Invest in the Youth

The ECR will continue its highly successful Invest in the Youth programme for the 14th time at ECR 2017. The aim of the programme is to give young radiologists and radiographers-in-training the chance to participate in the meeting.

Successful applicants will be offered free registration for ECR 2017 and free hotel accommodation (once a regular registration has been completed beforehand, there will be no possibility of a refund).

Rejected applicants will be offered reduced registration for ECR 2017 (once a regular registration has been completed beforehand, there will be no possibility of a refund).

Basic Sessions

Special sessions suitable for residents, students, radiographers and radiographers-in-training.

Check out the complete Rising Stars Programme here.

Wednesday, March 1, 08:30–10:00, Room F1

Basic Session 1

Moderator: E.T. Tali; Ankara/TR
» White matter disorders
A. Rovira-Cañellas; Barcelona/ES
» Brain tumours
J. Walecki; Warsaw/PL
» Stroke
E.T. Tali; Ankara/TR

Wednesday, March 1, 10:30–12:00, Room F1

Basic Session 2

Moderator: T. Franquet; Barcelona/ES
» Congenital anomalies
J. Ley-Zaporozhan; Munich/DE
» Infection
T. Franquet; Barcelona/ES
» Tumours
I. Hartmann; Rotterdam/NL

Wednesday, March 1, 14:00–15:30, Room F1

Basic Session 3
Gastrointestinal diseases

Moderator: N. Papanikolaou; Lisbon/PT
» Oesophagus
F.-T. Fork; Malmö/SE
» Stomach
M. Laniado; Dresden/DE
» Small bowel
N. Papanikolaou; Lisbon/PT
» Colon
R.G.H. Beets-Tan; Amsterdam/NL

Wednesday, March 1, 16:00–17:30, Room F1

Basic Session 4
Gynaecology and obstetrics

Moderator: M. Bekiesinska-Figatowska; Warsaw/PL
» Benign gynaecological pathologies
R.N. Lucas; Lisbon/PT
» Gynaecological malignancies
A.G. Rockall; London/UK
» Foetal imaging
M. Bekiesinska-Figatowska; Warsaw/PL

Thursday, March 2, 08:30–10:00, Room F1

Basic Session 5
Head and Neck

Moderator: S.S. Özbek; Izmir/TR
» Sinuses
R. Maroldi; Brescia/IT
» Thyroid and parathyroid
A. Levai; Budapest/HU
» Salivary glands
S.J. Golding; Oxford/UK
» Lymph nodes
S.S. Özbek; Izmir/TR

Thursday, March 2, 10:30–12:00, Room F1

Basic Session 6
Oncologic therapies

Moderator: O. Akhan; Ankara/TR
» Kidney
O. Akhan; Ankara/TR
» Lungs
M. Bezzi; Rome/IT
» Bones
A. Gangi; Strasbourg/FR
» Liver
J.I. Bilbao; Pamplona/ES

Joint Sessions of ESR and ESOR

Thursday, March 2, 16:00–17:30, Room F1

Joint Session of the ESR and ESOR 1
Radiologic anatomy: abdomen

Moderator: S. Gourtsoyianni; London/UK
» Liver
G. Brancatelli; Palermo/IT
» Biliary tree
O. Benjaminov; Petach Tikva/IL
» Pancreas
M. Dioguardi Burgio; Clichy/FR

Friday, March 3, 08:30–10:00, Room F1

Joint Session of the ESR and ESOR 2
Radiologic anatomy: lower extremities

Moderator: U. Aydingoz; Ankara/TR
» Hip
A.H. Karantanas; Iraklion/GR
» Knee
M. Klontzas; London/UK
» Ankle
M. Maas; Amsterdam/NL

Friday, March 3, 16:00–17:30, Room F1

Joint Session of the ESR and ESOR 3
Radiologic anatomy: neuro

Moderator: M.A. Lucic; Sremska Kamenica/RS
» Cortical anatomy and primary functional areas
T.A. Yousry; London/UK
» Vascular distribution territories: arterial and venous
A. Dörfler; Erlangen/DE
» The basal ganglia of the brain revisited
D. Zlatareva; Sofia/BG

