Breast MRI and beyond

31 Aug - 4 Sep 2020

Barcelona - Spain

Level III - Subspecialisation training

The purpose of this Fellowship is to learn about the method and high quality reporting of breast MRI, in the diagnostic, high risk screening and implant evaluation clinical situations, as well as the reporting details and the best use of MRI-guided interventions.

2200.00 €

Description

This fellowship will include from the basics till the advanced knowledge of breast MRI. All relevant clinical cases would contain the patient’s initial digital mammography and breast ultrasound images – based on them, the diagnostics would be completed by breast MRI, and biopsy results, if applicable.
Everyday usual and complicated or rare cases would help to become familiar with the semiology of this modality, as well as technical issues, artifacts and pitfalls. Advantages, disadvantages and limits of this method would be treated. Special issues as MRI-guided biopsy, BI-RADS MRI lexicon, implant complications, Gadolinium deposition problem would be discussed. The fellow will be provided with the reporting templates and referring questionnaire, developed by the mentor.

Availability

Maximum number of seats: 6

Learning objectives

  • To understand the indications and contraindications of breast MRI – it is utmost important to know its place in the diagnostic and therapeutic protocol
  • To learn the concept and reporting of breast MRI on benign and malignant cases
  • To become familiar with the breast implants and their diagnostics by MRI

Programme will include

  • Lectures on Breast MRI
  • Individual reporting with supervision of Mentor
  • Group case discussion of the reported cases

Level

Level III - Subspecialisation training
This fellowship is expecting those, who want to complete their breast diagnostic knowledge by the most advanced modality. This course is designed for the Fellow who is already familiar with the daily practice of breast diagnostics (mammography, breast ultrasound, interventions) and with basic pathological and oncological issues of breast cancer. The reason of these requirements is that breast MRI cannot be always considered as a standalone method, but rather as a highest level, add-on, fine tool.

Lecturers

  • Gabor Forrai M.D. Ph.D.
    Budapest Hungary

    Head, Dept. of Radiology, Duna Medical Center, Budapest, Hungary

    Gábor Forrai, MD, PhD is the actual Past-President of EUSOBI (European Society of Breast Imaging). He got his education in Hungary, France, Germany, UK and Israel. He has been working as Head of Radiology Department at the Defence Forces Hospital/Teaching Hospital University Semmelweis in Budapest, Hungary, as well as Leader of accredited Breast screening centers’ chain. Editor of 5 books, published 2 books, 29 book chapters. Experienced speaker and lecturer of international conferences & courses in English, French and Hungarian languages.

Monday - August 31st 2020
08:30 09:00 Registration and introduction to the venue Introduction
09:00 10:30 Course overview, breast cancer, screening, diagnostics Lecture Gabor Forrai
10:30 11:00 Coffee break Break
11:00 12:30 Standard examination technique of breast MRI, sequences, artifacts, pitfalls Lecture Gabor Forrai
12:30 13:30 Lunch break Break
13:30 15:00 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
15:00 15:30 Coffee break Break
15:30 16:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
16:30 17:00 Q&A time
Tuesday - September 1st 2020
09:00 09:30 Questions from previous day
09:30 10:15 Place of MRI in the screening and diagnostic algorithm Lecture Gabor Forrai
10:15 10:45 Coffee break Break
10:45 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
12:30 13:30 Lunch break Break
13:30 14:30 Interpretation: lesions, BI-RADS lexicon Lecture Gabor Forrai
14:30 15:00 Coffee break Break
15:00 16:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
16:30 17:00 Q&A time
Wednesday - September 2nd 2020
09:00 09:30 Questions from previous day
09:30 10:15 Preoperative MRI: invasive cancer and DCIS Lecture Gabor Forrai
10:15 10:45 Coffee break Break
10:45 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
12:30 13:30 Lunch break Break
13:30 14:30 New indications of MRI: occult cancer, nipple discharge and other special clinical scenarios Lecture Gabor Forrai
14:30 15:00 Coffee break Break
15:00 16:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
16:30 17:00 Q&A time
Thursday - September 3rd 2020
09:00 09:30 Questions from previous day
09:30 10:15 Implant imaging Lecture Gabor Forrai
10:15 10:45 Coffee break Break
10:45 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
12:30 13:30 Lunch break Break
13:30 14:30 High risk screening, referral and reporting templates Lecture Gabor Forrai
14:30 15:00 Coffee break Break
15:00 16:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
16:30 17:00 Q&A time
Friday - September 4th 2020
09:00 09:30 Questions from previous day
09:30 10:15 MRI-guided interventions: indications, technique, alternative methods Lecture Gabor Forrai
10:15 10:45 Coffee break Break
10:45 12:30 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
12:30 13:30 Lunch break Break
13:30 14:00 Future developments, trends, research Lecture Gabor Forrai
14:00 14:30 Coffee break Break
14:30 16:00 Individual reporting followed by case discussion Case demo Gabor Forrai
16:00 17:00 Closing remarks and Summary Gabor Forrai

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Cancellation Policy

Participant cancellations
For cancellations made up until 3 months before the programme starts 100% of the paid fee will be reimbursed deducting an admin fee of 100€. For cancellations made after the 3 months' deadline there will be no entitle to reimbursement

TMC Cancellation

In case of cancellation by TMC Academy registration fees will be refunded in full.