ESMIT Advanced Courses

Advanced Features of Quantification 2021

July 1-2, 2021
Online

An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME for CME accreditation of this event.

COURSE CONTENT

Reliable quantification in nuclear medicine is a corner stone of our field. However, with the ever-increasing capabilities of modern SPECT, SPECT/CT and PET/CT system and their role in diagnostic and therapy, the knowledge of this foundation and the potential limitations of all these methods tends to disappear in a black box. Thus, this ESMIT Advanced Course on Quantification in SPECT and PET (Oncology) will provide the necessary resources to critically investigate recent and future technology “break-throughs” and let the attendee gain confidence in quantification methods in the aforementioned fields to maintain the foundation layer of our field in daily practice.

This course addresses the general principles of nuclear medicine, image reconstruction basics, and techniques for image registration and segmentation in SPECT and PET. Furthermore, quantitative parameters, assessment of therapy response, and motion compensation are covered. All methodological considerations are accompanied with hands-on sessions.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Understand the

  • technical principles,
  • their potential limitations,
  • and the impact on the reading process

of SPECT and PET quantification.


TARGET AUDIENCE

We would encourage physicists, technically oriented technologists and nuclear medicine MDs with an already good background on nuclear imaging methods to apply for this course.

FACULTY

Teachers

Stephan Nekolla
Dimitris Visvikis
Brian Hutton


PROGRAMME

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icon_question_pur HOW TO REGISTER

The course allows a maximum of 20 participants. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

Online Registration


icon_ticket_pur REGISTRATION FEE

Course Fee               € 302,50


icon_payment_pur MODE OF PAYMENT

Registration fees need to be paid 4 weeks prior to the event. In case the payment is not received by this deadline, the registration needs to be cancelled. Payment can be settled by

  • Credit Card
  • Cheques will not be accepted

 

icon_cancellation_pur CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the EANM Office. Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. Substitutions will be accepted if the name and e-mail address of the substitute are sent to the EANM Office 4 weeks prior to the event. In the case of cancellation 4 weeks before the course, we will refund you the fee less a € 100,- administration charge.
After this date, we cannot grant any refund for cancellations. Any refund will take place after the respective course. EANM will not be held liable for cancellation fees of hotels, airlines, or other means of transportation.

 

COVID-19 -Related Cancellations

All cancellations due to the current COVID-19 pandemic will get full refund (no cancellation fee applies). The admin fee waiver will be applicable up to one month after the publication of the new course dates on this website. For cancellation requests or more detailed information, please contact us at esmit@eanm.org.

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