Student Sessions

Students will present their work

March 2, 2017, 14:00 – 15:30, Room X

Student Session 1 – Gastroenterology
Moderator: B. Marincek; Kilchberg/CH

» The Accumulation of Liposomal Doxorubicin in Tissues Treated by Radiofrequency Ablation and Irreversible Electroporation in Liver – in Vivo Experimental Study on Porcine Models
M. Arbet; Brno/CZ
» Distention Level of Colon in MRI DWI Does Make Relevant Difference in Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Comparison Among Recently Published Data and Authors’ Newly Obtained Data of ADC Values of Colon
S. Atteka; Riga/LV
» The evaluation of extramedullary foci of haematopoiesis in myeloid metaplasia with myelofibrosis (MMM)
M.A. Gaman; Bucharest/RO
» Non-invasive assessment of liver stiffness in healthy subjects using Supersonic shear wave elastography
D. Muntean; Cluj-Napoca/RO
» The Role of Immunoscintigraphy (SPECT) with Different Radiopharmaceuticals in the Detection of Colorectal Carcinoma
J. Petrovic; Belgrade/RS
» Use of the MDCT scan measurement of gas distended gastric volume, pre and post sleeve gastrectomy, and it correlation with 1 year weight loss
R. Velazco Ramirez; Barcelona/ES
» A MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound-triggered wax-coated capsule for temporally and spatially supertargeted drug release
O. Wuerthinger; Zurich/CH
» Evaluation of ultrasound elastography and MR-susceptometry for the estimation of iron overload in children after blood cell transfusion
G. Wurschi; Jena/DE


March 3, 2017, 10:30 – 12:00, Room X

Student Session 2 – Breast Imaging
Moderator: S. Zackrisson; Malmoe/SE

» A clinical tool for temporal analysis in 3D automated breast ultrasound
R. Agarwal; Girona/ES
» Breast diagnostic imaging (US, MRX) VS Core biopsy histology: analysis of the causes of mismatch
G. Bicchierai; Florence/IT
» Prevalence, location and type of extramammary incidental findings on breast MRI in a breast cancer screening trial
S. de Lange; Utrecht/NL
» Pilot study to evaluate perforator vessels of the anterior abdominal wall prior to Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flap breast reconstruction using Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
J. Gessl; Graz/AT
» The correlation between body mass index, breast density and the risk of breast cancer development; results from a population-based breast cancer screening program
A. Hatw; Cairo/EG
» Quantitative volumetric assessment of fibroglandular and adipose tissue in breast MRI
A. Niukkanen; Kuopio/FI
» Early Dynamic PET/MR Mammography in Breast Cancer: Correlation of Semiquantitative parameters with Prognostic factors
A. Roßmann; Munich/DE
» Micro-focus cone-beam computed tomography dedicated to the breast
A. Sarno; Naples/IT

March 4, 2017, 08:30 – 10:00, Room X

Session 3 – Neuroimaging
Moderator: M.A. Lucic; Novi Sad/RS

» Anomalous-diffusion parameters are sensible to microstructural variations in brain due to aging
M. Guerreri; Rome/IT
» Study of Machado Joseph disease in transgenic animal model using 9,4T MRI equipment
C. Jordao; Coimbra/PT
» MRI tractography comparing diffusion tensor and kurtosis tensor imaging
J. Leote; Lisbon/PT
» Novel non-invasive imaging of tissue microstructure and pathology: high-resolution diffusional kurtosis imaging (DKI) and sodium MRI of normal brain
A. Maiter; Cambridge/UK
» Mapping of brain regions associated with deception by functional magnetic resonance
M. Perez; Lisbon/PT
» Insights into white matter damage caused by the Kocher-Monro trajectory used in External Ventricular Drainages: a tractography-based study
L. Serra-Garcia; Sant Cugat del Valles/ES
» Acute Microinfarcts on Diffusion Weighted Imaging MRI – Prevalence and Associations in Cognitive Impairment
M. Shams Latifi; Jonkoping/SE
» Diagnostic accuracy of the perilymphatic signal drop on a 3D-FIESTA-C sequence at 3 Tesla to differentiate vestibular schwannomas from meningiomas of the internal auditory canal
A. Venkatasamy; Strasbourg/FR


