Dr. Grace Parraga, Western University, London, ON
In this session, Dr. Parraga will review state of the art chest imaging methods appropriate for use in children and focus on recent results in children who vape and smoke combustible cannabis cigarettes. She will review the literature and current results and recent data acquired in patients.
At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:
- Recognize novel CT and MRI chest imaging biomarkers in children and young adults;
- Understand previous case reports in patients and preclinical studies about vaping and cannabis use; and
- Have a good understanding of the relationships between clinical and imaging measurements of pulmonary disease in younger patients.