Refresher Courses: Physics in Medical Imaging - Jointly organised by the ESR and EFOMP

MRI scanning with cardiac devices: the new routine

5 min
Chairperson's introduction
15 min
The cardiologist's point of view
1. To understand the clinical need for improved provision of MRI to cardiovascular implantable electronic device (CIED) patients.
2. To describe the relative risks of MRI in patients with non-MR conditional CIEDs.
3. To describe the workflows for scanning MR conditional and non-MR conditional CIEDs.
15 min
The radiologist's point of view
1. To discuss challenges in cardiac MRI evaluation in patients with cardiac devices.
2. To reflect on the safety aspects of cardiac MRI imaging in patients with cardiac devices.
3. To identify available solutions to improve image quality in patients with cardiac devices.
15 min
The physicist's point of view
1. To provide an overview of the physicist's role in MRI safety.
2. To provide an update on the current status of safety in different devices.
3. To discuss different devices in different MRI environments and safety solutions.
10 min
Panel discussion: What is the next development you most want to see?