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EACVI Teaching Course on CMR in Congenital and Paediatric Heart Disease

07/09/2022 00:00 09/09/2022 00:00 Europe/Paris EACVI Teaching Course on CMR in Congenital and Paediatric Heart Disease

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Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations: Pediatric Cardiology
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance


The second edition of the teaching course on CMR in CHD, the only one in Europe.

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Course objectives

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

Learning objectives:

  • 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 the 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.

This course will also serve those who aim to obtain the EACVI Certification in CMR CHD.

Scientific programme

An application will be made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Course directors: Vivek Muthurangu (UK), Oliver Tann (UK)

Faculty members: Emanuela Valsangiacomo Buechel (CH), Phillip Beerbaum (GE), Andrew Cook (UK), Willem Helbing (NE), Tobias Rutz (CH)

This programme may be subject to change.

Wednesday, 7 September

Time Title Speaker
08:15-09:00 Registration  
09:00-10:30 MR physics for congenital CMR  Vivek Muthurangu
10:30-11:00 Tea/coffee break  
11:00-12:00 Basic physiology for congenital heart disease Vivek Muthurangu
11:00-12:00 Lunch with vendor presentations  
13:00-15:00 Core session 1: shunts Oliver Tann
15:00-15:30 Tea/coffee break  

Core session 2: transposition of the great arteries (+ccTGA) 

Emanuela Valsangiacomo Buechel

Group dinner


Thursday, 8 September

Time Title Speaker
09:00-10:30 Scanning and optimisation (live link to MR scanner) Vivek Muthurangu
10:30-11:00 Tea/coffee break  
11:00-12:00 Live link to cardiac anatomy lab Andrew Cook
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-15:00 Core Session 3: single ventricle Willem Helbing
15:00-15:30 Tea/coffee break  
15:30-17:30 Core session 4: tetralogy of Fallot Philipp Beerbaum

Friday, 9 September

Time Title Speaker
09:00-10:30 Core session 5: great vessels Tobias Rutz
10:30-11:00  Tea/coffee break  
11:00-13:00 Cases and round-up - Ask the faculty Oliver Tann
13:00-14:00 Lunch  


Core sessions:

30–45 min: lecture in line with the syllabus (see PDF attached)
75–90 min: cases relevant to the lecture – the cases will be reviewed in small groups on the vendor platforms

Logistical information


Mary Ward House

7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

United Kingdom

Registration package

The registration fee includes:

  • course participation
  • three lunches, one dinner, four coffee breaks

Registration fees

  • FEACVI / EACVI Silver Member under 40-years-old, nurse and technician
    • Fees:  €400

  • EACVI Silver Member
    • Fees: €680

  • EACVI Regular Member and Non-Member
    • Fees: €880

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Cancellation conditions

Up to six weeks before the course and upon receipt of written cancellation, a refund of fees minus a 25% administrative charge will be processed. No refund will be granted if the cancellation is made less than six weeks before the course start date.

The ESC reserves the right to cancel any of its educational programmes up to 1 (one) month before the programme starting date, in the event, there are fewer than 25 persons registered for it. In such a case, the full registration fee will be refunded to the registered participant, but the ESC shall not be liable for any cost incurred by the cancellation of accommodation and travel arrangements.