 2010, San Diego
Approach to diagnosis: autoimmune and idiopathic lung disease.
Manos D.

American Society of Neuroradiology, May 2010, Boston
Factors affecting long-term restenosis after carotid stenting for carotid atherosclerotic disease.
Shankar J.
Conjoined parameter of cerebral blood volume and permeability from CT perfusion: is it a better parameter for grading and prognostication of high-grade gliomas?
Shankar J.
Does maintaining the posterior communicating artery after posterior communication artery aneurysm coiling increase the risk of ischemic/embolic events in the posterior circulation?
Maralani P, Shankar J, Grover R, Lum C

Canadian Association for Research on Work & Health, May 2010, Toronto
Ionizing radiation exposure and risk of gastrointestinal cancers: a study of Ontario uranium miners
Do M, Marrett L, Purdham J, Lou W, Payne J

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, May 2010, Stockholm, Sweden
Fast time-resolved 3D single point imaging with compressed sensing.
Rioux J, Beyea S, Bowen C.
Recovery of signal using spiral-in K-space trajectories: phase coherence or intensity displacement?
Brewer K, Rioux J, Klassen M, Bowen C, Beyea S.
Development of an automated threshold technique based on reproducibility of fMRI activation.
Stevens T, Beyea S, D'Arcy R, Clarke D, Bowen C.
Understanding the limitations of the effectiveness of Z-shim for use with fMRI.
Brewer K, Rioux J, D'Arcy R, Bowen C, Beyea S.
Increasing fMRI specificity using asymmetric spin echo (ASE) spiral: an ROC-based analysis.
Brewer K, Cherpak L, Stevens T, D'Arcy R, Bowen c, Beyea S.
Multi-sequence comparison of temporal lobe fMRI activation at 4-T.
Cherpak L, Brewer K, Dube J, Gawryluk J, Pelot N, Bowen C, D'Arcy R, Beyea S.

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, May 2010, Quebec
Nuclear medicine imaging of neuroendocrine tumours.
Burrell S.
Artifacts and pitfalls in myocardial perfusion imaging.
Burrell S.

Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, May 2010, White Point
Positron Emission Tomography: A new era in cancer imaging in Nova Scotia.
Burrell S.

Atlantic Provinces Ophthalmological Society, May 2010, Halifax
Neuroimaging Update: MREye and CT.  Schmidt M.

ICNC10, May 2010, Amsterdam

Non-cardiac abnormalities on myocardial perfusion imaging: a pictorial review.
Burrell S.

Surgical Oncology Network Seminar, April 2010, Halifax
PET in metastases.
Burrell S.

Canadian Association of Radiologists, April 2010, Montreal
Beyond the basics: six chronic lung disorders every radiologists should know.
Manos D.

European Stroke Conference, May 2010, Barcelona
Hyperparathyroidism as a cause of hypercalcemia-induced vasospasm resulting in ischemic stroke.
Rasool N, Phillips S, Schmidt M, Gubitz G.

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies, April 2010, Halifax
Evaluating change in national breast screening performance indicators following the implementation of full field digital mammography.
Payne J, Schaller G, Caines J, Lea S.

Cognitive Neuroscience Society, April 2010, Montreal
Dissociating the roles of the lateral and medial prefrontal cortex in speed-accuracy trade-offs during response preparation in a go/no-go task.
Blagdon R, Bowen C, Rusak B, Ivanoff J.

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, March 2010, New Orleans
Opening-wedge vs. proximal chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus with increased intermetatarsal angle.
Copithorne P, Glazebrook M, Lalonde K, Daniels T, Boyd G.

International Conference on Biomagnetism, March 2010, Croatia
Neurocognitive awareness measured by MEG/EEG: clinical tools development.
D'Arcy R, Lui C, Ghosh-Hajra S, Sculthorpe L, Stroink G, Weaver D.