Program 2022

 

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Thursday, September 22nd 2022

 

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

09.05   Recap of basic cardiac anatomy and physiology

Prof. Jan Hein Cornel, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

09.15   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

 

09.35   Cardiac PET reading & reporting

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

          

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

Ibrahim Danad, MD, PhD, Cardiologist

 

10.20   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  Artificial intelligence in cardiac PET

             Luis E. Juárez-Orozco, MD PhD

 

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

 

13:15  Site visit (department of Nuclear Medicine, 0030)

Hands-on training

 

13.45 - 16.30  Processing of scans in Corridor 4DM, QPET, Syngo.MBF

 

  • Buttonology and image processing

  • Buttonology CaSc
  • Cases: Normal, ischemia, infarction

  • Cases: Myocardial blood flow measurements

 

15.00   Stent Side Branch Occlusion

 

 

15.30  Coronary artery calcium scoring from low dose CT scans - how to proceed?

          [speaker to be confirmed]

 

 

16:45   Site visit (Cyclotron)

               Ronald G. Pronk, MSc

           Cardiac PET tracer production

               Marja D.L. ter Borg, Radiopharmacist/ Qualified Person

 

17:45   Alkmaar Canal Boat Tour

                   Departure from Lindegracht nearby old Café Het Gulden Vlies

 

18:30   Dinner in the Alkmaar city center

 

Friday, September 23rd 2022

 

08.30   Coffee

 

Lectures

 

09.00   Artifacts and limitations in cardiac PET

Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

 

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

Tjeerd Germans, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

 

09.50   FFR, CFR and ischemia: all the same?

Tim van de Hoef, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

 

10.15   Extracardiac findings

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

 

 

10.30   Coffee break

 

11.00   Physics and PET acquisitionKinetic modeling and quantitative PET in cardiology

               Prof. Mark Lubberink, PhD Uppsala University, Sweden

 

11.45   AURORA Trial (18F-Flurpiridaz): Current status

              Erik-Jan van Asperen, MD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

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

              Klaas Pieter Koopmans, MD, PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

12.30   Lunch

 

Hands-on training

 

13.30 - 16.30 Processing of scans in Corridor 4DM, QPET, Syngo.MBF

 

  • Cases: Various
  • Cases: Pitfalls & Artifacts
  • Cases: Extracardiac findings
  • Demo stations for cardiac PET processing

 

14.15 Data Driven Motion Correction for PET cardiac perfusion scans

            Chuck Hayden, Sr Staff Scientist, Siemens Healthcare

 

15.15  Features and new developments in PET techniques and cardiac PET processing software 

            Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

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.