Following the successful completion of the course the postgraduate students will possess the basic knowledge of the methods of advanced cardiovascular imaging and they will be able to appreciate and select the appropriate imaging technique for the assessment of common diseases of the heart and the vessels. Furthermore, they will be cognizant of the newer research data that may affect the shaping of the guidelines and they will be taught how to approach the relevant literature in a critical manner.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course includes the following topics:
Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (myocardial SPECT)
Computed tomography of the heart and the coronay vessels
Cardiac magnetic resonance
Cardiac positron emission tomography
Ionizing radiation risks