Bowel Imaging
Jörg F. Debatin and Riccardo Manfredi, Organizers

Tuesday, 21 May

Last updated 24 June 2008

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

Understand hard- and software requirements for MRI of the gastrointestinal tract;
Develop an overview of available oral contrast agents;
Develop targeted examination protocols for specific imaging indications of the gastrointestinal tract;
Analyze imaging data for the presence of bowel pathologies;
Appraise the advantage of an MR-based examination protocol compared to fluoroscopic or CT-based imaging of the gastrointestinal tract.
10:30 MR Techniques and Contrast Agents for the Bowel David J. Lomas
11:00 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Why Choose MR over CT? Nickolas Papanikolaou
11:30 MRI of the Colon Jörg F. Debatin
12:00 Morphologic and Functional Assessment of the Duodenum and Related Ducts Riccardo Manfredi
12:30 Adjournment