GALEN Foundation Course on Neuroradiology

May 25-27, 2017; Prague/Czech Republic

Course information

This course is for radiologists in training, who desire a comprehensive and concise review of neuroradiology. Basic neuroanatomy, general disease categories of traumatic, infectious, neoplastic, vascular, congenital, demyelinating diseases of the brain and spine will be covered. Internationally renowned European experts will conduct a series of didactic lectures and dedicated interactive case review discussions. The course encompasses the broad spectrum of neuroradiology practice, including comprehensive reviews, updates in new trends and relevant imaging techniques.

Learning objectives
  • to learn the essential imaging findings of the most common brain and spine pathologies
  • to prioritise imaging studies that will guide patient management
  • to select the best and most cost-effective imaging protocols

        Learning objectives by topic

Thursday, May 25
14:45-15:30 Registration
15:30-15:45 Welcome and introduction
15:45-16:15 Toward better understanding of MR signal intensity changes in deep brain nuclei after administration of gadolinium-based contrast agents
J. Vymazal, Prague/CZ
16:15-17:00 Imaging of neurocutaneous syndromes
M. Mechl, Brno/CZ
17:00-17:45 DTI imaging in neurodegenerative diseases
A.M. Rulseh, Prague/CZ
17:45-18:30 Hybrid neuroimaging: PET/MRI and/or PET/CT
J. Ferda, Pilsen/CZ

Friday, May 26
09:00-09:30 MRI of the brain: the standard and the advanced protocol
P. Demaerel, Leuven/BE
09:30-10:00 Congenital abnormalities of the brain
M. Argyropoulou, Ioannina/GR
10:00-10:30 Imaging in epilepsy
P. Sundgren, Lund/SE
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
P. Demaerel, M. Argyropoulou, P. Sundgren
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:30 Brain injury
E. Papadaki, Heraklion/'GR
14:30-15:00 CNS malignancies
M. Thurnher, Vienna/AT
15:00-15:30 CNS infections
I. Pronin, Moscow/RU
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshops
E. Papadaki, M. Thurnher, I. Pronin

Saturday, May 27
09:00-09:30 Pattern recognition in neuroradiology
L. Van den Hauwe, Antwerp/BE
09:30-10:00 Stroke: diagnosis and therapy
P. Vilela, Lisbon/PT
10:00-10:30 White matter diseases
F. Bonneville, Toulouse/FR
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
L. Van den Hauwe, P. Vilela, F. Bonneville
13:00 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

            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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