Pediatric MR Update

Skill level: Intermediate
P. Ellen Grant, M.D., Organizer

Saturday, 19th May


This half day course will include a talk on each major pediatric subspecialty (with the exception of pediatric neuroradiology which is covered in the neuroradiology session). These talks are designed to emphasize differences and challenges that come with the developing pediatric body and the emerging role of advanced techniques in pediatric radiology.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Describe changes that occur with development that make pediatric MR imaging a challenge.
Explain some unique manifestations of diseases in the pediatric age group.
Assess the current and emerging role of advanced MR imaging techniques in pediatrics.

Audience Description

This course is designed for:
A wide audience including Ph.D.'s and M.D.'s with experience in either adult or pediatric imaging.
08:30 MRI in Pediatric MSK Diego Jaramillo, M.D., MPH
09:00 The role of MRI in Pediatric Sports Injuries Kathleen H. Emery, M.D.
09:30 The Emerging Role of MRI in Pediatric Lung Disease Talissa Altes, M.D.
10:00 Current and Future Role of MR Imaging in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Shi-Joon Yoo, M.D.
10:30 Break - Meet the teachers  
11:00 MRI of the Abdomen in Children Kassa Darge, M.D.
11:30 MRI of Pediatric Urinary System J. Damien Grattan Smith, M.D.
12:00 Fetal MRI: Current and Future Applications Catherine Garel, M.D.
12:30 Adjournment  
  12:30 - 12:45 - Meet the teachers