Neuroimaging - Day 1
Scott W. Atlas, Vincent Dousset, and Mark A. van Buchem, Organizers
Saturday, 21 April 2001

Last updated 20 January 2009

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to
Explain the principles of conventional MR sequences, perfusion MR, diffusion MR, MRS, and BOLD imaging;
Discuss the role of various MR techniques in the diagnosis of disorders of the spine, peripheral nerves, head and neck, base of the skull, orbit, adult, and pediatric white matter;
Describe the role of MR techniques in the workup of patients with cerebral infarction, neonatal ischemia, intracranial hemorrhage, brain tumors, psychiatric disorders and dementia, and epilepsy;
Describe the role of MR techniques in imaging the fetal brain and spine;
Explain the principles of molecular MRI in neuroradiology.

Spine and Peripheral Nervous System - Principles, Protocols, and Pathology
08:00 Pulse Sequences in Neuro MR: The Essentials Felix W. Wehrli
08:30 Spine: Degenerative Disorders Jeffrey G. Jarvik
09:00 Spine: Nondegenerative Disorders Vincent Dousset
09:30 Peripheral Nerve Damage Kenneth R. Maravilla
10:00 Break
Head and Neck - Principles, Protocols and Pathology
10:30 Head and Neck MR: Special Considerations and Protocols Suresh Mukherji
11:00 Base of the Skull Jan W. Casselman
11:30 Ocular MR Mahmood F. Mafee
12:00 Break
Cerebrovascular Disease
13:30 Neuro MRA: Technical Update Frank R. Korosec
14:00 Neuro MRA: State of the Art John Huston
14:30 Perfusion MR: Technical Aspects David Alsop
15:00 Break
15:30 Diffusion MR: Principles Michael E. Moseley
16:00 Cerebral Infarction Olav Jansen
16:30 MR of Intracranial Hemorrhage - An Update Scott W. Atlas
17:00 Adjournment