ESOR Course on Breast Imaging

Graz | Austria

23 – 25 October, 2024


ESOR Course on Breast Imaging

Application deadline: 12 April 2024

What to expect

This course is intended for senior residents, subspecialists, and recently board-certified radiologists looking to improve their skills in the field of Breast Imaging. Led by internationally renowned European experts, it covers advanced topics in mammography, US and MRI. Through interactive sessions and hands-on workshops, you will gain practical skills for diagnosing breast conditions. By the end of the course, you will feel more confident in reading mammograms and understanding breast MRI. The combination of theory and cases with an interactive character guarantees the high educational value of this teaching programme.

The ESOR Graz Tutorial 2024 is organized in cooperation with Prof. Dr  Michael. Fuchsjäger, Chariman of the Radiology Department at Medical University Graz.

Your host

Prof. Dr Michael Fuchsjäger

Chairman, Department Radiology
Medical University of Graz

Venue will be announced soon!

Medical University of Graz
Auenbruggerplatz 9
8036 Graz



Prof. Ritse Mann
Radboud University Medical Centre

Prof. Thomas Helbich
Medical University of Vienna

In cooperation with


Application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this course.


Learning Objectives

  • to learn and consolidate knowledge in imaging protocols for hip, ankle and foot
  • to learn how to diagnose and manage bone and soft tissue tumours and bone marrow diseases in children and adults
  • to know the role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of traumatic, degenerative and inflammatory diseases of hip, ankle and foot


09:00 – 09:45


09:45 – 10:00

Welcome and introduction to the ESOR Course on Breast Imaging
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

10:00 – 10:30

Mammography – basics and interpretation
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

10:30 11:00Mammography screening – present and future
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT
11:00 – 11:30Pearls and pitfalls of DBT
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT
11:30 – 12:30

Mammography – DBT cases
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

12:30– 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 14:15US performance and reporting
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
14:15 – 14:45

Cystic and complex lesions
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

14:45 – 15:30

Artificial intelligence for breast imaging
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

ABUS in clinical practice
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL

16:30 – 18:00

Workshop: handheld ultrasound and ABUS – BI-RADS assessment and expert cases
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

09:00 – 10:30

MRI protocols
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL

10:30 – 11:15

MRI reporting and BI-RADS
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT

11:15 12:00MRI screening
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT
12:00 – 12:30MRI staging and monitoring
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT
12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break

13:30– 14:30

Interactive MRI workshop I
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT

14:30 – 15:30Interactive MRI workshop II
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

Contrast enhanced mammography (CEM)
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

16:30 – 18:00

CEM workshop
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT

09:00 – 09:45

US and stereotactic guided biopsy
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

09:45 – 10:15

MRI guided biopsy
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT

10:15 10:45 Minimal invasive therapy
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30

US of the axilla
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

11:30 – 12:45

Hands-on ultrasound guided interventions I
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch break
13:45 – 15:00

Hands-on ultrasound guided interventions II
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

15:00 – 16:00

Case presentations
G. Adelsmayr, Graz/AT
J. Steiner, Graz/AT
M. Merdzo-Hörmann, Graz/AT

16:00 – 17:00

Quiz session
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT; M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

17:00 – 17:30

Closing ceremony
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

Application deadline: Friday, 27 September 2024

how to apply

Please note:

You can register for this course via MyESR User Area -> Workshop Registration

The online registration is open until September 27, 2024

The number of participants is limited to 40. Places will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

All applicants must provide the following documents
as a single PDF file:


Letter of Motivation

explaining personal interest in participating in the tutorial



Proof of resident status (download here) or proof of board certification

Certification must be no more than 5 years old.


Letter of Recommendation

from the head of department of the current training centre or a previously undertaken academic training



Language Profiency Confirmation

written by the head of department, stating that the applicant is proficient in English

Please submit your application per e-mail to

*Each candidate is required to submit the provided ESOR CV. Any application with another CV will not be considered. Please note that only complete applications can be considered. To apply for or renew your ESR membership please click here.


The registration fee includes only the ESOR Course on Breast Imaging. Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements themselves.

EUR 390*

for ESR Members in Training (radiology residents)

EUR 590*

for ESR Members

*Please note that 10% VAT will be added during the registration process.

programme structure

For one week participants are offered practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology.  Additional exposure to non-interpretory issues of the broader culture of radiology is provided, addressing radiologic education, departmental work-flow, quality assurance or administrative principles and qualities. The whole programme is performed by renowned faculty including local and invited speakers.


After the course, participants will need to complete an online evaluation form of the course in order to receive their CME certificate. 


The registration fee for successful candidatesCardiac Imaging. Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements themselves.

EUR 990 for ESR Members in Training (radiology residents)
EUR 590 for ESR Members

Please note that 10% VAT will be added during the registration process.

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