SCR’21 Online Edition Kick-off Event:
SGR-SSR Official Training and Continuing Education Course

“Things that we all hate to do and like to pass on to our colleagues
… and why our colleagues “love” us for this!”

Saturday, June 26, 2021

This SGR-SSR official training and continuing education course is accredited with 8 SGR-SSR CME credits (Category 1), 8 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-points and 4 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credits.


Moderator: A. Falkowski, Zurich/CH

Hypointense tumor in the fore foot – is this always a Morton neuroma?

Speaker: M. Zanetti, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about mimickers of Morton neuroma in the fore foot
– To know when we need more than a standard MRI for fore foot abnormalities

Again and again… the Spring Ligament Complex…

Speaker: C. A. Agten, Nottingham/UK
Learning objectives:
– To learn the anatomy of the ligaments using a real MRI data set
– To recognise spring ligament injuries and associated injuries of the collateral ligaments

When is a biceps pulley lesion really a biceps pulley lesion?

Speaker: U. Grosse, Frauenfeld/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn the normal anatomy and variants using a real MRI data set
– To learn what is normal and what is abnormal


Moderator: C. Stippich, Allensbach/DE

Not again – A post-operative brain: What is it all about?

Speaker: M. I. Vargas, Geneva/CH
– To learn when to do post-operative MRI
– To understand „what is all that stuff on the image?“

I am not sure – Is it tumor recurrence or just radionecrosis?

Speaker: I. Barnaure, Aarau/CH
– To learn how to detect recurrence
– To understand if MR is enough

Dementia protocols – A booklet to make it easy!

Speaker: R. Wiest, Bern/CH
– To understand the differences between a normal old brain and beginning dementia
– To learn about the right imaging protocol


Moderator: J. Geiger, Zurich/CH

Lumps and bumps in the head and neck region – part I: Children

Speaker: R. Wolf, Fribourg/CH
Learning objectives:
– To get an idea of the most common causes for neck swellings in children, their imaging features and differential diagnoses
– To learn in which pathologies to perform CT/MRI in addition to sonography

Lumps and bumps in the head and neck region – part II: Adults

Speaker: D. Tshering Vogel, Bern/CH
Learning objectives:
– To get an idea of the various causes of neck swellings in adults, with their imaging features and differential diagnoses
– To learn the key points for staging head and neck cancers

Bowel imaging

Moderator: A. Platon, Geneva/CH

Intestinal anastomosis: A leak or not a leak? That is the question! 

Speaker: D. Tolan, Leeds/UK
Learning objectives:
– To recognise the range of expected features that are present in the post-operative abdomen and understand which signs can be used to detect an anastomotic leak
– To understand the value of positive luminal contrast in the detection of anastomotic leaks

MR-Defecography: From basics to expert level in 20 minutes 

Speaker: C. Reiner, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– To discuss the imaging technique and its difficulties
– To recognise normal and common pathological findings

Internal abdominal hernias: All you need to know

Speaker: E. M. Merkle, Basel/CH
Learning objectives:
– To discuss the different types of internal hernias as seen on multidetector CT in close relationship with the anatomical background
– To explain typical CT features of internal abdominal hernias and to learn when immediate surgery is indicated

SCR’21 Online Edition – Webinar series

Radiological-pathological correlation – Cystic pancreatic tumors: Correlation between imaging features and histology

Moderator: S. Schmidt, Lausanne/CH

Speakers: M.-P. Vullierme, Paris/FR; J. Cros, Paris/FR
Learning objectives:
– To become familiar with the most frequent cystic tumors of the pancreas
– To compare histopathological features with imaging findings


This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.

Radiological-pathological correlation – «All about the fat» / Lipomatous soft tissue masses

Moderator: F. Becce, Lausanne/CH

WHO 2020: Adipocytic Tumors – Classification and Genetic Background

Speaker: B. Bode-Lesniewska, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– To understand the modern pathological concepts of the classification of the adipocytic tumors and their implications for histopathological diagnostics
– To learn about the molecular aberration of the common benign and malignant adipocytic tumors and how the pathologists detect them

Radiological assessment of lipomatous soft tissue masses

Speaker: M. Rasper, Münsterlingen/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about the diagnostic approach and main differential diagnosis of lipomatous soft tissue masses
– To learn about imaging features of benign and malignant lipomatous soft tissue masses and to decide which lesions warrant further workup


This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.

Artificial Intelligence – Already the radiologist's daily business?

Session co-organised by SCR, Siemens Healthineers, Philips and GE Healthcare
Moderator: E. M. Merkle, Basel/CH

Adopting AI: Addressing the challenges of seamless workflow integration

Speaker: G. J. Awender, Phillips Sales Manager Europe

AI in Clinical Routine – Are we there yet?

