GALEN Advanced Course on
Cardio-Thoracic Cross-Sectional Imaging

September 28-29, 2017; Heidelberg/Germany
Course informationThis course is aimed at senior residents and recently board-certified radiologists. The purpose of the course is to consolidate the knowledge in chest and cardiac radiology and to provide an integrated view into state-of-the-art cardio-thoracic cross-sectional imaging. The course is focused on the advanced applications of CT and MR in chest and cardiac imaging. The range of topics covers the clinically challenging areas of cardio-thoracic radiology such as imaging of patients with pulmonary infections or nodules, interstitial pneumonias, airway disease, pulmonary hypertension, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathies, and valvular disease. The faculty consists of internationally renowned European experts sharing their expertise and best cases. The combination of didactic lectures with interactive workshops guarantees the high educational value of this teaching programme.

Learning objectives
  • to become familiar with the latest technical and methodological advances
  • to understand the diagnostic and prognostic value provided by state-of-the-art radiology
  • to consolidate knowledge about the current best practice indications for patients with challenging pulmonary and cardiac pathology
  • to learn about the increasing role of imaging biomarkers

        Learning objectives by topic

 

Programme Thursday, September 28
13:00-13:45
Registration
13:45-14:00
Welcome and introduction
14:00-14:30
Infectious lung disease                                        
C.P. Heussel, Heidelberg/DE
14:30-15:00
Aiway disease
N. Sverzellati, Parma/IT
15:00-15:30
Interstitial lung disease
S. Desai, London/UK
15:30-15:50
Coffee break
15:50-18:00
Workshops
C.P. Heussel, N. Sverzellati, S. Desai

Friday, September 29
09:00-09:30
Management of pulmonary nodules and lung cancer                  
E. Van Beek, Edinburgh/UK
09:30-10:00
Pulmonary hypertension and right heart strain
J. Vogel-Claussen, Hannover/DE
10:00-10:30
CT diagnosis/rule out of coronary heart disease
K. Nikolaou, Tuebingen/DE
10:30-10:50  Coffee break
10:50-13:00
Workshops
E. Van Beek, J. Vogel-Claussen, K. Nikolaou
13:00-14:00
Lunch break
14:00-14:30
Assessing the ischemic myocardium (CT/MR)
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT  
14:30-15:00
Non-ischemic cardiomyopathies
M. Francone, Rome/IT
15:00-15:30
The role of CT in the management of valvular disease
H. Alkadhi, Zurich/CH
15:30-15:50
Coffee break
15:50-18:00
Workshops
C. Loewe, M. Francone, H. Alkadhi
18:00 Certificate of attendance
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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
                     Scholar

            Enrique F. Garces-Inigo, Albacete/ES
            Fellow

         Bruno Hochhegger, Porto Alegre/BR
         Scholar


            Saulius Rutkauskas, Kaunas/LT
            Scholar
 
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  • Tel: +43-1-533 40 64
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  • www.myESR.org
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