POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

SF 7a - Addressing challenges in imaging of larger patients

  • 3 Lectures
  • 34 Minutes
  • 3 Speakers

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Lectures

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SF 7a -  Key considerations in general radiography examinations of larger patients

SF 7a - Key considerations in general radiography examinations of larger patients

11:05K. Knapp, Exeter / UK

Learning Objectives

1. To discuss the impact of patient size on image quality and dose.
2. To review the limitations and opportunities presented by state-of-the-art equipment.
3. To explore key optimisation steps for the examination of larger patients, children and adults, in general radiography.

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SF 7a -  Modification of ultrasound technique and protocols for larger patients

SF 7a - Modification of ultrasound technique and protocols for larger patients

08:35B. Kraus, Vienna / AT

Learning Objectives

1. To discuss the impact of patient size on ultrasound technique and image quality.
2. To consider current ultrasound technology, systems, and probes.
3. To explore key optimisation steps, techniques and protocols, for the examination of larger patients.

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SF 7a -  Diagnostic image quality considerations for larger patients in computed tomography

SF 7a - Diagnostic image quality considerations for larger patients in computed tomography

09:12S.J. Foley, Dublin / IE

Learning Objectives

1. To discuss the impact of patient size on image quality and dose for paediatric and adult examinations.
2. To review the limitations and opportunities presented by state-of-the-art equipment.
3. To explore key optimisation steps, techniques and protocols, for the examination of larger patients.

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SF 7a -  Optimal imaging of larger patients in magnetic resonance imaging

SF 7a - Optimal imaging of larger patients in magnetic resonance imaging

10:20E. Thiry, Strasbourg / FR

Learning Objectives

1. To discuss the impact of patient size on image quality in MRI.
2. To consider current scanner, coil, and sequence design in terms of larger patients
3. To explore key optimisation steps, techniques and protocols, for the examination of larger patients.

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Speakers

Presenter

Karen Knapp

Exeter, UK

Presenter

Barbara Kraus

Vienna, Austria

Presenter

Shane J. Foley

Dublin, Ireland

Presenter

Elise Thiry

Strasbourg, France

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