ISMRM 21st Annual Meeting & Exhibition 20-26 April 2013 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Interventional MR Study Group
Monday, April 22, 10:45 - 12:45, Room 155 ABC

10:45 Announcements / News / Group Business
  Let's Get Clinical
Investigators will share their experiences developing patient studies programs in various areas of interventional MR
11:00 Abdominal Interventions Sherif Nour (Emory)
11:15 Neuro Interventions Alastair Martin (UCSF)
11:30 Focused Ultrasound Interventions Kim Butts Pauly / Peji Ghanouni (Stanford)
11:45 Cardiovascular Interventions Reza Razavi (KCL)
12:00 Panel Discussion

Topics to be discussed include:
-the rationale why now?
-equipment / facility - what is needed? design considerations?
-the team who? training?
-the rules research ethics, regulatory, standards of practice
-lessons learned from early studies
12:15 Toward Reimbursement for MRI-Guided Interventions Clifford Weiss / Sherif Nour
12:30 Informal Discussion / Networking  
12:45 Adjournment