PET/CT for the General Radiologist Organised by the BIR Scottish Branch

PET/CT for the General Radiologist Organised by the BIR Scottish Branch

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Partners Exhibit

Partners Symposia



This event is aimed at clinicians, especially general radiologists who encounter PET scans as part of their daily work but don’t report them in addition to trainees. The aim is to give a basic understanding of the science underpinning PET, its indications, pitfalls and superficial image interpretation. It will conclude by summarising future tracer developments and imminent new indications for PET feature.

Hear from high-quality speakers with vast experience in the world of PET/CT, including those from the West of Scotland PET centre, currently one of the busiest centres in the UK.

Educational aims:

  • To gain a basic understanding of the science behind PET
  • To discuss indications for PET referral
  • To gain a basic understanding of PET interpretation

Registration fees
  • BIR member Plan 1 £80
  • BIR member Plan 2 £60
  • BIR Trainee member £40
  • BIR Retired/Student member £30
  • Non-member Consultant or equivalent £110
  • Non-member Other grades £90
  • Non-member Trainee £60
  • Non-member Retired/Student £50


09:15

Registration and refreshments

09:45

Welcome and introduction

Dr John Shand, Consultant

Radiologist, Stobhill Hospital

Session 1: Techniques

Chair: Dr David Stobo, Consultant

Radiologist, Queen Elizabeth University

Hospital, Glasgow

10:00

PET physics and equipment

Dr Mary-Frances Dempsey, Clinical

Scientist, West of Scotland PET Centre

10:20

Radiochemistry - FDG and other isotopes

Dr Jonathan Owens, PET

Production Head of Operations,

West of Scotland PET Centre

10:40

Patient preparation and scanning

Ms Gilly Turnbull, Radiographer,

West of Scotland PET Centre

11:00

Refreshments

Session 2: Overview of clinical applications

Chair: Dr Jack Straiton, Consultant

Radiologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

11:30

Indications and referral guidelines

Dr Dave Colville, Consultant Nuclear

Medicine Physician, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

11:50

Normal appearances, variants, pitfalls and PACS tips

Dr John Shand, Consultant

Radiologist, Stobhill Hospital

12:20

Lunch

Session 3: Specific applications of FDG PET-CT

Chair: Dr John Shand, Consultant

Radiologist, Stobhill Hospital

13:20

Lung cancer

Dr Peter Garmany, Consultant

Radiologist, Queen Elizabeth

University Hospital, Glasgow

13:45

Lymphoma

Dr David Stobo, Consultant

Radiologist, Queen Elizabeth

University Hospital, Glasgow

14:10

Colorectal and upper GI malignancy

Dr Dilip Patel, Consultant

Radiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

14:35

Head and neck malignancy

Dr Sai Han, Consultant Nuclear

Medicine Physician, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

15:00

Refreshments

Session 4: Beyond oncological FDG PET/CT

Chair: Dr John Shand, Consultant

Radiologist, Stobhill Hospital

15:30

FDG beyond oncology

Dr David Stobo, Consultant

Radiologist, Queen Elizabeth

University Hospital, Glasgow

16:00

Beyond FDG

Dr Jack Straiton, Consultant

Radiologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

16:30

Close of event

BY CAR

From the North: Via the A82 and M8, exit junction 19

From the East: Via the M8, exit junction 19

From the South: Via the M74 and M8, exit junction 19

From the West: Via the M8, exit junction 19

The Q Park Car Park (corner of Howard Street and Jamaica Street is located directly behind IET Glasgow: Teacher Building.


BY BUS

The bus stops are made on Argyle Street, which adjoins Jamaica Street, Howard Street and Osborne Street to access St Enoch Square and IET Glasgow: Teacher Building: Argyle Street: Routes 1, 2, 6, 7, 61 and 75 Jamaica Street: Routes 3, 4, 10, 38 and 57 Howard Street: Routes 2, 7, 61 and 75 Oswald Street: Routes 3, 4, 9,10,38, and 57


BY FOOT:

From Glasgow Queen Street, allow 10-15 minutes to walk this route. Leave Queen Street station via the ‘George Square’ exit Cross over the pedestrian crossing onto West George Street and turn right. Turn left at St George’s Tron and head down Buchanan Street. Take the pedestrian crossing opposite the Bank of Scotland and enter St Enoch Square. From Glasgow Central Station, allow 5-10 minutes to walk this route. Follow the signs for ‘Argyle Street’ between Patisserie Valerie and Costa. Take the escalator and turn left at the bottom. Exit the station opposite the ‘Arches’ and turn left. Cross the road opposite KFC and continue walking until you reach Frasers’ department store on the corner. At Frasers, take the pedestrian crossing opposite the Bank of Scotland and enter St Enoch Square.




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