CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
8798 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
UI experts to discuss cardiac MRI diagnosis of heart disease
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to hear three University
of Iowa cardiovascular and radiology experts discuss cardiac magnetic
resonance imaging (MRI) and its role in the diagnosis of heart disease
at a free seminar Monday, Feb. 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hampton/Clarion
Conference Center in Coralville.
The seminar is sponsored by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
"Health for Your Lifetime: Diagnosing Heart Disease with Magnetic
Resonance Imaging (MRI)" is the second in a series of educational
seminars planned this year. The three University of Iowa cardiovascular
and radiology experts are Michael Vannier, M.D., Maleah Grover-McKay, M.D.,
and Lizann Bolinger, Ph.D.
Vannier, professor and head of the department of radiology, is an international
expert on cardiovascular imaging systems. He will introduce the program
with a brief description of cardiac MRI technology available at the University
Bolinger, associate professor of radiology, will review how cardiac
MRI performs and evaluates a patient with suspected heart conditions.
Grover-McKay, associate professor of radiology and internal medicine,
will discuss the benefits of early diagnosis of heart disease that can
be accomplished with cardiac MRI.
Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information or to register,
call (319) 384-8442 or toll-free 1-800-777-8442.