Cardiac Problem Solving: Imaging the Coronary Arteries in 2006 - CT vs MRCA
Victor A. Ferrari, Organizer
Victor A. Ferrari, Matthias Stuber, Co-moderators Thursday, 11
May 2006, 10:30 -12:30 Last
updated 05 May 2009
Educational Objectives: MR Neurography – Imaging Peripheral Nerves
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
• Identify the clinical indications for coronary artery imaging with MR
• Describe the advantages and disadvantages of current MR and CT
techniques for use in coronary angiography;
• Discuss the risks and benefits regarding safety considerations for CTA
vs. MRCA; and;
• Explain the uses and limitations of CT and MRI for plaque
characterization and vessel wall imaging.
Thursday, 11 May
Can CT Be
Reliably Used for Plaque Characterization and Vessel Wall Imaging?
Zahi A. Fayad,
Coronary Imaging at 3T: Promise or Problems
Debiao Li, Ph.D.
CTA vs MRCA: Technical and
Konstantin Nikolaou, M.D.
Head-to-Head Comparison of CT
Bernhard Gerber, M.D.
Assessing the Myocardium:
Ischmia, Prognosis, and Viability