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THURSDAY, October 12, 2017

TIME ROOM 1   TIME ROOM 2
 08:30-09:45 STATE OF THE ART 1
Evaluation of flow across valves and vessels

  08:30-09:45 PROFFERED PAPER SESSION 1
Non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
 08:30-08:50 4D flow: How does it work?
J. Westenberg, Leiden/NL
   08:30-08:40 T1-mapping-derived myocardial ECV in healthy subjects in relation to the imaging protocol: A systematic review and meta-analysis
S. Schiaffino, Genoa/IT
 08:50-09:10 Value of 4D flow in the aorta
E. Mousseaux, Paris/FR
   08:40-08:50 Extracellular volume measured by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the early stage of cardiac transplant: Comparison to endomyocardial biopsy
A. Wielandner, Vienna/AT
 09:10-09:30 Assessment of 4D flow across valves
R. Chelu, Rotterdam/NL
   08:50-09:00 Delayed Myocardial Ehnancement using Gadobutrol: A Time and Dose Optimization Study
J.L. Wichmann, Frankfurt/DE
 09:30-09:45 Panel discussion    09:00-09:10 Quantification and prognostic value of late gadolinium enhancement in non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
P.M. Cannao, San Donato Milanese/IT
       09:10-09:20 Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) feature tracking derived myocardial strain, delayed enhancement and edema in myocarditis
F. Secchi, Milan/IT
       09:20-09:30 Quantification of left ventricular trabeculation in different cardiomyopathies with cardiac magnetic resonance
M. Mademli, Athens/GR
       09:30-09:40 Assessment of myocardial deformation of compacted layer in Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy: Tissue Tracking findings
P. Palumbo, L'Aquila/IT
09:45 - 10:00

Break

     
10:00-11:15 OPENING SESSION
Multimodality Imaging of Atherosclerosis
     
10:00 The pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and vulnerability: Targets for imaging
E. Lutgens, Amsterdam/NL
     
10:20 Multimodality imaging of plaque activity and composition (CT-MR-PET)
E. van beek, Edinburgh/UK
     
10:40
Invasive techniques for plaque assesment
A. Colombo, Milan/IT
     
11:00
Panel discussion

     
11:15-11:30 Break

     
11:30-12:45 ESCR MEETS ESTI
Pulmonary hypertension
  11:30-12:45 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 1
Essential cardiology for radiologists
11:30 Ethiology and pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension
J. Vogel-Claussen, Hannover/DE
  11:30 How to read an ECG: A practical checklist for radiologists
G. Pontone, Milan/IT 
11:45 Assessment of PHT with CT
A. Parker, Bergen/NO
  11:55 Medication in cardiac radiology: The management of heart rate and the use of cardiac stressors
M. Rees, Bangor/UK 
12:00 Assessment of PHT with MR
S. Ley, Munich/DE
  12:20 What radiologists should know about echocardiography
E. Agricola, Milan/IT
12:15 Functional assessment of the RRV and PA
M. Grothoff, Leipzig/DE
     
  Panel discussion

     
12:45-13:00

Break       
13:00-14:00

INDUSTRY LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
State of the art cardiac CT imaging with lowest doses
     
  Initial clinical experience of CT-FFR in clinical practice
K. Kofoed, Copenhagen/DK
     
  Cardiac CT on the latest 320-row CT with true MBIR
R. Bull, Bournemouth/UK

     
14:00-14:15

Break       
14:15-15:30 STATE OF THE ART 2
ESCR meets ASCI - The test of choice for evaluation of myocardial ischemia is
  14:15-15:30 PROFFERED PAPER SESSION 2
Imaging pre- and post-intervention

14:15 Stress Echo
F. Rigo, Mestre-Venice/IT
   14:15-14:25 Contrast Dose Optimization in CT Angiography prior to Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) – A prospective study in 80 patients
K.S. Winter, Munich/DE
14:30 Stress CT
S.I. Choi, Seoul/KR
   14:25-14:35 Low contrast CT angiography prior to TAVI procedure: Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy for coronary tree
A.D. Annoni, Milan/IT
14:45 Stress SPECT
W. Acampa, Naples/IT
   14:35-14:45 Two New Methods for an Objective Quantification of Iliac Artery Tortuosity derived from CT-Angiography Datasets in Patients prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
H. Ruhnke, Augsburg/DE
15:00 Stress MRI
H. Sakuma, Tsu/JP
   14:45-14:55 Assessment of whirling flow in aortic root after valve-sparing replacement of ascending aorta with recreation of Valsalva’s sinuses: A 4D Flow MR study
N. Galea, Rome/IT
  Panel discussion

