Refresher Courses: Cardiac

RC 1803 - Imaging patients at risk of sudden cardiac death

July 16, 10:30 - 11:30 CEST

RC 1803-1
5 min
Chairperson's introduction
Jan Bogaert, Leuven / Belgium
RC 1803-2
15 min
Assessing cardiomyopathy and cardiac risk with MRI
Declan O'Regan, London / UK
1. To review how patients with cardiomyopathy are imaged with MRI.
2. To describe the adverse characteristics of disease on imaging.
3. To understand current and novel approaches for predicting outcomes in cardiomyopathy.
RC 1803-3
15 min
Imaging prior to ablation of ventricular arrhythmia
Hubert Cochet, Pessac / France
1. To learn how to identify which patients will benefit from ventricular ablation.
2. To understand how to image these patients prior to the procedure.
3. To describe how to use imaging to guide intervention.
RC 1803-4
15 min
Cardiac devices: how to image the patient and optimise image quality
Antonio Esposito, Milan / Italy
1. To describe the main clinical scenarios requiring CMR or CCT in patients with cardiac devices.
2. To identify when CMR or CCT is preferred in patients with cardiac devices.
3. To describe the most important safety issues and technical tips and tricks and when performing CMR and CCT in patients with cardiac devices.
RC 1803-5
10 min
Panel discussion: How should we determine who is at risk of sudden cardiac death? Is screening the answer?