Speaker: B. Schmidt, Siemens Healthineers Diagnostic Imaging

Edison – Intelligence to enable better patient care
AI and Analytics: Device, Department & Enterprise level

Speaker: J. Beger, GE Healthcare Digital

This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.


Time is brain: Where lies the time-saving potential?

Moderators: K.-O. Lövblad, Geneva/CH; S. Winklhofer, Zurich/CH

Interdisciplinary management (Neuro, NRad, Anae) of acute stroke due to large vessel occlusion

Speaker: P. Machi, Geneva/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn who participates in the management of acute stroke and who the leading partner is
– To learn processes to improve interdisciplinary management of stroke

One-stop-management in acute stroke: From feasibility to broad implementation

Speaker: I. Wanke, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– One-stop-management: To learn what is needed and how to do it
– To learn important milestones in the implementation of a one-stop management

Is reduction of groin to reperfusion times possible?

Speaker: M. Psychogios, Basel/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn which technique has the fastest groin-to-reperfusion time
– To learn which materials can be prepared prior to a thrombectomy and how much personnel is needed for a fast thrombectomy


This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.

Update on malignant mesothelioma: Pathogenesis, diagnostic evaluation, staging and therapeutic concepts

Moderators: J. Prior, Lausanne/CH; B. Halpern, Münsterlingen/CH

Update on malignant mesothelioma: Pathogenesis and diagnostic evaluation

Speaker: L. R. Chirieac, Harvard/US
Learning objectives:
– To present recently described genomic and pathogenetic alterations in mesothelioma
– To describe current immunohistochemical antibodies with diagnostic importance in mesothelioma

Diagnostic evaluation and staging – Significant imaging concepts

Speaker: R. R. Gill, Harvard/US
Learning objectives:
– To review the role of multimodality imaging in evaluation of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
– To illustrate how quantitative imaging techniques play a role in staging and management of Mesothelioma

New European treatment guidelines for MPM

Speaker: I. Schmitt-Opitz, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn the recommendations from recent European Guidelines about MPM treatment
– To learn the recommendations from recent European Guidelines about Diagnosis of MpM


This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SGNM-SSMN CME point (Formation continue essentielle spécifique/Fachspezifische Kernfortbildung) and 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point.

Lymph node imaging: Who cares about lymph node?

Moderators: C. Antonescu, Fribourg/CH, H. von Tengg-Kobligk, Bern/CH

From basics to state-of-the-art in ultrasound of lymph nodes

Speaker: J.-Y. Meuwly, Lausanne/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about the essentials (anatomy/pathophysiology) of lymph node using sonography
– To learn about US based morphological and functional characterization of LN pathologies

Nod-rads: A new proposal for standardized reporting

Speaker: M. Becker, Geneva/CH
Learning objectives:
– To understand the concept of Nod-rads as an adjunct to structured reporting
– To learn how to use it in daily routine

An update on nuclear medicine imaging of the lymphatic system

Speaker: I. Burger, Baden/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about the advantages of using PET-CT/SPECT to characterize lymph nodes
– To learn when PET-CT/SPECT is not of added value for lymph node imaging


This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SGNM-SSMN CME point (Formation continue essentielle spécifique/Fachspezifische Kernfortbildung) and 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point.

IR: What every radiologist needs to know

Moderators: D. Bodenmann, Frauenfeld/CH & T. Pfammatter, Zurich/CH

Imaging follow-up after EVAR – How to report the right things

Speaker: G. Puippe, Zurich/CH
Learning objectives:
– To understand the basic techniques for endovascular treatment of aneurysms in the abdominal aorta and iliac arteries and typical complications and their imaging appearance
– To appreciate typical pitfalls when interpreting imaging studies after EVAR procedures

Imaging follow-up after loco-regional liver-directed therapies

Speaker: C. Zech, Basel/CH
Learning objectives:
– To understand the basic techniques for minimal-invasive treatment of primary and secondary liver tumors and typical complications and their imaging appearance
– To appreciate typical pitfalls when interpreting imaging studies after loco-regional liver-directed procedures

How to do a proper image-guided biopsy

Speaker: P. Knüsel, Chur/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about suitable materials and basic techniques of image guided biopsies including appropriate access route
– To learn how to appreciate typical complications as well as an appropriate imaging F/U or treatment


This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.

Radiation protection course SGR-SSR/SVMTRA-ASTRM - “X-Ray” Shades of Gray: Improve your knowledge in radiation protection!

