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Cardiovascular MR Workshop

Date: Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th November 2017
Venue: Groote Schuur Hospital 
Time: Refer to the full programme below

Course fee is R 7 900 per person (CPD Points)

CPD points = 21 | Level 1

This is a 3-day hands-on Cardiovascular MR workshop specifically designed to benefit Radiographers, Radiologists and Cardiologists working on, or interested in MRI, both in a clinical and research environment.

Course content:

  • Cardiovascular anatomy
  • How to perform: 
  • CMR anatomy and function
  • flow in adult congenital heart disease
  • CMR LGE and viability assessment
  • CMR velocity encoded imaging 
  • CMR for:
  • myocarditis
  • infiltrative heart disease
  • ischemic heart disease 
  • systemic rheumatic disease
  • HIV-associated cardiovascular disease
  • CMR safety in permanent pacemakers and implantable- cardioverter defibrillators

The course will be held at Groote Schuur Hospital and the Cape Universities Body Imaging Centre (CUBIC) which hosts Africa’s first 3T Magnetom Skyra, whole body research scanner. CUBIC UCT is situated adjacent to the Psychiatry block at Groote Schuur Hospital.

Email ce.administration@uct.ac.za for more information or to register.

Only participants registered for the workshop will be eligible to attend.