Introduction by the moderator
Luigi Natale, Rome / IT
Cardiac findings in ungated chest CT
Konstantin Nikolaou, Tübingen / DE
1. To refresh knowledge surrounding cardiac anatomy and normal variants.
2. To review common pathological cardiac findings.
3. To become familiar with possible relationships between lung and cardiac findings.
Coronary artery disease: how, why, and when a cardiac CT?
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, Groningen / NL
1. To discuss the technical aspects of gated cardiac CT.
2. To be familiar with the appropriateness criteria for CT use in cardiac diseases.
3. To understand the most frequent indication to cardiac CT.
CMR: characterising myocardial damage
Marco Francone, Rome / IT
1. To become familiar with basic MR sequences to detect myocardial damage.
2. To learn about the differential diagnosis of ischemic and non ischemic cardiomyopathies.
3. To recognise the prognostic implications of MRI data.
Acute chest pain with normal coronaries: a clear indication for CMR
Matthias Gutberlet, Leipzig / DE
1. To review differential diagnosis of acute chest pain.
2. To understand the role of CMR in characterisation of acute presentation and normal invasive coronary angiography.
3. To become familiar with prognostic implications of MRI data in acute settings.
Live Q&A: The heart is not a black hole in the chest
Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology University Hospital Tübingen
Department of Radiology, University Medical Center Groningen
Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, University La Sapienza
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Leipzig Heart Center