Among the many new features of this year's Congress, which will take place between October 12 and 14, at the Expo Unimed Convention Center, in Curitiba (PR), we can highlight the inclusion of topics such as Pediatric Radiology and Professional Defense, missing in previous editions. However, another very important area will also be widely addressed: neuroradiology. “Our class schedule is ready. The program will be varied and renowned colleagues from various parts of Brazil will give lectures on the topic ”, said Dr. Leandro Lucato, coordinator of the subspecialty module at CBR 17. Registration is open in www.congressocbr.com.br.
In addition to the classes, which will cover the topics Cerebrovascular Disease, Epilepsy, New MRI Sequences, Spinal Imaging, Central Nervous System Tumors, Infectious and Demyelinating Diseases and Congenital Malformations, there will be a training course on the eve of the opening of the event. image evaluation of acute, hands-on stroke organized by the Brazilian Society of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (SBNR). "We are sure that this should arouse great interest from congressmen, as it is a topic familiar to radiologists," he said.
The Neuroradiology module coordinator, however, believes that two themes will generate even greater interest from all participants. “The first is in the Tumors module, as there have been major changes in classification, and the impact of this on imaging methods is still an evolving process. And in the Infection module we will have a class on the Zika virus, a topic that will be addressed by a colleague with extensive experience in the subject, Dr. Maria de Fátima Aragão, from Pernambuco, ”he said. Several other prominent names in the area have also confirmed their presence, such as Dr. Antonio José da Rocha and Dr. Claudia da Costa Leite, both from São Paulo, as well as several brilliant neuroradiologists from different parts of Brazil.
“Neuroradiology will be represented with a dynamic programming, which will appeal to participants, as it will include activities of both continuing education and the latest subspecialty trends. Different degrees of complexity will be inserted in each of the classes, covering both basic aspects and the latest advances in each area, ”concluded Dr. Lucato.
ASNR President will attend CBR 17
In addition to the presence of some of the country's most renowned neuroradiologists, this year's Brazilian Congress of Radiology will also feature a world-renowned North American specialist: Dr. Howard A. Rowley.
Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin, USA, he is internationally recognized for his contributions to stroke testing, dementia research and advanced imaging techniques. President of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), has received several awards for his lectures and webcasts.
In this exclusive interview, he talks about his expectation regarding CBR 17 and also about how he will participate in the event.
CBR - This is the first time you come to the Brazilian Congress of Radiology. What can you tell us about the topics you will talk about?
Dr. Rowley - I will try to speak as broadly as possible. Initially, I divided my lectures into six topics: Stroke, Hemorrhage Imaging, Diffusion Magnetic Resonance, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Perfusion, Brain Gadolinium Deposition, and Neuroradiology Cases.
CBR - What can participants expect from their lectures?
Dr. Rowley - I always try to serve the widest possible range of participants, not only covering some of the basics, but also introducing technical innovations and future guidance. My goal is to provide everyone with a little more content.
CBR - Do you usually give lectures at congresses in other countries? What is the importance of this exchange?
Dr. Rowley - I like to give lectures in various places. On average, I travel about 240,000 kilometers a year just for that. As president of ASNR, I helped promote more programs for teachers and visitors through our International Collaboration Committee. It is always rewarding to meet doctors and scientists, exchange ideas and learn about local challenges. At the end of each visit, I find that despite the external differences, we are really doing our best to take care of our patients. This makes the experience rewarding as well as the world a bit smaller.Tags: cbr, CBR2017, congress, diagnostic imaging, exam, report, doctor, neuroradiology, radiology, radiological, radiologist