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Meet the national and international professors who will be at ESOR - ASKLEPIOS International Course 2019, in August

With the theme “Neuroradiology”, this year's edition of the ESOR - ASKLEPIOS International Course, an important and traditional course among radiologists, will take place in the cities of Porto Alegre, on August 29th, and Rio de Janeiro, on August 31st. The course is the result of an important partnership between CBR and European School of Radiology (ESOR), educational institution linked to the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and has been taking place for several years in Brazil, in different cities. The ASKLEPIOS project was created to serve professional development, meeting recognized needs in the context of continuing radiology education. Its concept is versatile and broad even to cover evolving topics in European and non-European destinations. Its programs include multi-topic, organ-oriented, multi-modal, and multidisciplinary advanced courses designed for senior residents, general radiologists, and private practitioners in radiology or allied specialists. This educational program is delivered by highly regarded European speakers and local speakers in an effort to open up new opportunities for knowledge exchange and enhance scientific collaboration. One of the great differentials of ESOR courses is that they offer a combination of classes and case discussions, where participants, divided into smaller groups, have the opportunity to see cases together with professors, making it much easier to ask questions and exchange information. of experiences. According to Dr. Leandro Lucato, who will teach the course, it is a condensed program, but quite varied. “There is a focus on Vascular Neuroradiology, a topic that has changed a lot in recent years. The treatment of patients with acute stroke has changed a lot and imaging plays a fundamental role in screening these patients, so this is an issue that has been fundamental for neuroradiologists to keep up to date. In addition, we will have updates in other fields, such as Oncology, infectious diseases, among others”, he explains. doctor Lucato will teach classes on infectious diseases in order to show image patterns that help the radiologist make the diagnosis either of a specific disease or to narrow the differential diagnosis to a group of diseases. “My idea is to focus on imaging aspects that increase the specificity of the imaging exam in order to go a little further and help the clinician to help say that it is an infection or a specific disease”, he adds. Already Dr. Lívia Morais, who will also teach classes, points out that the model adopted by the course, with lectures and practical and focused discussions, allows for a broad exchange of knowledge between lecturers and participants, which makes it a very dynamic and even richer event. “In addition, the opportunity to exchange experiences with renowned European speakers is, in my view, extremely positive”, he adds. In the lesson planning of Dr. Lívia is approaching recent questions about the imaging management of patients with acute ischemic stroke, according to the trials most recent publications in this sense, focusing on the particularities of each method, particularly MRI. “My intention is to bring a critical and practical view to the participants, directed to the information that needs to be provided so that patients can be managed in the best possible way”, he concludes. It is important to remember that classes will be taught in English and there will be no simultaneous translation service. Meet the international professors:


Prof. Arnd Doerfler is Professor of Neuroradiology at University Erlangen-Nuremberg and Head of the Department of Diagnostic & Therapeutic Neuroradiology at the University Hospital Erlangen, Germany, since 2004. His research focuses on Multimodal Imaging in cerebrovascular disease, brain tumors, epilepsy, neurodegenerative and neuroimmunological diseases. His scientific and clinical focus is high-field MRI, Interventional Neuroradiology and endovascular therapy for stroke, aneurysms and vascular malformations, respectively. In 2005, he completed a Master's Degree in Business Administration and Health Care Management. Professor Doerfler has been, since 2005, director from the German Society of Neuroradiology (DGNR) and was its president from 2016 to 2018. PEDRO VILELA Pedro Vilela MD, MSc is a Neuroradiologist. Working in Lisbon, Portugal, in both fields: diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology, he is Head of Neuroradiology at Hospital Beatriz Ângelo and senior consultant at Hospital Garcia de Orta and Hospital da Luz. Between 2008 and 2011 he was also a consultant for Interventionist Neuroradiology at the University Hospital of Coimbra. He is the current secretary of the Institutional Council of the ESNR and one of the editors of the Neuroradiology section of the European Journal of Radiology. SOTIRIOS BISDAS Neuroradiologist and Head of MRI at the Department of Neuroradiology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London; Consultant Pediatric Neuroradiology for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children; Associate Professor of Neuroradiology at the Institute of Neurology University College London and Professor of Radiology at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany. He has a postgraduate degree in Advanced Oncology and is a Fellow of the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology. He is the author of more than 140 scientific articles and eight book chapters. He is currently the lead researcher in Neuro-oncology Imaging at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. doctor Bisdas is a member of the Editorial Board of several leading journals in the field of Imaging such as Radiology and Neuroradiology; he is a reviewer of leading journals in Neuroimaging, member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology and the European Society of Medical Imaging and Informatics. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Society of Neuroradiology. His clinical and research interests and area of expertise include neuro-oncology, dementia, metabolic diseases, advanced and translational neuroimaging, ultra-high-field MR and PET-MR. NICOLAS MENJOT DE CHAMPFLEUR Nicolas Menjot de Champfleur, MD, Ph.D., works as an assistant professor in the department of Neuroradiology at the Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier, France. His research activity is particularly focused on brain connectivity and its plasticity in the context of low grade cerebral gliomas, multiple sclerosis, dementias and in normal subjects. This research work is done within the Institut d'Imagerie Fonctionnelle Humaine (I2FH) and within the Laboratoire de Physique (University of Montpellier). Meet the national teachers: Dr. Livia Morais - Neuroradiologist and coordinator of the Magnetic Resonance sector at the Institute of Radiology at Hospital das Clínicas at USP (InRad-FMUSP). doctor Leandro Lucato - Lecturer at the Department of Radiology and Oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo; Director of the Clinical Staff of the Radiology Institute of the Hospital das Clínicas of the University of São Paulo (InRad / HC-FMUSP); Coordinator of Neuroradiology at the Brazilian Diagnostic Center (CDB). Discover the venues of the event: Rio de Janeiro (RJ) Hotel Pestana Avenida Atlântica, 2964 – Copacabana Porto Alegre (RS) Hotel Intercity Porto Alegre Av. Borges de Medeiros, 2145 – Praia de Belas How to apply? Applications are made online through the website. cursoesor.com.br, in the “Registrations” field. CBR and SBNR members and residents have priority in filling vacancies and special discounts.