   14:55-15:05 Computed tomography image quality of aortic coarctation stents
S. Boccalini, Rotterdam/NL
       15:05-15:15 Risk of recurrence after pulmonary vein isolation in atrial fibrillation: Can radiology help?
M. Pradella, Basel/CH
       15:15-15:25 Concentrated pineapple juice for visualization of the esophagus during magnetic resonance angiography before the radiofrequency catheter ablation procedure for atrial fibrillation
M. Gatti, Turin/IT
       15:25-15:30 Discussion
15:30-15:45

Break       
15:45-17:00

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM    15:45-17:00 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 2
Ventricular arrhythmias
      15:45 Ventricular arrhythmias: The arrhythmologist point-of-view
P. Della Bella, Milan/IT
      16:05 Imaging of ventricular arrhythmias from left side
M. Gutberlet, Leipzig/DE
      16:25 Imaging of ventricular arrhythmias from right side
J. Lotz, Goettingen/DE 
17:00-17:15

Break       
17:15-18:30 Cardiovascular Quiz   17:15-18:30 PROFFERED PAPER SESSION 3
Myocardial ischemia and myocardial infarction

       17:15-17:25 Epicardial Adipose Tissue Volume in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease or Non-ischemic dilated Cardiomyopathy: Evaluation with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
M. Petrini, Rottofreno/IT
       17:25-17:35 Hybrid cardiac PET MR for the evaluation of myocardial scarring in ischemic cardiomyopathy: Intraindividual comparison of left ventricluar scar burden evaluated by simultaneous PET
D. Beitzke, Vienna/AT
       17:35-17:45 Quantitative Late Gadolinium Enhancement in Unrecognized Myocardial Infarction
T. Zitzelsberger, Tübingen/DE
       17:45-17:55 Correlation between splenic switch-off and clinical parameters in adenosine stress CMR
R. Faletti, Turin/IT
       17:55-18:05 Quantitative maps to evaluate Myocardial and Splenic Blood Flow in Adenosine Stress Perfusion: A preliminary study
G. Benedetti, Milan/IT
       18:05-18:15 Stress-rest CMR for the assessment of myocardial perfusion reserve index modification after coronary sinus stent implantantion
A. Palmisano, Milan/IT
       18:15-18:25 FFRCT for the non-invasive assessment of ischemia in patients with “malignant” anomaly of the right coronary artery
K. De Smet, Brussels/BE




FRIDAY, October 13, 2017

Time Room 1   Time Room 2 
08:00-08:30
General Assembly
     
08:30-09:45

STATE OF THE ART 3
Cardiac Imaging: What the guidelines suggest
  08:30-09:45

EDUCATIONAL SESSION 3
Imaging in new endovascular treatment and devices
08:30
A patient with suspected CAD
R. Vliegenthart, Groningen/NL
  08:30 Atrial interventions
M. Centonze, Trento/IT
08:45 A patient with left ventricle hypertrophy
M. Francone, Rome/IT
  08:45 AV valves and coronary veins
L. Natale, Rome/IT
09:00 A patient with left ventricle dilatation
J. Bogaert, Leuven/BE
  09:00 Ventricular interventions
A. Esposito, Milan/IT
09:15 Risk stratification and prevention
R. Marano, Rome/IT
  09:15 Aortic interventions
F. Wolf, Vienna/AT
  Panel discussion

    Panel discussion
 
09:45-10:00

Break
     
10:00-11:15 STATE OF THE ART 4
ESCR MEETS NASCI - "Great debates" in cardiac-CT: Anatomical strategy vs functional strategy
  10:00-11:15 EPOS HIGHLIGHTED SESSION
10:00 Patients with suspected CAD should be evaluated by CT before Cath: Pros
A. Stillman, Atlanta/US
     
10:15 Patients with suspected CAD should be evaluated by CT before Cath: Cons
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10:30
Anatomical CT findings have more prognostic value than functional findings by stress test: Pros
J. Schoepf, Charleston/US
     
10:45 Anatomical CT findings have more prognostic value than functional findings by stress test: Cons
C. White, Baltimore/US
     
  Panel discussion

     
11:15-11:30 Break

     
11:30-12:45 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 4
T1-, T2-mapping and ECV 
  11:30-12:45 BEST ABSTRACT SESSION
11:30 Technique of T1-mapping, T2-mapping and ECV calculations
N. Kachenoura, Paris/FR
  11:30-11:40 3D printed aortic annulus model: Preliminary experience on pre-procedural planning for aortic valve sizing
A. Cosentino, Torino/IT
11:45 Diagnostic value of T1- and T2-mapping 
M. Francone, Rome/IT
  11:40-11:50 Assessment of Left Ventricular Volumes and Function: Can We accurately do it after Contrast Administration?
T. D'Angelo, Messina/IT
12:00 Prognostic value of T1- and T2-mapping 
T. Treibel, London/UK
  11:50-12:00 Mid-term Cardiac Remodelling in Competitive Athletes
P. Krumm, Tuebingen/DE
  Panel discussion

