Refresher Courses

RC 103 - Imaging the complexity of pulmonary hypertension (PH) "syndrome"

  • 3 Lectures
  • 61 Minutes
  • 3 Speakers

Lectures

1
RC 103 - A. Assessment of PH by CT

RC 103 - A. Assessment of PH by CT

22:03E. Mershina, Moscow / Russia

Learning Objectives
1. To review the spectrum of currently available techniques, from pulmonary angiography to CT perfusion, with spectral imaging.
2. To list typical and subtle CT imaging parenchymal and vascular features in primary and secondary diseases.
3. To review the current role of CT in the clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

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RC 103 - B. Uncoupling right ventricular physiology with cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR): from early adaptation to heart failure

RC 103 - B. Uncoupling right ventricular physiology with cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR): from early adaptation to heart failure

20:36K. Kreitner, Mainz / Germany

Learning Objectives
1. To review peculiarities of right heart physiology and ventricular interdependence in pulmonary hypertension.
2. To outline early and late morpho-functional changes associated with right ventricular pressure overload.
3. To understand the primary role of CMR in the evaluation of different forms of pulmonary hypertension.

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RC 103 - C. Cardiac imaging to monitor therapeutic response and predict outcome

RC 103 - C. Cardiac imaging to monitor therapeutic response and predict outcome

19:02M. Nedevska, Sofia / Bulgaria

Learning Objectives
1. To discuss the advances in treatment and importance of imaging to guide therapy.
2. To understand the predictive role of CT and MRI.
3. To analyse the importance and respective roles of CT and MRI to monitor response to therapy.

Categories and Tags

  • LEVEL II+III

Speakers

Presenter

Elena Mershina

Moscow, Russia

Presenter

Karl-Friedrich Kreitner

Mainz, Germany

Presenter

Maria Nedevska

Sofia, Bulgaria

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