Scientific program

MONDAY

  CT/MRI US IR
 
9.00 – 10.00 Structure, development, function and repair of CNS blood vessels – Marco Rosati Focus on the upper urinary system & challenges – Dominique Penninck IR Approach to Portosystemic Shunts (IHPSS, EHPSS, HAVM, Acquired PSS) – Chick Weisse
10.00 – 10.30 Intravascular lymphoma – Marco Rosati + Swan Specchi Focus on the upper urinary system & challenges – Dominique Penninck IR Approach to Portosystemic Shunts (IHPSS, EHPSS, HAVM, Acquired PSS) – Chick Weisse
10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 12.00 Brain oedema, intracranial pressure and drainage path   – Elsa Beltran Focus on the lower urinary system & challenges – Dominique Penninck Tumor Embolization and Chemoembolization: Techniques and Results – Chick Weisse
12.00 – 12.30 Building bridges: Thrombosis – Elsa Beltran + Marco Rosati Focus on the lower urinary system & challenges – Dominique Penninck Tumor Embolization and Chemoembolization: Techniques and Results – Chick Weisse
12.30 – 13.30 LUNCH
13.30- 14.30 Focal and global Brain Ischemia – Elsa Beltran Contrast enhancement ultrasound of the urinary system – Pascaline Pey + Maurizio Longo Ureteral obstruction management – Allyson Berent
14.30 – 15.00 Call to action: case discussion – Elsa Beltran Contrast enhancement ultrasound of the urinary system – Pascaline Pey + Maurizio Longo Ureteral obstruction management – Allyson Berent
15.00 – 15.30 COFFEE BREAK/REVERSE KCC
SOCIAL EVENT Leaving at 4pm for the WINE TASTING

TUESDAY

  CT/MRI US IR
   
9.00 – 10.00 Hypertensive encephalopathy: what shall we look for – Elsa Beltran + Marco Rosati Pre and post-IR ultrasonographic evaluation of the ureteral obstructive diseases – Marylin Dunn + Pascaline Pey
10.00 – 10.30 Blood vessel pathology, what we miss on imaging – Marco Rosati
10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 12.00 Vasculitis: when the target is the blood vessel – Elsa Beltran + Marco Rosati SUB management: what the radiologist needs to do and what the internist needs to know – Marylin Dunn + Pascaline Pey
12.00 – 12.30 Call to action: case discussion – Elsa Beltran Complementary IR procedures to US for diagnosis of ureteral obstruction – Marylin Dunn + Pascaline Pey
12.30 – 14.00 LUNCH
13.30 – 14.30 Complex congenital abdominal vascular diseases: from imaging to treatment – Marc-André d’Anjou + Swan Specchi + Chick Weisse
14.30 – 15.00
15.30 – 16.00 COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 17.00 New imaging techniques with focus on CT for the evaluation of the ectopic ureters: can we now help the IR people? – Maurizio Longo + Marylin Dunn
17.00 – 17.30
KCC 18.00-20.00

WEDNESDAY

  CT/MRI US IR
   
9.00 – 10.00 Tumors of the neck involving the vascular system – Giovanna Bertolini (Part I) The shunt-hunt: is ultrasound still relevant in 2019? – Marc-André d’Anjou Minimally invasive management of stone disease – Allyson Berent
10.00 – 10.30 Tumors of the neck involving the vascular system – Giovanna Bertolini (Part II) Ultrasonographic evaluation of abdominal acquired vascular diseases: alteration of the vascular wall – Marc-André d’Anjou + Swan Specchi Urinary stenting for malignant obstruction – Allyson Berent
10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 12.00 Retrocaval ureter in dogs and cats: a vascular malformation – Giovanna Bertolini Ultrasonographic evaluation of abdominal acquired vascular diseases: vascular occlusion – Marc-André d’Anjou + Swan Specchi Incontinence in dogs and cats – Allyson Berent
12.00 – 12.30 Tumors involving the vascular system: spot on adrenal glands – Pascaline Pey Ultrasonographic evaluation of abdominal acquired vascular diseases: alteration of the vascular content – Marc-André d’Anjou
12.30 – 14.00 L LUNCH
14.00 – 15.00 Hepatic Perfusion Disorders – Giovanna Bertolini GAME OF PROBES Interventional Endoscopy: image guided therapies using various modalities – Allyson Berent
15.00-15.30
15.30 – 16.00 COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 17.00 Vascular disorders of the spleen and “sinistral portal hypertension” – Swan Specchi GAME OF PROBES Interventional management of thrombosis – Marylin Dunn
KCC 17.00-18.30
SOCIAL EVENT 7pm GALADINNER

 

THURSDAY

  CT/MRI US IR
   
9.00 – 10.00 Cystourethrograms from IR point of view and CT urethrography – Marylin Dunn + Maurizio Longo ROUND TABLE: Should radiologists perform all ultrasound exams? Is US teleradiology an acceptable alternative? – Dominique Penninck + Marc-André d’Anjou Cystourethrograms from IR point of view and CT urethrography – Marylin Dunn + Maurizio Longo
10.00 – 10.30
10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 12.00 Focus on Budd-Chiari syndrome – Chick Weisse + Giovanna Bertolini Can we optimize US teleradiology? – Dominique Penninck Focus on Budd-Chiari syndrome – Chick Weisse + Giovanna Bertolini
12.00 – 12.30 Building a meaningful report in US teleradiology? – Marc-André d’Anjou
12.30 – 14.00 LUNCH
SOCIAL EVENT VOLCANO OR CATAMARAN TOUR

