Cardiovascular MRI with CT correlation

Ulm (DE), 11-12 October 2018

General Information


This course focuses on teaching of clinical applications of CT and MR imaging of the heart and vascular system. Issues relevant to daily clinical practice will be discussed in plenary sessions, as well as more advanced topics and future outlooks. World leading experts in the field of cardiovascular imaging provide extensive teaching. Workshops will be given to practice image processing tools for CT and MRI.

The course is aimed at Radiologists, Cardiologists, MR and CT technicians, Residents in radiology and cardiology, and Physicians and Physicists who currently are, or in the future will be working with cardiovascular MRI and CT are given the opportunity to get acquainted with basic as well as advanced applications of MRI and CT in cardiovascular diagnosis.

Those who pass an examination at the end of the course will receive a certificate. CME-accreditation will be requested.

FEE: :

€ 500 for the 2-day course (trainees / residents € 350, have your status certified by your head of department). The registration includes a handout, coffee, lunches and a social event. Hotel is not included but we have a special hotel offer.


Contact person:
Sonja Strauhs
Ludwigstraße 54-56
D-89231 Neu-Ulm (Germany)
Tel. + 49 731 97020-94


Local: Meinrad Beer, Sonja Strauhs (Ulm, D), Co-organizer: H. Lamb (Leiden, NL)

Ulm University Medical Center, Ulm, Germany
Follow signs to course registration at the UKU – Albert-Einstein-Allee 23, 89081 Ulm, or go to the reception at the main entrance and ask for directions


Marco Francone
Institute of Radiology, Università La Sapienza Roma, Italy
Robert Manka
Zürich, CH
Maja Pirnat
Maribor, SLO
Ursula Reiter
Dept. of Radiology Graz, AUT
Gert Reiter
Dept. of Radiology Graz, AUT
Albert de Roos
Dept. of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands


Thursday October 11th, 2018

Registration and Introduction
08.15-09.00 Registration
09.00-09.15 Introduction

Basic elements of Cardiac CT
09.15-09.45 coronary and cardiac anatomy plus variants
09.45-10.15 basic technical principles and radiation issues
10.15-10.45 patient preparation and contrast agent management
10.45-11.00 Coffee break

Essential elements of Cardiac CT
11.00-11.30 calcium
11.30-12.00 coronaries
12.00-12.30 valves (TAVI), stents, and bypasses
12.30-14.00 Lunch

Clinical applications of Cardiac CT
14.00-14.20 guidelines and study update
14.20-14.50 acute chest pain: differential diagnoses
14.50-15.10 current and future indications including perfusion
15.10-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-18.00 Workshops
WS I (45’): Hands-on CT
WS II (60’): Case reading CT
WS III (45’): Image processing CT

Friday October 12th, 2018

Basic elements of Cardiac MRI
09.00-09.30 cardiac anatomy plus variants
09.30-10.00 basic technical principles and innovations
10.00-10.30 patient preparation and determination of heart axes
10.30-10.45 Coffee break

Essential elements of Cardiac MRI
10.45-11.15 morphology and function
11.15-11.45 perfusion and flow
11.45-12.15 late enhancement and mapping
12.15-13.45 Lunch

Clinical applications of Cardiac MRI
13.45-14.15 ischemic heart disease
14.15-14.45 cardiomyopathies including myocarditis
14.45-15.15 heart failure
15.15-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-18.00 Workshops
WS I (45’): Hands-on MRI
WS II (60’): Case reading MRI
WS III (45’): Image processing MRI

18.30-19.00 Test
19.00 Adjour          


Please express your interest by email to the course secretary. After registration request a registration form, payment information and hotel information will be sent by email. Registration will be final only after effective payment.