ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition 30 May - 05 June 2015 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL COURSE
Addressing Clinical Challenges in the Body with MRI
SKILL LEVEL: Basic
ORGANIZERS: Mannelli Lorenzo, M.D., Ph.D., Ivan Pedrosa, M.D., Scott B. Reeder, M.D., Ph.D., & Edwin J.R. van Beek, M.D., Ph.D., M.Ed., FRCR
Thursday, 04 June 2015
 
OVERVIEW
This course focuses on the utilization of MRI for evaluation of the fetus. Emphasis will be made on presenting the practical considerations and safety of performing MRI in pregnant women. Common indications for MRI assessment of the fetus will be presented with emphasis on assessment of non-neurological conditions such as develomental conditions in the chest, abdomen, pelvis and extremities.
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is aimed at radiologists, imaging scientists and MR technologists who wish to review the state-of-art MRI protocols and indications for assessment of non-neurological fetal anomalies.
 
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

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

  • Illustrate the practical considerations for performing MRI examinations in pregnant women and the most common indications; and
  • Implement MRI protocols for the assessment of fetal anomalies in the chest, abdomen, pelvis, and extremities.
 

PROGRAM

Moderators: Kathryn Fowler, M.D. & Gillian Macnaught, Ph.D.

       
    Imaging in Pregnancy  
07:00 MRI in Pregnancy: Practical Considerations & Indications
Daniela Prayer, M.D. - permission withheld
 
07:25 Fetal Anomalies in the Body
Diane Twickler, M.D.
 
       
07:50   Adjournment