Interventional MRI
Kim Butts, Ph.D., and Thomas Kahn, M.D., Organizers

Monday, 14 July, 10:30 - 12:30
Last updated 05 May 2009

Course Description:
This two-hour course will provide a broad perspective of the emerging field of interventional MRI.  Individual presentations will describe procedures that can be enabled or improved with MRI guidance.  Devices that are (or should be) MR-compatible and commercially available will be described.  Areas for further technical innovation will be discussed.

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

 List procedures that can be enabled or improved with MRI guidance;
List devices that are MR-compatible and commercially available;
Recognize desired areas of further technical innovation.

Monday, 14 July

Wady M. Gedroyc and Ferenc Jolesz, Moderators
10:30 Percutaneous Procedures John A. Carrino
10:55 Intraoperative Procedures Charles L. Truwit
11:20 Thermal Ablations Nasreddin Abolmaali
11:45 Vascular Interventions Jonathan Lewin
12:10 Panel Discussion: Requirements for Widespread Adoption
12:30 Adjournment