Special Focus Session

CT-derived fractional flow reserve: hope or hype in cardiac imaging?

Lectures

1
SF 4 - CT-derived fractional flow reserve: available techniques and current clinical evidence

SF 4 - CT-derived fractional flow reserve: available techniques and current clinical evidence

20:26G. Pontone, Milan / Italy

Learning Objectives
1. To learn about different solutions of FFRct.
2. To learn how FFRct can improve diagnostic accuracy.
3. To learn how the integration of FFRct in the diagnostic pathway is cost effective.

2
SF 4 - Fractional flow reserve: an introduction

SF 4 - Fractional flow reserve: an introduction

23:22R. Budde, Rotterdam / Netherlands

Learning Objectives
1. To explain the basic concept of fractional flow reserve in coronary arteries.
2. To review the available techniques for CT-derived fractional flow reserve.
3. To discuss how CT-derived fractional flow reserve is done in clinical practice.

3
SF 4 - CT and MRI perfusion: how do they compare?

SF 4 - CT and MRI perfusion: how do they compare?

18:59F. Bamberg, Freiburg / Germany

Learning Objectives
1. To learn about the technical background of CT and MRI-based perfusion imaging.
2. To understand the differences in imaging protocols between the two approaches.
3. To become familiar with the current level of scientific evidence on the value of CT and MRI-based perfusion imaging.

Speakers

Presenter

Ricardo P. J. Budde

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Presenter

Gianluca Pontone

Milan, Italy

Presenter

Fabian Bamberg

Freiburg, Germany