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

Weekend Educational Session
MR Image-Guided Therapy

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MR Image-Guided Therapy
Weekend Course

ORGANIZERS: Robert Witte, Kei Yamada

Saturday, 11 May 2019
  08:00 - 11:30 Moderators:  Robert Witte

Skill Level: Basic to Advanced

Session Number: WE-07

This course offers a scope on how MRI is used to guide the treatment on various diseases ranging from epilepsy to spinal tumors. The session will cover techniques including, but not limited to, focused ultrasound, cryotherapy, and laser ablations.

Target Audience
Clinicians, physicists, and engineers who work in the field of medical imaging.

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe how MRI is used in clinical settings;
- Discuss the difficulties and challenges of MR imaging at clinical settings; and
- Compare and contrast between various methods used for treatments.


  MRI for Surgical Planning
Priti Balchandani
  Temperature Measurement
Kagayaki Kuroda
  Laser Therapy on Epilepsy
Robert Watson
  Break & Meet the Teachers
  Cryotherapy of Brain
Jayender Jagadeesan
  Focused Ultrasound: Basics
Victor Frenkel
  Focused Ultrasound: Clinical Application
Toshio Yamaguchi
  Lunch & Meet the Teachers
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