Moderators: I. Gremion, Epalinges/CH; A. Gutzeit, Lucerne/CH

Radiation protection in Switzerland: Where are we today?

Speaker: S. Schindera, Aarau/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about the past efforts in radiation protection – A success story
– To provide an overview on future projects in radiation protection

Radiation protection from the physicist’s point of view

Speaker: Y. Käser, Uetikon am See/CH
Learning objectives:
– To learn about radiation protection tools for daily practice
– To improve your practical knowledge in radiation protection

Radiation protection doesn’t have to be complicated, but you have to think about it

Speaker: I. Gremion, Epalinges/CH; A. Gutzeit, Lucerne/CH
Learning objectives:
– To update your knowledge in radiation protection by immersing yourself in practical cases
– To understand the principles of operational radiation protection and be able to apply them


This session is accredited with 2 SGR-SSR CME credits (Category 1), 1,5 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-points and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.
A specific certificate will be delivered upon effective attendance to the online course.

State of the art and future of cardiac imaging

Moderator: H. Alkadhi, Zurich/CH

Cardiac imaging trials and current guidelines – Relevance for Radiologists

Speaker: H. Alkadhi, Zurich/CH

CT imaging of chronic coronary syndroms

Speaker: K. Bertschinger, Zurich/CH

Cardiovascular MRI in chronic coronary syndroms

Speaker: R. Manka, Zurich/CH


Session co-organised by SCR and Bayer (Schweiz) AG


Case based learning session for residents: How to survive the night shifts at Christmas?

Moderators: S. Nyilas, Bern/CH, F. Kramer, Aarau/CH & S. Schmidt, Lausanne/CH

Expecting the unexpected

Speaker: H.-C. Breit, Basel/CH

How the peritoneum can affect your night shifts

Speaker: J. Vidal, Fribourg/CH

Look through the window

Speaker: R. Hajri, Lausanne/CH

An injury can hide another: whole-body CT interpretation in a polytrauma patient

Speaker: K. Battistini, Geneva/CH

Testicular emergencies: how to save a future life?

Speaker: L. Jungblut, Zurich/CH

This session is accredited with 1 SGR-SSR CME credit (Category 1), 1 SVMTRA-ASTRM log-point and 1 non-specific SGNM-SSMN credit.

SCR’21 Online Edition – Scientific Clubs

For the SCR’21 Online Edition, we are glad to introduce “Online Scientific Clubs” (OSC) instead of our traditional Scientific Sessions. The OSCs will allow researchers to present their original work to peers and to discuss scientific topics amongst each other. Registration for the OSC is free for all SCR’21 Online Edition participants. registration links for each OSC as well as the detail of the sessions are available below! Please note that it is necessary to register for each OSC individually!

Musculoskeletal Imaging

Registration: To receive the link to access the OSC, please sign in HERE.

Moderators: J. Galley,Fribourg/CH; F. Becce, Lausanne/CH

Suprapatellar Fat Pad MRI Abnormalities in asymptomatic subjects: what is normal?
A. Cosentino [1], R. Richard [1], M. Baron [2], H. Babel [2], J. Favre [2], P. Omoumi [2]; [1]Rennaz/CH, [2]Lausanne/CH
Medial meniscal extrusion evaluated with weight-bearing ultrasound in correlation with MRI: differences in meniscal morphologies and patient symptoms
A. L. Falkowski [1], J. A. Jacobson [2], M. Cresswell [3], A. Bedi [2], V. Kalia [2]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]Ann Arbor/US, [3]Vancouver/CA

