Date and Venue

October 17, 2024

Thessaloniki, Greece
Specific venue will be announced soon!

CME Accreditation

Applications have been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of ESOR Patient Communication Courses.

Visiting Professorship Programme to the Baltic Congress

ESOR Course on Imaging of the Spine| October 17, 2024

Course information

This course is intended for radiologists in training with a special interest in neuro-imaging. It provides a focus into spinal imaging, including inflammation, trauma and degeneration of the spine. Internationally renowned European neuroradiologists will provide lectures including theory and interactive cases. The course encompasses comprehensive reviews, updates in new trends and relevant imaging techniques.

Learning objectives

  • to review key imaging findings of the most common spinal disorders
  • to understand basic and advanced neuro-imaging interpretation
  • to become familiar with the most common imaging signs of these disorders and the most important differential diagnosis
  • to recognise the critical clinical information provided by imaging studies with direct implication for treatment decisions


Thursday, October 17, 2024

08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome & Introduction
09:00 – 09:30 The respective role of conventional radiography and MR Imaging for the spine
C. Calli, Izmir/TR
09:30 – 10:00 The degenerative spine
J. Boban, Novi Sad/RS
10:00 – 10:30 Spinal cord compression
A. Krainik, Grenoble/FR
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 13:00 Workshops
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30 Infection and inflammation of the spine
J. Boban, Novi Sad/RS
14:30 – 15:00 Spinal trauma
C. Calli, Izmir/TR
15:00– 15:30 Imaging of myelitis
A. Krainik, Grenoble/FR
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 – 18:00 Workshops
18:00 Course evaluation and closing ceremony