21 January 2016


Official Opening


Session 1: Quality assurance in cardiovascular imaging

MRI contrast optimization in cardiovascular imaging
Prof. J. H. Maki, MD, PhD (Univ. of Washington)
CT contrast optimization in cardiac imaging
Prof. J.E. Wildberger, MD, PhD (MUMC)
PET tracers in cardiac imaging
R.J.H. Borra, MD, PhD (UMCG)


Coffee Break


Session 2: CTA in angina pectoris

Merits and limitations of (CT) coronary angiography
Prof. P. van der Harst, MD, PhD (UMCG)
Virtual coronary hemodynamics by CTA-FFR
K. Nieman, MD, PhD (ErasmusMC)
Myocardial perfusion imaging – from static to dynamic
Prof. R. Vliegenthart, MD, PhD (UMCG)
CTA of plaque components and progression
Prof. D.A. Bluemke, MD, PhD (NIH, Bethesda, MD)




Session 3: Myocardial Tissue Characterization

Fibrosis: MR T1 – Mapping
Prof. M. Oudkerk, MD, PhD (UMCG)
Oedema and iron: MR T2- and T2* - Mapping
Prof. T. Leiner, MD, PhD (UMCU)
Fat and Metabolism
Prof. H.J. Lamb, MD, PhD (LUMC)
Inflammation: PET/CT, Molecular Imaging
R.J.H. Borra, MD, PhD (UMCG)


Consensus Presentation "Cardiac Imaging using CT and MR" Presentation in Dutch

22 January 2016


Session 4: Diastolic Heart Failure

What is diastolic heart failure?
B.L.J.H. Kietselaer, MD, PhD (MUMC)
Assessment of Diastolic Heart Failure with MRI
Prof. J.H. Maki, MD, PhD (Univ. of Washington)
Assessment of Diastolic Heart Failure with CT
Prof. H.J. Lamb, MD, PhD (LUMC)


Coffee break


Session 5: Atrial fibrillation and Stroke

Update on Atrial Fibrillation: Risk and Treatment
L.A.F.G. Pison, MD (MUMC)
CT in Electro Physiology (AF, CRT, VT)
Q.A. Truong, MD, PhD (Weill Cornell Medical College)
Imaging acute ischemic stroke
B.K. Velthuis, MD. PhD (UMCU)
Update on Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Prof. R.J. van Oostenbrugge, MD, PhD (MUMC)




Session 6: Selected EPOS Poster Presentations


Session 7:US frontiers in cardiac imaging

Developments in Cardiac Computed Tomography
Prof. D.A. Bluemke, MD, PhD (Bethesda, MD)
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Prof. A.E. Stillman, MD, PhD (Emory University)
Epicardial adipose tissue as predictor of cardiovascular risk
Prof. P. Raggi, MD, PhD (Univ. of Alberta)
CT in the Emergency Department
Q.A. Truong, MD, PhD (Weill Cornell Medical College)

23 January 2016


Session 8: The Vulnerable Heart

The vulnerable plaque
T.J.F. ten Cate, MD, PhD (UMCN)
Bicuspid aortic valve and vulnerable aorta
A.L. Duijnhouwer, MD (UMCN)
The vulnerable microcirculation
Prof. A.H.E.M. Maas, MD, PhD (UMCN)


Coffee break


Session 9: Imaging acute myocardial infarction patients

Patient selection for treatment in acute myocardial infarction
Prof. M.J. de Boer, MD, PhD (UMCN)
Imaging post coronary revascularization: stents, grafts, scaffolds
K. Nieman, MD, PhD (ErasmusMC)
Imaging non-ischemic causes of sudden cardiac arrest
B.K. Velthuis, MD, PhD (UMCU)


Session 10: Imaging in Arrythmia Management

CT in arrythmia management
B.L.J.H. Kietselaer, MD, PhD (MUMC)
MR in arrythmia management
S.C.A.M. Bekkers, MD, PhD (MUMC)
Hybrid imaging in electrophysiology
L.A.F.G. Pison, MD (MUMC)




Session 11: Revolutionize Cardiac CT with Revolution CT
A.L. Deubig, GE Healtcare


Session 12: Local Caribbean and South-American Session

Prognostic Value of MIBI studies in Kawasaki Disease
L. K. Anzola Fuentes, MD (Clinica Colsanitas, Bogota, Colombia)
New insights in acute aortic syndrome
W.Y. Ishikawa, MD (Hospital Albert Einstein, University of Sao Paulo, Brasil)
Coronary calcium scoring from a multi-ethnic perspective
F. Mohamed Hoesein, MD, PhD (Surinam/Nieuwegein)


Closing Remarks. Poster Award, and closing of the meeting

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