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Foundations Week 2: Abdomen/Pelvis, part 1

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Foundations Curriculum

Week #2


20 Full Cases

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Radiology Residents



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Prepare for the after-hours with these acute abdomen/pelvis cases

  • Acute Pancreatitis and Common Complications

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review retroperitoneal anatomy.
    • Review the role of imaging in diagnosis of pancreatitis, etiological diagnosis, and complications of pancreatitis
    • Review common complications of pancreatitis and to be able to recognize them
  • Acute Cholecystitis, Gangrenous Cholecystitis, Emphysematous Cholecystitis

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review imaging findings of acute cholecystitis on CT
    • Review other causes of gallbladder wall thickening
    • Review complications of cholecystitis and their appearance
  • Choledocholithiasis with Ascending Cholangitis

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review biliary tree anatomy
    • Identify intrahepatic/extrahepatic duct dilatation and choledocholithiasis on CT
    • Review the role of imaging in the setting of suspected acute cholangitis
    • Review CT signs suggestive of ascending cholangitis in the appropriate clinical setting
  • Hepatic Abscesses 

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Review segmental anatomy of the liver
    • Review the classic appearance of hepatic abscesses of various etiologies
  • And more. . .

    • Appendicitis
    • Perforated appendicitis
    • Non-surgical mimics of appendicitis
    • Epiploic appendagitis
    • Ovarian torsion
    • Bilateral tubo-ovarian abscess
    • Obstructing ureteric stone
    • Pyelonephritis
    • Splenic infarct

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created by

Rajesh Bhayana
Michael Chan

course coding by

Eric Bartlett

Course delivery by

University of Toronto Radiology Residents

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