High-Resolution 3D MRI for Chondrocalcinosis Detection in the Knee – A Prospective Cohort Study Comparing 7 Tesla and 3 Tesla MRI with CT
C. Germann, J. Galley, A. Falkowski, S. Fucentese, C. Pfirrmann, D. Nanz, R. Sutter; Zurich/CH
Signal intensity and Echogenicity Variability of the Proximal Lateral Collateral Ligament of the Knee: Findings on MRI and Ultrasound with Histologic Correlation
A. L. Falkowski [1], J. A. Jacobson [2], G. Gandikota [2], D. R. Lucas [2], F. Zaottini [3]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]Ann Arbor/US, [3]Genoa/IT
Presented by Anna L. Falkowski, Zurich/CH
Three-dimensional Quantification of Knee Joint Space Narrowing with Weight-bearing CT: Comparison with Non-weight-bearing CT and Weight-bearing Radiography
B. Fritz [1], J. Fritz [2], S. Fucentese [1], C. Pfirrmann [1], R. Sutter [1]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]New York/US
Bone Mineral Density Estimation From a Single CT Topogram Using Photon-Counting CT – Comparison to Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and Effect of Patient Size in a Porcine Phantom
A. Euler [1], T. Nowak [2], M. Eberhard [1], B. Schmidt [2], H. Alkadhi[1]; [1] Zurich/CH, [2]Forchheim/DE
Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Vertebral Compression Fractures Using Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of a Single Fast Spin Echo T2-weighted Dixon Sequence
S. Bacher, S. Hajdu, Y. Maeder, V. Dunet, P. Omoumi; Lausanne/CH
Qualitative rating vs. quantitative machine learning-supported texture analysis for detection and grading of lumbar spinal stenosis
F. Huber, S. Stutz, I. Vittoria de Martini, M. Mannil, A. Becker, S. Winklhofer, J. Burgstaller, R. Guggenberger; Zurich/CH
Posterior Extraarticular Ischiofemoral Impingement can be caused by the Lesser and the Greater Trochanter in patients with Increased Femoral Version during dynamic 3D-CT based Impingement Simulation
T. Lerch, F. Schmaranzer, I. Todorski, C. Degonda, G. Zeng, N. Gerber, M. Tannast; Bern/CH
Dual-energy computed tomography versus ultrasound, alone or in combination, for the diagnosis of gout: a prospective study of accuracy
J. A. Singh [1], F. Becce [2], J.-F. Budzik [3], T. Pascart [3]; [1]Birmingham/US, [2] Lausanne/CH, [3]Lomme/FR

Interventional Radiology

Registration: To receive the link to access the OSC, please sign in HERE.

Moderators: S. D. Qanadli, Lausanne/CH; C. Zech, Basel/CH

Insertion of implantable vascular access devices (IVAD) in the upper arm with lateral placement of reservoir
R. Benz, F. Paquet, K. Muchantef, A. Bessissow, L.-M. Boucher, C. Torres, D. Valenti, T. Cabrera; Montreal/CA
Comparison of two ECG guided PICC insertion techniques: Interim analysis of randomized controlled trial
G. Gullo, P. Frossard, A. Colin, S. D. Qanadli; Lausanne/CH
Silicone based PTCD Simulator
T. Reyes del Castillo, C. Fechner, R. Lopez Benitez, J. Roos; Lucerne/CH
Efficacy and Feasibility of Navigated Percutaneous Thermoablation of Kidney Tumors
L. Kara, M. Schmidt; Zurich/CH
Safety of Viabahn endoprosthesis for endovascular exclusion of common femoral artery pseudoaneurysm: A single-center study
C. Krieger,S. Malekzadehlashkariani, D. Periard, E. Monnard; Fribourg/CH
Thermal Ablation of the Posterior Nerve Roots using MR-HIFU to Treat Refractory Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
A. Najafi, P. Wahl, A. Alfieri, C. Binkert; Winterthur/CH
Evaluation of Possible Effectiveness and Detriment of Using Patient Lead Pad for Reducing Staff Dose in Interventional Radiology
T. Lima [1,2], T. Reyes Del Castillo [1], M. Heinrich [1], S. Zihlmann [1], R. Lopez Benitez [1], J. E. Roos, [1]; [1]Lucerne/CH, [2]Lausanne/CH

Cardiovascular & Chest

Registration: To receive the link to access the OSC, please sign in HERE.

