ESMIT Advanced Courses in Vienna

Quantification in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging


March 16 – 17, 2023
ESMIT Learning Centre
Vienna, Austria

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



This course provides a comprehensive overview of nuclear medicine imaging of coronary artery disease. General aspects, details of radiotracers utilised, examination protocols and case examples of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) using PET and SPECT will be discussed at the event. The focus here will be on the quantification of data (e.g. abnormality scores, myocardial blood flow, myocardial flow reserve) collected from MPI. The event will allow for both lectures and discussions and will be an interactive event. Pitfalls and regulatory aspects will be covered as well in this course.


  • Gain a deep insight into nuclear medicine imaging of coronary artery disease.
  • Become familiar with radiopharmaceuticals, camera systems, examination protocols and regulatory aspects.
  • To learn SPECT, PET image interpretation based on visual analysis and quantification.
  • The technique of absolute quantification of myocardial blood flow using PET or CZT cameras.
  • Additional value of hybrid imaging (SPECT/CT, PET/CT and PET/MRI) in CAD.
  • Discussion of cases, pearls and pitfalls.


The target audience includes nuclear medicine physicians, cardiologists, internists and radiologists who want to deepen their knowledge in the field of imaging coronary artery disease.



  • Stephan Nekolla, PhD, Technical University Munich,
  • Carmela Nappi, MD, University of Naples Federico II
  • Federico Caobelli, MD, Universitätsspital Bern
  • Raffaella Calabretta, MD, Medizinische Universität Wien


Preliminary programme

icon_question_purHOW TO REGISTER

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

How to register:

  1. Log in to your myEANM account.
  2. Click on the “eLearning platform” in the navigation bar on the left side.
  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 “Quantification in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging”.
  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 1 week 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 a 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


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