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JNM (July 2012) Imaging of Multiple Myeloma and Related Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
JNM, July 2012, Volume 53, Number 7

JNM (July 2012) Imaging of Multiple Myeloma and Related Plasma Cell Dyscrasias

JNM, July 2012, Volume 53, Number 7

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Release Date: July 1, 2012
Expiration Date: July 30, 2015

Authors
Ronald C. Walker1,2, Tracy L. Brown3, Laurie B. Jones-Jackson2, Lorraine De Blanche3, and Twyla Bartel3

1Medical Imaging Department, Tennessee Valley Virginia Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee; 2Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee; and 3University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Radiology, Little Rock, Arkansas

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In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for Commercial Support and SNM Conflict-of-Interest Policy, the authors have indicated no relevant relationships that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or to condone bias but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of the activity.

Target Audience
This article contains information of value to nuclear medicine physicians, diagnostic radiologists, radiation therapy physicians, and medical oncologists.

Objectives
On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to describe:

  1. The benefits and limitations of both conventional and advanced imaging in evaluating patients with multiple myeloma and related plasma cell dyscrasias.
  2. Imaging findings of key significance for clinical management of patients with multiple myeloma and related plasma cell dyscrasias.
  3. Common and sometimes life-threatening complications of myeloma and its treatment.

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SNMMI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive CE credit, learners must achieve a score of 80% on the post-course assessment and complete the evaluation. Release date: July 1, 2012 Expiration date: July 31, 2015.

 

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The SNMMI, through its Verification of Involvement in Continuing Education (VOICE) program, has approved this journal article for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education hours (CEHs). VOICE-approved credit is recognized by most licensure states and by the NMTCB and ARRT as Category A credit. In order to receive CE credit, you must first complete the activity content. When completed, take the post-test assessment.  You must obtain a score of 80% to receive the CE credit.  You will have no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete the post-test. Release Date: July 1, 2012. Expiration Date: July 31, 2015. California Scope: 1.0 Imaging (I).


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