Moderators: M. Rasper, Münsterlingen/CH; A. Huber, Bern/CH

Deep learning for automatic quantification of lung abnormalities in COVID-19 patients: First experience and correlation with clinical parameters
V. Mergen [1], A. Kobe [1], C. Blüthgen [1], A. Euler [1], T. Flohr [2], T. Frauenfelder [1], H. Alkadhi [1], M. Eberhard [1]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]Forchheim/DE
AI software for the detection of pulmonary embolism on CT angiography – A preliminary study
D. J. Yan, M. Massoutier, R. Meyer, P.-A. Poletti, A. Platon; Geneva/CH
Vessel morphology analysis in unenhanced pulmonary CTs: Can it be used to distinguish COVID-19 from Influenza and normal lungs?
J. Poletti; Basel/CH
Evaluation of histogram analysis and HU thresholding for the automated quantification of atypical pneumonia in chest CT
A. Romanov, T. Weikert, M. Bach, S. Yang, G. Sommer, C. Anastasopoulos, J. Bremerich, A. Sauter; Basel/CH
Postmortem CT features of lungs of COVID-19 cases
C. Egger [1], P. Genet [1,2], V. Magnin [1,2], T. Fracasso [1,2], J. A. Lobrinus [1]; [1]Geneva/CH, [2] Lausanne/CH
Coronary Calcium Score: Incremental Prognostic Value for All-cause Mortality after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
M. Eberhard, R. Hinzpeter, A. L. Schönenberger, A. Euler, N. Kuzo, K. Reeve, B. E. Stähli, A. M. Kasel, R. Manka, F. C. Tanner, H. Alkadhi; Zurich/CH
Deep Neural Network Provides Human Reader Level Accuracy in Quantifying Vessel-Specific Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring
D. Winkel [1], J. Görich [2], S. J. Buss [2], U. J. Schoepf [3], P. Sharma [4], S. Rapaka[4]; [1]Basel/CH, [2]Sinsheim/DE, [3] Charleston/US, [4]Princeton/US
Coronary artery analysis in patients undergoing CT angiography before transcatheter aortic valve implantation
D. C. Rotzinger, D. Meier, A. Depierre, C. Roguelov, E. Eeckhout, O. Muller, T. Mahendiran, S. Fournier, S. D. Qanadli; Lausanne/CH
Whole Heart Cardiac Cine Radial MR Image Reconstruction using Deep Neural Network (DNN)
I. Aslam [1,2], L. A. Crowe, [1], F. Aamir [2], M. Kassai [1], H. Omer [2], J.-P. Vallee, [1]; [1]Geneva/CH, [2]Islamabad/PK
Analysis of Segmental Strain for the Detection of Chronic Ischemic Scars in Non-contrast Cardiac MRI Cine Images
M. Polacin, M. Karolyi, M. Eberhard, B. Baessler, S. Kozerke, H. Alkadhi, R. Manka; Zurich/CH

Abdominal & Pelvic

Registration: To receive the link to access the OSC, please sign in HERE.

Moderators: O. Donati, Zurich/CH; L. Widmer, Fribourg/CH

Primary Staging in Patients with intermediate- and high-risk Prostate Cancer: Multiparametric MRI versus 68Ga-PSMA-PET/MRI – Is there an added Value of 68Ga-PSMA-PET?
S. Skawran [1], S. Ghafoor [1,2], A. Hötker [1], V. Sanchez [1], M. Hüllner [1], I. Burger [1,3], D. Eberli [1], O. Donati [1]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2] New York, US, [3]Baden/CH
Improving Image Quality of DWI of the Prostate: Enema vs. Catheter Preparation
C. Reischauer, T. Cancelli, S. Malekzadeh, J. M. Froehlich, H. C. Thoeny; Fribourg/CH
Value of bowel preparation techniques for prostate MRI
C. S. Schmidt [1], A. Hötker [1], U.J. Muehlematter [1], I. Burger [1,2], O. Donati [1], B. Barth [3]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]Baden/CH, [3]Uster/CH
Improving Workflow in Prostate MRI: Realtime AI-based decision-making on biparametric or multiparametric MRI
A. Hötker, R. Da Mutten, A. Tiessen, E. Konukoglu, O. Donati; Zurich/CH
Autonomous Detection and Classification of PI-RADS Lesions in an MRI Screening Population Incorporating Multicenter-labeled Deep Learning and Biparametric Imaging: Proof of Concept
D. Winkel, C. Wetterauer, M. O. Matthias, H. H. Seifert, C. A. Rentsch, D. T. Boll; Basel/CH
Gadoxetic acid MRI for assessment of HCC response to Yttrium 90 radioembolization: Correlation with histopathology
N. Vietti Violi [1], J. Gnerre [2], S. Hectors [2], O. Bane [2],A. Law [2], I. Fiel [2], B. Taouli [2]; [1]Lausanne/CH, [2]New York/US
Multiparametric MRI for activity grading and staging of hepatic fibrosis: Role of T2-mapping, multi-gradient-echo MRI and MR elastography
S. Skawran, H. Honcharova-Biletska, S. Blümel, S. Daniel, G. Leinenkugel, C. Juengst, A. Weber, C. Gubler, C. Reiner; Zurich/CH
T1 reduction rate with Gd-EOB-DTPA for liver function mapping in MRI – comparison between 1.5T and 3T in a cross-sectional comparative study
V. Obmann, D. Catucci, A. Berzigotti, C. Gräni, L. Ebner, J. Heverhagen, A. Christe, A. Huber; Bern/CH
Analyzing Confounders and Repeatability in Multiparametric Quantitative Ultrasound Liver Assessment: Towards Standardized Measurements
I. N. Kirchner, S. Nambiar, N. Korta Martiartu, L. Ruby, M. B. Rominger; Zurich/CH 
Assessment of the stability and discriminative power of radiomics features in liver lesions using an anthropomorphic 3D-printed CT phantom
O. Jimenez-del-Toro [1], M. Bach [2], C. Aberle [2], R. Schaer [1], M. Obmann [2], K. Flouris [3], E. Konukoglu [3], B. Stieltjes [2], H. Müller [1,4], A. Depeursinge [1,5]; [1]Sierre/CH, [2]Basel/CH, [3]Zurich/CH, [4]Geneva/CH, [5]Lausanne/CH

Brain, Head & Neck

Registration: To receive the link to access the OSC, please sign in HERE.

