- 16 Lectures
- 482 Minutes
- 14 Speakers
- ESR MEMBERS €9.00
- NON-MEMBERS €19.00
MRI T2 brain white lesions
- To be able to identify physiological T2 white matter hyperintensities.
- To be aware of age-related most common T2 white matter lesions.
- To give practical clues in quick differentiation of T2 white matter lesions based on their location and appearance.
- To give a short overview of McDonald criteria in multiple sclerosis.
- To present the typical findings in cerebral and spinal cord multiple sclerosis.
- To assure you how confident one can feel with correct diagnosis of the multiple sclerosis lesions presence.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
- To describe the basics of ADEM entity.
- To be familiar with morphology, distribution and other characteristic radiographic features in patients with ADEM.
- To highlight my point of view in the most correct diagnosis of ADEM.
- To be aware of different etiology of encephalitis.
- To learn the typical imaging picture of brain structural abnormalities in patients with encephalitis.
- To present my tips in evaluation of encephalitis-suspected brain lesions.
- To be familiar with different causes of meningitis.
- To describe the most common MRI findings in acute and chronic meningitis.
- To present my advice: 'does thickened and enhancing dura always mean meningitis?'
Transient ischemic attack
- To understand the importance of imaging in patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA).
- To highlight the most important imaging features.
- To present my tips in evaluation of patients with TIA.
Venous sinus thrombosis
- To be familiar with basics of pathology in cortical venous and venous sinus thrombosis.
- To learn the most common radiologic presentation in venous sinus thrombosis.
- To provide the hints how to avoid the confusion with sinus thrombosis mimics.
- To gain a short knowledge of different types of hydrocephalus.
- To learn how to differentiate normal pressure and obstructive hydrocephalus.
- To present my 'hot points' in evaluation of patient with hydrocephalus.
- To understand the impact of presence and number of cerebral microbleeds.
- To learn the distribution of cerebral microbleeds in different pathological conditions.
- To give you advice how not to overdetect cerebral microbleeds and how to differentiate them from their mimics.
Congenital and white matter disorders of the brain
- To understand the development, normal anatomy and normal variants of the brain.
- To become familiar with common congenital disorders of the brain and neurocutaneous syndromes.
- To learn imaging features and differential diagnoses of white matter disease, inflammation and neurodegeneration
Neurovascular disorders and trauma of the brain
- To become familiar with the normal anatomy and normal variants of the craniocervical arterial and venous system.
- To learn the causes and imaging features of stroke, haemorrhage and other common vascular lesions of the brain and their relevance to interventional neuroradiology.
- To understand the imaging features of traumatic injury to the brain.
Tumours of the brain and spine
- To understand the normal anatomy and normal variants of the spine, spinal cord and nerve roots.
- To learn imaging features of benign and malignant tumours of the neurocranium.
- To become familiar with the imaging features of benign and malignant tumours of the spine.
- To become familiar with the different entities that can mimic a stroke.
- To know the usefulness of perfusion studies in the differential diagnosis.
Acquired toxic-metabolic encephalopathies
- To review the most common causes.
- To learn the MRI and CT appearances of these lesions.
Acute neurological child beyond trauma
- To become familiar with the most common cause of acute neurological emergencies.
- To learn the imaging criteria for differentiation.
Head and neck emergencies in children
- To become familiar with the different entities.
- To identify the key imaging findings.