Programme

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

 

08:30-09:00     Opening Ceremony

09:00 10:30     SS 1 Lymphoprolliferative disorders in the head and neck

09:00     SS 1.1. The many faces of extranodal lymphoma                                   
09:30     SS 1.2. Nodal involvement: Role of imaging in the diagnosis and follow-up
10:00     SS 1.3. Involvement by multiple myeloma

09:00-10:30     SS 2 Temporal bone imaging

09:00     SS 2.1. Cone beam vs conventional CT: Advantages and disadvantages
09:30     SS 2.2. Imaging otosclerosis: Pearls and pitfalls
10:00     SS 2.3. Imaging ossicular chain prosthesis and its complications

10:30-11:00     Coffee Break

11:00-11:30     SS 3 Imaging in swallowing and sleep disorders

11:00     SS 3.1. Contributes of imaging in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea
11:30     SS 3.2. Swallowing disorders: Recognizing the most common clinical patterns – A multidisciplinary approach
12:00     SS 3.3. Cross sectional imaging for functional swallowing disorders : when, how and what to expect

11:00-12:30     SS 4 Thyroid gland US: The basics and beyond

11:00     SS 4.1. Normal US anatomy and anatomical variants
11:30     SS 4.2. Doppler, contrast-enhanced US and elastography: Is there a real added value in thyroid nodules characterization?
12:00     SS 4.3. Implications of the new ATA guidelines on pre-operative thyroid imaging 

11:00-12:30     Lunch Break/Industry sponsored Symposium

13.30-14:30     Short oral presentation session

14:30-16:00     NH 1 Future trends in head and neck cancer imaging

14:30     NH 1.1. Image texture analysis and its biologic correlates – A new challenge for radiologists?
15:00     NH 1.2. Impact of spectral CT on head and neck oncology
15:30     NH 1.3. Potential impact of new PET tracers

14:30-16:00     Interactive session

14:30     Tumor boards alive!

16:00-16:30     Coffee Break

16:30-17:30      SS 5 Head and neck imaging:  Past, present and future

16:30     SS 5.1 The past and the present: Personalities and lessons to be learned
17:00     SS 5.2 Future: Radiomics and computational Imaging

16:30-17:30     SA 1 Head and neck paragangliomas

16:30     SA 1.1. New concepts, genetic testing and implications for imaging
17:00     SA 1.2. Role of imaging in the diagnosis, management and follow-up

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

 

08:30-10:00     SS 6 Pediatric head and neck Imaging

08:30     SS 6.1. Fetal and post-natal imaging of congenital head and neck anomalies
09:00     SS 6.2. CT and MRI at the emergency department: When US is not enough
09:30     SS 6.3. Rhabdomyossarcoma and its mimics

08:30-10:00     SS 7 Imaging the brachial plexus

08:30     SS 7.1. US: Indications and limitations
09:00     SS 7.2. MRI: Protocols and emerging techniques – MR neurography
09:30     SS 7.3. MRI: What and how to Report?

10:00-10:30     NH2 Imaging globalization

10:30      NH 2.1. Moving on to structured imaging reports

10:00-10:30     SA 2 Autoimune and granulomatous diseases

10:00     SA 2.1. Spectrum of imaging finding in the head and neck and their imaging findings

10:30 – 11:00     Coffee Break

11:00-12:30     SA 3 DWI and PWI in the head and neck- Where do we stand?

11:00     SA 3.1. Standardizing imaging protocols and recognizing pitfalls
11:30     SA 3.2. Present role of quantitative DWI in head and neck oncology
12:00     SA 3.3. Present role of quantitative PWI in head and neck oncology

11:00-12:30     SS 8 The jaws

11:00     SS 8.1. Dental CT: Implants and beyond – What and how to report
11:30     SS 8.2. Odontogenic tumors: Role of imaging in the differential diagnosis
12:00     SS 8.3. Radiation and biphosphonates induced bone necrosis

12:00-13:00     Lunch break / Industry sponsored Symposium
                             Spectral CT in the Head and neck

13:30-14:30     Short oral presentation session

14:30-16:00     SS 9 Imaging in acute head and neck trauma

14:30     SS 9.1. Maxillo-facial fractures: What do surgeons need to know?
15:00     SS 9.2. Temporal bone trauma
15:30     SS 9.3. Imaging assessment of cranial nerve injuries

14:30-16:00     Interactive session

14:30     Normal and abnormal imaging findings after reconstructive flaps in the neck

16:00-16:30     Coffee Break

16:30-17:30     SS 10 The orbit

16:30     SS 10.1. New trends in the classification of orbital inflammation
17:00     SS 10.2. Role of imaging in the diagnosis and staging of ocular Tumors

16:30-17:30     Short oral presentation session

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

 

08:30-10:00     Interactive session

08:30     Learning with mistakes: What went wrong?

08:30-10:00     RC 1 Refresher course

08:30     RC 1.1. Imaging of the temporal bone: Anatomy and inflammatory lesions
09:00     RC 1.2. Imaging of the temporal bone: Congenital and neoplastic lesions
09:30     RC 1.3. Paranasal sinuses: Anatomy and inflammatory lesions

10:00 – 10:30     Coffee Break

10:30-12:00     SS 11 Skull base

10:30     SS 11.1 Anatomic variants and developmental disorders
11:00     SS 11.2. Skull base meningiomas: “Benign” but aggressive tumors!       
11:30     SS 11.3. New imaging challenges in endoscopic skull base surgery planning

10:30-12:00     RC 2 Refresher course

10:30     RC 2.1. Paranasal sinuses: Neoplastic lesions
11:00     RC 2.2. Imaging nodal neck masses
11:30     RC 2.3. Imaging non-nodal neck masses

12:00-13:00     SS 12 Salivary glands

12:00     SS 12.1. Sialolithiasis: Imaging implications on patient’s management
12:30     SS 12.2. Parotid tumors beyond salivary origin: A diagnostic challenge

12:00-13:00     SA 4 Head and neck cancer

12:00     Impact of multimodality data on radiotherapy planning

13:00-13:10     Closing ceremony