ISMRM Premier Educational Event
Practical Body MRI by the Experts
Including Self Assessment Modules
August 2-3, 2008
Doubletree Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, CA


FRIDAY, 1 August
16:00 - 18:00 Registration  
SATURDAY, 2 August
07:30 Registration  
Body MRI general subjects  
08:30 Techniques for Abdominal Imaging: What's New? Diego R. Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
08:55 Getting the Best Possible Abdominal MRI Nancy Talbot, M.App.Sc., M.R.T.(MR)(R)
09:20 Surface Coil Options and Configurations for Body MRI William Faulkner, B.S., R.T.(R)(MR)
09:45 NSF Update Richard C. Semelka, M.D.
10:10 Break   
10:30 Safety Issues William Faulkner, B.S., R.T.(R)(MR)
10:55 3T Special Challenges and Solutions Shahid Hussain, M.D.
11:20 Diffusion and Perfusion Techniques in Body MRI Masoom Haider, M.D.
11:45 Self Assessment Module Test and Answers - until 12:40  
MRI of the Liver  
13:45 The Difficult Liver Lesion: Noncirrhotic Liver Claude Sirlin, M.D.
14:10 HCC vs Benign Nodules in the Cirrhotic Liver Hero Hussain, M.D.
14:35 Diffuse Liver Disease Donald G. Mitchell, M.D.
15:00 Double Contrast Imaging of the Liver Claude Sirlin, M.D.
15:25 Self Assessment Module Test and Answers - until 15:55  
Pancreatobiliary MRI  
16:10 MR Cholangiography from Structure to Function Caroline Reinhold, M.D.
16:35 Pancreatic Cystic Masses Donald G. Mitchell, M.D.
17:00 Pancreatic and Ampullary Cancer Richard C. Semelka, M.D.
17:25 Self Assessment Module Test and Answers - until 17:55  
Adjourn for day   
Sunday, 3 August
Abdominal MRI I  
08:30 Gynecological Emergencies Michele Brown, M.D.
08:55 Benign Uterine Disease Caroline Reinhold, M.D.
09:20 Characterizing Adnexal Masses: Pearls and Pitfalls  Evan Siegelman, M.D.
09:45 MRI in Pregnancy Michele Brown, M.D.
10:10 Self Assessment Module Test and Answers - until 10:40  
Abdominal MRI II  
10:55 Malignant Adnexal Masses: Staging and Management Russell N. Low, M.D.
11:20 Pelvic Floor Evaluation Hero Hussain, M.D.
11:45 Prostate Carcinoma Update Masoom Haider, M.D.
12:10 Ano-rectal MRI Shahid Hussain, M.D.
12:35 Break   
14:00 Renal and Adrenal Imaging Diego R. Martin, M.D.
14:25 MR Imaging of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Russell N. Low, M.D.
14:50 Breast MRI Evan Siegelman, M.D.
15:15 Self Assessment Module Test and Answers - until 16:00  
Adjourn for day   

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