HRCT of the Lung

Teaching course

Two courses will take place in 2021:

 

5 - 7 October 2021

 (fully booked)
 

and

7 - 9 October 2021

(fully booked)

HRCT of the Lung
Teaching Course

Learning objectives:

 

• Be able to recognise the different basic HRCT appearance patterns of lung disease

• Based on the recognition of these appearance patterns and on the study of the distribution pattern, the participants should be able to suggest a diagnosis and differential diagnosis

• Learn the indications and limitations of HRCT in different lung diseases

 

Course:

 

• Plenary sessions

• Interactive discussions in small groups of cases that illustrate what was discussed during the plenary

sessions

• Cases will be sent to the participants before the course for home study and will be discussed at the course

 

Course venue:

 

Convent van Chièvres

Groot Begijnhof 39, 3000 Leuven

Belgium

Tel. + 32 16 32 95 27

 

Participants:

 

To ensure interactivity with the teachers during the course, the number of participants is limited.

 

Course language:

 

English 

 

Course fee:

 

€ 730 euro (regular fee)

€ 410 euro  (resident’s fee, please provide written certification)

 

This fee includes registration, course material, coffee breaks and lunches on Friday and Saturday.

 
 
Programme

Thursday October 5 and 7, 2021

17.00  Registration and drink

18.00  Welcome and introduction

18.15  Introduction: history, technical aspects, indications, limitations

                                                                                                               J. Verschakelen

19.00  Diagnosis of DPLD through the eyes of a respiratory physician

                                                                                                              W. Wuyts

19.45  Basic anatomy and principles of interpretation

                                                                                                               J. Verschakelen

20.30  End of day 1

Friday October 6 and 8, 2021

8.30  The nodular pattern

                                                                                                               W. De Wever

9.15  The linear pattern

                                                                                                               J. Verschakelen

10.00 Coffee break

10.30  Interactive case study

     - Group I (nodular pattern) - St Barbara                                    W. De Wever

     - Group II (linear pattern - Anna de Paepe)                               J. Coolen

11.30 Interactive case study

     - Group I (linear pattern) - St Barbara                                         J. Coolen

     - Group II (nodular pattern - Anna de Paepe)                           W. De Wever

12.30 Lunch

14.30  Increased lung attenuation

                                                                                                              W. De Wever

15.15  Decreased lung attenuation

                                                                                                               J. Verschakelen

16.00 Coffee break

16.30 Interactive case study

     - Group I (increased lung attenuation) - St Barbara                  A. Dubbeldam

     - Groeup II (decreased lung attenuation- Anna de Paepe)      J. Verschakelen

17.30 Interactive case study

     - Group I (decreased lung attenuation) - St Barbara                J. Verschakelen

     - Groeup II (increased lung attenuation- Anna de Paepe)       A. Dubbeldam

18.45  End of day 2

Saturday October 7 and 9, 2021

09.00  Specific lung diseases                    

     - Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias                                            J. Coolen

     - Drug-induced lung disease                                                        W De Wever

     - Small airways disease                                                                 J . Verschakelen

     - Acute and chronic  lung disease                                               W. De Wever

11.00  Coffee break

11.30  Multidisciplinary approach of diffuse and interstitial lung disease cases

                                                                                         J. Verschakelen / A. Dubbeldam 

12.30 Discussion of cases sent to participants before the course

                                                                                         W. De Wever / J. Verschakelen

13.00 Conclusions

13.30  Sandwich lunch

14.30 End of the course

Registration

HRCT of the Lung - Teaching Course

October 5 - 7 or 7 - 9, 2021

In case you are interested in this teaching course, please complete this registration form and send or fax it to:

Prof. Dr. W. De Wever or Monika Philips

Department of Radiology - University Hospitals Leuven

Herestraat 49 - 3000 Leuven - Belgium

Fax: +32 16 34 37 69

E-mail: walter.dewever@uzleuven.be; monika.philips@uzleuven.be

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Payment:

   730 euro (regular fee)

   410 euro (resident's fee, please provide written certification)

Payment by bank transfer to the account of the Department of Radiology of the University Hospitals Leuven:

IBAN BE43 4320 0172 2101 - BIC: KREDBEBB

KBC Bank & Verzekering - Brusselsesteenweg 100 - 3000 Leuven

Please mention: +++971/9900/24112+++

In case a company or your employer is paying for the course, please mention the name.

(The registration is definitive after payment has been received.)

 
 
 
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