Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It is with great excitement that we bring 3DI3 back to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the first time since 2016 and that we combine this year’s conference with the prestigious 15th Society for Pediatric Radiology Symposium on Advanced Pediatric Cardiovascular Imaging. 3DI3 had the privilege of joining the IPC workshops in Milan, Italy in September 2017 and March 2019, and we were extremely honored to bring 3DI3 to the first day of PICS in September 2018, with a live case, hands-on rooms for individualized instruction and practice, how-to guides, and advanced 3D imaging techniques.
Since Gregor’s first Utrecht conferences, starting in 2013, to teach 3D Rotational Angiography (3DRA) techniques, 3DI3 has expanded to an international conference to share knowledge and skills on all 3D imaging, as it pertains to interventional catheterization for congenital heart disease. This year, we are merging the world of 3D imaging for CHD interventional catheterization with pediatric radiology. This international meeting will be the first of its kind to combine the Society for Pediatric Radiology and the 3DI3 symposia.
The 17th SPR Hands-on Cardiac MR Basic Course (Oct. 15-17) will showcase and teach the state of the art knowledge of CMR and CTA for CHD, led by conference chair Rajesh Krishnamurthy, MD.
On Oct. 18th the 15th Advanced Symposium on Pediatric Cardiovascular Imaging SPR will start. On Oct. 19-20, SPR and 3DI3 will have a combined program, and experts from both groups will discuss common and differing views on Interventional CMR, single ventricle and TOF evaluation and intervention, and collaboration between radiology and cardiology. We will offer a 3D printing hands-on session, poster presentations, and an abstract session. In addition, we will have an iCMR taped case on the afternoon of Oct. 20.
During a special 3DI3 session on Oct. 19 and throughout Oct. 20 & 21, the 3DI3 symposium will give you and your team the necessary knowledge and hands-on post-processing skills to apply 3DRA in your cath lab. Experts in our field will present and discuss with you how to implement all types of 3D imaging technology to improve safety and efficiency in your lab, allowing you to come to the next level of interventional decision making. We will have the classic 3DI3 how-to sessions, hands-on 3DRA post-processing rooms, hands-on 3DRA spin demonstrations in our cath labs, live cases, and much more.
If you want to start 3DRA in your cath lab but struggle with workflow, or if you are already experienced in this field and are looking for further exchange with experts – you’ll find what you need here!
We are looking forward to seeing you in Columbus, Ohio, USA in October 2019!
Aimee Armstrong, MD and Gregor Krings, MD
3DI3 Symposium Co-Chairs