Emerging Body Applications of MRI
David J. Lomas and Neil M. Rofsky, Organizers

Last updated 20 February 2009

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

Describe the key features of fast imaging techniques for body MRI;
Recognize the relevance of recent MRI technology developments to diagnostic and interventional imaging of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis;
Describe new imaging applications for evaluating abnormalities of the abdominal and pelvic organs;
Implement new protocols for functional imaging of the lung, pancreas and biliary tree.

Tuesday, 21 May
What the Clinician Needs to Know about Fast Body Techniques

07:00 Volumetric Body MRI Vivian S. Lee
07:20 Single Shot Half-Fourier RARE David J. Lomas
07:40 True-FISP Stefan G. Ruehm

Wednesday, 22 May
From Structure to Function

07:00 Functional MR Cholangio-Pancreatography Riccardo Manfredi
07:30 Structure and Blood Flow in Tumor Evaluation Anwar R. Padhani

Thursday, 23 May
New Frontiers

07:00 Body Imaging at 3T Neil M. Rofsky
07:30 Pulmonary MRI Qun Chen

Friday, 24 May
Replacing Established Approaches

07:00 MR-Guided Procedures Arno Bücker
07:30 Fetal Imaging Deborah Levine