27th ISMRM Annual Meeting • 11-16 May 2019 • Montréal, QC, Canada

Combined Educational & Scientific Session
Muscle Imaging

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Muscle Imaging
Combined Educational & Scientific Session

ORGANIZERS: Jung-Ah Choi, Riccardo Lattanzi, Emily McWalter, Miika Nieminen, Jan Fritz, Edwin Oei

 
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
  13:30 - 15:30 Moderators:  Melissa Hooijmans, Ravinder Regatte

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Session Number: TU-05

Overview
Muscles are the actuators of the musculoskeletal system and their function is of utmost importance in healthy and diseased joints. In this session, state-of-the-art MRI of muscle will be discussed, including fat content and other quantitative assessments.

Target Audience
Researchers and clinicians with an interest in MR imaging of muscle.

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
- List the advanced MRI techniques used study fat in muscle;
- Describe the advanced quantitative MRI techniques used study muscle; and
- Identify differences in features of healthy and diseased muscle.

 

 

 
13:30
 
  Imaging Fat in Muscle
Dimitrios Karampinos
14:00
 
  Quantitative MRI of Muscle
Gustav Strijkers
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