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Myocardial Velocity and Deformation Imaging In Clinical Practice

Latest Developments and Clinical Practice

Add to calendar09/02/20170:00 10/02/20170:00 Europe/Paris Myocardial Velocity and Deformation Imaging In Clinical Practice

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At this 2-day interactive symposium, experts will enlighten the newest techniques, research results and clinical applications to a public of cardiologists and engineers in cardiovascular imaging.

«Myocardial Velocity and Deformation Imaging 2017» is the 18th edition of a 2-day interactive symposium which is dedicated to current research and bedside application of myocardial function imaging.

The symposium will comprise review lectures on methodologies, research results directly from the (animal) lab as well as lectures on clinical applications presented by world experts in the field.

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Who should attend?

The symposium is aimed at cardiologists and technicians as well as physicists, engineers and basic scientists who already have a basic understanding of Myocardial Function Imaging but who wish to learn and better understand the new deformation methodologies and integrate them into their research or daily practice. Researchers will appreciate it for the clinical feedback on their newest results and as a platform for discussion and exchange of ideas.


(last update 13/12/2016)

Day 1, Thursday, February 9th

8:15 - 8:30 Welcome J.-U. Voigt
Fast imaging - Concepts and Applications B. Bijnens / J.-U. Voigt
8:30 - 8:50 Fast cardiac imaging - Newest technological developments P. Santos
8:50 - 9:10 Non-invasive assessment of myocardial stiffness: aging and HCM O. Villemain
9:10 - 9:30 Ventricular flow at high time resolution L. Lovstakken
9:30 - 9:50 Myocardial perfusion asessment without contrast O. Villemain
9:50 - 10:30 Coffee Break
Big Data P. Sengupta / J. D'hooge
10:30 - 10:50 Machine learning - Basics and its application in echocardiography N. Duchateaux
10:50 - 11:10 Imputation of strain data for enhanced filtering, quality assurance and dealing with missing data M. Tabassian
11:10 - 11:30 Machine learning - Assessment of Myocardial Function P. Sengupta
11:30 - 11:50 Spatiotemporal myocardial mechanics and antropomorphic confounders H. Khamis
11:50 - 12:10 Spatiotemporal characteristic of strain at rest and during exercise in HFPEF A. Fraser
12:10 - 13:30 Walking Lunch
LV Function Assessment E. Nagel / T. Edvardsen
13:30 - 13:50 The relations between left ventricular geometry, strains, region of interest, and ejection fraction E. Remme
13:50 - 14:10 Strain Components vs. EF E. Pagkourelias
14:10 - 14:30 Layerd Strain (intervendor, image geometry) S. Ünlü
14:30 - 15:50 Cardiotoxicity and HFpEF T. Marwick
Atrial Function T. Gillebert / P. Claus
14:50 - 15:10 Left atrial function by velocity- and strain imaging. O. Smiseth
15:10 - 15:30 Atriopathy of AF T. Marwick
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
RV afterload and inter-ventricular interdependence O. Smiseth / J. Lumens
16:00 - 16:20 RV diastolic function and afterload C. Pérez del Villar
16:20 - 16:40 RV afterload and ventricular interdependence M. Friedberg
16:40 - 17:00 RV dysfunction, mechanical dyssynchrony and CRT response J. Walmsley
MRI for Function and Flow C. Bucciarelli-Ducci / P. Claus
17:00 - 17:20 Minimization of measurement errors using MR Feature Tracking E. Nagel
17:20 - 17:40 Myocardial scar imaging using MRI strain measurements F. Maffesanti
17:40 - 18:00 Insights to ventricular mechanics with CMR 4D flow M. Carlsson
19:30 Dinner at the Faculty Club, Leuven

Day 2, Friday, February 10th

Imaging for personalized medicine T. Marwick / A. Fraser
9:00 - 9:20 Cardiac phenotyping for precision medicine in heart failure T. Gillebert
9:20 - 9:40 Screening for cardiovascular diseases: The role of imaging in mHealth technologies. P. Sengupta
Cardiomyopathy T. Gillebert / E. Pagkourelias
9:40 - 10:00 Cardiac mechanics in cardiomyopathies in isolated populations. B. Bijnens
10:00 - 10:20 Strain in a large post-infarction cohort T. Baron
10:20 - 10:40 T1 mapping in different hypertensive phenotypes C. Bucciarelli-Ducci
10:40 - 10:30 Coffee Break
Valve Disease and LV Mechanics M. Friedberg / P. Bertrand
11:30 - 11:50 Low flow aortic valve stenosis and assessment of myocardial function in AoS. E. Donal
11:50 - 12:10 Strain imaging and aortic stenosis. T. Edvardsen
12:10 - 12:30 Tricuspid valve function in pressure loaded RV F. Helsen
12:30 - 12:50 Paillary Muscle Function J. Duchenne
12:50 - 14:00 Walking Lunch
Dyssynchrony F. Prinzen / R. Willems
14:00 - 14:20 Specific dyssynchrony indicators and optimaldyssynchrony assessment P. Sogaard
14:20 - 14:40 LV reverse remodelling as surrogate for CRT success? J.-U. Voigt
14:40 - 15:00 Can we predict improvement of secondary MR after CRT? B. Michalski
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
Exercise A. Fraser / E. Donal
15:30 - 15:50 Exercise (hemo-)dynamics in secondary mitral regurgitation before and after intervention P. Bertrand
15:50 - 16:10 The vicious cycle of RV dysfunction during extreme exercise. J. Lumens
16:10 - 16:30 Exercise-induced segmental diastolic dyssynchrony in HFpEF I. Sunderji
16:30 Adjourn J.-U. Voigt



Lecture Hall of the Thermotechnical Institute, Kasteelpark Arenberg 41, 3001 Heverlee


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