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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance May 2019

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The School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences provides an exceptional faculty of internationally renowned experts in the field of cardiac MRI, covering areas from MRI physics to the use of CMR in diagnosis of myocardial ischaemia, cardiomyopathies and heart failure. This course is additionally reinforced by an experienced team of radiographers in clinical CMR imaging and also advanced cardiovascular applications. The course faculty is further supported by guest speakers with an exceptional tenure in CMR courses.

Dr Amedeo Chiribri, Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Imaging at King’s College London, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust Foundation.

Dr Amedeo Chiribiri is the course director. In April 2013, Dr Chiribiri took up the post as Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Imaging at King’s College London and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust Foundation. In August 2013, Dr Chiribiri became the clinical lead for the non-congenital cardiac magnetic resonance service at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

The course features faculty experts in the field of cardiac MRI, covering areas from MRI physics to the use of CMR in diagnosis of cardiac masses and tumours, cardiomyopathies and heart failure.

Prof Sven Plein is a key speaker and advisor on the course. He is a British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging. He has 15 years experience in teaching CMR all over the worldand is Acting Head of Department of Cardiovascular Imaging at King’s College London.


Feedback from delegates attending previous courses:

  • Great for level 1 course. AC is very enthusiastic about MRI - very inspiring!
  • Very knowledgeable & explains concepts well.
  • 5 stars to the course! And all speakers!
  • Very good, exceptional quality
  • All lectures are well structured and rich in relevance to the lecture subject content.
  • Excellent case reviews , superb session, consolidating knowledge
  • Glad Case Reviews and Post Processing were part of the day and able to apply what has been done / spoken about.
  • Lots of interesting cases and good images
  • Q&A - Once again a superb session allowing for in depth Q&A
  • Very enthusiastic speakers
  • Engaging speaker, made a potentially complex topic extremely interesting
  • All lectures and staff involved with the course very pleasant and helpful
  • Parametric mapping talk - Very interesting and accurate, superb introduction to mapping and its clinical use
  • I have learnt a lot from physics review to image acquisition tips and great pathology review which certainly can help me in the way I perform and conduct CMR studies
  • Interesting to learn about the capabilities echo, about the vast number of cardiac disease processes and more
  • Learnt about the importance of co-ordinating the use of different modalities to image patients
  • Definitely for cardiologists, radiologists - it gives a real insight into the complexity of cardiac imaging
  • Very good, answered a lot of questions I had
  • Excellent. Very knowledgeable facilitators
  • Very helpful and practical advice
  • Learnt lots of new stuff
  • Enthusiasm of speaker was infectious
  • The imaging facilities are great
  • Very useful to be able to ask questions and observe a CMR on a volunteer
  • It was suitable for everyone who wants to start studying CMR
  • Well-constructed and organised. Learned there is a good relationship between cardiology and radiographers working together
  • Perfect!
  • I would highly recommend it to a colleague
  • Yes, very many things got a great insight into Cardia MR, evaluations, indications and applications, such as LGE, T1, T2 and T2 star mapping
  • Yes very much, I'm a complete novice in MRI, so very useful
  • It was perfect for my needs as a PET MR Radiographer
  • Good content, learnt a lot of new things and practical utility. Great speaker, seems very passionate about what he is doing.
  • Excellent and very useful
  • Very good & helpful session, really good explanations
  • Great content and coverage. Excellent introduction of all topics and explanation of normal vs abnormal.
  • Excellent case mix
  • Excellent, relevant and engaging
  • Excellent overview and assessment. Great job Dr chiribiri, Brilliant
  • Very good & helpful session, really good explanations
  • Very helpful to consolidate information
  • Very useful and practical
  • Very good and well organised! Impressive
  • Useful insight into CMR
  • Excellent! Did what it said on the tin