Date: 23 to 25 March 2018(Friday to Sunday) Venue: Groote Schuur Hospital Time: 08h00 to 17h30 (09h00 to 13h30 on Sunday)
Course fee is R 7 900 per person CPD points
This is a 3-day hands-on Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance workshop specifically designed to benefit Radiographers, Radiologists and Cardiologists working on, or interested in MRI, both in a clinical and research environment.
The course will consist of a series of lectures, followed by practical sessions based on the theory. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with MRI where they can gain a deeper understanding on how to plan, execute and analyse Cardiac MRI scans.
How to perform:
CMR anatomy and function
flow in adult congenital heart disease
CMR LGE and viability assessment
CMR velocity encoded imaging
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.