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Program

Program Committee:

Allan Brook
Bassem Georgy
Meng Law
Mario Muto
Majda Thurnher
Johan Van Goethem


Local Organizers:
Mario Muto and Andrea Rossi

Topics

Diagnostic spine radiology
Spinal interventional
Procedures
Oncology
Osteoporosis
Miscellaneous

 

 

   
Scientific Program
   
FRIDAY, JULY 5
08.15-08.30 Opening Remarks
C. Faletti (Italy), M. Muto (Italy), F. Triulzi (Italy)
Foscolo Room
08.30-10.30 JOINT SESSION 1: DEGENERATIVE
Chairs: J. Hesselink (USA), G. Scotti (Italy)
  • Lumbar - sacral - pelvic biomechanic
    J. Van Goethem (Belgium)
  • Spinal stenosis: diagnostic approach and clinical correlation
    J. Hesselink (USA)
  • Dynamic evaluation of spine instability
    A. Splendiani (Italy)
  • MILD treatment for spinal stenosis
    B. Georgy (USA)
  • Mini-invasive treatment of spinal stenosis
    G. Bonaldi (Italy)
Foscolo Room
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-13.00 INTERVENTIONAL 1:
MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO SPINE METASTASIS

Chairs: B. Georgy (USA), M. Muto (Italy)
  • Medical approach for bone metastases
    G. Curigliano (Italy)
  • Controversies imaging spine metastasis
    G. Petermann (USA)
  • Oncology instability
    J. Hesselink (USA)
  • Radiotherapy in SM
    R. Orecchia (Italy)
  • Percutaneous treatment
    J. Chiras (France)
Foscolo Room
11.00-13.00 INTERVENTIONAL 2: AUGMENTATION
Chairs: J. Barr (USA), E. Ciceri (Italy)
  • Update on medical treatment in OP
    F.M. Ulivieri (Italy)
  • Review of recent Literature
    D. Annesley-Williams (UK)
  • Update on VP
    G. Anselmetti (Italy)
  • Prophilactic VP and sacroplasty
    L. Manfrè (Italy)
  • Primary spine tumors treatment
    M. Muto (Italy)
Parini Room
13.00-13.30 SPONSORED WORKSHOP
Vertebral Body Augmentation Treatment Options

A. Brook (USA)
(Box lunch will be distributed inside the room)
Foscolo Room
13.30-14.00 SPONSORED LECTURE
Osseofix: an innovative solution. Titanium expansion stent in vertebral fracture

M. Bartolo (Italy)
(An icecream coupon will be distributed at the end of the lecture)
Parini Room
14.00-14.30 Break  
14.30-16.30 DIAGNOSTIC 1: INFECTION INFLAMMATORY
Chairs: N. Colombo (Italy), A. Falini (Italy)
  • Spondiloartropathies and mimicking like
    J. Van Goethem (Belgium)
  • Imaging of spinal cord inflamm disease
    P. Maly Sundgren (Sweden)
  • Imaging and clinical follow up of spine infection
    M. Thurnher (Austria)
  • Spine biopsy when and how
    A. Cianfoni (Switzerland)
  • Bone spine infection and mimicking like
    T. Tali (Turkey)
Foscolo Room
14.30-16.30 DIAGNOSTIC 2: PEDIATRIC
Chairs: M. Law (USA), F. Triulzi (Italy)
  • MRI of the spine in systemic diseases: CRMO and beyond
    T. Tali (Turkey)
  • Gastrulation: embryological wheres and whys
    M. Catala (France)
  • Putative disorders of gastrulation: MRI
    A. Rossi (Italy)
  • Fetal MRI of the spine: ready for clinical use?
    A. Righini (Italy)
Parini Room
16.30-17.00 ESNR-ASSR meets NASS
Chairs: A. Brook (USA), T. Tali (Turkey)
  • International Collaboration through Education. ESNR-ASSR and NASS
    C. Cho (USA)
  • Leading from Within: NASS Volunteer Opportunities
    E.J. Muehlbauer (USA)
Foscolo Room
     