March 4, 2017, 14:00 – 15:30, Room X

Session 4 – Social/Educational student project
Moderator: S. Golding; Oxford/UK

» Radiogenomics: the new perspectives of medical education
P. Illjuk; Lviv/UA
» The role of social network in education of medical students
G. Kalchenko; Moscow/RU
» E-schoolapius: improving medical learning through online interactive clinical cases
J.N. Marin; Pisa/IT
» Radiological anatomy for undergraduated medicine students as a tool to facilitate the learning of radiology – a peer-assisted learning model
R. Menezes; Salvador/BR
» Education about ionizing radiation’s. Students or patients: who knows best?
A. Milani; Gallarate/IT
» A simple tool for learning the normal brain sonographic morphology- the brain phantom
I. Pop; Cluj-Napoca/RO
» Centre for Scientific Career: Making a Difference
N. Sushentsev; Moscow/RU
» A comprehensive educational project for medical students through a radiology journal, a student-editor and a board of students
C. Trejo Gallego; Murcia/ES

RTF Highlighted Lectures

Saturday, March 4, 10:30-12:00, Room O

TF  Highlighted Lectures
Moderators: A. Svare; Riga/LV and L. Andrade; Coimbra/PT

» Ovarian cancer staging: where and what to look for?
M.M. Otero-Garcia; Santiago de Compostela/ES
» Update in breast ultrasound
B. Brkjacic; Zagreb/HR
» Multiparametric MRI evaluation in brain tumours
A. Santa; Sibiu/RO

Thursday, March 2, 12:30-13:30, Room B

RTF Quiz

J. Cáceres; Barcelona/ES 
J. Vilar; Valencia/ES

EFRS Radiographers' Basic Session

(European Federation of Radiographer Societies)

Saturday, March 4, 08:30–10:00, Room L8

BR The professional roles of the radiographer
» Introduction
H.H. Hjemly; Oslo/NO
D. Katsifarakis; Athens/GR
» Becoming a clinical radiographer: role, role development and specialisation
N.H. Woznitza; London/UK
» Becoming a clinical manager
E. Kelly; Galway/IE
» Becoming an academic and/or researcher
S.J. MacKay; Liverpool/UK
» Working in industry
P. Doherty; Forchheim/DE
» Discussion, questions and conclusion

Special programme for residents and general radiologists.

Case-based diagnosis training

Sunday, March 5, 13:00–14:00, Room E1

CBDT I Case-Based Diagnosis Training - Part I
Moderators: K.M. Friedrich; Vienna/AT
S. Robinson; Vienna/AT
» Liver
L. Martí-Bonmatí; Valencia/ES
» Neuro
D. Prayer; Vienna/AT
» Maxillofacial
S. Robinson; Vienna/AT
» Musculoskeletal
F. Kainberger; Vienna/AT
» Genitourinary
M. Toepker; Vienna/AT

Sunday, March 5, 14:00–14:30, Room E1

Case-Based Diagnosis Training
» Interlude:
Musculoskeletal manifestations of systemic disease
K. Bohndorf; Vienna/AT

Sunday, March 5, 14:30–15:30, Room E1

CBDT II Case-Based Diagnosis Training - Part II
Moderators: K.M. Friedrich; Vienna/AT
S. Robinson; Vienna/AT
» Head and neck
C. Czerny; Vienna/AT
» Chest
H. Prosch; Vienna/AT
» Spine
K.M. Friedrich; Vienna/AT
» Gastrointestinal
W. Schima; Vienna/AT
» Breast
M.H. Fuchsjäger; Graz/AT

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