Paranasal Sinuses VIII

5 Cases

2 CME Credits

This module will show participants the complex anatomy of the paranasal sinuses (PNS). There are multiple normal variants on PNS that are important for presurgical assesment, by completing the module the users will learn how to create detailed and concise structured CT PNS reports.

25.00 €

Description

his module on paranasal sinuses will focus on detailed CT anatomy and important paranasal sinus landmarks. You will learn how to prospectively identify important normal variants that predispose patients for surgical complications and how to easily navigate through the complex structures of a PNS CT.

Participants will get direct feedback on all the reported cases including case-statistics and annotated image solutions.

A webinar about Paranasal Sinuses is also included as additional learning material, along with a document which would take you through the aspects to take into consideration when reporting PNS cases. We hardly recommend you to watch the webinar and read through the introductory document.

Additional info

Estimated duration: 120 min
Date created: 14 Apr 2020
Date of EACCME review: 20 Mar 2020
Date of EACCME expiration: 20 Mar 2022

Technical requirements

The training platform runs entirely in the browser but the online PACS places a considerable load on the hardware and internet connection when viewing and loading cases.

Hardware Tablets * Minimum Recommended
Memory (RAM): 2 Gigabyte 8 Gigabyte 16 Gigabyte
Processor (CPU): Dual core 1.85 Ghz Dual core 2 Ghz Quad core 2.5 Ghz
Internet connection Minimum Recommended
Speed: 10 Mbps 25 Mbps
Software Tablets Desktop
Browser: Safari * Chrome **
  • * Tested with Safari on iPad 9.7 (2017), should also work on Android with Chrome. User interface not optimized for smaller screens. Large cases (more than 600 images) are not able to be opened on tablet or mobile devices due to memory constraints.
  • ** Firefox, Edge and Safari also work but might not provide an equally smooth experience. Internet Explorer is not supported.

Introduction Video

Prepared by

  • Astrid Schweitzer M.D.
    Kaast Germany

    Consultant radiologist at TMC

    Astrid Schweitzer (German) graduated from medical school in Germany in 1994. During university she completed her research work for her doctorate thesis on hearing loss defending it in 1995. She is a board-certified specialist in diagnostic radiology. Her main interest is head and neck radiology, particularly temporal bones, temporomandibular joints and paranasal sinuses reporting and also dental radiology. Astrid is the lead for TMC's Paranasal Sinuses (PNS) Expert Group at TMC where a novel 'structured/standardized reporting-tool' for paranasal sinuses reporting was introduced in 2015. She teaches PNS anatomy and pathology to new TMJ radiologist, double-read reports and also establish and maintain the ever growing PNS image reference image library.