POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

Addressing challenges in imaging of larger patients

July 18, 08:30 - 09:30 CEST

SF 7a-1
8:30
Introduction by the moderators
Vibeke Logager, Copenhagen / DK
Jonathan McNulty, Dublin / IE
SF 7a-3
8:35
Key considerations in general radiography examinations of larger patients
Karen Knapp, Exeter / UK
Learning Objectives
1. To discuss the impact of patient size on image quality and dose.
2. To review the limitations and opportunities presented by state-of-the-art equipment.
3. To explore key optimisation steps for the examination of larger patients, children and adults, in general radiography.
SF 7a-4
8:45
Modification of ultrasound technique and protocols for larger patients
Barbara Kraus, Vienna / AT
Learning Objectives
1. To discuss the impact of patient size on ultrasound technique and image quality.
2. To consider current ultrasound technology, systems, and probes.
3. To explore key optimisation steps, techniques and protocols, for the examination of larger patients.
SF 7a-5
8:55
Diagnostic image quality considerations for larger patients in computed tomography
Shane J. Foley, Dublin / IE
Learning Objectives
1. To discuss the impact of patient size on image quality and dose for paediatric and adult examinations.
2. To review the limitations and opportunities presented by state-of-the-art equipment.
3. To explore key optimisation steps, techniques and protocols, for the examination of larger patients.
SF 7a-6
9:05
Optimal imaging of larger patients in magnetic resonance imaging
Elise Thiry, Strasbourg / FR
Learning Objectives
1. To discuss the impact of patient size on image quality in MRI.
2. To consider current scanner, coil, and sequence design in terms of larger patients
3. To explore key optimisation steps, techniques and protocols, for the examination of larger patients.
SF 7a-7
9:15
Live Q&A: How such patient diversity can impact on daily practice and how we can improve our services?

Categories and Tags

  • Radiographer

Moderators

Presenter

Vibeke Logager

Copenhagen, Denmark

Presenter

Jonathan McNulty

Dublin, Ireland