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Release Date
November 2012

Review Date

February 2016

Expiration Date
March 1, 2017


John R. Leyendecker, MD
Professor of Radiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Section Head, Abdominal Imaging
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Equipment Requirements

PC: Win7/Win8, Pentium processor or faster, at least 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer version 10/11, Mozilla FireFox version 33.0.

MAC: OS version 10.8/10.9, Intel processor, at least 2GB RAM, Safari version 6.2, FireFox 33.0



   What's the Diagnosis?
   Advanced MRI Tutorial: Renal Masses

     Recording of a live webinar presented on October 24, 2012

   A certified one-hour case review for radiologist

Format:        Archived Webinar
MD Credit:   1.0 AMA PRA Category 1
FEE:           $25.00
RT Credit:    No ARRT credit available
Fee:              N/A



Course Overview

The lecture focuses on challenging and difficult cases, stressing a practical, clinically-oriented approach to interpretation, diagnosis, and communication with referring physicians. Participants have the opportunity to look over the shoulder of Dr. John Leyendecker, reviewing cases not routinely encountered in daily practice.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify how technical advances in hardware and software, including the use of all approved contrast agents, affects image acquisition and interpretation of MR imaging studies.
  • Describe the major characteristics of an imaging study and render a specific diagnosis or refined differential diagnosis when appropriate.
  • Distinguish the specific findings that support the diagnosis and/or recommendations to those responsible for treatment decisions.

Tuition for this course includes unlimited access to the course and Certificate of Credit.

ICPME accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. Please note: tuition payments are non-refundable.

Accreditation & Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification Program.

The European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME®)
The UEMS-EACCME® has mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association (AMA) for live events and e-learning materials. For more information go to

How to Participate
There is a fee to register for this activity.

  • Click the blue link. Complete the precourse evaluation and click SUBMIT.
  • Once the precourse evaluation is submitted, click on the blue link again to view the course.
  • Click on PLAYBACK. To view the streaming video, you may have to download the WebEx Player or Java.

How To Recieve Credit

  • View the entire one-hour session. The question-and-answer period at the end of the lecture is not required to receive credit.
  • At the conclusion of the lecture, close the WebEx Player window. You will be redirected to the ICPME website.
  • From the COURSE HOME page, click the buttons for POSTTEST and for EVALUATION.
  • A passing grade of at least 75% is required to receive credit.  You may take the test up to three times.
  • Upon receipt of a passing grade, you will be able to print a credit certificate from your account on

Faculty Biography

John R. Leyendecker, MD
Professor of Radiology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Section Head, Abdominal Imaging
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Dr. Leyendecker is Professor of Radiology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Section Head, Abdominal Imaging at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, NC.  He completed diagnostic radiology residency at Emory University in Atlanta and fellowship training in body MRI at the Washington University School of Medicine Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis.

Dr. Leyendecker has co-authored two textbooks on the topics of abdominal imaging and MRI, is board certified in diagnostic radiology and is an active member of the Radiological Society of North America, American College of Radiology, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists.

Disclosure Information
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for anyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

The faculty has reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

John R. Leyendecker, MD has received textbook royalties from Elsevier and Lippincott and consulting fees from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals.

The following planners and managers have reported NO financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Sharon Cancino
Trace Hutchison, PharmD
Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP
Linda McLean, MS
Victoria Phoenix, BS
Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN
Lisa Schleelein, MEd
Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CHCP

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

For questions regarding this program, please contact ICPME:
Phone: 607-257-5860



This activity was supported by an independent educational grant from Bayer HealthCare.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.