ESOR Course for EDiR on Cardiac Imaging

November 12, 2019; Vienna/Austria
Course informationESOR 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 in Vienna, Austria, in November 2019. The format will include nine courses, each one dealing with a specific organ/system-oriented theme.

The teaching format will include 20-minute lectures, followed immediately by 40-minute case-based reviews on six topics. The teaching/learning objectives for each of the topics will strictly adhere to Level II of the European Training Curriculum. An exam simulation with multiple-choice questions for each lecture will round-off the exercise.

The ESOR Courses for EDiR are intended to help prospective candidates 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 
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:20 Cardiovascular risk assessment with Ca-scoring
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
09:20-10:00 Case presentation
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 Case presentation
M. Francone, Rome/IT
11:30-11:50 Acute coronary syndrome
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
11:50-12:30 Case presentation
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT  
12:30-13.30 Lunch break
13:30-13:50 Ischemic cardiomyopathies
M. Francone, Rome/IT
13:50-14:30           Case presentation
M. Francone, Rome/IT
14:30-14:50 Pulmonary hypertension and right heart involvement
M. Francone, Rome/IT
14:50-15:30 Case presentation
M. Francone, Rome/IT
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:20 Imaging in CAD after treatment
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
16:20-17:00 Case presentation
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
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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
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  • Tel: +43-1-533 40 64
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