Moderators: K.-O. Loevblad, Geneva/CH & C. Brendle, Tübingen/DE

Is Hypnosis a valid alternative to pharmacologic sedation for claustrophobic patients undergoing MR exams? A preliminary retrospective study
N. Ferrera Espinosa [1], S. Rizzo [1], E. Pravatà [1], R. Guggenberger [2], S. Stern [3], F. Del Grande [1]; [1]Lugano/CH, [2] Zurich/CH, [3] Melbourne/AU
Classifying Perspective and Acquisition Sequence for Brain MRIs Using Neural Networks on Single Slices
N. Braeker [1], C. Schmitz [1], B. J. Stanicki [2], C. Schroeder [3], F. Ehret [4,5], C. Fürweger [5,6], D. R. Zwahlen [1], R. Foerster [1], A. Muacevic [5], P. Windisch [1,5]; [1]Winterthur/CH, [2]Zurich/CH, [3]Villigen/CH, [4] Berlin/DE, [5] Munich/DE, [6] Cologne/DE
Characterization of meningiomas with synthetic imaging
R. Ludovichetti [1], B. M. Delattre, J. Boto, D. LaGrange, T. Meling, M. I. Vargas Gomez; Geneva/CH
Comparison between two commercial MR perfusion software for mechanical thrombectomy patients selection
S. Pistocchi, D. Strambo, B. Bartolini, R. A. Meuli, P. Michel, V. Dunet; Lausanne/CH
A challenging gap: Our experience in an artificial intelligence competition on aneurysms detection
G. Marie, T. Di Noto, J. Richiardi, B. C. Meritxell, G. Saliou, P. Hagmann; Lausanne/CH
Deep learning based prediction of meningeoma resection status: Added value in preoperative imaging
B. H. Akkurt [1], L. Remonda [2], W. Heindel [1], M. Mannil [1]; [1]Muenster/DE, [2]Aarau/CH
Discriminating cognitive motor dissociation from disorders of consciousness through structural MRI
P. Pozeg, J. Joehr, R. Meuli, K. Diserens, V. Dunet; Lausanne/CH
Rare neurological complications in a patient with SLE – what type of imaging diagnosis is the most needed?
K. Drelich, O. Pustelniak, M. Zbroja, E. Kuklik, B. Targońska-Stępniak, J. Wojczal, J. Bielewicz; Lublin/PL
Significance of incidental findings on extended cervico-cranial CT angiography in patients with suspicion of acute stroke
S. Torlakovic, A. Platon, M. Becker, P.-A. Poletti, Geneva/CH

Joint scientific session SSRMP/SGR-SSR

Registration: To receive the link to access the OSC, please sign in HERE.

