Advanced Body MR - Day 1
Donald G. Mitchell and Carolyn Reinhold, Organizers
Saturday, 18 May 2002

Last updated 20 February 2009

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to
Evaluate and recommend pulse sequence strategies that will optimize body MR imaging;
Describe cost-effective indications for MR imaging throughout the body;
Evaluate new pulse sequences based on existing knowledge of MRI techniques, allowing continuous improvement of body MRI protocols;
Implement modern MR applications for diagnosing chest, abdominal and pelvic diseases;
Incorporate into their practices recent developments for MR imaging of the pancreas and biliary tract, including MR cholangio-pancreatography, and for functional evaluation of the kidneys and bowel;
Use MRI to diagnose abdominal vascular disease using state-of-the-art MR angiographic techniques;
Identify new diagnostic opportunities in MR body imaging.
08:30 MRI Safety Frank G. Shellock
09:00 Non-cirrhotic Liver David A. Bluemke
09:40 Diffuse Liver Disease, Nodules Glenn A. Krinsky
10:20 Break
10:40 Biliary Disease, MRCP Caroline Reinhold
11:15 Pancreas Caroline Reinhold
11:50 Bowel Russell N. Low
12:30 Break
14:00 Renal and Adrenal Masses Peter L. Choyke
14:45 Renal Function and Hypertension Vivian S. Lee
15:30 Break
15:50 Pulmonary MRI and MRA Hiroto Hatabu
16:30 Lymph Nodes Jelle O. Barentsz
17:10 Body Interventional MRI Jonathan S. Lewin
17:40 Adjournment