Welcome

Join us in person on Friday, September 20 for the annual Vitrea® Advanced Visualization User Meeting for a full day of learning and discovery in Phoenix, Arizona. Discover clinical cases, applications and workflows, learn what’s new in Vitrea Advanced Visualization, and attend presentations on best practices driven by imaging experts and leading physicians.

Details

  • All are welcome to join, including 3D imaging technologists, CT/MR/PET technologists, radiologists, cardiologists, surgeons, imaging administrators and your PACS/IT administrators.
  • Earn up to three Category A continuing education credits
  • Registration offered at no cost.
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
  • Registrants will be responsible for travel expenses.

Please note this a reportable event per the Physician Payment Sunshine Act.

Location

Banner University Medical Center | Sandstone Conference Room
1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Hotel Accommodations

Residence Inn Phoenix Downtown
132 South Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Agenda

The meeting will be held in the Sandstone Conference Room at Banner University Medical Center. Coffee and tea will be provided in the morning and lunch will be served in the Sandstone Room with seating outside at the cafe.

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Check-in/Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

TAVR Imaging with CT: An Evidence Based Approach
Michael Morris, MD, Banner Health

  • Identify most effective means for valve planning
  • Planning a successful approach
  • Incorporating 3D with multi-planar imaging

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Break

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions
Breakout I: Cardiovascular/TAVR
Breakout II: Neurovascular/Stroke
Breakout III:
Meet Vitrea Advanced Visualization
Breakout IV:
Meet Vitrea Advanced Visualization
Breakout V: Share Best Practices

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Optimizing Automated Stroke Processing for Your Practice
Jennifer Becker, MD, Banner Health

  • Understanding summary maps and mismatch ratios
  • Working with thresholds
  • Assessing non-contrast CT for additional information

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Global Illumination: Out of the Dark, Into the Light
Michael Steigner, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

  • Demonstrating the efficacy of Global Illumination
  • Tips and tricks of Global Illumination
  • Aiding in interpretation and diagnosis

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

What’s New in Vitrea Advanced Visualization Version 7 
Brandi Bax, Vital Images

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
Breakout I: Cardiovascular/TAVR
Breakout II: Neurovascular/Stroke
Breakout III:
Meet Vitrea Advanced Visualization
Breakout IV: Meet Vitrea Advanced Visualization
Breakout V: Share Best Practices

4:00 p.m.

Closing

Speakers

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Michael Morris, MD
Radiologist at Banner Health

Dr. Michael Morris is a radiologist in Phoenix, Arizona, specializing in Diagnostic Radiology. He completed his residency at Columbia University Medical Center in 2009 and his fellowship at Mayo Clinic in 2011. He uses advanced medical imaging technology and evidence-based medicine to provide a personalized approach to delivering exceptional patient care.

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Jennifer Becker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging at The University of Arizona Health Sciences

After 7 years as a diagnostic and interventional attending Neuroradiologist  Imperial College NHS Trust, London, England, she moved to University of Arizona in Tucson. Her clinical and research interests are varied and include Stroke imaging, particularly MRI.  She has been an invited speaker at several regional and national radiology meetings. The University of Arizona  performs approximately 2000 acute stroke MRIs a year. The U of A Neuroradiology team in Tucson continue to be involved in MRI development for Acute stroke and use Oleasphere for post processing their acute cases.

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Michael Steigner, MD
Director, Vascular CT/MRI; Medical Director, 3D Lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Michael L. Steigner specializes in Cardiovascular Radiology in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his radiology residency and fellowship in Cardiovascular and Emergency Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.