US Attenuation for Liver Fat Quantification An AIUM RSNA QIBA Pulse Echo Quantitative Ultrasound Initiative Online Course, web

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US Attenuation for Liver Fat Quantification: An AIUM–RSNA QIBA Pulse-Echo Quantitative Ultrasound Initiative

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The goal of the Radiology articles designated for self-assessment CME and their accompanying tests is to increase understanding of the radiologic characteristics of a variety of pathologic conditions and basic physics principles.


Content Areas (Codes):
The following Content Areas will be printed on the certificate for this course:

  • Health Policy
  • Ultrasound


Learning Objectives:

  • Specify the clinical implications of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
  • Recommend a reference standard for liver fat quantification.
  • Describe quantitative ultrasound using attenuation coefficient.


This journal-based CME activity is estimated to take 1 hour to complete.


Start Date: 1/25/2022
End Date for CME Eligibility/Online Expiration Date: 1/24/2025



  • Giovanna Ferraioli, MD
  • Viksit Kumar, PhD
  • Arinc Ozturk, MD
  • Kibo Nam, PhD
  • Chris L. de Korte, PhD
  • Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD


Disclosure Statements:
RSNA controls the planning, development, and delivery of this CME activity and will strictly adhere to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Listed below are all the financial disclosures provided by individuals in a position to influence and/or control CME activity content. All the financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated. Please note that any individuals not listed below have reported no financial relationships (currently or within the past 24 months) with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.



  • David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD: Consultant, Bayer, Guidepoint Global; Data safety monitoring board, ACRIN.
  • John A. Carrino, MD, MPH: Research consultant, Pfizer, Covera, Globus, Carestream, Image Analysis Group (IAG), Image Biopsy Lab.
  • Birgit B. Ertl-Wagner, MD, MHBA: Author, Springer, Thieme; Spouse, Employee, Siemens Healthineers.
  • Kathryn J. Fowler, MD: Grant support, Bayer, Pfizer, GE; Institutional consulting, GE.
  • Vicky J. Goh, MBBCh: Institutional research grant, Siemens Healthcare; Author, Oxford University Press; Travel grant, Siemens Healthcare.
  • David F. Kallmes, MD: Research support, MicroVention, Medtronic, Insera Theraputics, Balt, Monarch Biosciences, Ceranovus; Advisory Board, Triticum; Data safety monitoring board, NoNO, Vesalio, Minnetronix; Stockholder, Marblehead Medical, Superior Medical Experts, Kypheze Medical, Conway Medical, Nested Knowledge.
  • Michael H. Lev, MD: Institutional grant, GE Healthcare, Siemens Healthineers; Consultant, GE Healthcare, Takeda/Roche-Genentech.
  • Linda Moy, MD: Research grant, Siemens; Advisory board, Lunit, iCAD; Stock options, Lunit.
  • Mizuki Nishino, MD, MPH: Institutional research grants, Daiichi Sankyo, AstraZeneca, Canon Medical Systems, Merck investigator studies program; Consultant, Daiichi Sanko, AstraZeneca.
  • Mark L. Schiebler, MD: Grant, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Shareholder, X-Vax, Healthmyne, Stemina Biomarker Discovery.
  • Clifford R. Weiss, MD: Grants, BCSI, Medtronic Guerbet, BTG, Siemens Healthcare; Consultant, Medtronic, Siemens Healthcare, BSCI.
  • G.F.: Payment for lectures from Canon Medical Systems, Hitachi, Mindray Ultrasound, Philips Ultrasound.
  • V.K.: Working on projects sponsored by GE Healthcare.
  • K.N.: Research contract with Toshiba (Canon), American Medical Systems.
  • C.L.d.K.: Grant from Siemens.
  • R.G.B.: Board membership from Hologic, Samsung Ultrasound; grants/grants pending from Siemens Ultrasound, Philips Ultrasound, Samsung Ultrasound, Canon Ultrasound, Canon MRI, Mindray Ultrasound; payment for lectures from Philips Ultrasound, Siemens Ultrasound, Canon Ultrasound, Mindray Ultrasound; royalties from Thieme Publishers; payment for development of educational presentations from Philips Ultrasound.


Accreditation and Designation Statements:
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


This journal-based CME activity can be applied towards the ABR MOC self-assessment requirement (SA-CME).


To earn CME credit, participants must correctly answer a minimum of 80% of the post-test questions and complete the course evaluation.


The RSNA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Non-member Rate: $35.00
Member Rate: $0.00

Refund / Exchange Policy:
RSNA will not issue any refunds or exchanges for online only versions of educational products or activities purchased online. Please review the entire product or activity description prior to purchase.

RSNA Disclaimer:
The opinions or views expressed in this activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations or endorsement of the RSNA. Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product or device mentioned. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform the learner about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of RSNA faculty who are willing to share such information with colleagues. The RSNA disclaims any and all liability for damages to any individual user for all claims which may result from the use of said information, publications, technologies, products and/or services, and events.

Event Organized by:
Radiological Society of North America

Date: Jan 24 2025

Venue: Online Course

Address: - Online Course, web

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