Hands-on MRI - PET-MR

Society/Institution: European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology - ESMRMB
Date: 25.09.2017 - 27.09.2017
Venue: University Hospital Leuven
City: Leuven
Country: Belgium
Language(s): English
Main Topic: PET-MR
Expected number of participants: less than 50
Type of course: Hands-On MRI
Description: Learning objectives + acquire the knowledge of optimal PET-MR protocols enabling examination of oncology and brain disorder patients + acquire working knowledge of MR safety and PET radioprotection to operate a PET-MR scanner + perform PET-MR studies in oncology patients in different areas of the body and to understand how to alter sequence parameters to avoid artifacts and optimize the image acquisitions + perform PET-MR studies in patients with brain disorders, including basic and advanced acquisitions (DTI, fMRI, PWI…) + get practical hands-on knowledge of how to operate the GE Signa PET-MR, import and modify workflows + get practical hands-on knowledge of basic and advanced (eg. DTI, fMRI, PWI…) processing on GE AW stations + understand the role of PET-MR imaging in patients with dementia and brain tumours + understand the role of PET-MR imaging in whole-body oncology using FDG and non-FDG PET tracers + understand the role of contrast agents and radioligand kinetics in simultaneous PET-MR imaging and get a working understanding of brain receptor imaging and multiparametric imaging using PET-MR
Website: http://esmrmb.org/index.php?id=/en/index/hands-on_mri/courses_2017/pet-mr.htm
Email: office@esmrmb.org
Category: Hands-On MRI
for MRI technologists, radiographers and interested physicians

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