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

WEEKDAY EDUCATIONAL COURSE
Female Pelvis
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced
ORGANIZERS: Masoom A. Haider, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Shahid M. Hussain, M.D., Ph.D., John P. Mugler, III, Ph.D. &
Shreyas S. Vasanawala, M.D., Ph.D.
Monday, 22 April
 
OVERVIEW
This two-hour course will review optimal imaging techniques for evaluating diseases of the female pelvis, including perfusion, diffusion-weighted imaging, susceptibility-weighted imaging, and fat-water separation techniques. An algorithmic approach to adnexal mass characterization will be provided. The role of MR imaging in the staging and follow-up in patients with endometrial and cervical carcinoma will be discussed.
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is aimed at radiologists, imaging scientists and MR technologists who wish to review the state-of-art for evaluating diseases of the female pelvis, and to learn ways of optimizing MR imaging techniques for these indications.
 
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Implement optimal imaging techniques for evaluating disease of the female pelvis;
  • Describe the added value of MRI in adnexal mass characterization; and
  • Identify the added value of MRI in the management of patients with cervical and endometrial carcinoma.
 

PROGRAM

Moderators: Patricia NoŽl, M.D., F.R.C.P.C. & Caroline Reinhold, M.D.

         
16:30 Tips & Tricks for Pelvic Imaging Patricia NoŽl, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
17:00 Adnexal Mass Characterization Isabelle Thomassin-Naggara, M.D., Ph.D.
17:30 Endometrial Carcinoma: Impact of MR on Management Caroline Reinhold, M.D.
18:00 Cervical Carcinoma: Staging & Follow-Up Evis Sala, M.D., Ph.D.
         
18:30     Adjournment