  12:00-12:10 Comparison of T1 reactivity both in MOLLI and ShMOLLI sequences with haemodynamic response and splenic perfusion during Adenosine Stress Perfusion CMR
E. Gezmis, Izmir/TR
      12:10-12:20
Early myocardial perfusion measured by CMR in acute myocardial infarction treated by primary PCI
A. Bethke, Oslo/NO
      12:20-12:30 FFRCT and stress perfusion CMR are equally reliable alternatives to invasive FFR measurement in predicting functional significance of intermediate-grade coronary artery stenosis
J. Bielen, Holsbeek/BE
      12:30-12:40
Model Base Iterative Recontraction for evaluation of coronary artery stenosis and CT radiation dose
A. Vizzuso, Ferrara/IT
      12:40-12:45 Discussion
12:45-13:00

Break       
13:00-14:00

INDUSTRY LUNCH SYMPOSIUM       
         
14:00-14:15

Break       
14:15-15:30 STATE OF THE ART 5
ESCR meets EACVI: Is imaging mandatory in arrythmias? 
  14:15-15:30 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 5
Multimodality imaging in inflammation
14:15 Is imaging mandatory in patients with atrial fibrillation
S. Petersen, London/UK
  14:15
Myocarditis
M. Gutberlet, Leipzig/DE
14:35 Is imaging mandatory in patients with ventricular arrhythmias
C. Bucciarelli-Ducci, Bristol/UK
  14:30
Pericarditis
M. Francone, Rome/IT
14:55 Imaging integration for guiding ablation therapy of ventricular arrhythmias
A. Esposito, Milan/IT
  14:45 Endocarditis
R. Budde, Rotterdam/NL
  Panel discussion   15:00
Vasculitis and aortitis
F. De Cobelli, Milan/IT
 

    Panel discussion
15:30-15:45

Break       
15:45-17:00

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM    15:45-17:00 PROFFERED PAPER SESSION 4

       15:45-15:55 Incidental findings on cardiac CT in large population-based screening trial for cardiovascular disease
M. Vonder, Groningen/NL
       15:55-16:05 Effects of Hyperthyroidism on coronary artery disease: A CTA study
C. Beyer, Innsbruck/AT
       16:05-16:15 Predictive Value of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Asymptomatic Individuals with Diabetes Mellitus: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
E. Beller, Munich/DE
       16:15-16:25 Coronary Risk Assessment at X-ray Dose Equivalent Ungated Chest CT: Results of a Multireader Study
M. Messerli, Zurich/CH
       16:25-16:35 Evaluation of an adaptive detector collimation for prospectively ECG-triggered coronary CT angiography with third-generation dual-source CT
M. Messerli, Zurich/CH
       16:35-16:45 Optimization of energy levels in coronary DECT: Impact of traditional and noise-optimized virtual monoenergetic imaging reconstruction on image quality and diagnostic accuracy
C. Arendt, Frankfurt am Main/DE
       16:45-16:55 Diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value of triple rule out using second generation dual source CT vs standard evaluation in acute chest pain
M. Fusaro, Treviso/IT
       16:55-17:00 Discussion
17:00-17:15

Break
     
17:15-18:30 STATE OF THE ART 6
Imaging the dilated ventricle in heart failure: Too late for recovery?
  17:15-18:30 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 6
Role of imaging in ACS
17:15 The dilated right ventricle: Still an isolated chamber?
E. Mousseaux, Paris/FR
  17:15 The role of cardiac imaging to establish (differential) diagnosis in ACS 
J.Bremerich, Basle/CH
17:30 Imaging acute heart failure and dilated cardiomyopathy
B. Velthuis Utrecht/NL
  17:30 MVO in MRI -  EGE, LGE or first pass perfusion – what is the best? 
D. Piotrowska-Kownacka, Warsaw/PL
17:45 Chronic heart failure: Cardiac imaging beyond functional assessment
C. Peebles, Southampton/UK
  17:45 Cardiac remodelling after MI and MVO
J. Bogaert, Leuven/BE

18:00 Imaging for risk stratification and patient selection before cardiac resynchronization therapy
G. Pontone, Milan/IT
  18:00 LGE and MSI for outcome estimation in ACS
M. Gutberlet, Leipzig/DE

  Panel discussion     Panel discussion
 


SATURDAY, October 14, 2017

Time Room 1   Time Room 2 
08:30-09:45

STATE OF THE ART 7
ESCR meets Switzerland
  08:30-09:45

EDUCATIONAL SESSION 7
Diagnostic imaging of arterial diseases: What's new
08:30
Cardiac anatomy: What every cardiac imager has to know
R. Wyttenbach, Bellinzona/CH
  08:30 Aorta
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
08:45 The real one-stop-shop for imaging CAD: Rubidium PET-CT
F. Caobelli, Basel/CH
  08:45 Supraortic vessels
N. Anzalone, Milan/IT
09:00 Quantitative MRI: What is normal, what is abnormal?
N. Kawel Boehm, Chur/CH
  09:00 Renal arteries
C. Catalano, Rome/IT

