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ESMIT Autumn School 2018

07/09/2018 00:00 09/09/2018 00:00 Europe/Paris ESMIT Autumn School 2018 European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) true DD/MM/YYYY


Get ready for the EACVI/EANM Nuclear cardiology certification exam by taking the 'Cardiovascular tracks A and B' of the ESMIT Autumn school 2018 on 7 - 9 September - Belgrade, Serbia

Cardiovascular Track A and Track B of the ESMIT Autumn school are viewed as the go-to course for physicians planning to take the EACVI/EANM Certification exam in Nuclear Cardiology. Attendees will have the chance to be offered updates in the field, making the program an excellent refresher for nuclear cardiologists, cardiologists and residents.

The course will offer:

  • Case-based clinical lecture format
  • Read with the Experts sessions
  • Mock exams
  • Opportunity for self-assessment

During the 3-day programme a comprehensive overview of basic, theoretical and practical concepts needed for a deeper and thoughtful understanding of the use of molecular imaging in cardiovascular disease will be offered.

It is suggested to follow both Cardio Tracks (A and B) in case you are planning to take the EACVI/EANM Certification exam in Nuclear Cardiology, which is designed to certify professional excellence, practical experience and knowledge in the field. The exam takes place on Saturday, October 13 in Düsseldorf, Germany (during EANM’18) and registration opens on June 18.

Further information on the exam can be found online by following this link.

Target audience

Nuclear medicine physicians, nuclear cardiologists, cardiologists, residents

Educational Objectives

The aim of this course is to

  • refresh the basis of functional imaging of the heart
  • learn about the principles, protocols and instrumentations for SPECT/CT and PET/CT imaging in cardiovascular disease
  • understand when to use which imaging method in CAD, HF, Sarcoidosis, Amyloidosis, Infectious Endocarditis and CIED Infections
  • learn how to acquire, post-process and interpret MPI and viability studies with SPECT/CT (including new dedicated systems) and PET/CT technologies
  • learn how to acquire, post-process and interpret PET/CT and WBC imaging in patients with CVS infection and inflammation
  • learn to recognize the most common source of artefacts and pitfalls
  • learn how to select the best imaging procedure to answer a specific clinician questions in each step of the clinical decision-making process
  • train yourself with reading and self-reporting sessions


  • Dr. Ronny Büchel
  • Prof. Antti Saraste
  • Dr. Christoph Rischpler
  • Dr. Mark Lubberink
  • Prof. Dr. Olivier Gheysens
  • Dr. Giorgio Treglia


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