CLINICAL CATEGORICAL COURSE
Body MRI by the Experts 4: Female Pelvis
Organizers: Clare Tempany, M.D., Bernard E. Van Beers, M.D., Ph.D., Qun Chen, Ph.D.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Thursday, 8 May 2008
This Body MRI course begins with an all-day session on Saturday and continues with two one-hour morning categorical courses (pulmonary function and multi-parametric prostate cancer MR) and includes two two-hour clinical categorical courses (bowel/pancreas/peritoneum and female pelvis).
This session will review the latest clinical applications of MR for gynecological disorders. Cervical cancer imaging will be reviewed with staging and treatment responses evaluated. The role of MRI on imaging, characterizing and monitoring treatment response for uterine leiomyomas will be covered in detail. The new MR-guided therapy with focused ultrasound will be discussed and clinical applications outlined based on large clinical trials presented.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
The clinical categorical courses are designed for clinical radiologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, oncologists, practicing clinicians and scientists, from beginning to advanced experience levels working in MR.
|Thursday||MR Female Pelvis|
|10:30||Female Pelvis MR Update||Kaori Tagoshi, M.D., Ph.D.|
|11:00||MR Cervical Cancer||Nandita De Souza, M.D.|
|11:30||MR Imaging of Fibroids, Treatment and Monitoring Treatment Effects||Gina Hesley, M.D.|
|12:00||MR Guided Focused Ultrasound for Fibroids||Fiona Fennessy, M.D., Ph.D.|