ESMIT Advanced Courses in Vienna

Clinical Neuroimaging: 2-[¹⁸F]FDG Brain PET and DAT SPECT


September 1-2, 2022
ESMIT Learning Centre
Vienna, Austria

UEMS EACCME has granted the accreditation of 6 CME credits for this event.



The course will offer a comprehensive overview of basic, theoretical and practical evidence-based concepts needed for a deeper and thoughtful understanding of the use of 2-[¹⁸F]FDG (FDG) Brain PET and DAT SPECT in Neurological Disorders. Short theoretical sessions on Do’s and Don’ts of visual reading and semi-quantification of FDG PET and DaT SPECT will be associated with longer hands-on sessions, for practice-oriented learning. Different approaches for semi-quantification and subsequent scan reporting will be proposed and discussed. From the clinical point of view, the use of DaT SPECT and FDG PET will be specifically addressed in dementing disorders and neurodegenerative parkinsonian syndromes. Clinical cases will be the starting point to better define the usefulness, utility and accurate reading of PET and SPECT in Alzheimer’s disease, other neurodegenerative dementias and Parkinsonian Syndrome


  • To familiarise oneself with the tools available to objectively assess glucose metabolism and nigrostriatal integrity.
  • To learn the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches for semi-quantification.
  • To appropriately choose semi-quantitative support for image interpretation in various conditions.
  • The course will provide important information on the most recent developments for improved clinical practice, of utmost importance for nuclear medicine physicians.


General nuclear medicine specialists and radiologists who want to update their knowledge on reading, semi quantification and reporting of DAT SPECT and FDG PET in terms of clinical indications, reading skills and pitfalls. The constantly evolving role of Brain PET in neurodegenerative disorders makes the track of interest for neurologists who want to improve their knowledge of cutting-edge Neuroimaging tools.


Further information will be available soon.



  • Silvia Morbelli
  • Diego Cecchin


Preliminary programme

icon_question_pur HOW TO REGISTER

The course is fully booked. Please contact us at to get on the waitlist.

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

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  3. Once logged in on the platform, click on “Register Now!” in the green navigation bar. You will be directed to the online store.
  4. Click on “Advanced Courses in Vienna” and “Clinical Neuroimaging: 2-[¹⁸F]FDG Brain PET and DAT SPECT”.
  5. Proceed to checkout.

icon_ticket_pur REGISTRATION FEE

Course Fee               € 950.-

Registration Fee includes:

  • Electronic Course Book including all Slides
  • Coffee & Lunch Breaks on each Course Day

Registration Fee does NOT include:

  • Travel to the Venue
  • Accommodation

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

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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.




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