Swiss Congress of Radiology SCR'21


Swiss Congress of Radiology 2021

Online Edition Kick-off Event:
SGR-SSR Official Training and Continuing Education Course
Saturday, June 26, 2021



Thursday, September 30, 2021 – 19:00-20:00

Update on malignant mesothelioma: Pathogenesis, diagnostic evaluation, staging and therapeutic concepts

Moderators: Prof. John Prior, Lausanne/CH; PD Dr. Benjamin Halpern, Münsterlingen/CH

Update on malignant mesothelioma: Pathogenesis and diagnostic evaluation

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Lucian R. Chirieac, Harvard/US
Learning objectives:
– To present recently described genomic and pathogenetic alterations in mesothelioma
– To describe current immunohistochemical antibodies with diagnostic importance in mesothelioma

Diagnostic evaluation and staging – Significant imaging concepts

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Ritu R. Gill, Harvard/US
Learning objectives:
– To review the role of multimodality imaging in evaluation of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
– To illustrate how quantitative imaging techniques play a role in staging and management of Mesothelioma

New European treatment guidelines for MPM

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Isabelle Schmitt-Opitz, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn the recommendations from recent European Guidelines about MPM treatment
– To learn the recommendations from recent European Guidelines about Diagnosis of MpM

Thursday, October 14, 2021 – 19:00-20:00

Lymph node imaging: Who cares about lymph node?

Moderators: Dr. Cristian Antonescu, Fribourg/CH, second moderator TBA

From basics to state-of-the-art in ultrasound of lymph nodes

Speaker: Prof. Dr. med. Jean-Yves Meuwly, Lausanne/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about the essentials (anatomy/pathophysiology) of lymph node using sonography
– To learn about US based morphological and functional characterization of LN pathologies

Nod-rads: A new proposal for standardized reporting

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Minerva Becker, Geneva/CH
Learning objectives:
– To understand the concept of Nod-rads as an adjunct to structured reporting
– To learn how to use it in daily routine

An update on nuclear medicine imaging of the lymphatic system

Speaker: PD Dr. Irene Burger, Baden/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about the advantages of using PET-CT/SPECT to characterize lymph nodes
– To learn when PET-CT/SPECT is not of added value for lymph node imaging