19 January 2017

08:15 - 08:30

Official Opening

08:30 - 10:00

Session 1: Frontiers in Cardiac CT and MR

Chair: M. Oudkerk/ J.E. Wildberger

Low Radiation Dose in Cardiac CT
J.E. Wildberger (MUMC)
Low Contrast Dose in Cardiac CT
M. Das (MUMC)
Role of CMR in Acute Chest Pain
S.C.A.M. Bekkers (MUMC)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:30

Session 2: Evidence Based Cardiac CT

Chair: T. Leiner/ P. van der Harst

Early Recognition of Subclinical CAD
R. Vliegenthart (UMCG)
Acute Chest Pain Syndromes
H.I. Litt (Univ. Pennsylvania)
Coronary CT Angiography in Stable Ischaemic Heart Disease
A. Dedic (Erasmus MC)
Cardiac Imaging Trials: The Challenges
K. Nieman (Stanford University Medical Center)

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:30

Session 3: Myocardial Tissue Characterization

Chair: D.A. Bluemke/ B.K. Velthuis

Parametric MRI: Basic Principles
H.J. Lamb (LUMC)
T1 Mapping in Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
J. Habets (UMCU)
Clinical Application of T1 Mapping in Stress Perfusion CMR
D. Kuijpers (HMC - Bronovo)
Myocardial Tissue Characterization with Dual Energy CT
T. Leiner (UMCU)

15:30 - 16:00

Guidelines Presentation "Acute and Chronic Myocardial Infarction"

Chair: M.J. de Boer/ D. Kuijpers

A.E. Stillman (Emory University)
M. Oudkerk (UMCG)

20 January 2017

08:30 - 10:00

Session 4: Image Guided Cardiac Interventions

Chair: H.I. Litt/ P. van der Harst

Aortic Dissection
W.J. Morshuis (UMCN)
Valve implantation
R.N. Planken (AMC)
Future Direction of Minimal Invasive Rhythm Treatment
Y. Blaauw (UMCG)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 11:50

Session 5: Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Chair: K. Nieman/ H.J. Lamb

Myocardial Perfusion CMR
D. Kuijpers (HMC - Bronovo)
CT Myocardial Perfusion
U.J. Schoepf (Medical University South Carolina)
PET and SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
E.J. van Beek (University Edinburgh)
Feasibility of Absolute Perfusion Quantification
M Oudkerk (UMCG)

11:50 - 12:30

Session 6: Selected EPOS Poster Presentations

Chair: T. Leiner

Advanced dose reduction techniques in coronary calcium scanning can reduce the dose with 57%.
Presenter: M. Vonder (UMCG)
A meta-analysis on the prognostic value of value non obstructive, obstructive and high-risk CAD diagnosed by coronary CTA
Presenter:R.A.P. Takx (UMCU)
The influence of temporal sampling rate on myocardial blood flow measurements in third generation dual-source CT: an ex-vivo porcine heart study
Presenter: M. van Assen (UMCG)
Reducing iodinated contrast agent concentrations with dual energy CT: a multivendor dynamic phantom study
Presenter: M.J. Willemink (UMCU)
Reproducibility and agreement of early synthetic PSIR imaging as compared to the conventional LGE approach for myocardial infarct areas
Presenter: R. van Dijk (UMCG)
Incidental cardiac pathologies detected on routine chest CT – the impact on clinical daily practice [CaPaCT study]
Presenter: N.G. Eijsvoogel (MUMC)

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:30

Session 7: Korean Session

Chair: J. Im Jung/ M.Oudkerk

Quantitative Coronary CT Angiography: Value of Subtended Myocardial Mass
D.H. Yang (Asian Medical Center, University of Ulsan)
Myocardial Extracellular Volume Fraction: MRI and CT
B.W. Choi (Yeonsei University Health System)
3D Printing for Adult Cardiovascular Disease
J.Im Jung (Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea)

14:30 - 15:30

Session 8: US frontiers in Cardiac Imaging

Chair: T. Leiner/ R. Vliegenthart

Many Avenues to CT FFR
U.J. Schoepf (Medical University South Carolina, Charleston)
Myocardial Scar by CMR and Risk Stratification
D.A. Bluemke (Bethesda, MD)
Imaging of Patients with Implanted Devices and Arrythmia
H.I. Litt (University Pennsylvania)

21 January 2017

08:30 - 10:00

Session 9: Cardio Oncology Effects of Cancer Treatment

Chair: M.J. de Boer/ D.A. Bluemke

Clinical background
A.H.E.M. Maas (UMCN)
The Echocardiographic Evaluation
A.J. Teske (UMCU)
Is there a Role for Cardiac MRI?
J. Habets (UMCU)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 11:30

Session 10: Replacement of Diagnostic Invasive Coronary Angiography

Chair: U.J. Schoepf/ D. Kuijpers

The Case
M.J. de Boer (UMCN)
The Evidence
K. Nieman (Stanford University Medical Center)
The Implications
P. van der Harst (UMCG)

11:30 - 12:30

Session 11: Relevance of Gender in Cardiac Imaging

Chair: R. Vliegenthart/ H.J. Lamb

Early Identification of Women at Increased Risk for CVD
A.H.E.M. Maas (UMCN)
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD): Not a Unicorn
M. van Wely (UMCN)
Cardiac imaging in pregnancy-related disorders
B.K. Velthuis (UMCU)

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:30

Session 12: Spectral and Dual Energy CT

Chair: U.J. Schoepf/ A.E. Stillman

The Philips Approach
T. Leiner (UMCU)
The Siemens Approach
D. Bluemke (Bethesda, MD)
The Toshiba Approach
H.J. Lamb (LUMC)
The GE Approach
K. Nieman (Stanford University Medical Center)

14:30 - 15:30

Session 13: Local Caribbean and South-American Session

Chair: J.P.M. van Heesewijk/ K. Nieman

ECG-Synchronization Artifacts in Coronary CT: Is the study really uninterpretable?
W.Y. Ishikawa (Albert Einstein Hospital)
Cardiovascular Imaging on Curaçao
M.M.A.C. van Doorn (SEHOS)
10 Year Pediatric Cardiology on Aruba
S.M. Lo-A-Njoe (SEHOS/Dr. H. Oduber Hospital)
From Dutch Radiology to Private Practice in Surinam
B.C. Halfhide (Radiology Clinic Halfhide & Hofwijk)

15:30 - 15:45

Closing Remarks. Poster Award, and closing of the meeting

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