17 January 2019

08:15 - 08:30

Official opening

08:30 - 10:00

Session 1: Angina Pectoris in the Netherlands / NIZ report

Critical Assessment of Symptoms
Prof. P. van der Harst, MD, PhD (UMCG)
Diagnostic Algorithms of Non Invasive Tests
S.E. Elias-Smale, MD, PhD (RadboudUMC)
The SCOTHEART Study : CTA as Firstline Test in Angina Pectoris
Prof. E.J. van Beek (University of Edinburgh) 

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 12:30

Session 2: Early Coronary Artery Disease Assessment

Identification of Asymptomatics at Increased Risk: First ROBINSCA Results
Prof. H.J. de Koning, MD, PhD (ErasmusMC)
An Imaging Based Cardiovascular Risk Score in a Scottish Population
Prof. E.J. van Beek, MD, PhD (University of Edinburgh)
Value of Exercise ECG in Chest Pain
M. Vonder, PhD (UMCG)
Non-invasive imaging algorithm in chest pain
M.W. Smulders, MD, PhD (MUMC)

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:50

Session 3: Myocardial Perfusion Quantification

Synthetic Mapping
R. van Dijk, MD (UMCG)
CT Perfusion
Prof. R. Vliegenthart, MD, PhD (UMCG)
MR Perfusion
Prof. M. Oudkerk, MD, PhD(UMCG)
Nuclear Perfusion
E.V. Garcia, PhD (Emory University)

14:50 - 16:00

Session 4: Imaging the Woman's Heart

The Cardiologist's View
S.E. Elias-Smale, MD, PhD (RadboudUMC)
The Radiologist's View
Prof. B.K. Velthuis, MD, PhD (UMCU)
The Gynaecologist's View
B.B. van Rijn, MD, PhD (ErasmusMC)

18 January 2019

08:30 - 10:00

Session 5: Parametric CMR in Myocardial Disease

T1-/ECV-Mapping of Cardiomyopathies
Prof. H.J. Lamb, MD, PhD, MSc (LUMC)
T1-Mapping Stress Principles
Prof. M. Oudkerk, MD, PhD (UMCG)
T2* Iron Quantification
Prof. T. Leiner, MD, PhD (UMCU)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 12:30

Session 6: Machine Learning in Cardiovascular Imaging

Only Added Value of Machine Learning?
Prof. T. Leiner, MD, PhD (UMCU)
Feasibility of CAD Identification
M. van Assen, MSc(UMCG/MUSC)
Radiomics of Coronary Plaque
P. Maurovich-Horvath, MD, PhD (Semmelweis University, Budapest)
CV Event Prediction
Prof. J.E. Wildberger, MD, PhD (MUMC)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:30

Session 7: Coronary Plaque  Imaging

Calcium Plaque: Two Origins?
Prof. A.C. van der Wal, MD, PhD (AUMC)
CT Plaque Progression: The PARADIGM Study
C. Celleng, MD, PhD (UMCU)
CT of the culprit lesion
P. Maurovich-Horvath, MD, PhD (Semmelweis University, Budapest)

14:30 - 15:15

Session 8: EPOS Selected Poster session

15:15 - 16:35

Session 9: US Frontiers in Cardiac Imaging

Update on Coronary Artery Calcium Score
Prof. A.E. Stillman. MD, PhD (Emory University)
NaF PET in patients having diabetes mellitus or HIV
Prof. P. Raggi, MD, PhD (University of Alberta)
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Clinical Applications: Development of a Regulatory Framework in the US
C. de Secco, MD, PhD (Emory University)
Future directions for photon counting CT
S. Ulzheimer, PhD (Siemens Healthcare)

19 January 2019

08:30 - 10:00

Session 10: Valve Imaging: Modality Indications

Ultrasound: Screening only?
M.J.M. Cramer, MD, PhD (UMCU)
CT: only Pre-Operative?
R.A. Salgado, MD, PhD (University Hospital Antwerp)
MRI: 4D Flow only?
R.N. Planken, MD, PhD (AMC)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 - 12:00

Session 11:  Haemodynamic Significance of Coronary Stenosis

CT Assessment of Haemodynamic Relevance of Coronary Stenosis
R.A.P. Takx, MD, PhD (UMCU/St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein)
CT FFR in Multi Vessel CAD
C.A. Collet Bortone, MD, PhD (University Hospital Brussels)
Prof. P. van der Harst, MD, PhD (UMCG)

12:00 - 13:00


13:00 - 14:00

Session 12: Spectral Imaging

Principles of Technological Platforms
Prof. T. Leiner, MD, PhD (UMCU)
Clinical Applications of Spectral CT
M. van Assen, MSc (UMCG/MUSC)
Spectral Imaging Finger Printing
R.W. van Hamersvelt, MD (UMCU)

14:00 - 15:20

Session 13: Local Caribbean/South-American Session

Should CTA routinely be indicated before an invasive coronary angiography can be performed?
M.S. Bittencourt, MD. PhD (University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo)
R. Cerci, MD, PhD (Quanta-Diagnsótica e Terapia, Curitiba)

PCI in Aruba
C. Laclé, MD (Dr.H.E. Oduber Hospital Aruba)

Paradoxical low flow, low gradient, aortic valve stenosis
J.E. Lindeboom, MD (St. Elisabeth Hospital Curaçao

15:20 - 15:30

Closing Remarks, EPOS Award, and Closing of the Meeting

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