Moderators: G. Andreisek, Münsterlingen/CH; M. Fix, Bern/CH

Exposure of the Swiss population in 2018 from medical imaging
A. Viry [1], J. Bize [1], P. Trueb [2], B. Ott [2], D. Racine [1], F. Verdun [1], R. LeCoultre [1]; [1] Lausanne/CH, [2]Bern/CH
Towards Monte Carlo simulations of clinical grating interferometry prototypes
S. Tessarini [1,2], M. K. Fix [3], P. Manser [3], W. Volken [3], D. Frei [3], M. Stampanoni [1,2]; [1] Zurich/CH, [2] Villigen/CH, [3]Bern/CH
Evaluation, comparison, and optimization of the effects of manual versus software-automated protocols on radiation dose and image quality in simulated paediatric chest computed tomography
L. Bellesi [1], S. Rizzo [2], G. Argentieri [2], F. Del Grande [2], C. Puligheddu [1], F. Pupillo [1], M. A. Piliero [2], M. Casiraghi [1], E. Paulicelli [1], S. Presilla [1]; [1]Bellinzona/CH ,[2]Lugano/CH
Task-based evaluation of photon-counting-detector coronary CT angiography and comparison with energy-integrating-detector CT
D. C. Rotzinger [1], D. Racine [1], F. Becce [1], K. Erhard [2], E. Lahoud [3], S. Si-Mohamed [4], J. Greffier [5], R. Meuli [1], P. Douek [4]; [1]Lausanne/CH, [2] Hamburg/DE, [3]Haifa/IL, [4] Lyon/FR, [5]Nimes/FR
Robustness and Reproducibility of Radiomics in Virtual Monoenergetic Images of Dual-Energy CT
A. Euler, D. Cester, M. Eberhard, T. Sartoretti, N. Lohaus, H. Alkadhi, B. Baessler; Zurich/CH
Virtual Monoenergetic Images from Dual-Energy CT – Systematic Assessment of Task-based Image Quality Performance for Dual-Source Dual-Energy CT
D. Cester, M. Eberhard, T, Frauenfelder, H. Alkadhi, A Euler; Zurich/CH
QuantImage v2: An Open-Source and Web-Based Integrated Platform for Clinical Radiomics Research
R. Schaer [1], V. Oreiller [1], O. Aidonopoulos [1], J. O. Prior [2], A. Depeursinge [1,2]; [1]Sierre/CH, [2]Lausanne/CH
Gadolinium Deposition in the Brain in a Large Animal Model – Comparison of Linear and Macrocyclic Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents
H. Richter [1], A. Radbruch [2], S. Fingerhut [3], L. F. Martin [1], A. Xia [3], N. Henze [3], W. Paulus [3], M. Sperling [3], U. Karst [3], A. Jeibmann [3]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]Bonn/DE, [3] Muenster/DE
Gadolinium retention after contrast enhanced MRI: The effect of gadolinium on osteoblast lineage cells
F. Strunz [1], S. Dolder [1], C. Stähli [2], J. Heverhagen [1], W. Hofstetter [1], R. Egli [1]; [1]Bern/CH, [2]Bettlach/CH

Women's Imaging

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Moderators: E. Scott, Chêne-Bougeries/CH; G. Adler, Geneva/CH

Estimation of radiation dose in spiral breast CT
S. Shim, J. Unkelbach, A. Boss; Zurich/CH
Contrast-enhanced Breast CT: Preliminary results
N. Berger, M. Marcon, J. Wieler, T. Frauenfelder, A. Boss; Zurich/CH
Fully Automated Breast Segmentation on Novel Breast Computed Tomography Images
S. Shim, D. Cester, L. Ruby, C. Bluthgen, M. Marcon, N. Berger, J. Unkelbach, A. Boss; Zurich/CH
Fully Automatic classification of Automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) imaging using deep convolutional neural network
P. Hejduk, M. Marcon, A. Ciritsis, C. Rossi, K. Borkowski, A. Boss; Zurich/CH
Accuracy and Performance of Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) in the coronal plane
A. Schoenenberger, M. Macron, J. Wieler, U. Mühlematter, A. Meier, A. Boss, T. Frauenfelder, N. Berger; Zurich/CH
Automated Diagnostic Quality control in mammography and tomosynthesis with deep convolutional neural networks
P. Hejduk [1], N. Schmidt [2], K. Borkowski [1], A. Ciritsis [1], C. Rossi [1], A. Boss [1]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2] Basel/CH
Performance of mammography screening programs in Switzerland, 2010-18
J.-L. Bulliard [1], K. Braendle [1], J. Fracheboud [2], M. Zwahlen [3]; [1]Lausanne/CH, [2]Rotterdam/NL, [3]Bern/CH
Reinterpretation of gynecologic radiology findings is purposeful in daily clinical routine: A prospective study of disagreement rates
K. Harma, E. Khanicheh, V. Obmann, J. Heverhagen; Bern /CH
Imaging methods in the diagnosis of uterine congenital defects – A series of cases of patients with residual horns
E. Kopyto, L. Nowakowski, M. Kuczynska, A. Drelich-Zbroja; Lublin/PL

Joint Scientific Session SSRMP/SGNM-SSMN

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This OSC is accredited with 1 SGNM-SSMN CME credit (Formation continue essentielle spécifique/Fachspezifische Kernfortbildung).

