Journal SAM: Workflow and Scan Protocol Considerations for Integrated Whole-Body PET/MRI in Oncology

MOC Part II SAM Modules

Journal SAM:  Workflow and Scan Protocol Considerations for Integrated Whole-Body PET/MRI in Oncology
Release Date: 12/18/2012
Expiration Date: 12/18/2015

Continuing Education Credit Information

The American Board of Nuclear Medicine has reviewed and approved this Journal SAM activity submitted by the SNMMI. This activity fulfills the requirements of the ABNM Maintenance of Certification program for self-assessment.   2.0 SAMs have been awarded for this activity.

AMA-PRA (Physician)
The Society for Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging, Inc. (SNMMI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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.


On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to describe?
1. Special requirements for planning whole-body PET/MRI examinations.
2. General aspects of whole-body PET/MRI protocols in oncology.
3. Possible artifacts in PET/MRI.

Target Audience

The LLSAP is designed for all nuclear medicine specialists and other physicians, pharmacists and technologists who practice diagnostic and/or therapeutic nuclear medicine.

Faculty Disclosure(s)

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.

Axel Martinez-Möller1, Matthias Eiber2, Stephan G. Nekolla1, Michael Souvatzoglou1, Alexander Drzezga1, Sibylle Ziegler1, Ernst J. Rummeny2, Markus Schwaiger1, and Ambros J. Beer1

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany; and 2Department of Radiology, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany