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Starting in CMR?

Congratulations for considering CMR. It is a fantastic and rewarding field. But starting out can be daunting. CMR can be perceived as esoteric and complex. A major goal of SCMR assist and encouarge people starting out in CMR. We would like you to consider joining the community that is SCMR which you can do here

In the meantime, here are some pointers.

"Case of the week"

 Available for members and non-members. This library of cases will be building up to a useful repository of interesting, useful and sometimes beautiful cases demonstrating CMR as a clinical and research technique and acting a reference library. As of September 2010, there are 93 cases online.
The archive is here 

"How I do"

Members only. An extensive series of up-to-date presentations with embedded movies.
Here are some free ones
How I do CMR safely
How I do a volume study
How I do CMR of the aorta

SCMR Online Learning

Video-on-demand.  SCMR has 350 lectures for members online recorded as 'video-on-demand.
Here are some free ones. 

CMR for heart failure
By Dudley Pennell
Recorded at LondonCMR

CMR for ischemia - ready for prime-time?
By Eike Nagel
Recorded at LondonCMR

Perfusion CMR
By Sven Plein
Recorded at EuroCMR 2008

Late enhancement CMR
By Matthias Friedrich
Recorded at EuroCMR 2008

Anatomy/Function
By Ana Almeida
Recorded at EuroCMR 2008

The scanning Info section of the SCMR website gives an extensive collection of resources on CMR in specific conditions.
The links section of SCMR lists centers active in CMR, national societies and working groups, along with useful other sites.
Have a look at the CMR atlas, here

Books, protocols, reporting, guidelines

Technologists CMR references and recommended reading list

and see the scmr_protocols_2008 and reporting guidelines 2009 and indications for CMR, published in 2004, here
SCMR has a comprehensive list of training courses, listed here.

SCMR Annual Meeting

The SCMR Annual Meeting is an excellent educational opportunity.

More information can be found here.
Other meetings of interest are listed here.

"Physics courses"

 
Members only. 2 modular courses on the basic physics of MRI and cardiac gating, supplied by the manufactures, here.Others beloiw
Revisemri.com,
Hull physics lecture series
http://www.cis.rit.edu/htbooks/mri/

http://www.simplyphysics.com/MAIN.HTM

http://www.mritutor.org/mritutor/

MRI tips and resources database
high school physics and quiz

"CMR scanning"


Members only. Presentations on basic anatomy, view and morphology are here.
Basic height/weight conversion charts, Dobutamine flow rates etc can be found here.

Legislative issues

Members only. If you are in the US, guidance on advocacy and other issues can be found in the quarterly reports here.

Benefits include (1) Annual Meeting and Educational Workshops at a reduced fees (2) Free authorship in the open access journal Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (3) Scientific forum for: publications, presentations, equipment specifications (4) Exclusive online content ... More

Discrepancies between cardiovascular magnetic resonance and Doppler echocardiography in the measurement of transvalvular gradient in aortic stenosis: the effect of flow vorticity

Garcia J, Capoulade R, Le Ven F, Gaillard E, Kadem L, Pibarot P and Larose ?
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2013, 15:84 (20 September 2013)

More: JCMR-online.com; view JCMR archive

SCMR/EuroCMR Joint Scientific Sessions

Save date:

February 5 – 7, 2015

Nice Acropolis Convention Centre Nice, France

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Past Meetings

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forum always on

Echo LV Mass versus CMR
Discrepancies in Left Ventricular Mass Calculation Based on Echocardiography and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Measurements in Patients with Left Ventricular Hypertrophy.Seo HY et al. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015.... On: 07/26/2015 By: jfernandes4125 ... Read more?

Want to be trained in CMR from a distance?
Very interesting setup for training developed by German researchers:A Multicenter Cardiovascular MR Network for Tele-Training and Beyond: Setup and Initial ExperiencesFabian Muehlberg, MDa, Daniel Neumannb, Florian.... On: 07/19/2015 By: jfernandes4125 ... Read more?

Which CMR parameter detects significant CAD?
Individual component analysis of the multi-parametric cardiovascular magnetic resonance protocol in the CE-MARC trialJ Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2015 Jul 15;17:59 - PDF here. On: 07/18/2015 By: jfernandes4125 ... Read more?

Anatomical versus functional assessment of CAD
Anatomical versus functional assessment of coronary artery disease: direct comparison of computed tomography coronary angiography and magnetic resonance myocardial perfusion imaging in patients with intermediate pre-test probability.Int J.... On: 07/13/2015 By: jfernandes4125 ... Read more?

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