Cardiovascular MRI with CT correlation

Thessaloniki (GR), 16-18 June 2022

General Information


This course is dedicated to teaching the clinical applications of CT and MRI of the heart and vessels. Different pathologies and important issues for daily clinical practice will be discussed in plenary sessions, as well as the technological advances that contribute to a faster and more reliable diagnosis including future perspectives. Workshops will be given to practice image processing tools for MRI.
The course is aimed at Radiologists, Cardiologists, MRI and CT Technicians, Residents in radiology and cardiology, Physicians and Physicists who currently work or will work in the future with MRI and/or CT regarding cardiovascular diagnosis. Participants will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the basic knowledge as well as the advanced applications of cardiovascular normal or pathologic conditions.


Local: A. Kallifatidis (Thessaloniki, GR)
Co-organizer: H. Lamb (Leiden, NL)







Thursday 16th June

8.15-8.45: Registration
8.45-9.00: Welcome-Introduction

9.00-9.30: MRI a glimpse to the sequences, Artifacts and solutions. F. Santini
9.30-9.50: CT protocols- Artifacts and solutions. K. Michailidis
9.50-10.20: Cardiac anatomy (MRI + CT).           A. Kallifatidis
10.20-10.30: Coronary arteries variants-anomalies.
10.30-11.00: CMR and CCT: challenges in acquisition: how do I manage difficult cases?     L. Natale

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

11.30-13.30 Workshop I-II CT & MRI: CVi42, ARTERYS - Cardiac Anatomy-Techniques-Artifacts              

13.30-15.00 lunch

CCT and CMR: Ischemic heart disease

15.00-15.20: CAD-RADS update K. Michailidis
15.20-15.40: Plaque characterisation  G. Korosoglou
15.40-16.05 : CT perfusion – CT FFR. M. Francone
16.05-16.30 : Stress perfusion CMR. A. Kallifatidis
16.30-16.55 : CMR in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy H. Lamb

17.00-18.00 Workshop CMR Ischemic Heart Disease, Stress perfusion


Friday 17th June

9.00-9.15: Guideline update on ischemic cardiomyopathy. V. Sachpekidis
9.15-9.30: Guideline update on non ischemic cardiomyopathy. E. Theofilogiannakos
9.30-10.00: The role of LGE differentiating non ischemic myocardial diseases. L. Natale
10.00-10.30: Parametric imaging (T1, T2, T2* mapping) and recent developments in Iron Quantification. H. Lamb
10.30-11.00: Dilated phenotype. M. Francone

11.00-11.30 coffee break

11.30-12.00 Hypertrophic phenotype. A. Kallifatidis
12.00-12.30 Myocarditis-COVID-19. M.Francone

12.30-13.30 Workshop non ischemic cardiomyopathies I

13.30-15.00 Lunch

15.00-15.30 Diabesity Imaging. H. Lamb
15.30-16.00 Iron Overload (Heart – Liver) A. Kallifatidis – E. Alexiou

16.00-18.00 Workshop non ischemic cardiomyopathies II-III


Saturday 18th June

9.00-9.30 Pre-churgical evaluation of Congenital Heart disease. A.Tzifa
9.30-10.00- Post- churgical evaluation of Congenital Heart disease. D. Loggitsi
10.00-10.30 Valvular heart disease CMR. A.Azarine
10.30-11.00 TAVI – TMVR. Mourmouris

11.00-11.30 coffee break

11.30-13.30 Workshop 4D Flow- valve disease. Azarine

13.30-15.00 lunch

15.00-15.30 Artificial intelligence basics and cardiovascular applications. H.Lamb
15.30-16.00 Cardiac masses and pericardium. L. Natale

16.00-17.30. Workshop TAVI – Plaque-Stenosis

17.45-18.15 Test


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