Virtual Colonoscopy Course
Virtual Colonoscopy Course for radiologists.
In this three-day hands-on workshop, 50 CTC cases will be studied under the guidance of expert radiologists. Each case will be analyzed by the course attendees using advanced image processing software, followed by a plenary case assessment by the faculty, based on full surgery and pathology reports.
Several lectures, given in a multidisciplinary setting by local clinical experts, will focus on guidelines and practical handling of the scan and imaging technique, bowel preparation, clinical impact, radiation dose considerations etc. After this course, the attendee should be able to introduce, perform and analyze CTC in his or her department.
This course is organized together with Philips Healthcare. The image processing workstation will be the Philips CT IntelliSpace Portal, including automatic polyp detection and electronic cleansing.
Workshop language: The workshop will be held in English.
If you are a radiologist, you need a ‘Radiologist ticket’ which costs €995 for 3 days.
Are you a resident or technician? Then you need a ‘Resident or Technician ticket’ which costs €695 for 3 days.
Registrations as a resident or technician must be accompanied by a confirmation of the head of the department confirming the status as resident or technician.
Registration fee includes:
- Access to lectures and interactive case reading sessions on workstations (2 attendees per workstation)
- Final program/syllabus
- Coffee breaks
- Drinks and fingerfood on 2nd day
- Certificate of attendance
Registration and Welcome
Introduction to the software
Polyp prevalence, morphology and natural history
Pitfalls in CTC
Tips and Tricks
End of day 1
Center Lumen Line
Polyps and Colorectal cancer: the gastroenterologist’s view
CTC in Screening
Patient preparation protocol
CTC, the surgeon’s view
End of day 2: Drinks and finger food
Low dose CTC and new techniques
Diverticulosis van diverticulitis
MD PhD Radiologist
MBChB MRCS FRCR
MD M.S.C.S. PhD Radiologist
MD Radiologist, Ospedale del Delta di Lagosanto, Italy
M.T. de Witte
MD Radiologist, Saxenburgh Groep Hardenberg, the Netherlands
From Schiphol Airport
- A taxi will cost approximately €38,00. There is a connection shuttle bus twice an hour. The Bilderberg Garden Hotel is the first stop from the airport. A one-way ticket costs €17,00 while a return ticket costs €28,00.
- If you’re going with the public transport, take the train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Zuid which costs €2,80. From there you can take tram 5 heading Central Station, take the stop at Gerrit van der Veenstraat which is a 5-minute walk to the hotel. A 1-hour tram ticket costs €2,90.
From Amsterdam Central Railway Station
- A taxi will cost approximately €20,00. There’s an official taxi stand in the Southwest direction.
- Trams 5 and 24 stop at Gerrit van der Veenstraat which is a 5-minute walk to the hotel. Tram 16 stops at Lairessestraat / Obrechtlaan which is also a 5-minute walk. A 1-hour ticket for the trams costs €2,90.
From Railway Station Amsterdam South / WTC
- A taxi will cost approximately €10,00.
- You can also take tram 5 heading Central Station, take the stop at Gerrit van der Veenstraat which is a 5-minute walk to the hotel. A 1-hour tram ticket costs €2,90.
Mon, 8 Jan 2024 - Thu, 11 Jan 2024
Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - Fri, 19 Jan 2024
Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - Fri, 19 Jan 2024
Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - Wed, 17 Jan 2024
Fri, 19 Jan 2024 - Sun, 21 Jan 2024
Sat, 20 Jan 2024 - Wed, 24 Jan 2024
Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - Sun, 28 Jan 2024
Thu, 1 Feb 2024 - Sat, 3 Feb 2024
Nordrhein-WestfalenDüsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen 40474