The Baltic Congress of Radiology

esor course on

spinal imaging

17 October, 2024
Riga, Latvia

5 CMEs
*deadline September 10, 2024

more information & programme coming soon

What to expect

This course is intended for radiologists in training with a special interest in neuro-imaging. It provides a focus into spinal imaging, including inflammation, trauma and degeneration of the spine. Internationally renowned European neuroradiologists will provide lectures including theory and interactive cases. The course encompasses comprehensive reviews, updates in new trends and relevant imaging techniques.

An outstanding European faculty will ensure a high-quality teaching programme, combining lectures and interactive case discussions.

Your host & venue

Dr. Atis Svare

President of Latvian Society of Radiology

Riga, Latvia
Venue will be announced soon!

Radisson Blu Latvija

Elizabetes iela 55,
Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1010,


Prof. Ursula Reiter
University Hospital of Graz

Prof. Christian Loewe
Medical University of Vienna

In cooperation with



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


Applications have been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event.

The ESOR Visiting Professorship to Ukraine has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 7.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Certificates with CME credits will be issued only after participating in the course activities and completing an online evaluation form.

We work with impartiality and transparency. Find the steering committee disclosure forms here →

Learning Objectives

  • to review key imaging findings of the most common spinal disorders
  • to understand basic and advanced neuro-imaging interpretation
  • to become familiar with the most common imaging signs of these disorders and the most important differential diagnosis
  • to recognise the critical clinical information provided by imaging studies with direct implication for treatment decisions


*all times given in local time in Astana
08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45– 09:00 Welcome & Introduction
09:00 – 09:30

The Respective Role of Conventional Radiography and MR Imaging for the Spine
C. Calli, Izmir/TR

09:30 – 10:00

The Degenerative Spine
J. Boban, Novi Sad/RS

10:00 – 10:30

Spinal Cord Compression
A. Krainik, Grenoble/FR

10:30– 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 13:00 Workshops
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30

Infection and Inflammation of the Spine
J. Boban, Novi Sad/RS

14:30– 15:00

Spinal Trauma
C. Calli, Izmir/TR

15:00 – 15:30

Imaging of Myelitis
A. Krainik, Grenoble/FR

15:30– 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 – 18:00 Workshops
18:00 Course Evaluation & End Ceremony


EUR 150 for registrations made before 01.06.24 
EUR 180 for registrations made before 01.09.24
EUR 210 for registrations made on-site (if places are available)

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

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