I Just Found an Unexpected Renal Mass – What Do I Do?
May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
ULTRASOUND SOLUTIONS CORP. is pleased to present sonography expert Robert DeJong, RDMS, RDCS, RVT for a discussion on what diagnostic steps should be followed if an unexpected renal mass is discovered.
It is not unusual to find an unanticipated pathology during an abdominal sonogram. Knowing how to handle these situations is an important part of being a Sonographer. This presentation will discuss what Sonographers should do when an unforeseen solid renal mass is found. Our speaker will cover the diagnostic steps that should be taken to correctly handle this type of sonographic situation. (Approved for 1 SDMS CME credit)
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
List common benign and malignant renal masses
Describe what additional images may be needed outside of the protocol
Describe the importance of color Doppler in evaluating a renal mass
About Our Speaker:
Robert DeJong, RDMS, RDCS, RVT is retired from The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was the Technical Manager of the Radiology Ultrasound Division for over 28 years. To further his interest in educating the next generations of Sonographers, he has published several books on sonographic scanning and patient care and has also authored chapters in multiple ultrasound textbooks.
Bob has been honored by The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography with the Joan Baker Pioneer Award and has Fellow member status in both the SDMS and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. In addition, he was recently elected as a Director for the SDMS.
As an active committee member of the SDMS, the AIUM, and the Maryland Ultrasound Society, he involves himself in conference management, nominating committee activities, and CME organizations. Bob is a frequent speaker at national and local meetings on various ultrasound topics.
This activity has been approved for 1.0 SDMS CME credit. The CME participant roster will be reported by Ultrasound Solutions Corp. to the SDMS CME Tracker System.