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EACVI Teaching Course on CMR in Congenital and Paediatric Heart Disease

04/04/2019 00:00 06/04/2019 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Teaching Course on CMR in Congenital and Paediatric Heart Disease European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging true DD/MM/YYYY
Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance


First course on CMR in Congenital and Paediatric Heart Disease organised by the EACVI and the only one in Europe. Only 30 seats available.

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Course objectives

The programme encompasses a mix of interactive lectures, heavily hands-on practical on dedicated workstations performed directly by attendees.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the morphology encountered in congenital heart disease
  • Understand the morphology encountered in congenital heart disease
  • Understand imaging protocols used for congenital heart disease
  • Recognise appearances of common surgical procedures
  • Understand volumetric and flow data related to intracardiac shunts and valve disease
  • Understand physiology of common conditions in congenital heart disease

Target Audience

The course is designed for Clinical Cardiologists, Paediatric Cardiologists, Adult congenital Heart Disease specialists and Radiologists, with an interest in CMR in congenital and paediatric heart disease.

Scientific Programme

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

This programme might be subject to change.

Course Directors: Vivek Muthurangu (UK), Olvier Tann (UK)

Faculty Members: Philipp Beerbaum (GE), Ben Davies (UK), Willem Helbing (NE), Shahin Moledina (UK),
Kristian Mortensen (UK), Francesca Pluchinotta (IT), Tobias Rutz (CH), Andrew Taylor (UK),
Emanuela Valsangiacomo Buechel (CH), Vi-Hue Tran (UK)

Day 1 - Thursday 04 April

Time Programme
09:00 - 12:00 Registration
12:00 - 12:45 Welcome lunch
12:45 - 13:00 Introduction - V. Tran
13:00 - 14:30 Anatomical approach to imaging - A. Cook
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 - 16:30 MR physics for congenital CMR - V. Muthurangu
17:00 - 18:00 Basic physiology - V. Muthurangu

Day 2 - Friday 05 April

 Time Programme
09:00 - 10:00 Tetralogy of Fallot - P. Beerbaum
10:00 - 11:00 Transposition of the Great Arteries (+ccTGA) - E. Valsangiacomo Buechel
11:00 - 12:00 Single ventricle - W. Helbing
12:00 - 13:00 Aortic disease - F. Pluchinotta
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:10 Presentation of software industry sponsor 1
14:10 - 14:20 Presentation of software industry sponsor 2
14:20 - 14:30 Presentation of software industry sponsor 3
14:30 - 17:30 Hands-on session: Split into 3 group 1-hour at each station:
  • Post-processing - T. Rutz
  • Numbers game - O. Tann
  • Interactive cases - P. Beerbaum
20:00 - 22:00 Group dinner

Day 3 - Saturday 06 April

Time Programme
09:00 - 10:00 Paediatric cardiomyopathy - V. Muthurangu
10:00 - 10:30 Paediatric aortopathy - K. Mortensen
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break 
11:00 - 11:30 Paediatric PH - S. Moledina
11:30 - 12:30 Surgery for imagers - B. Davies
12:30 - 13:00 Round-up - O. Tann
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Logistical information


Mary Ward House

7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

United Kingdom

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Registration package

The registration fee includes:

  • Course participation
  • 3 lunches, 1 dinner, 2 coffee breaks

Registration fees

  • EACVI Silver member below 40 years old, or in training, Nurse & Technician
    • Fees:  €400
    • Name changes (72h prior to the course): €5
  • EACVI Silver Member
    • Fees: €680
    • Name changes (72h prior to the course): €5
  • EACVI Regular Member and Non-Member
    • Fees: €880
    • Name changes (72h prior to the course): €5

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Requests received less than 6 weeks prior to the course date, remain subject to availability.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its Educational Programmes up to 2 months prior to the programme starting date. The ESC will not reimburse any travel or accommodation costs incurred by registered participants in the event of a programme cancellation under any circumstances.

Cancellation conditions

Up to 6 weeks prior to the course and upon receipt of a written cancellation, a refund of fees, minus a 25% of administrative charge, will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is done less than 6 weeks before the course start date. In the event of the cancellation of a course by the ESC, the full registration fee will be refunded. The ESC is not liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.