Case Based Teaching Course: 
Manifestations of Systemic Diseases on the Cardiovascular System
Organizers: Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D. and Stefan O. Schoenberg, Ph.D.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Thursday, 23 April 2009
16:00 - 18:00

This two hour course is designed for radiology residents and faculty, and other interested clinicians. It will cover the
  • etiology
  • differential diagnosis
  • diagnostic work-up
  • treatment options
  • criteria for interpretation of non-atherosclerotic vascular disease.
Upon completion of this case based session, participants should be able to:
  • List the main differential diagnosis of non-atherosclerotic vascular disease;
  • Recognize unique disease patterns for inflammatory and non-inflammatory vessel diseases;
  • Interpret MRA and MRI exams of these diseases in a standardized manner;
  • Demonstrate the relevant findings to the referring clinicians; and
  • Design optimized MR imaging protocols for comprehensive morphologic and functional assessment.

Thursday, 23 April 2009
16:00 Hypertension Giles H. Roditi, M.D., F.R.C.R.
16:20 Fibromuscular Dysplasia Martin R. Prince, M.D., Ph.D.
16:40 Vasculitis and Rheumatic Diseases Tim Leiner, M.D., Ph.D.
17:00 Diabetes Sabine Weckbach, M.D.
17:20 Vascular Malformations Elizabeth M. Hecht, M.D.
17:40 Discussion  
18:00  Adjournment