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Regional Training Course on Hybrid Imaging: SPECT/CT, PET/CT and Sentinel Lymph Node Localization Techniques

This RTC was held in Pärnu, Estonia in October, 2014 under the IAEA TC Regional Project RER-6.026-024.

The following topics were discussed during the training course.

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The following topics were included:

Monday, October 6, 2014

09.00–09.30 Welcome and presentation of participants
09.30–09.45 Presentation of the Training Course
09.45–10.15 Pre-course evaluation (multiple-choice test)
10.15–10.45 PET-CT in Oncology: an evidence based approach (HW Hendel)
10.45–11.00 Coffee break
11.00–11.30 SPECT/CT image generation and criteria for comprehensive sentinel node interpretation (R.A. Valdés Olmos)
11.30–12.00 PET/CT imaging of head & neck cancer (M.J. Garcia-Velloso)
12.00–12.30 Selective Internal Radio Therapy: SIRT (I.Burger)
12.30–14.30 Lunch
14.30–15.00 Methodological aspects in FDG PET/CT imaging. (M.J. Garcia-Velloso)
15.00–15.30 Preoperative and intraoperative use of SPECT/CT for radioguided surgery (R.A. Valdés Olmos)
15.30–16.15 PET/CT imaging of lymphoma (HW Hendel)
16.15–16.30 Questions/Comments


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

09.00–09.30 IAEA activities in nuclear medicine (R. Nuñez)
09.30–10.00 SPECT/CT and the sentinel node in areas of complex anatomy (R.A. Valdés Olmos).
10.00–10.30 PET/CT and planning of radiation therapy (M.J. Garcia-Velloso)
10.30–10.45 Coffee break
10.45–11:15 Imaging and Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumors with Radiopeptides (I. Burger)
11.15–11.45 Intraoperative hybrid sentinel node imaging using radioactive/fluorescent tracers (R.A. Valdés Olmos).
11.45–12.30 PET/CT imaging of lung cancer and mesotheliomas (R. Nuñez)
12.30–14.30 Lunch
14.30-15.15 Prostate Cancer: new diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches with Molecular Imaging (I. Burger)
15.15-16.30 Presentation/Review of interesting and challenging cases.


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

09.00–09.40 PET/CT in breast cancer (R. Nuñez)
09.40–10.20 PET/CT imaging in melanoma (HW Hendel)
10.20–10.40 Coffee break
10.40–11.20 Pitfalls in FDG PET/CT imaging of the chest (M.J. Garcia-Velloso)
11.20–11.40 PET/CT and PET/MR in Gynecological Malignancies (I.Burger)11.40–13.40 Lunch
13.40–14.40 Round Table/Discussion: Issues on setting and strengthening a PET/CT program in Eastern Europe (all participants and speakers).
14.40–16.40 Presentation/Review of interesting and challenging cases.


Thursday, October 9, 2014

09.00–10.20 SPECT/CT and PET/CT of bone disease (HW Hendel)
10.20–11.00 Hybrid imaging of cardiovascular infections (M.J. Garcia-Velloso)
11.00–11:15 Coffee break
11.15–12.00 Hybrid imaging of Infection (G. Mariani)
12.00–13.00 Lunch
13.00–17.15 Baltic Congress of Radiology (Conference room JURMALA)


Friday, October 10, 2014 – Join Session with the Baltic Congress of Radiology

08.00–08.30 Hybrid imaging of the heart (M.J. Garcia-Velloso)
08.30–09.00 Selective Internal Radio Therapy: SIRT (G. Mariani)
09.00–09.30 PET/CT in Colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers (HW Hendel)
09.30-09.45 Questions/Comments
10.00-10.45 Resolving MCQ, Certificate Presentation and Closure of the Course
10:45-18.00 Baltic Congress of Radiology (Conference room JURMALA)


Saturday, October 11, 2014

08:45-16:30 Baltic Congress of Radiology (Conference room JURMALA)