Breast MRI and Female Imaging

Brussels (BE), 16-18 May 2024

General Information

M. Cannie, N. Hottat, T. Stadnik

The course language is English


telephone: +32 2 477 53 23

Certified radiologists/specialists :  700€  
Residents (certified by head of department ): 350€ 
Includes: Lunches and coffee-breaks, welcome reception, social dinner, syllabus.

UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels


M. Aertsen (Leuven, BE)
P. Baltzer (Vienna, AT)
C. Bourgioti (Athens, EL)
M. Cannie (Brussels, BE)
M. Dietzel (Erlangen, DE)
R. Forstner (Salzburg, AT)
N. Hottat (Brussels, BE)
T. Metens (Brussels, BE)
E. Ranschaert (Ghent, BE)
A. Schiettecatte (Brussels, BE)
T. Stadnik (Brussels, BE)
I. Thomassin (Paris, FR)
V. Vandecaveye (Leuven, BE)
E. Whitby (Sheffield, UK)


Thursday, May 16th, 2024

08:00-08:50 Registration
08:50-09:00 Welcome/Introduction
M. Cannie (BE); N. Hottat (BE); T. Stadnik (BE)
09:00-09:30 Pelvic protocol T. Metens (BE)
09:30-10:00 Physiological and congenital anatomical variations N. Hottat (BE)
10:00-10:30 Myometrial masses: common and rare

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 O-RADS MRI I. Thomassin-Naggara (FR)
11:30-12:00 Ovarian cancer staging V. Vandecaveye (BE)
12:00-12:30 Cervical cancer: staging and treatment response evaluation R. Forstner (AT)
12:30-13:00 Endometrial cancer: update R. Forstner (AT)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Workshops (3 rotations a 60 min.)
Rotation 1, I. Thomassin-Naggara (FR)
Rotation 2, V. Vandecaveye (BE)
Rotation 3, R. Forstner (AT)

17:00 Welcome Reception


Friday, May 17th, 2024

09:00-09:30 Breast protocol T. Metens (BE)
09:30-10:00 Breast MRI Indications
10:00-10:30 BI-RADS MRI P. Baltzer (AT)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 Breast MRI screening M. Dietzel (DE)
11:30-12:00 Preoperative staging with MRI
12:00-12:30 MR-guided breast interventions T. Stadnik - A. Schiettecatte (BE)
12:30-13:00 Evaluation of breast cancer response to neoadjuvant treatment N. Hottat (BE)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Workshops (3 rotations a 60 min.)
Rotation 1
Rotation 2: P. Baltzer (AT)
Rotation 3: Dietzel (DE)

18:00 Erasmus Course Dinner 


Saturday, May 18th, 2024

09:00-09:20 Fetal MRI for dummies: what the fetal medicine specialist should know about acquisitions and sequences M. Aertsen (BE)
09:20-9:40: Fetal Magnetic resonance imaging: luxury or necessity? M. Cannie (BE)
09:40-10:00 Placental imaging E. Whitby (UK)
10:00-10:20 MRI in post-partum conditions C. Bourgioti (EL)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 Workshop Fetal and Postnatal imaging
Rotation 1, M. Aertsen (BE)
Rotation 2, E. Whitby (BE)
Rotation 3, C. Bourgioti (EL)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Pelvic pain: how to deal with? Q&A N. Hottat (BE)
14:30-15:00 Breast implants and oncoplastic reconstructions
15:30-16:00 AI for breast and pelvis MRI E. Ranschaert (BE)
16:00-17:00 TEST


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