Expo Hub
120 min

The latest on contrast media examinations in breast imaging

About this session

The benefit of contrast media-based imaging in breast diagnostics has been an ongoing topic of clinical discussion in recent years and has called for a variety of multi-faceted discussions in the physicians' community.

We will approach the topic by first highlighting the frequently changing recommendations in the guidelines for screening dense breasts.

Renowned experts in the fields of ultrasound, mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging will then bring you up to date on the clinical and scientific results of contrast media examinations.

Women's Health
Achieving operational excellence
Ritse Mann

Dr. Ritse Mann

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the current European recommendations for screening and the associated political issues.
  2. To present the status of contrast enhanced MRI and CEM as screening modality
  3. To discuss the current one step forward two steps back policy in the Netherlands
  4. To present a possibility for the future of breast screening

Dr. Panagiotis Kapetas

Learning Objectives:

  1. To become familiar with the use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in breast imaging
  2. To appreciate the role of elastography for the characterization of breast lesions
  3. To gain insight into the concept of multiparametric breast ultrasound
Paola Clauser

Dr.  Paola Clauser

Learning Objectives:

  1. To review CEM technique and methods to ensure a good image quality 
  2. To define clinical scenarios in which CEM ensures the highest added value
  3. To discuss current limitations to a wider implementation in the clinical practice
Isabelle Thomassin

Prof. Dr. Isabelle Thomassin-Naggara

Learning Objectives:

  1. To review breast MR indications 
  2. To understand how new sequences (ULTRAFAST, DWI) simplifies interpretation
  3. To learn how MRI may impact on personalized screening in the future
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