Program 2023

 

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Thursday, September 21st 2023

 

08.30   Registration, Coffee

 

Lectures

 

09.00   Opening

Prof. Jan Hein Cornel, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

09.05  Cardiac PET procedure, reading & reporting

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

 

09.35  Role of Cardiovascular Imaging in Risk Assessement

           Saloua El Messaoudi, MD PhD, Cardiologist

          

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

Ibrahim Danad, MD, PhD, Cardiologist

 

10.15   Coffee break

 

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

Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

11.10  Artificial intelligence in cardiac PET

            Luis E. Juárez-Orozco, MD PhD

 

11.30   PET in cardiac sarcoidosis and amyloidosis imaging

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

 

11.50   Cardiac FDG PET (endocarditis)

            Asbjørn M. Scholtens, MD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

 

12.30   Lunch

 

Hands-on training

 

13.45   Cardiac NaF and FAPI PET

           Nieky Mohammadnia, MD, Research Fellow Cardiology

 

14.05 - 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

  • Cases: Pitfalls

 

15.30   Stent Side Branch Occlusion

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

 

16.00 Coronary artery calcium scoring from low dose CT scans

          Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

16.45  Clinical applications of AI in nuclear cardiology

          Prof. Piotr Slomka, PhD, Director of Innovation in Imaging, Cedars-Sinai (via Zoom)

 

17:15   Site visit department of Nuclear Medicine

 

18:30   Dinner in the Alkmaar city center

 

Friday, September 22nd 2023

 

08.30   Coffee

 

Lectures

 

09.00  Physics and PET acquisitionKinetic modeling and quantitative PET in cardiology

Prof. Mark Lubberink, PhD, Medical Physicist, Uppsala University, Sweden

 

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

Tjeerd Germans, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

10.05   FFR, CFR and ischemia: all the same?

Tim van de Hoef, MD PhD, Cardiologist

 

 

10.30   Coffee break

 

10.55   Artifacts and limitations in cardiac PET

              Sergiy V. Lazarenko, PhD, Medical Physicist

 

11.30   Extracardiac findings

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

 

11.45   F18-Flurpiridaz: Practical experiences 

            Marjolein Hol, MD, Nuclear Radiologist

 

12.00   Evolving Methods for PET Myocardial Flow Quantification

            Jennifer Renaud, MSc; Research Scientist, INVIA Medical Imaging Solutions

 

12.15 Cardiac PET: business insights from a value-based healthcare system

            Jérôme Harray, Product Manager IBA

 

12.30   Lunch

 

Hands-on training

 

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

            Klaas Pieter Koopmans, MD, PhD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

14.15 - 16.30 Processing of scans in Corridor 4DM, QPET, Syngo.MBF

 

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

 

15.15 Data Driven Motion Correction for PET cardiac perfusion scans (part I)

          Samara Martinez Lucio, MD

 

16.10 Data Driven Motion Correction for PET cardiac perfusion scans (part II)

          Oscar Mendoza, MD 

 

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 and locations.