BASIC SESSION

The importance of good patient positioning in imaging

July 17, 18:30 - 19:30 CEST

BS 16-1
18:30
Introduction by the moderator
Anke Ohmstede, Oldenburg / DE
BS 16-2
18:35
Positioning tips and tricks for musculoskeletal radiography
Francis Zarb, Msida / MT
Learning Objectives
1. To understand how correct positioning is assessed.
2. To understand the impact of incorrect patient positioning on radiation dose and image quality.
3. To highlight appropriate actions to correct poor positioning.
BS 16-3
18:50
Positioning tips and tricks for CT
Ronald Booij, Rotterdam / NL
Learning Objectives
1. To become familiar with the impact on image quality and radiation exposure due to the isocenter in CT.
2. To be aware of tools to adapt protocols according to clinical indications.
3. To understand the impact of patient positioning in image post-processing.
BS 16-4
19:05
Positioning tips and tricks for MRI
Christina Malamateniou, London / UK
Learning Objectives
1. To understand the importance of appropriate coil positioning as part of sequence optimisation.
2. To understand the importance of careful patient positioning in terms of image quality, diagnostic accuracy, and reproducibility.
3. To be aware of further positioning considerations for claustrophobic, paediatric, and other patient groups.
BS 16-5
19:20
Live Q&A

Categories and Tags

  • Radiographer

Moderators

Presenter

Anke Ohmstede

Oldenburg, Germany