Preliminary program 2021

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Thursday, September 2nd 2021

 

08.30   Registration, Coffee

 

Lectures

 

09.00   Opening

Prof. Riemer H.J.A. Slart, MD PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

Prof. Jan Hein Cornel, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

09.10   Recap of basic cardiac anatomy and physiology

Prof. Jan Hein Cornel, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

09.30   Procedure protocols, stress agents; when (not) to choose which? Coping with complications during stress tests. ECG reading: identifying ischemia and arrhythmia

        Jouke J. Boer, MD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

09.55   Patient selection for cardiac PET. Diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value of cardiac PET. 

Klaas Pieter Koopmans, MD, PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

10.15   Coffee break

 

10.45   Cardiac PET imaging procedure. Myocardial blood flow and choice of cardiac PET tracers

Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

11.15   Cardiac PET reading & reporting

Remco J.J. Knol, MD PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

11.40   FDG PET in cardiac viability and sarcoidosis

Prof. Riemer H.J.A. Slart, MD PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

12.05   Cardiac FDG PET (endocarditis)

Asbjørn M. Scholtens, MD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

 

 

12.30   Lunch

 

Hands-on training

 

13.30   Processing of scans in Corridor 4DM, QPET, Syngo.MBF

 

  • Buttonology and image processing

  • Cases: Normal, ischemia, infarction

  • Cases: Myocardial blood flow measurements

  • Structured reporting

  • Cases: Metabolic Imaging / Cardiac FDG PET

  • 16.00 Stent Side Branch Occlusion (Friso M. van der Zant, MD PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician)

 

 

16:30   Site visit (department NM and Cyclotron)

  • Cardiac PET tracer production (M.D.L. ter Borg, Radiopharmacist/ Qualified Person, Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep)

18:00   Dinner in the historic center of Alkmaar

 

Friday, September 3rd 2021

 

08.30   Coffee

 

Lectures

 

09.00   Physics, acquisition, reconstruction and artifacts. New developments in software and PET techniques

Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

09.30   Correlation with other imaging techniques: CCTA, cardiac MR, CAG, FFR

Tjeerd Germans, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

09.55   FFR, CFR and ischemia: all the same?

Tim van den Hoef, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

10.20   Coffee break

 

10.45   Extracardiac findings

Friso M. van der Zant, MD PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

11.05   Artificial intelligence in cardiac PET

Luis E. Juárez-Orozco, MD PhD

 

11.30   Features and new developments in cardiac PET processing software

  • PCARD (PMOD) - [speaker to be confirmed]
  • Syngo.MBF (Siemens) - [speaker to be confirmed]
  • Corridor 4DM (INVIA) - [speaker to be confirmed]
  • QPET  (Cedars-Sinai) - [speaker to be confirmed]

 

11.50   Cardiac PET facilities and tracer production. Preparing a business case for cardiac PET/CT

Klaas Pieter Koopmans, MD, PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

12.15  New developments in Cardiac PET radionuclide production

  • MedTrace Pharma - [speaker to be confirmed]
  • GE Healthcare - [speaker to be confirmed]
  • IONETIX - [speaker to be confirmed]

 

12.30   Lunch

 

Hands-on training

 

13.30   Processing of scans in Corridor 4DM, QPET, Syngo.MBF

 

  • Cases: Normal, ischemia, infarction
  • Cases: Pitfalls & Artifacts
  • Cases: Extracardiac findings
  • Structured reporting
  • Demo stations for cardiac PET processing
  • 15.00  Kinetic modeling and quantitative PET in cardiology  (Prof. Mark Lubberink, PhD Uppsala University)

 

 

 

16.30   Farewell drink

Program may be subject to change. In case of international attendees, the spoken language of the entire course will be English, otherwise Dutch. Click here for more information on registration, important dates, locations and current COVID-19 issues.