ESOR Course for EDiR on Cardiac Imaging

November 12, 2019; Vienna/Austria
Course informationIn 2019, 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 Hotel Das Triest in Vienna/Austria, in November 2019. 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 possibilities of cardiovascular risk assessment with means of Ca-scoring
  • to understand the role of cardiac MRI in the characterisation and differential diagnosis of myocardial diseases
  • to become familiar with the use of cardiac CT in the acute setting and after treatment of coronary artery disease
  • to learn about the comprehensive approach to the cardiovascular involvement in pulmonary hypertension
       Programme flyer including learning objectives by topic

Tuesday, November 12 
08:15-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome and introduction
09:00-09:20 Cardiovascular risk assessment with Ca-scoring
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 Cardiac MR for tissue characterisation: late enhancement, T1 and T2 mapping
M. Francone, Rome/IT
10:50-11:30 Interactive case discussion
M. Francone, Rome/IT
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 Ischemic cardiomyopathies
M. Francone, Rome/IT
13:50-14:30           Interactive case discussion
M. Francone, Rome/IT
14:30-14:50 Imaging in CAD after treatment
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 Pulmonary hypertension and right heart involvement
M. Francone, Rome/IT
16:20-17:00 Interactive case discussion
M. Francone, Rome/IT
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:
  • Am Gestade 1
  • 1010 Vienna, Austria
  • Tel: +43-1-533 40 64
  • Fax: +43-1-533 40 64-448
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