Medical Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medical Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “MRIs and PET/CT Scans: Understanding Expectations and Limitations”



Date
June 5, 2014
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Barton F. Branstetter IV, MD
Professor of Radiology, Otolaryngology, and Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Chief of Neuroradiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Editor-in-Chief, Neurographics
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Certification Supervisor


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Although radiologic studies account for a relatively small fraction of overall health expenditures, they are an area that has seen surprising growth over the past 2 decades.  Dr. Branstetter will discuss the appropriate utilization of two of the most expensive radiologic tests:  MRI and PET/CT.