CLINICAL CATEGORICAL COURSE
Body MRI by the Experts 3: Bowel/ Peritoneum
Organizers: Clare Tempany, M.D., Bernard E. Van Beers, M.D., Ph.D., Qun Chen, Ph.D.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Monday, 5 May 2008
This Body MRI course begins with an all-day session on Saturday and continues with two one-hour morning categorical courses (pulmonary function and multi-parametric prostate cancer MR) and includes two two-hour clinical categorical courses (bowel/pancreas/peritoneum and female pelvis). This session will review the current and emerging applications of MR in intestinal, pancreatic and peritoneal diseases. The role of MRI in assessing inflammatory and tumorous disease of the small and large bowel, in staging rectal cancer and detecting or characterizing peritoneal and pancreatic diseases will be discussed. Methods such as MR enterclysis, colonography, pancreatic perfusion and secretin-enhanced pancreatography will be presented.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
The clinical categorical courses are designed for clinical radiologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, oncologists, practicing clinicians and scientists, from beginning to advanced experience levels working in MR.
|Monday||Bowel, Pancreas and Peritoneum|
|11:00||MR Enteroclysis and Colonography||Thomas C. Lauenstein, M.D.|
|11:30||MR of the Rectum||Regina G.H. Beets-Tan, M.D., Ph.D.|
|12:00||Anatomical and Functional MRI of the Pancreas||Maria A. Bali, M.D.|
|12:30||MR of the Peritoneum||Russell N. Low, M.D.|