Imaging of persons suspected of concealing drugs internally
with Dr Andi
Body packers, drug mules, body stuffers are synonymous terms used for persons who, voluntarily or through coercion, swallow, or insert drug-filled packets into a body cavity, generally in an attempt to smuggle them across secure national borders or county lines. Radiologists may be confronted with the problem of drug smuggling and in this lecture Dr Andi will discuss the value of detection using low dose CT imaging.
Key learning outcomes:
- To show the value of low dose non-contrast abdominal CT in the identification of different types of body packets.
- To outline the legal framework of internal drug concealment and its diagnosis.
- To be aware of common pitfalls and complications during interpretation.
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This webinar provides 2 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists and RANZCR.
Kindly note that this event is exclusively for healthcare professionals working in imaging. Please declare your profession in the form.