ESOR Course for EDiR on Cardiac Imaging

November 8, 2018; Vienna/Austria
Course informationIn 2018, ESOR is continuing to organise foundation courses to prepare/assist those entering examinations for the European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR). These courses may also be attended by board-certified radiologists, wishing to update their knowledge in a specific area. A series of courses is organised at the ESR Learning Centre in Vienna/Austria, in November 2018. The format will include nine courses, each one dealing with a specific organ/system-oriented theme.

The teaching concept will include 20-minute lectures, immediately followed by 40-minute case-based reviews on six topics. The teaching/learning objectives for each of the topics will be strictly adhered to the European Training Curriculum. A self-assessment test with multiple choice questions for each lecture will round-off the exercise.

The ESOR Courses for EDiR are intended to help prospective candidates to prepare for the European Diploma in Radiology examination. Attendance does not guarantee acceptance to take the examination or success in the examination.

Learning objectives
  • to learn about the basics of cardiac CT technique and its application in acute coronary syndromes
  • to understand the role of cardiac MRI in the management of patients suffering from coronary artery disease
  • to become familiar with a standardised approach to congenital heart diseases
  • to learn about the differentiation between most common cardiac tumours and tumour mimics

   Learning objectives by topic - coming soon

Thursday, November 8 
08:15-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome and introduction
09:00-09:20 Cardiac CT technique: basics and practical tips
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
09:20-10:00 Interactive case discussion
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-10:50 Congenital heart diseases: a primer for radiologists
A. Redheuil, Paris/FR
10:50-11:30 Interactive case discussion
A. Redheuil, Paris/FR
11:30-11:50 Acute coronary syndrome
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
11:50-12:30 Interactive case discussion
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT  
12:30-13.30 Lunch break
13:30-13:50 MR in coronary artery disease
A. Redheuil, Paris/FR
13:50-14:30 Interactive case discussion
A. Redheuil, Paris/FR
14:30-14:50 Cardiac tumours and tumour mimics
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
14:50-15:30 Interactive case discussion
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:20 MR of aortic diseases
A. Redheuil, Paris/FR
16:20-17:00 Interactive case discussion
A. Redheuil, Paris/FR
17:00-18:00 Self-Assessment Test
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About ESOR

... an established and growing institution, fulfilling the mission of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in the field of education.

                     Anastas Doreski, Skopje/MK

            Enrique F. Garces-Inigo, Albacete/ES

         Bruno Hochhegger, Porto Alegre/BR

            Saulius Rutkauskas, Kaunas/LT
ESR Contact
  • ESR Office:
  • Neutorgasse 9
  • 1010 Vienna, Austria
  • Tel: +43-1-533 40 64
  • Fax: +43-1-533 40 64-447
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