Moderators: M. Wissmeyer, Zurich/CH; M. Fix, Bern/CH

Reconstruct gamma-ray interaction position for the development of an on-chip PET system using deep learning
C. Clement, G. Birindelli, M. Pizzichemi, M. Kruithof-de Julio, E. Auffray, A. Rominger, K. Shi; Bern/CH
A cross-scanner and cross-tracer deep learning method for the recovery of standard-dose imaging quality from low-dose PET
S. Xue [1], R. Guo [2], P. Bohn [1], J. Matzke [3], M. Viscione [1], A. Rominger [1], B. Li [2], K. Shi [1]; [1]Bern/CH, [2]Shanghai, CN, [3]Munich/DE
PBPK-based in silico tumor microenvironment model for 177Lu-PSMA-617 therapy
G. Birindelli, M. Drobnjakovic, E. Gourni, M. Fürstner, A. Afshar-Oromieh, A. Rominger, K. Shi; Bern/CH
Study of scattered signal with GATE simulation for Biograph Vision Quadra PET scanner
G. Birindelli [1], H. Sari [1], M. Fürstner [1], M. Drobnjakovic [1], C. Clement [1], C. Michel [2], A. Rominger [1], K. Shi [1]; [1]Bern/CH, [2]Knoxville/US
Quantitative comparison of therapy response assessment of tumour lesions based on PET SUV on different scanners with the harmonization factor EQ.PET
T. Lima [1][2], S. Matijasevic[1], M. d. S. Pérez Lago[1], J. E. Roos[1], K. Strobel[1]; [1]Lucerne/CH, [2]Lausanne/CH
Simplified patient specific renal dosimetry in 177Lu therapy: A proof of concept
T. Ligonnet [1], D. Pistone [2][3], L. Auditore [2], A. Italiano [2], E. Amato [2][3], S. Boughdad [1], M. Meyer [1], N. Schaefer [1], J. O. Prior [1], S. Gnesin [1]; [1]Lausanne/CH, [2]Messina/IT, [3]Catania/IT
Influence of volumes, scan times and radiotracer distributions on PET radiomics features: A phantom study
L. Milan, L. Giovanella, L. Ceriani; Bellinzona/CH
Development of a deep learning method for CT-free attenuation correction for an ultra-long axial field of view PET scanner
S. Xue [1], P. Bohn [1], R. Guo [2], H. Sari [3], M. Viscione [1], A. Rominger [1], B. Li [2], K. Shi [1]; [1]Bern/CH, [2]Shanghai/CN, [3]Lausanne/CH
Fifty shades of Scandium: Phantom-based quantification of Sc-43 in a commercially-available PET/CT device
T. Lima [1][2], S. Gnesin [2], K. Strobel [1], M. d. S. Pérez Lago [1], J. E. Roos [1], C. Müller [3], N. P. van der Meulen [3]; [1]Lucerne/CH, [2]Lausanne/CH, [3]Villigen/CH
Impact of liver movement on predictive SIRT dosimetry: A phantom study
J. Solana Muñoz [1], T. Lima [2], M. Meyer[ 1], S. Boughdad [1], N. Schaefer [3], J. O. Prior [1], S. Gnesin [1]; [1]Lausanne/CH, [2]Lucerne/CH

Paediatric Imaging

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Moderators: J. Geiger, Zurich/CH; J. Busch, Bern/CH

Implementing Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography in a Paediatric Tertiary Hospital in Switzerland
R. Gnannt, Q. M. Hamie, H. Dave, L. Weibel, G. Henze, N. Lindenblatt, C. Kellenberger; Zurich/CH
Feasibility of non-gated dynamic fetal cardiac MRI for identification of fetal cardiovascular anatomy
J. Geiger, R. Tuura, F. Callaghan, B. Burkhardt, K. Payette, A.Jakab, C. Kellenberger, E. Valsangiacomo; Zurich/CH
Ultrasound in Appendicitis : Complexities beyond the textbook
D. Ribeiro, E. Barras, E. Katirtzidou, M. Laurent, S. Hanquinet; Geneva/CH
Intussusception in a child as the first sign of Burkitt’s lymphoma
M. Zbroja, W. Cyranka, K. Drelich, A. Brodzisz, M. Wozniak; Lublin/PL
Imaging Findings in COVID-19 symptomatic pediatric patients
G. Muto, C. Habre, M. Laurent, M. Hugot, S. Hanquinet; Geneva/CH
Impact of Whole Body MRI in the management of pediatric non-oncological pathologies
E. Katirtzidou, E. Barras, M. Laurent, C. Habre Marcos, S. Hanquinet; Geneva/CH
MRI 3D UTE Cones and ZTE 4D for detection of lung density in pediatric patients
K. Zeimpekis, C. Kellenberger, J. Geiger; Zurich/CH
Paediatric low dose lung CT – What is the lowest radiation dose for providing diagnostic images?
M. Zellner [1], S. Tschauner [2], M. S. Weyland [1], I. Ozden [3], G. Lutters [3], S. Scheidegger [1], C. J. Kellenberger [1]; [1]Zurich/CH, [2]Graz/AT, [3]Aarau/CH
Breast imaging in children and adolescents: our experience in the 5 past years
C. Sadjo Zoua, D. Botsikas, S. Hanquinet; Geneva/CH
Role of spinal imaging in non-accidental trauma in children
E. Barras, M. Laurent, D. Ribeiro, E. Katirtzidou, S. Hanquinet; Geneva/CH