4th Edition of Veterinary MRI Hands On Training Course

12-13 May, 2023

Ghent University – Ghent, Belgium

How could you take full advantage of your MRI system’s capabilities? Esaote’s focus on continuing education give you the possibility to join this Vet MRI hands on training course.

You will learn from veterinary imaging experts and share experiences with other Vet MRI users. Attendees will be divided into groups for case lab and live sessions on the Vet MRI Grande system to experience how to optimize sequence parameters, position the patient and target the body structures to be studied with the proper coil.

Don’t lose this unique occasion to be provided with practical guidelines in order to produce high resolution images.

Friday, 12 May, 2023

8:45 AMRegistration
9:00 AMWelcome
9:15 AMImage Quality - How to improve Contrast/SNR/Resolution - M. Konar
10:00 AMAn integrated approach: from neurolocalisation to MRI, from clinicians to radiologists - F. Poli
10:15 AMCoffee break
11:00 AMGuided tour on diagnosis of the different types of disc disease on MRI - M. Hermans
11:45 PM3D Sequences - what are they good for? - M. Konar
12:45 PMLunch break
 Group #1Group #2
2:00 PMHands on the system / Case Lab - Brain - F. PoliJoints MRI - interactive cases - M. Konar
3:00 PMHands on the system / Case Lab- Spine - M. HermansBrain MRI – interactive cases - K. Stee, E. Stock
4:00 PMCoffee break
4:20 PMJoints MRI - interactive cases - M. KonarHands on the system / Case Lab - Neuro - F. Poli
5:20 PMBrain MRI – interactive cases - K. Stee, E. StockHands on the system / Case Lab- Spine - M. Hermans
6:20 PMAdjourn
7:30 PMSocial dinner - Boat Tour


Saturday, 13 May, 2023

 Group #1Group #2
9:00 AMHands on the system / Case Lab - Joints - M. KonarNeuro MRI - interactive cases - F. Poli
10:00 AMHands on the system / Case Lab - E. VandermeulenSpine MRI - interactive cases - M. Hermans
11:00 AMCoffee break
 Group #1Group #2
11:15 AMNeuro MRI - interactive cases - F. PoliHands on the system / Case Lab - Joints - M. Konar
12:15 PMSpine MRI - interactive cases - M. HermansHands on the system / Case Lab - Spine - E. Vandermeulen
1:15 PMClosing remarks
1:30 PMLunch break



MRI inauguration

At the end of the meeting the University of Ghent and Esaote will be happy to invite you to the inauguration (the 2 year anniversary) of the University of Ghent Vet MR Grande. Please join us for the plenary session “MRI inauguration”, followed by a celebration drink & fingerfood.

2:30 PMThe MRI project at Ghent University - J. Saunders
3:00 PMEsaote in Veterinary Medicine - E. Bassi, C. Pusillo
3:45 PMGrand opening drinks / Guided tour - VET MR Grande