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

Weekend Educational Session

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Weekend Course

ORGANIZERS: Reiko Woodhams, Utaroh Motosugi

Sunday, 12 May 2019
  13:30 - 14:50 Moderators:  Evis Sala

Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate

Session Number: WE-25A

MRI plays a pivotal role in the evaluation of the female pelvis. MRI is a key technique for assessing for Mullerian duct anomalies and for sources of pelvic pain. It also plays a critical role in preoperative staging and treatment planning of gynecologic cancers. In this session, a broad variety of clinical topics in female pelvic imaging will be presented.

Target Audience
Clinical radiologists and PhD scientists interested in female pelvis imaging.

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify clinically relevant anatomic variants of the female genital tract;
- Describe key MRI findings relevant to gynecological treatment planning and staging;
- Recognize MRI features of endometriosis; and
- Categorize and compare various causes of acute pelvic pain based on MRI.


  Congenital Anomaly
Aki Kido
  Cervical & Endometrial Cancer
Caroline Reinhold
  Acute Gynecologic Disease
Victoria Chernyak
Nicole Hindman
  Break & Meet the Teachers
Weekend Course

ORGANIZERS: Kartik Jhaveri, Kathryn Fowler, Utaroh Motosugi

Sunday, 12 May 2019
  15:20 - 16:40 Moderators:  Caroline Reinhold, Mary-Louise Greer

Skill Level: Basic to Intermediate

Session Number: WE-25B

In this session, we provide a comprehensive overview of state-of- the-art bowel MRI including rectal cancer staging, rectal cancer treatment, enterography, and perianal disease. Advanced protocols and applications will be reviewed.

Target Audience
Radiologists and researchers interested in imaging of small bowel, rectal, and perianal disease.

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe state of the art protocols for rectal cancer, enterography, and perianal disease;
- Identify applications for MRI of the small/large bowel; and
- Explain the role of MRI in the management of patients with rectal cancer, Crohn's disease, and perianal disease.


  Rectal Cancer Staging
Akira Furukawa
  Rectal Cancer Post-Treatment Assessment
Gina Brown
  Perianal Fistula MRI
Mukesh Harisinghani
  MR Enterography
Jonathan Dillman
  Adjournment & Meet the Teachers
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