Refresher Courses: Radiographers

RC 2414 - Developments in magnetic resonance imaging

July 17, 11:30 - 12:30 CEST

RC 2414-1
5 min
Chairpersons' introduction
Jonathan McNulty, Dublin / Ireland
Marion Smits, Rotterdam / Netherlands
RC 2414-2
15 min
Low-field imaging: where it fits in a modern MRI service
Joan C. Vilanova, Girona / Spain
1. To describe the current applications of low-field MRI.
2. To analyse the cost-effectiveness of low-field MRI in a clinical setting.
3. To discuss the diagnostic quality of low-field MRI examinations.
RC 2414-3
15 min
Zero TE imaging: applications and considerations
Tobias Wood, London / UK
1. To discuss current approaches to ultrashort echo time (UTE) and zero echo time (TE) techniques.
2. To describe the advantages and limitations of UTE and zero TE imaging.
3. To identify specific clinical applications for UTE and zero TE MR.
RC 2414-4
15 min
Remote scanning: the MRI: radiographers' friend or foe?
Darren Hudson, Exeter / UK
1. To discuss the drivers behind remote scanning solutions in MRI.
2. To describe how remote scanning support in MRI can be utilised in practice.
3. To examine the considerations for implementation in practice.
RC 2414-5
10 min
Panel discussion: Now more than ever, there is a need for dedicated undergraduate and postgraduate MRI programmes