ESHNR 2017
ESHNR 2017


ESHNR Workshops (in addition to the scientific programme)
Workshops will provide interactive demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on experience. It will offer an extremely valuable way to consolidate theoretical knowledge and train practical skills.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
09:00-10:00 and 14:00-15:00  Anatomy workshop – Spaces of the neck
10:40-11:40 and 15:30-16:30  Anatomy workshop – Larynx

Friday, September 23, 2016
13:45-16:45  Ultrasound hands on workshop



08:30 – 08:45       Opening Ceremony
B.M. Verbist, Leiden/NL

08:45 – 10:15       SS 1  Infants, toddlers, kids and teens: What’s different about them?
                                       Moderators: S. Kösling, Leipzig/DE, M. de Win, Amsterdam/NL

                             SS 1.1 Developmental abnormalities of pharyngeal arches
                                         I. Schmalfuss, Gainesville/US
                             SS 1.2 Vascular tumors and vascular malformations
                                         M. Mack, Munich/DE
                             SS 1.3 Head and neck oncology in minors
                                         E. Deurloo, Amsterdam/NL

10:15 – 10:45       Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45       SOPS 1  Pre- and postoperative imaging in head and neck oncology
                                            Moderators: F. Dubrulle, Lille/FR, L. Jacobi-Postma, Maastricht/NL

                             SOPS 1.1. Radiogenomics in retinoblastoma: identification of non-invasive MR imaging features as a biomarker for tumor
                                               geneexpression profiles in retinoblastoma
                                               R.W. Jansen, Amsterdam/NL
                             SOPS 1.2. Follow-up of operated cancer of the oral cavity: don‘t worry, it‘s just a PET uptake!
                                               G. Squassina, Brescia/IT
                             SOPS 1.3. Intravoxel incoherent motion imaging in head and neck cancer: A systematic review
                                               D. Noij, Amsterdam/NL
                             SOPS 1.4. Do quantitative diffusion weighted MRI parameters reflect human papilloma virus status in oropharyngeal and
                                               oral cavity head and neck squamous cell carcinoma?
                                               V. Lenoir, Geneva/CH
                             SOPS 1.5. The role of diffusion-weighted imaging at high b values in differentiation between benign and malignant cervical lymph nodes
                                               M. Celiker, Rize/TR
                             SOPS 1.6. Diagnostic accuracy of MRI techniques for treatment response evaluation in patients with head and neck tumours,
                                               a systematic review and meta-analysis
                                               A. van der Hoorn, Groningen/NL
                             SOPS 1.7. MR imaging after nasopharynx endoscopic resection (NER): normal findings and complications
                                               I. Zorza, Brescia/IT
                             SOPS 1.8. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck region – morphologic characteristics in MRI
                                               S. Greschus, Bonn/DE
                             SOPS 1.9. SPECT-CT for identification of sentinel lymph nodes in early stage oral cancer
                                               I. den Toom, Utrecht/NL

11:45 – 13:00       Lunch Symposium New developments in CT and their impact on Head and Neck Radiology (& Lunch Break)

                             Recent years have seen the emergence of a whole new range of developments in CT.
                             Techniques such as model-based iterative reconstruction and spectral CT offer improved image quality at lower imaging dose,
                             enhancing diagnostic capabilities of CT.
                             This symposium will outline the characteristics of those new tools, illustrating their impact on Head and Neck Radiology with clinical cases.

13:00 – 13:30     NHS 1  Elastography: Thyroid and more
K.S.S. Bhatia, Hong Kong/HK   

13:30 – 15:00       SS 2  Thyroids: Cancer vs. incidental finding

                                        Moderators: I. Schmalfuss, Gainesville/US; A. van der Lugt, Rotterdam/NL   

SS 2.1 Thyroid cancer, facts and figures: an overview
                                         R. Evans, Wales/UK
                             SS 2.2 Management of the incidental thyroid nodule
                                         R. Rhys, Cardiff/UK
                             SS 2.3 Panel discussion: Differences in national guidelines
                                         Speakers and Moderators
                             SS 2.4: Q&A: Audience and experts share their views
                                          K.S.S. Bhatia, Hong Kong/HK;  J. Kievit, Leiden/NL, Speakers and Moderators

15:30 – 16:30       SS 3  Parathyroid adenomas: Detection & treatment

                                       Moderators: C. Czerny, Vienna/AT; P. de Graaf, Amsterdam/NL

SS 3.1 Clinical aspects of hyperparathyroid disease
                                         J. Kievit, Leiden/NL    
                             SS 3.2 Diagnostic value of US, CT & MRI
                                         P. Richards, London/UK
                             SS 3.3 Contribution of metabolic imaging
                                         B. de Keizer, Utrecht/NL
                             SS 3.4 Surgical treatment
                                         J. Kievit, Leiden/NL    

