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GI Tract

  • Computed Tomography After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Spectrum of Normal Findings and Complications

    Siva P. Raman, MD


  • CT Evaluation of Pancreatitis: Current Concepts

    Siva P. Raman, MD

      
  • CT Evaluation of GI Bleeding: How We Do It and Why...

    Siva P. Raman, MD

      
  • CT Imaging of Solid Pancreatic Tumors

    Siva P. Raman, MD

      
  • CT Cystic Pancreatic Masses

    Karen M. Horton, MD

     
  • CT of the Acute Abdomen: GI Causes 

    Karen M. Horton, MD

     
  • CT of the Gallbladder

    Pamela T. Johnson, MD

     
  • Inflammatory Disorders of the Small Bowel

    Siva P. Raman, MD

     
  • MDCT / CTA of Hepatic Masses: A Pattern Approach

    Elliot K. Fishman, MD

     
  • MDCT Evaluation of Gastric Malignancies: Adenocarcinoma, GIST & Beyond

    Elliot K. Fishman, MD

     
  • MDCT Evaluation of Pancreatic Cancer: Current Concepts in Detection and Staging

    Elliot K. Fishman, MD

     
  • MDCT Evaluation of Parenchymal Liver Disease

    Elliot K. Fishman, MD

     
  • MDCT of the Small Bowel: Principles, Protocols and Study Optimization

    Elliot K. Fishman, MD

     
  • Virtual Colonoscopy: Update 2015

    Karen M. Horton, MD

     
  • Post Test Questions


    1.  What is the most common GI cause of an acute abdomen on CT?
    1.   Acute appendicitis
    2.   Mesenteric ischemia
    3.   Closed loop obstruction
    4.   Pancreatic cancer

    2.  At what age should an average risk patient start colon cancer screening?
    1.   30
    2.   40
    3.   50
    4.   60

    3.  Which is the most common pancreatic malignancy in young women?
    1.   Adenocarcinoma
    2.   Mucinous cystic neoplasm
    3.   Lymphoma
    4.   Solid and Papillary Epithelial Neoplasm

    4.  An inflammatory pathology that often mimics gallbladder cancer is
    1.   Porcelain gallbladder
    2.   Hemorrhagic cholecystitis
    3.   Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis
    4.   Emphysematous cholecystitis

    5.  Which statement regarding pancreatic cancer is not true?
    1.   over 37,000 deaths this year in the US
    2.   mean age of diagnosis is 71 years of age
    3.   3rd most common cancer in men
    4.   increased risk with tobacco exposure including 2nd hand smoke

    6.  The most common cause in 2015 of small bowel obstruction is
    1.   adhesions
    2.   inflammatory bowel disease
    3.   small bowel tumors
    4.   external hernias

    7.  The biggest risk factor for nonalcoholic liver disease is
    1.   Hepatitis B and C
    2.   Obesity
    3.   drug abuse
    4.   alcohol abuse

    8.  Which statement regarding focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) is true?
    1.   occurs in equal frequency in men and woman
    2.   the majority of patient are asymptomatic
    3.   FNH has an increased incidence of spontaneous bleeding
    4.   FNH are usually treated with surgical resection

    9.  Which is the least frequent location of gastric adenocarcinoma
    1.   antrum of stomach
    2.   body of stomach
    3.   fundus and cardia of stomach
    4.   diffuse infiltration

 

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