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Symposium on Imaging of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque - biological insights

ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis and Vascular Biology

25/05/2019 11:00 25/05/2019 18:45 Europe/Paris Symposium on Imaging of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque - biological insights ESC Working Group on Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology contact@escardio.org DD/MM/YYYY
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Summary

This symposium is organised on the eve of the EAS Congress in Maastricht and in collaboration with the European Association on Cardiovascular Imaging. With the contribution of a panel of international speakers, it will serve as the basis for a Position Paper to be developed shortly after the event.



Venue

MECC Maastricht

Room EURO, Level 2

Forum 100

6229 GV Maastricht

Netherlands

 

Organisers are Dr. Jolanda Wentzel, Prof.dr. Esther Lutgens, Prof.dr. Eline Kooi

Registration

Standard: 120€

Student / postdoc: 60€

Registration deadline is 25 May. Limited seats are available.

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Scientific Programme

Imaging of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque - biological insights

Saturday 25 May

11:00-12:00 Registration, lunch buffet and networking

Chairpersons: Jolanda Wentzel | Esther Lutgens

Times Presentations
12:15-12:30 

Introduction – Vulnerable plaques, biology and imaging

J. Wentzel & E. Lutgens

12:30-12:50

Nuclear imaging of atherosclerosis

M. Dweck

13:00-13:20

Nuclear imaging of Inflammation and lipids for vulnerable plaque detection

K. van der Heiden

13:30-13:50 

IVUS based vulnerable plaque detection

A. Maehara

14:00-14:30: Break

Chairperson: Eline Kooi

Times Presentations
14:30-14:50

OCT-based vulnerable plaque detection

TBC

15:00-15:20

Image-based assessment of biomechanical parameters; its role in the generation and destabilization of vulnerable plaque

J. Wentzel

15:30-15:50

CT-based detection of vulnerable plaque

P. Maurovich-Horvat

16:00-16:20

MRI and PET/MR imaging of the hallmarks of plaque vulnerability

E. Kooi 

16:30-16:50

MRI of atherosclerosis: clinical trials and recent technical developments

C. Yuan

 17:00-17:20: Break

 Chairperson: Esther Lutgens

Times Presentations
17:20-17:40

Clinical application of non-invasive imaging:  the role of deep learning

T. Leiner

17:50-18:10

Application of imaging and biomarkers for risk prediction of cardiovascular events

E. Boersma

18:20-18:40

Translation of imaging techniques into clinical practice

M. Bäck

18:40-18:45

Closing remarks

M. Bäck

 

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