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November 5, 2018

Canon Medical to Support Expert Forums on Innovation in High Resolution Imaging, Novel Techniques for Liver Assessment

Third Annual CME Symposia at RSNA 2018

CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2018 – Helping clinicians stay current with the latest advancements in medical imaging, Canon Medical Systems, USA and Applied Radiology invite you to expert-led forums at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting November 25-30, 2018 in Chicago, IL. As an industry leader in advanced diagnostic imaging innovation, Canon Medical is committed to its customers by going beyond clinical applications and equipment training to support accredited continuing medical education that is relevant and valuable to clinicians and their business.

The two symposia, led by international clinical experts in high resolution imaging and liver assessment, offer attendees insights and cost-free CME credits through an unrestricted educational grant to the accredited CME provider, Institute for Advanced Medical Education, in the following areas:

  • Innovation in High Resolution Imaging
    • When: Monday, November 26th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • Where: McCormick Place Convention Center, room S101 AB
    • Speakers: Vincent Dousset, Medical News Imaging, University of Berdeaux; Dr. Mathias Prokop, Radboud University
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  • Novel Techniques for Liver Assessment
    • When: Tuesday, November 27th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • Where: McCormick Place Convention Center, room S101 AB
    • Speakers: Nami Azar, University Hospitals Cleveland; Dr. Andrew Trout, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Dr. Bela Kiss, Moffitt Cancer Center
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“Staying current with the latest advancements in medical imaging is crucial to improving treatment and enhancing patient care, and supporting clinician education is a top priority for Canon Medical,” said Satrajit Misra, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Canon Medical Systems USA. “We believe education is a long-term commitment, which is why we have partnered with Applied Radiology to sponsor the expert-led symposiums at RSNA for the third consecutive year.”

In addition to the expert forums, Canon Medical is showcasing new products and features at this year’s RSNA annual meeting (Booth #1938, South Level 3).

About Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.

Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc., headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment. For more information, visit Canon Medical Systems’ website at

About Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Canon Medical Systems Corporation develops and manufactures diagnostic imaging systems including CT, MRI, ultrasound, X-ray systems and clinical laboratory systems and provides them to around 140 countries and regions around the world, offering technology that provides faster diagnosis and early treatment. Under the slogan “Made for Life” (Made for Partnerships, Made for Patients, Made for You.), Canon Medical Systems is making positive contributions toward hospital management, and provides a range of patient-friendly healthcare systems and services, continuing its long tradition of contributing to healthcare.


The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.