The 2004 International Workshop on Pulmonary Functional Imaging at Penn

hosted by
Department of Radiology and MMRRCC,
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

November 12-14, 2004


Friday, November 12, 2004
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Rahim R. Rizi
Special Lectures
Moderators:
Warren Gefter , Masaru Ishii
8:15 – 9:00 a.m. Quantitative Measurements of Lung Parameters Using CT
Eric Hoffman
University of Iowa
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Relating Pulmonary Function Tests to Lung Imaging – Part One
Wayne Mitzner
Johns Hopkins University
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Relating Pulmonary Function Tests to Lung Imaging – Part Two
Solbert Permutt
Johns Hopkins University
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Questions and Answers
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Molecular Imaging of the Lungs
Daniel Schuster
Washington University
11:15 – 11:45 p.m. Historical Perspective of Polarized Helium
William Happer
Princeton University
11:45 – 12:15 p.m. Quantification of Regional Gas Exchange with PET
Jose Venegas
Harvard University
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own
COPD
Moderators:
John Hansen-Flaschen, David Lipson
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Clinical Aspects of COPD
John Hansen-Flaschen
University of Pennsylvania
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. A Thoracic Surgeon's Perspective on Functional Lung Imaging
Joseph Shrager
University of Pennsylvania
2:15 – 2:45 p.m. A Pulmonologist's Perspective on Functional Lung Imaging
David Lipson
University of Pennsylvania
2:45 – 3:15 p.m. Inflammation Imaging of the Lungs
Daniel Schuster
Washington University
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Questions and Answers
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Regional Ventilation and PAO2 Measurements
Martin Fischer
University of Pennsylvania
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. ADC: A New Method for the Early Detection of Emphysema
Per Akeson , Ingrid Casselbrant
Lund University
5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Quantitative Analysis of COPD Using Computed Tomography
Harvey O Coxson
Vancouver General Hospital

Saturday, November 13, 2004
7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Functional Lung Imaging I
Moderators:
John Mugler , Dean Kuethe
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Overview of Techniques for MR Imaging of Hyperpolarized Gases
John Mugler
University of Virginia
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. The Transition from 3 He to 129 Xe - Issues and Opportunities
Bastiaan Driehuys
Duke University Medical Center
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Production of Large Quantities of 129 Xe
F. William Hersman
University of New Hampshire
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45– 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:00– 10:30 a.m. Measurement of Regional Ventilation and Perfusion Ratio From Polarized 3 He
Rahim Rizi
University of Pennsylvania
10:30– 11:00 a.m. Assesment of Lung Function by SF6
Dean Kuethe
New Mexico Resonance
11:00– 11:30 a.m. Production of Polarized Carbon-13 by DNP
Stephen Kadlecek
University of Pennsylvania
11:30– 12:00 a.m. Production of Polarized Carbon-13 by Parahydrogen
Joachim Bargon
University of Pennsylvania
12:00– 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
12:15– 1:15 p.m. Lunch on your own
Functional Lung Imaging II
Moderators:
Erik Hoffman, Rahim Rizi
1:15– 1:45 p.m. Early Detection of Emphysema by Polarized Gas MRI
Mark Conradi
Washington University
1:45– 2:15 p.m. Assessment of Lung Perfusion from Polarized Gas MRI
Masaru Ishii
Johns Hopkins University<
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2:15– 2:45 p.m. Regional Ventilation and Lung Mechanics by CT Methods
Brett Simon
Johns Hopkins University
2:45– 3:15 p.m. Assessment of Cystic Fibrosis in Children Using Polarized Gas MRI
Edwin van Beek
University of Sheffield
3:15– 3:45 p.m. Hyperpolarized Helium-3 MR Application in Pediatric Lung DiseaseI
Talissa Altes
University of Virginia
3:45– 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break
Imaging of the Upper Airways
Moderator:
Mitch Schnall
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Imaging of the Paranasal Sinuses
James Zinreich
Johns Hopkins University
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Assessment of Paransal Sinuses with Polarized Gas MRI
Masaru Ishii
Johns Hopkins University
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Upper Airways Dynamics
Raanan Arens
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Image-based Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of the Upper Airway in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
David M. Wootton
Drexel University
6:00 – 6:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
6:15 – 8:00 p.m. Poster Session

Sunday, November 14, 2004
7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Functional Lung Imaging III
Moderators:
Jay Udupa, Jose Venegas
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Recent Development in Image Analysis: Potential Application for Lung Function
Jay Udupa
University of Pennsylvania
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration of CT Lung Volumes Using an Optical Flow Method
Larry Dougherty
University of Pennsylvania
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. The Dilemma of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule—Current Status and Future Directions
Drew A. Torigian
University of Pennsylvania
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Current Imaging Method for Pulmonary Embolism
Warren Gefter
University of Pennsylvania
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Lung Functional Correlates Polarized He Imaging in Murine Models of Asthma
Angela Haczku
University of Pennsylvania
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Quantitative Assessment of the Lungs by MIGET
James Baumgardner
University of Pennsylvania
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Generating Microaerosols
Mike Bono
AMICI
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
Conclusion
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks Rahim Rizi and Warren Gefter
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