Brian is a Professor of Thoracic Imaging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.
Why I love to teach
I’m a Professor of Thoracic Imaging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I was the chair of the Medical Education Council at the University of Iowa and Chair of the Education Committee for the Radiology Society of North America. I have multiple teaching awards including the University of Iowa Collegiate Award, the Holloway Award, and the Myers Family Professorship Award.
Latest articles with Brian
The findings on chest CT that could indicate lung cancer
Chest CT can be used both for screening and diagnostic purposes in the context of lung cancer, but the findings will be approached differently depending on why you're ordering the scan. In this video, you'll find out what to look for, why a chest CT can completely miss cancer, and the 4 clues to look out for when evaluating non-specific lesions.
Pulmonary embolism: answer these three key questions with chest CT
In this video, you'll learn how to use CT findings to answer three critical questions that determine the next clinical steps for a patient suspected of having PE.
How to recognize different pleural effusions on chest CT
In this video, we describe the differences between transudative, exudative, hemorrhagic, and chylous effusions on CT, and how knowing the difference can radically shift your management options.
How to identify normal lung anatomy on chest CT
In this video, we'll cover lung anatomy inside-out, key things to look out for that indicate disease, and how a sharp pencil can help you figure out if the bronchial wall is compromised.
When to use intravenous contrast for chest CT
In this video, we'll explore the three scenarios where IV contrast is necessary, the three phases of scanning with contrast, and the one thing you should never do when scanning.