GALEN Foundation Course on Neuroradiology

May 23-25, 2019; Lisbon/Portugal

Course information

This course is for radiologists in training, who desire a comprehensive and concise review of neuroradiology.  Basic neuroanatomy, imaging features of traumatic, infectious, neoplastic, vascular, congenital, demyelinating diseases of the brain 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 key imaging findings of the most common brain and spinal cord diseases
  • to prioritise imaging studies that will guide patient management
  • to select the best and most cost-effective imaging protocols


Thursday, May 23
15:00-16:00 Registration
16:00-16:15 Welcome and introduction
16:15-17:00 Vascular anatomy and imaging techniques
J.T. Baptista, Lisbon/PT
17:00-17:45 Ischemic stroke: diagnosis and therapy
P. Vilela, Lisbon/PT
17:45-18:30 Non-traumatic brain haemorrhage
T. Nunes, Lisbon/PT

Friday, May 24
09:00-09:30 Cross-sectional brain anatomy revisited
T. Yousry, London/UK
09:30-10:00 Brain congenital abnormalities
M. Argyropoulou, Ioannina/GR
10:00-10:30 Pattern recognition in neuroradiology
L. Van den Hauwe, Antwerp/BE
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
T. Yousry, M. Argyropoulou, L. Van den Hauwe
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:30 Traumatic brain injury: a practical guide
P. Vilela, Lisbon/PT
14:30-15:00 Imaging in secondary epilepsy
A. Krainik, Grenoble/FR
15:00-15:30 Spinal cord lesions: myelitis or tumour?
J. Van Goethem, Antwerp/BE
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshops
P. Vilela, A. Krainik, J. Van Goethem

Saturday, May 25
09:00-09:30 CNS infections: from image to pathogen
C. Calli, Izmir/TR
09:30-10:00 White matter diseases
F. Bonneville, Toulouse/FR
10:00-10:30 Brain tumours: what is each technique telling us about the tumour
M. Thurnher, Vienna/AT
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
C. Calli, F. Bonneville, M. Thurnher    
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:
  • Am Gestade 1
  • 1010 Vienna, Austria
  • Tel: +43-1-533 40 64
  • Fax: +43-1-533 40 64-448
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