Dushyant Sahani, MD

Dushyant Sahani MD
Professor and Chairman of Radiology
University of Washington in Seattle

Dushyant Sahani MD is a professor and Chairman of Radiology at the University of Washington in Seattle. His has research focused on investigating new CT technologies such as multi energy scanners and their impact on patient care, patient safety, healthcare cost and CT workflow.

Dr. Sahani has contributed over 335 peer reviewed original articles, and reviews to medical literature, numerous book chapters, and has co-edited two textbooks. His work has appeared in journals such as: the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Hepatogy, Radiology, American Journal of Radiology, Annals of Surgery, Investigative Radiology, and European Journal of Radiology. He has delivered over 300 lectures nationally and internationally. He has been a visiting professor at numerous universities in the United States and abroad. He served as 2008-2009 “Visiting professor” of the Society of Abdomen Radiology and the 2016 international visiting professor for the radiological Society of North America.

He is an associate editor for abdominal imaging, serves on the editorial board of JCAT and is a reviewer for over 25 scientific journals. Dr Sahani is also a fellow member of all leading radiology societies including: ACR, ARRS, CMR, ESGR, NERRS, RSNA, SCBT/MR, and SGR. In 2005 and 2007, he earned a research award from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, and a Hounsfield award from the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR in 2005. Dr. Sahani is the past president of SCBT-MR and Vice President for International society of CT (ISCT).

2019 Presentations & Workshops

Quantitative Applications of Spectral CT: Potential Clinical Impact
Wednesday | 13:45-14:00
Spectral CT Pre-Symposium Workshop

How to Build DECT Protocols
Wednesday | 15:15-15:30
Spectral CT Pre-Symposium Workshop

Modifications to CT practice with DECT
Wednesday | 16:00-16:15
Spectral CT Pre-Symposium Workshop

2018 Presentations

Radiologist as Consultant for Patient
Friday | 10:30-10:45
Session: Better Patient Management Through Advanced Interpretation

How Aggressive Should We be with Small Pancreas Cyst?
Friday | 11:00-11:15
Session: Better Patient Management Through Advanced Interpretation

CT Texture Analysis Biomarker
Friday | 11:30-11:45
Session: Better Patient Management Through Advanced Interpretation

Reporting Template for Pancreas Cancer
Friday | 13:45-14:00
Session: Value Through Standardized Reporting

Urologist Expectations from CT of Renal Mass or Kidney Stones
Friday | 14:00-14:15
Session: Value Through Standardized Reporting

CTE & Reporting Template for IBD
Friday | 14:30-14:45
Session: Value Through Standardized Reporting

Approach to Colonic Wall Thickening on CT
Friday | 14:45-15:00
Session: Value Through Standardized Reporting

Oral Contract Media Choices & Protocols
Saturday | 8:45-9:00
Session: Solutions to Protocol Conundrums

SESSION: Better Patient Management Through Advanced Interpretation

SESSION: Value Through Standardized Reporting

SESSION: Solutions to Protocol Conundrums

2017 Presentations & Workshops 

Oral & IV Contrast Media Considerations
Saturday | 10:30-10:45
Multi-Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

Pancreas Masses & Pancreatitis
Saturday | 11:15-11:30
Multi-Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

Debate: New CT Technologies: Hype Or High Value?
Sunday | 11:20-11:40
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

Reduced Iodine Dose Aorto-Iliac CTA
Sunday | 16:40-16:50
Track 1 | Cutting Edge Mini-Symposia

2016 Presentations & Workshops

Session: Dual Energy Pre-Symposium Workshop

  • Introduction

  • DECT Technology and Workflow | GE HealthCare

  • Q&A

Session: DECT Body | Case Based Review on Most Convincing Indications

  • Body - Pancreas Masses and Pancreatitis

  • Q&A

Session: DECT Body Applications

  • Q&A

Session: Overview of Dual Energy CT

  • Current Challenges and Barriers of Use (Workflows and Reimbursement)

  • Discussion Panel | Best Practices for Integrating Current State Dual Energy Protocols

Session: Radiation | Monday June 20th, 2016

  • Challenges of Applying Iterative Reconstruction Techniques from Multiple CT Vendors

Session: Contrast Enhancement | Tuesday June 21st, 2016

  • Intravenous and Oral Contrast Material Dosing for Low KV/keV Abdominal Scanning

Session: Dual Energy | Tuesday June 21st, 2016

  • Is a Portal Venous Phase DECT Exam Sufficient for Evaluation of Pancreatic Mass and Preoperative Staging?

  • Debate: DECT Workflow is too Complicated and Takes too Long to be Practical in Routine Clinical Radiology: Against the Proposition

  • Debate Rebuttal

  • Role of DECT to Evaluate Chronic Liver Disease (Fat/Fibrosis) and to Screen for HCC

Session: Acquisition and Protocol | Wednesday June 22nd, 2016

  • Iterative Reconstruction and Abdomen CT in a Large Body Habitus Subjects

  • ****Protocol Panel****