June 7, 2023 | 12:30 CEST



This course is aimed at residents in their 4th and 5th year of training in radiology and recently board-certified radiologists interested in Neuroradiology. It is adhered to Level II of the European Training Curriculum and is designed for those who wish to familiarise themselves with neurodegeneration and demyelination diseases and epilepsy.



  • To have knowledge about causes for epilepsy
  • To have knowledge about imaging protocol for MS, and EP
  • To have knowledge about imaging methods and findings in dementia
  • To have knowledge about inflammatory demyelinating disorders 


Wednesday, June 7, 2023


Neuroimaging in dementia – the toolbox

F. Barkhof, Amsterdam/NL

  • Be able to devise a structural imaging protocol for neurodegeneration.
  • Gain confidence in applying visual rating scales for dementia.
  • Understand the value of molecular imaging in dementia diagnosis.

Neuroradiological evaluation in patients with epilepsy 


N. Bargallo, Barcelona/ES

  • Learn the epilepsy clinical scenarios and when to perform neuroimaging evaluation.
  • To know the imaging protocols to evaluate patients with epilepsy.
  • To understand the imaging tools used to evaluate patients with epilepsy.

Neuroimaging in multiple sclerosis

E. Papadaki, Crete/GR

  • To understand the imaging-pathologic correlation of MS lesions.
  • To be knowledgeable about the diagnostic criteria of MS and the diagnostic role of conventional MRI techniques.
  • To become familiar with the application of non-conventional MR techniques in MS.


14:30-15:00 Q&A
15:00-15:30 BREAK

Imaging finding in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. 

N. Bargallo, Barcelona/ES

  • To review the MR protocol in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.
  • To know the most common radiological findings in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.
  • To review what is next when the MR in a drug-resistant epilepsy is negative.

Neuroimaging in non-MS idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating disorders

E. Papadaki, Crete/GR

  • To become familiar with the non-MS idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating disorders of the CNS.
  • To learn the imaging patterns of ADEM, NMOSD and MOG-AD and todifferentiate them from MS.
  • To differentiate between idiopathic inflammatory demyelinating disorders and other white matter diseases.

Differential diagnosis of dementing disorders

F. Barkhof, Amsterdam/NL

  • Know the atrophy patterns in Alzheimer's disease and its differential diagnosis.
  • Understand the relevance of vascular pathology in ageing and dementia.
  • Appreciate the ATN framework for the work-up of suspected dementia cases.
17:30-18:00 Q&A

On-Demand availability

You will find the on-demand recording of this course in the "My Courses" section of your ESR Connect account. The recording will be available until December 31, 2023. 

How to collect CME credits

A CME certificate will be issued automatically if the following criteria are met: 

- You need to attend the course online via live stream in full length.

- You have to complete the electronic evaluation questionnaire. To do so, please click the “Course Evaluation” button displayed on the right column of the course page or go to the section “My Evaluation” of your ESR Connect account.

Evaluation is open from June 7, 18:00 CET until June 14, 23:59 CET and CME certificates can be downloaded in your ESR Connect user area under 'My Certificates'.