PROGRAMME

Kindly note that the programme will still be subject to changes.

 

Thursday, October 24, 2024

Room 1 - Main Programme

08:30-10:00
ESCR meets NASCI: Aortic imaging: What is new?

Moderators: R. Budde, Rotterdam/NL | TBA
Update on current guidelines
B. Wintersperger, Toronto/CA
Imaging of large vessel vasculitis
TBA
Imaging prior to aortic interventional and surgical procedures
TBA
Imaging after aortic interventional and surgical procedures
TBA

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-10:45
Opening Ceremony
Moderators: M. Pirnat, Maribor/SI | TBA
Welcome address
M. Hrabak Paar, Zagreb/HR

10:45-12:00
Cardiovascular imaging: The past, present and future

Moderators: M. Pirnat, Maribor/SI | TBA
The early days of cardiovascular imaging (before 1980)
TBA
Introduction of novel techniques (1980-2000)
TBA
The new era of cardiovascular imaging (2000-2024)
K-F. Kreitner, Mainz/DE
What to expect in the future?
R. Vliegenthart, Groningen/NL

12:00-12:10 Break
12:10-12:55 Industry Symposium
12:55-13:15 Break

13:15-14:45
Lightning Session I: Noninvasive functional imaging of myocardial ischemia – which one is the best?
Moderators: N. Galea, Rome/IT | TBA

Stress echocardiography
TBA
SPECT and PET myocardial perfusion imaging
A. Sauter, Baden/CH
Stress cardiac MRI
M. Pirnat, Maribor/SI
Stress perfusion CT
K. Nikolaou, Tuebingen/DE
CT-FFR
TBA
Functional stress imaging in the guidelines
TBA

14:45-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-16:45
New cardiovascular spectral/photon-counting CT applications
Moderators: M. Eberhard, Zurich/CH | B. Velthuis, Utrecht/NL
Overview of spectral CT technologies
H. Alkadhi, Zurich/CH
Myocardial tissue characterization and ECV calculation
A. Esposito, Milan/IT
Coronary plaque assessment with spectral imaging
C. Nicola De Cecco, Atlanta/US
Stent evaluation with spectral imaging
T. Emrich, Mainz/DE
Novel contrast agents in spectral CT
S. Boccalini, Lyon/FR

16:45-17:00 Break

17:00-18:30 Update on valvular disease
Moderators: TBA | TBA
Clinical insight into the guidelines
TBA
MRI assessment of valvular heart disease
TBA
Arrhythmogenic mitral valve prolapse
TBA
CT and MR evaluation of non-infective valvular dysfunction
D. Suchá, Utrecht/NL
Multimodality imaging in patients with endocarditis
R. Budde, Rotterdam/NL

Room 2 - Young Club for young (and not so young) radiologists

08:30-10:00
Basics of cardiac CT: One-stop shop?

Moderators: M. Gatti, Turin/IT | I. Žuža, Rijeka/HR
Cardiac anatomy
S. Jankovic, Nis/RS
Protocol and patient selection
M. Eberhard, Zurich/CH
Cardiac CT reporting – Report standardization
G. Muscogiuri, Bergamo/IT
CAD-RADS 2.0 pros and cons
TBA
Upcoming techniques
TBA

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:00
Basics of cardiac MRI: Simplify complexity
Moderators: A. Buz Yaşar, Bolu/TR | J. Carvalho, Porto/PT
Protocol acquisition and patient selection
F. Catapano, Milan/IT
Functional and strain analysis
TBA
MR mathematics: Volumes and flows
M. Gutberlet, Leipzig/DE
Morphological analysis: Black-blood imaging and late gadolinium enhancement
TBA
Parametric mapping in clinical routine
M. Halfmann, Mainz/DE

12:00-13:15 Break

13:15-14:45
ESCR Scientific Session 1
Moderators: TBA | TBA
Key-note lecture: ROBINSCA trial – preliminary results
M. Oudkerk, Groningen/NL

14:45-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-16:45
ESCR meets SCMR: New imaging insights into cardiomyopathies
Moderators: M. Pop, Targu-Mures/RO | TBA
Update on phenotypic approach
A. Jacquier, Marseille/FR
Genetic basis of cardiomyopathies
B. Velthuis, Utrecht/NL
Hypertrophic phenotype
TBA
Dilated phenotype
TBA
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
J. Bremerich, Basel/CH

16:45-17:00 Break

17:00-18:30
Common Topics – Breaking the ice
Moderators: E. Efthymiou, Athens/GR | G. Staskiewicz, Lublin/PL
ECG interpretation for radiologists
TBA
Imaging of myocarditis
A. Isaak, Bonn/DE
Cardiac imaging in heart transplant
D. Beitzke, Vienna/AT
Managing acute adverse events and complications in cardiovascular radiology
M. Tregubova, Kyiv/UA
Crossing borders, building futures: The impact of international cardiothoracic fellowships
TBA

Friday, October 25, 2024

Room 1 - Main Programme

08:00-09:30
Imaging before and after interventional procedures

Moderators: T. D’Angelo, Messina/IT | TBA
TAVI in challenging cases
TBA
Transcatheter mitral valve procedures
TBA
Transcatheter tricuspid valve procedures
A. Palmisano, Milan/IT
Percutaneous coronary interventions
TBA

 
09:30-10:00 Coffee Break
 
10:00-11:30
ESCR meets ASCI: Advanced imaging biomarkers for cardiovascular risk assessment
Moderators: M. Gutberlet, Leipzig/DE | TBA
Coronary artery plaque analysis
TBA
Carotid artery plaque assessment
L. Saba, Cagliari/IT
Epicardial adipose tissue
TBA
Quantification of myocardial fibrosis
TBA
 