SATURDAY, JULY 6
08.30-10.30 DIAGNOSTIC 3: MISCELLANEA
Chairs: A. Bizzi (Italy), A. Rovira (Spain)
  • Diagnostic diagram for myelopathy
    M. Thurnher (Austria)
  • Neuromyelitis optica: an old disease new discovered
    M. Thurnher (Austria)
  • The pathology of the cranio-cervical junction
    P.M. Parizel (Belgium)
  • Peculiarities in the pediatric age group
    T. Huisman (USA)
  • Brachial and sacral plexus imaging
    R. Gasparotti (Italy)
Foscolo Room
08.30-10.30 INTERVENTIONAL 3: DISC
Chairs: M. Muto (Italy), T. Tali (Turkey)
  • Epidemiology, clinics and economics of LBP
    M. Muto (Italy)
  • Ethiopathogenesis of discogenic pain
    R. Izzo (Italy)
  • Imaging of disc disease
    W. Bartynski (USA)
  • Overview on percutaneous disk treatment
    A. Cianfoni (Switzerland)
  • Surgery in disk treatment
    M. Fornari (Italy)
Parini Room
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-13.00 ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
Chairs: R. Gasparotti (Italy), A. Zerbi (Italy)
Foscolo Room
11.00-13.00 ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
Chairs: D. Annesley-Williams (UK), S. Symko (USA)
Parini Room
13.00-13.30 ESNR-ASSR meets EUROSPINE
Chairs: A. Brook (USA), T. Tali (Turkey)
Speaker: M. Brayda-Bruno (Italy)
Foscolo Room
13.30-14.30 SPONSORED WORKSHOP
Targeted therapies for the treatment of metastatic spinal tumors

B. Georgy (USA)
(Box lunch will be distributed inside the room)
Foscolo Room
14.30-16.30 JOINT SESSION 2: ADVANCED PROCEDURES
Chairs: A. Brook (USA), S. Marcia (Italy)
  • CT guided procedures
    A. Brook (USA)
  • Lymphoproliferative disorders diagnostic and percutaneous approach
    G. Pellicanò (Italy)
  • Spinal cord stimulators
    B. Georgy (USA)
  • Present and future trends on spine instability
    M. Fornari (Italy)
  • Extreme vertebroplasty
    G. Anselmetti (Italy)
Foscolo Room
     
SUNDAY, JULY 7
08.30-10.30 DIAGNOSTIC 4: MISCELLANEA
Chairs: A. Rovira (Spain), J. Houten (USA)
  • Spine angiography and spine vascular malformation
    F. Causin (Italy)
  • Intramedullary Tumors at 3T
    M. Law (USA)
  • Post-op tumor evaluation
    G. Petermann (USA)
  • CSF analysis and Chiari malformations: what we need to know
    M. Law (USA)
  • Acute transverse myelitis
    A. Rovira (Spain)
Foscolo Room
08.30-10.30 INTERVENTIONAL 4: Facets and RF
Chairs: A. Cianfoni (Switzerland), P.M. Parizel (Belgium)
  • Imaging of the facet
    P.M. Parizel (Belgium)
  • Facet and epidural injection
    A. Brook (USA)
  • RF facets and faced fusion
    S. Marcia (Italy)
  • Sacro-iliac abnormalities
    S. Symko (USA)
  • Sacro-iliac infiltrations
    F. D'Orazio (Italy)
Parini Room
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-13.00 JOINT SESSION 3: MISCELLANEA
Chairs: R. Izzo (Italy), G. Petermann (USA)
  • Diagnostic algorithm to spine trauma
    G. Petermann (USA)
  • Imaging of post operative back pain
    J. Barr (USA)
  • Sodium imaging of the spine
    C. Wheeler-Kingshott (UK)
  • Tip and tricks evaluating spine trauma
    J. Barr (USA)
  • Perfusion permeability focused/Diffusion in the spine
    M. Law (USA)
Foscolo Room