The meeting began with the SCMR/ISMRM Workshop led by Co-Chairs Sonia Nielles-Vallespin and Krishna Nayak. The one-and-a-half day workshop provided an in-depth look at the structure and physiology of the heart and provided a platform to discuss how CMR may best be used to assess pathological changes. Over 250 people attended the workshop.
On Thursday morning, the meeting officially started with four Preconference Courses (Engineer's, Interventional, Congenital, and Physician's) followed by the Opening Plenary session. Moderated by then President, Jeanette Shulz-Menger and Program Chair, Daniel Messroghli, the session explored lessons learned from 20 years of SCMR (Joao Lima), CMR state-of-the-art in 2017 (Eike Nagel), whats next in CMR (Robert Balaban), and the Heart Failure Epidemic (John Cleland). Several concurrent sessions filled the afternoon covering Standardized Protocols, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, as well as Day one's case review, walking posters, and oral abstract sessions. Thursday wrapped up with the Welcome and Poster Reception held with the exhibitors. Read Full Article >>