09:15

Multidimensional free-breathing and self-gated Cardiac MRI
M. Stuber, Lausanne/CH
  09:15 Lower-limb
T. Leiner, Utrecht/NL
  Panel discussion

    Panel discussion
 
09:45-10:00

Break
     
10:00-11:15 STATE OF THE ART 8
The heart of trained athletes: Bigger and healthier or underestimated target of disease? 
  10:00-11:15 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 8
Technical improvements in imaging of arrythmias
10:00 To screen or not to screen, and who?
A. Pelliccia, Rome/IT
  10:00
How to scan arrhythmic patients with MR
T. Leiner, Utrecht/NL
10:20 Imaging for prevention of sudden cardiac death in young athletes
L. Natale, Rome/IT
  10:15
How to scan arrhythmic patients with CT
F. Pugliese, London/UK
10:40 Imaging for prevention of sudden cardiac death in the elderly
B. Velthuis, Utrecht/NL
  10:30
A problem for SPECT and PET imaging?
F. Caobelli, Basel/CH
      10:45

Device: Update on MR conditional devices
N. Galea, Rome/IT
  Panel discussion

     
11:15-11:30 Break

     
11:30-12:45 STATE OF ART 9
Resuscitating the dysfunctional left ventricle
  11:30-12:45 PROFFERED PAPER SESSION 5
11:30 Predicting outcome in chronic ischemic heart disease
T. Leiner, Utrecht/NL
   11:30-11:40 Intra- and inter-operator variability of semi-automatic segmentation of breast arterial calcifications (BAC) on digital mammograms
R.M. Trimboli, Milan/IT
11:45 Imaging fibrosis before implantation of ICD: What is the evidence
L. Natale, Rome/IT
   11:40-11:50 CT Texture of Carotid Arteries identifies Vulnerable Plaque in Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack: A preliminary outcome study
F. Zaccagna, Cambridge/UK
12:00 Cardiac imaging before valvular surgery: Seek for non invasiveness
L. Lehmkuhl, Bad Neustadt/DE
   11:50-12:00 Dual source double-low dose CTA using a test bolus of diluted iso-osmolar iodinated contrast material for craniocervical arteries: A preliminary study
H. Wu, Changzhou/CN

12:50

Image-guided therapy of heart failure in non-ischemic cardiomyopathies
C. Buchiarelli-Ducci, Bristol/UK
   12:00-12:10 Low dose CT angiography for thoracic aorta: Optimal combination between 80kV and last generation iterative reconstruction algorithm levels
A.D. Annoni, Milan/IT
  Panel discussion

   12:10-12:20 Automatic quantification and visualization of thoracic aorta diameters on successive CTA scans
S. Boccalini, Rotterdam/NL
       12:20-12:30 Ascending aorta in 2D phase contrast CMR: Automatic identification and lumen segmentation
M. Codari, San Donato Milanese/IT
       12:30-12:40 Impact of age, gender and cardiovascular disease on the ascending aortic strain measured on CMR
M. Codari, San Donato Milanese/IT
       12:40-12:45  Discussion
12:45-13:00

Break       
13:00-14:00

INDUSTRY LUNCH SYMPOSIUM       
14:00-14:15

Break       
14:15-15:30 STATE OF THE ART 10
Pro contra session - CT and MRI in acute chest pain
  14:15-15:30 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 9
What you need to know about cardiomyopathy
14:15 No Imaging needed in acute chest pain
G. Fragasso Milan/IT
  14:15
Thick Myocardium
F. Mohamed Hoesein, Utrecht/NL
14:35 CT in acute chest pain
F. Bamberg, Tuebingen/DE
  14:30
Reduced ventricular function
I. Carbone, Rome/IT
14:55 MRI in acute chest pain
J. Wildberger, Maastricht/NL
  14:45 Restriction/constriction
C. Peebles, Southampton/UK
      15:00
Thin myocardium
R. Salgado, Antwerp/BE
  Panel discussion

    Panel discussion
15:30-15:45

Break       
15:45-17:00

SPECIAL FOCUS SESSION - CLOSING SESSION
The battle of giants: Cardiac CT versus cardiac MRI
   

15:45
Any chance for MRI to image the coronary arteries?
H. Sakuma, Tsu/JP
     
16:00 Any chance for CT to diagnose “LGE” pattern?
A. Esposito, Milan/IT
     
16:15 CT or MRI in valve disease?
G. Pontone, Milan/IT
     
16:30

Award Ceremony
     
         
         
         
 
 


 
 
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