16:30 – 17:00       SOPS 2  Tumours and tumefactive lesions

                                            Moderators: H.B. Eggesbo, Oslo/NO; M. Lamers, Groningen/NL

                             SOPS 2.1. Hypoglossal Canal Lesions: Differentiation of Craniocervical Junction Juxtaarticular Cysts and „Cystic“
                                              Hypoglossal Schwannoma    
                                              S. Weindling, Jacksonville/US    
                             SOPS 2.2. Imaging findings in recurrent left cervical swelling syndrome
                                              R. Hermans, Leuven/BE    
                             SOPS 2.3. Eosinophilic Angiocentric Fibrosis (EAF): CT and MRI findings from the largest reported single institution series    
                                              S. Jawad, London/UK    
                             SOPS 2.4. High specificity of Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) parameter thresholds in differentiating benign and malignant
                                              salivary gland tumours    
                                              Y.L. Dai, Hong Kong/HK   

17:00                     Closing



08:00 – 09:00       RC 1  Why are we so fascinated by cranial nerves?

                             RC 1.1 Non-oncologic peripheral nerve palsy: etiology and imaging findings in benign disorders
                                         A. Borges, Lisbon/PT
                             RC 1.2 Perineural tumor spread: common pathways
                                         B.F. Schuknecht, Zurich/CH
                             RC 1.3 Neural imaging after surgery/radio(chemo) therapy
                                         D. Farina, Brescia/IT

09:00 – 10:30       SS 4  Skullbase and sinus disease: How to communicate with your clinician?
Moderators: S. Robinson, Vienna/AT; S. Steens, Nijmegen/NL

                             SS 4.1 Anatomical terminology of paranasal sinus and nose
                                         T. Beale, London/UK
                             SS 4.2 Paranasal and skull base endoscopic surgery: Clinico-radiological session
                                         R. Maroldi, P. Nicolai, Brescia/IT

10:30 – 11:00       Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00       SOPS 3  Temporal bone: Lesion characterization and treatment outcome
Moderators: S. Petrovic, Nis/RS; T.A.G.G. Ferreira, Leiden/NL

                             SOPS 3.1. How to differentiate schwannomas from meningiomas of the IAM on a 3T MRI? Analyze
                                              endolymphatic and perilymphatic signal on a high-resolution gradient-echo T2 sequence!
                                              A. Venkatasamy, Strasbourg/FR    
SOPS 3.2. Sigmoid sinus diverticulum/dehiscence and dural venous sinus stenosis: Potential aetiologies for
                                              pulsatile tinnitus in patients with IIH?    
               A.L. Carlton Jones, London/UK    
                             SOPS 3.3. Superior semicircular canal dehiscence as a potential aetiology for pulsatile tinnitus in idiopathic
                                              intracranial hypertension    
                                              M. Eriksen, Stavanger/NO
SOPS 3.4. Malformation of the lateral semicircular canal correlated with data from the audiogram
                                              D. le Foll, Strasbourg/FR    
SOPS 3.5. Cochlear aperture development in relation to age    
                                              S.E. Sanverdi, Ankara/TR    
SOPS 3.6. Perioperative scalar localization and cochlear trauma evaluation using high resolution CBCT
                                              and MRI image fusion    
                                              S. Peters, Nijmegen/NL
SOPS 3.7. Preliminary Outcome of Cochlear Implantation in Children with Hypoplasia of the Cochlear Nerve    
                                              A. Giesemann, Hannover/DE    
SOPS 3.8. Visibility of the discomallear ligament on high-resolution computed tomography of the temporal bone    
                                              E. Arkink, Leiden/NL    
SOPS 3.9. Holes in the skull – The differential diagnosis of lytic skull lesions    
                                              M. Diogo, Lisbon/PT

12:00 – 13:00       Break

13:00 – 13:30       NHS 2  Ultra High Field MRI: Challenges, safety and H&N applications                        
A.G. Webb, Leiden/NL


13:30 – 15:00       SS 5  Who is diagnosing hearing loss?
Moderator: B. de Foer, Antwerp/NL; J.-C. de Groot, Groningen/NL

                             SS 5.1 Otogenetics: Diagnosing hereditary hearing loss
                                         S. Kant, M. Kriek, Leiden/NL
                             SS 5.2 Imaging findings in congenital hearing loss
                                         J.W. Casselman, Burges/BE
                             SS 5.3 Treatment options and postoperative imaging
                                         B.M. Verbist, Leiden/NL

