Stress Perfusion Imaging
Course Organisers: Dr Amedeo Chiribiri and Dr Adrianna Villa, King’s College London
Date: 26 January 2021
Course duration: 1 day
Course Location: Online via MS Teams
What does this course cover?
At the end of this course, attendees will have:
- A solid understanding of what is stress perfusion CMR and how it works
- Understanding of when to refer a patient for stress CMR, and the different indications for adenosine, regadenoson, low-dose dobutamine and high-dose dobutamine
- How to interpret and report stress CMR imaging, including recognition of pitfalls and artefacts
- Overview of the basic CMR physics relevant for stress perfusion imaging acquisition
- Understanding of the post-processing techniques
- Understanding of the different applications of cardiac CT and stress CMR
- Review of the scientific evidence and guidelines supporting the use of stress imaging
- Learn how to set up a clinical CMR stress test service
Who is this for?
Attendance is open to medical graduates (physicians/surgeons), medical physicists and computational modelers with interest cardiovascular imaging. It is also suitable for cardiologists and radiologists.
Attendees will be able to upload their certificates to their NHS ePortfolio.
It will be helpful if students have achieved SCMR level 1 certification as the course covers advanced topics but this is not mandatory.
What is the teaching schedule?
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