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Congress Programme 2017 

Preliminary Programme in detail
> Thursday, October 12, 2017
> Friday, October 13, 2017
> Saturday, October 14, 2017



THURSDAY, October 12, 2017

TIME ROOM 1   TIME ROOM 2
08:30-09:45

STATE OF THE ART 1
Multimodality Imaging of Atherosclerosis
  08:30-09:45

PROFFERED PAPER SESSION 1

08:30
The pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and vulnerability: Targets for imaging
E. Lutgens, Amsterdam/NL
     
08:50 Multimodality imaging of plaque activity and composition (CT-MR-PET)
E. van beek, Edinburgh/UK
     
09:10 Invasive techniques for plaque assesment
A. Colombo, Milan/IT
     
  Panel discussion

     
09:45-10:00

Coffee Break
     
10:00-11:15 OPENING SESSION
Money for nothing? A cost and effectiveness session
     
10:00 Translating outcomes research to health care decisions: The value
M. Gray, Oxford/UK
     
10:20 The cost-effectiveness of a cardiac diagnostic test
M. Hunink, Rotterdam/NL
     
10:40
Health technology assessment: In cardiac imaging - myth or reality?
M. Centonze, Trento/IT
     
  Panel discussion

     
11:15-11:30 Break

     
11:30-12:45 ESCR MEETS ESTI

  11:30-12:45 EDUCATIONAL SESSION 1
Essential cardiology for radiologists
11:30 Ethiology and pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension
H.U. Kauczor, Heidelberg/DE
  11:30 How to read an ECG: A practical checklist for radiologists
G. Pontone, Milan/IT 
11:45 Assessment of PHT with CT
M. Remy-Jardin, Lille/FR
  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
K.F. Kreitner, Mainz/DE
  12:20 What radiologists should know about echocardiography
M. Oppizi, 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       
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
14:15 Stress Echo
F. Rigo, Mestre-Venice/IT
     
14:30 Stress CT
D.H. Yang, Seoul/KR
     
14:45 Stress SPECT
M. Hacker, Vienna/AT
     
15:00 Stress MRI
H. Sakuma, Tsu/JP
     
  Panel discussion

     
15:30-15:45

Coffee 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




FRIDAY, October 13, 2017

Time Room 1   Time Room 2 
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
T. Henzler, Mannheim/DE
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

Coffee 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
tba
     
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
     
11:45 Diagnostic value of T1- and T2-mapping 
M. Francone, Rome/IT
     
12:00 Prognostic value of T1- and T2-mapping 
J. Moon, London/UK
     
  Panel 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 Stress Echo
F. Rigo, Mestre-Venice/IT
  14:15
Myocarditis
M. Gutberlet, Leipzig/DE
14:30 Stress CT
tba
  14:30
Pericarditis
M. Francone, Rome/IT
14:45 Stress SPECT
M. Hacker, Vienna/AT
  14:45 Endocarditis
R. Budde, Rotterdam/NL
15:00 Stress MRI
H. Sakuma, Tsu/JP
  15:00
Vasculitis and aortitis
F. De Cobelli, Milan/IT
  Panel discussion

    Panel discussion
15:30-15:45

Coffee Break       
15:45-17:00

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

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?
tba
  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
tba
  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 Dose reduction in cardiac CT: The success story goes on
S. Leschka, St. Gallen/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

Myocardial architecture with DTI: Insights, relevance and outlook
S. Kozerke, Zuerich/CH
  09:15 Lower-limb
T. Leiner, Utrecht/NL
  Panel discussion

    Panel discussion
 
09:45-10:00

Coffee 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?
P. Kaufmann, Zuerich/CH
      10:45

Device: Update on MR conditional devices
T. Sommer, Neuwied/DE
  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
M. Grothoff, Leipzig/DE
     
11:45 Imaging fibrosis before implantation of ICD: What is the evidence
L. Natale, Rome/IT
     
12:00 Cardiac imaging before valvular surgery: Seek for non invasiveness
L. Lehmkuhl, Bad Neustadt/DE
     

12:50

Image-guided therapy of heart failure in non-ischemic cardiomyopathies
C. Buchiarelli-Ducci, Bristol/UK
     
  Panel 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
B. Velthuis 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, Antwerpen/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?
S. Leschka, St. Gallen/CH
     
16:30

Award Ceremony
     
         
         
         
 
 


 
 
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