Cardiovascular MRI with CT correlation

Leiden (NL), 5-6 October 2017

General Information


This course focuses on teaching of clinical applications of CT and MR imaging of the heart and vascular system. Issues relevant to daily clinical practice will be discussed in plenary sessions, as well as more advanced topics and future outlooks. World leading experts in the field of cardiovascular imaging provide extensive teaching. Workshops will be given to practice image processing tools for CT and MRI.

The course is aimed at Radiologists, Cardiologists, MR and CT technicians, Residents in radiology and cardiology, and Physicians and Physicists who currently are, or in the future will be working with cardiovascular MRI and CT are given the opportunity to get acquainted with basic as well as advanced applications of MRI and CT in cardiovascular diagnosis.

Those who pass an examination at the end of the course will receive a certificate. CME-accreditation will be requested.

FEE: :

The course fee is €500 for the 2-day course. You can also register for one day for €250. Registration will be final only after effective payment. Registration includes a handout, coffee, lunches and the course dinner on Thu. October 5.


Hotel is not included, we have a special hotel offer, please contact the course secretary for more information.


Course Secretary: Mrs. Anna-Carien van der Plas, phone +31-71-5262993, fax +31-71-5248256, mail


Prof. dr. H.J. Lamb, phone +31-71-5262993, fax +31-71-5248256, mail


Prof. H.J. Lamb, MD, PhD - Radiologist, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Prof. A. de Roos, MD, PhD - Radiologist, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Mrs. L.J. Kroft, MD, PhD - Radiologist, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

H.J. Siebelink, MD, PhD - Cardiologist, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

F. Smit, MD - Nuclear Medicine Physician, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

J.J.M. Westenberg, PhD - MR Physicist, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

P. Maurovich-Horvat, MD, PhD - Cardiologist, Semmelweis University Budapest, Hungary

B. Ruzsics, MD, PhD - Cardiologist, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital, United Kingdom

L. Natale, MD, PhD - Radiologist, Catholic University of Rome, Italy


Day 1, Thu. October 5, 2017   

08.30-09.00     Registration    /    Coffee                
09.00-09.30     Opening & introduction                 
09.30-10.00     Ischemia Detection: CT   
10.00-10.30     Ischemia Detection: MRI               
10.30-11.00     Systematic Evaluation of Congenital Heart Disease           
11.00-11.30     Coffee / Tea        
11.30-12.00     Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy                  
12.00-12.30     Ischemic Cardiomyopathy            
12.30-14.00     Lunch      
14.00-17.00    Rotations:
(1) Case Reading: CT
(2)  Image Processing: CT
(3)  Demo: Echocardiography              
 20.00-22.00     Course Dinner 

Day 2, Fri. October 6, 2017 

09.30-10.00     Parametric MRI: T1, ECV                
10.00-10.30     4D-Flow MRI       
10.30-11.00     CT Perfusion        
11.00-11.30     Coffee / Tea        
11.30-12.00     CT of Vulnerable Plaque                
12.00-12.30     Spectral and Photon Counting CT              
12.30-14.00     Lunch      
14.00-17.00     Rotations:
(1) Case reading: MRI
(2) Image processing: MRI
(3) Case reading: Nuclear Medicine     

17.00-18.00 Exam, Certificate & Closure           


You can register through the following ‘Boerhaave nascholing’ weblink