Refresher Courses

Aging brain imaging: essential clues for diagnosis

Lectures

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RC 411 - A. Brain aging: what is normal?

RC 411 - A. Brain aging: what is normal?

26:21M. Vernooij, Rotterdam / Netherlands

Learning Objectives
1. To understand the importance for radiologists to have knowledge on the process of brain aging.
2. To learn what is 'normal' and what is considered 'abnormal' aging in brain imaging.
3. To illustrate how this knowledge can be incorporated into reading and reporting brain scans in clinical practice.

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RC 411 - B. Imaging of abnormal cognitive deterioration: Alzheimer’s and beyond

RC 411 - B. Imaging of abnormal cognitive deterioration: Alzheimer’s and beyond

21:39A. Krainik, Grenoble / France

Learning Objectives
1. To understand the relationships between imaging features and memory, executive, and speech impairments.
2. To learn how to recognise abnormal brain imaging features and patterns useful for clinical practice.
3. To provide essential clues for reporting atrophy, grey, and white matter abnormalities.

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RC 411 - C. Imaging of abnormal motor deterioration: Parkinson’s and beyond

RC 411 - C. Imaging of abnormal motor deterioration: Parkinson’s and beyond

22:31S. Haller, Geneva / Switzerland

Learning Objectives
1. To understand the pathophysiology of the main extrapyramidal syndromes and neurodegenerative diseases.
2. To learn how to recognise related brain imaging abnormalities.
3. To provide essential clues for reporting and discussing differential diagnoses.