15:00 – 15:30       Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30       SOPS 4  Skull base and TMJ: Imaging methods and their yield
Moderators: D.A. Varoquaux, Marseille/FR; C. Karaman, Aydin/TR

                             SOPS 4.1. MR imaging of cranial nerves in the cavernous sinus: Comparison between 3D-VIBE
                                              and contrast-enhanced 3D-CISS    
                                              M. Ravanelli, Brescia/IT    
                             SOPS 4.2. Diagnostic efficacy and therapeutic impact of computed tomography in the
                                              evaluation of clinically suspected otosclerosis    
                                              C. Dudau, London/GB    
                             SOPS 4.3. Influence of voxel sizes and slice thickness for the assessment of semicircular canals:
                                              Comparison of Cone Beam CT and Multislice CT    
                                              K. Orhan, Ankara/TR    
                             SOPS 4.4. MRI of acute mastoiditis: Comparison of temporal bone imaging findings with CECT and
                                              with incidental pathology in MRI    
                                              R. Saat, Helsinki/FI    
                             SOPS 4.5. Magnetic resonance imaging of temporomandibular joint dysfunction – correlation with
                                              clinical symptoms, age, and gender    
                                              J. Avsenik, Ljubljana/SI    
                             SOPS 4.6. MRI assessment of the temporal layer of bilaminar zone in patients with
                                              emporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction    
                                              A. lo Casto, Palermo/IT        
                             SOPS 4.7. Assessment of the diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced CT in the detection of salivary
                                              gland and ductal calculi compared to non-contrast CT    
                                              Y. Purcell, Dublin/IE    
                             SOPS 4.8. Ultrasonographic Appearances of Parathyroid Gland in Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism    
                                              V. Mingkwansook, Pathumthani/TH
                             SOPS 4.9. High resolution ultrasound of the larynx: Imaging technique, normal anatomy and spectrum of disease            
                                              S. Jawad, London/UK

16:30 – 17:45       SS 6  Case-based learning with the expert
Moderator: F. Pameijer, Utrecht/NL
I. Schmalfuss, Gainesville/US    

17:45                     ESHNR General Assembly



08:00 – 09:00       RC 2  Morbidity and mortality due to head and neck trauma

                             RC 2.1 Laryngeal trauma
                                         R. Kohler, Sion/CH    
                             RC 2.2 Trauma of the skull base
                                         E. Loney, Darlington/UK
                             RC 2.3 Orbital trauma
                                         P. de Graaf, Amsterdam/NL    

09:00 – 10:30       SS 7  CT: Solving clinical problems with new technologies?
Moderators: D. Haba, Iasi/RO; M. Palm, Maastricht/NL

                             SS 7.1 Dual energy CT: Applications in Head and Neck radiology
                                         L. Jacobi-Postma, Maastricht/NL
                             SS 7.2 CT perfusion: Will it replace MR perfusion?
                                         A. Trojanowska, Lublin/PL
                             SS 7.3 CBCT: Dental and maxillofacial imaging
                                         R. Saat, Helsiniki/FI   

10:30 – 11:00      Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30       SS 8  Oncologic imaging: What is the true value of developing imaging techniques?
                                       Moderators: J. Olliff, Birmingham/UK; J.A. Castelijns, Amsterdam/NL

                             SS 8.1 DWI and DCE MRI
                                         R. Hermans, Leuven/BE
                             SS 8.2 PET MRI
                                         M. Becker, Geneva/CH
                             SS 8.3 Sentinel lymph node imaging in the head and neck: principles and clinical applications
                                         R. de Bree, Amsterdam/NL

12:30 – 13:00       NHS 3  From photon to proton therapy: Implications for imaging                        
A. Jensen, Bern/CH

13:00 – 13:15       Closing ceremony
B.M. Verbist, Leiden/NL

13:15 – 13:45       Break

13:45 – 14:30       RC 3  Oral cavity and oropharynx

                             RC 3.1 Digital supported interactive learning: Anatomy based approach of spread of diseases:
                                        Oral cavity and floor of the mouth
                                        A. van der Gijp, F.A. Pameijer, Utrecht/NL
                             RC 3.2 The normal diseased oropharynx
                                        M. Lemmerling, Beervelde/BE

14:30 – 15:15       RC 4  Salivary gland tumors

                             RC 4.1 Neoplasms of the salivary glands
                                         M. de Win, Amsterdam/NL
                             RC 4.2 Diagnosis and staging of salivary gland tumors
                                         N.J.M. Freling, Amsterdam/NL

15:15                    Closing