11:30-11:40 Break
11:40-12:25 Industry Symposium
12:25-12:40 Break
 
12:40-13:10 Honorary Lecture
 
13:10-13:15 Break
 
13:15-14:45
ESCR meets ESTI: Where the heart and the lung meet
Moderators: S. Ley, Munich/DE | TBA
Cardiovascular evaluation in lung cancer screening programmes
G. Bastarrika Alemañ, Pamplona/ES
Assessment of cardiovascular invasion in thoracic malignancies
TBA
Cardiotoxicity of oncological treatments
E. Mousseaux, Paris/FR
CT imaging in patients with pulmonary hypertension
TBA
 
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break
 
15:15-16:45
Lightning Session II: Cardiovascular involvement in systemic diseases
Moderators: N. Lama, Athens/GR | M. Zagura, Tartu/EE
Sarcoidosis
A. Kallifatidis, Thessaloniki/GR
Amyloidosis
K. Gruszczynska, Katowice/PL
Anderson-Fabry disease
TBA
Systemic lupus erythematosus
TBA
Hemochromatosis
TBA
Muscular dystrophy
TBA
Marfan syndrome
N. Galea, Rome/IT
 
16:45-16:50 Break
 
16:50-17:50
Interactive Session
M. Tregubova, Kyiv/UA | TBA

Room 2 - ESCR meets EFRS: Cardiovascular CT and MRI technology

08:00-09:30
Advancements in cardiovascular imaging: Integrating CT and MRI technologies for enhanced patient care
Advanced practice and specialization in cardiovascular imaging: The EFRS perspective
Interprofessional education to enhance cardiovascular imaging
Research evidence in cardiovascular imaging to shape the future
Optimising radiation dose and image quality in cardiac CT
Maximising the potential of CT and MR technologies for enhanced patient safety

09:30-10:00 Coffee Break

10:00-11:30
Innovations in cardiovascular CT imaging: Optimizing patient care through advanced technology
Recent progress in Dual-Energy CT for cardiovascular imaging applications
New skills and competencies for radiographers working with Photon-Counting CT
Integration of 3D-printed models in cardiovascular CT angiography
Strategies for artefact reduction and cardiac synchronization in CT

11:30-13:15 Break

13:15-14:45
Progress in cardiovascular MRI: Unveiling novel techniques and applications
Emerging trends in cardiac MRI techniques: Development and novel applications
Optimizing MRI sequences for tissue characterization techniques
Artifacts management in cardiac MRI
Advanced image post-processing and workflows optimisation in cardiovascular MRI

14:45-15:15 Coffee Break

ESCR Scientific Session 2

Saturday, October 26, 2024

Room 1 - Main Programme

08:00-09:20
ESCR Scientific/Poster Session 3
 
09:20-09:30 Break
 
09:30-10:45
Cardiac imaging in patients with arrhythmia
Moderators: A. Bulum, Zagreb/HR | L. D’Errico, Cambridge/UK
Identification of an arrhythmogenic substrate by multimodality imaging
TBA
Technical challenges and pre-procedural planning
R. J. Holtackers, Maastricht/NL
Peri-procedural imaging techniques
TBA
Post-ablation imaging
TBA
 
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
 
11:15-12:30
ESCR meets EACVI: Artificial intelligence in daily pactice
Moderators: R. Vliegenthart, Groningen/NL | TBA
AI in cardiac CT acquisition
TBA
AI in cardiac CT post processing
TBA
AI in cardiac MRI acquisition
TBA
AI in cardiac MRI post processing
TBA
 
12:30-12:40 Break
12:40-13:25 Industry Symposium
13:25-13:45 Break
 
13:45-15:00
Acute chest pain in the emergency department
Moderators: A. Deshpande, Leicester/UK | C.L. Schlett, Freiburg/DE
How to set up a 24/7 CCTA service?
C. Loewe, Vienna/AT
The role of radiographers
M. Zanardo, Milan/IT
Clinical evidence for the use of CCTA in the emergency setting
M. Williams, Edinburgh/UK
MINOCA: The role of cardiac MRI
TBA
 
15:00-15:05 Break
 
15:05-15:35 Closing Ceremony, Awards ceremony, Farewell
Moderators: M. Hrabak Paar, Zagreb/HR | TBA | M. Williams, Edinburgh/UK

Room 2 - Pediatric and congenital heart disease

09:30-10:45
ESCR meets ESPR: Advancements in pediatric cardiovascular imaging
Moderators: T. Semple, London/UK | TBA
Real-time pediatric cardiac MRI
TBA
Expanding horizons: Invasive procedures and combined modalities in cardiac MRI
A. Secinaro, Rome/IT
Fetal cardiac MRI: Current status and future prospects
TBA
 
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
 
11:15-12:30
Challenging diagnoses in CHD patients: Comprehensive evaluation and management strategies 
Moderators: D. Devos, Gent/BE | TBA
Revolutionizing surgical precision in CHD through advanced imaging
TBA
Coronary anomalies: From anatomy to functional assessment
TBA
RVOT dysfunction: Imaging’s role in interventional planning
T. Semple, London/UK
Aortic abnormalities: From the aortic valve to descending aorta
TBA
 
12:30-13:45 Break
 
13:45-15:00
CHD: Interactive case-based learning
Moderators: A. Secinaro, Rome/IT | TBA
Left-to-right shunts
TBA
Tetralogy of Fallot
TBA
Transposition of the great arteries
TBA
Bicuspid aortic valve
TBA