FRIDAY

  CT/MRI US IR
   
9.00 – 10.00 INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN TOUGH CT/MRI CASE (Urinary/Vascular) INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN TOUGH US CASE INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN THOUGH IR CASE – Marylin Dunn
10.00 – 10.30
10.30 – 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 12.00 INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN TOUGH CT/MRI CASE (Urinary/Vascular) INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN TOUGH US CASE INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN THOUGH IR CASE – Marylin Dunn
12.00 – 12.30
12.30-14.00 LUNCH
13.30 – 14.30 IS THE DIPLOMATE THE END OF THE ROAD OR THE BEGINNING OF FURTHER SPECIALISATION ? INTERACTIVE CASE DISCUSSION: BRING YOUR OWN THOUGH IR CASE – Marylin Dunn
14.30 – 15.30
KCC 16.00-18.00

 

Resident session

We are proud to inform you that there will be an additional Resident part of the conference. We will hold multiple KCC sessions for our Radiology Residents. And to show you how its done there will be also an additional Reverse KCC session, in which two of our Radiologists be put on the “hot seat”.  

Speakers

Allyson Berent

Allyson Berent, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM is specialized in interventional radiology and interventional endoscopy. After graduating from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine she completed an internship at the University of Minnesota and a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  After completing a fellowship in interventional radiology at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a fellowship in Endourology at Thomas Jefferson University, and an Interventional radiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Allyson served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Interventional Radiology/ Interventional Endoscopy...

Chick Weisse

Chick Weisse, VMD, DACVS, completed his small animal surgical residency training at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and then pursued advanced training through a customized fellowship in Interventional Radiology at the (human) Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.  He held dual appointments in surgery and radiology as an Assistant Professor at both the veterinary and human hospitals, respectively (Univ. of Pennsylvania) before coming to the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 2009 as staff surgeon and Director of Interventional Radiology Services.  Educational interests include expanding minimally-invasive veterinary interventional radiology (IR) techniques...

Dominique Penninck

Dominique Penninck, DVM, PhD , Dipl. ACVR, DiplDECVDI ,graduated from the Veterinary school at the University of Liège (Belgium) in 1981.  She worked as a surgeon for 4 years at the University of Liège.  After a residency at University of Davis, California (1985-88), and a one-year lectureship in the same institution, she joined the radiology team at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University in 1989.  She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology, and the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.  She received her clinical PhD from the University of Liège in 1998. She authored or co-authored...

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Elsa Beltran

Elsa Beltran, Ldo Vet, DipECVN, MRCVS graduated from University Cardenal Herrera CEU in Valencia in 2002 Elsa spent two years in general practice. In 2004 she started a general internship at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. In 2006, Elsa started a neurology internship at the Animal Health Trust (AHT). In 2007, she enrolled the residency programme in Neurology/Neurosurgery at the same institution. She obtained the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN) in 2011 and became a Senior Clinician in Neurology/Neurosurgery at the AHT. Since October 2015 she is the chairperson of the...

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Giovanna Bertolini

Giovanna Bertolini, graduated from Bologna, is Head of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Division of the San Marco Veterinary Clinic of Padova, Italy since 2003. She is an expert in advanced imaging in small animals, with a special focus on multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) technique. As one of the first users of MDCT for pets in the world, she concentrated her research on vascular MDCT in dogs and cats, and perfusion imaging. Dr. Bertolini completed in 2009 her Ph.D with special mention of Doctor Europaeus in Veterinary and Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Padova. In 2008 she obtained a...

Marc-André d'Anjou

Marc-André d’Anjou DMV DipACVR ,graduated from the University of Montreal in 1996, followed by an internship at the same institution in 1997. After working 3 years in general practice in Montreal, he completed a residency program in diagnostic imaging at Tufts University in 2003 before becoming Diplomate of the ACVR the same year. He was associated professor at the University of Montreal between 2000 and 2013, cumulating more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. He also co-edited the Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasonography and developed the website www.SmallAnimalUltrasonography.com and other online teaching tools for diagnostic imaging. After leaving academia, Dr....

Marco Rosati

Marco DVM, PhD, graduated from at the Alma Mater Studiorum – Bologna University in 2007 with “summa cum laude”. In 2008 he enrolled in a PhD program at the Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bologna University, working in the clinical neurology service under the supervision of Prof. Gualtiero Gandini. In 2011 he successfully concluded his PhD program and started working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Section of Clinical & Comparative Neuropathology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany under the guidance of Prof. Kaspar Matiasek. Since 2013 he is Assistant Professor/Lecturer at the Institute for Veterinary Pathology, Ludwig-Maximilians...

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn DVM, MVSx, Dipl.ACVIM, Fellow IR &IE, graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Montréal in 1994 and completed a one-year internship at the same institution.  She completed a residency in small animal internal medicine and a Master’s degree at the University of Saskatchewan and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1999.  After 2 years in a private practice, she became a professor in internal medicine at the University of Montreal. In 2008, she completed a Fellowship in interventional radiology and endoscopy at the Matthew J Ryan Veterinary Hospital...

Maurizio Longo

Maurizio Longo DVM, PhD, MRCVS, graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Milan in 2011. After a rotating and Imaging internship at the Istituto Veterinario di Novara, he was enrolled in a PhD program on soft tissue sarcomas, completed in 2016 (Doctor Europaeus). He is currently resident in Diagnostic Imaging at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies – University of Edinburgh.

Pascaline Pey

Pascaline Pey DVM PhD DipECVDI, graduated in Veterinary Medicine at the École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort – Paris. She worked in Belgium, at the University of Ghent, as a PhD student and ECVDI Resident; in Canada, at the University of Montréal – Saint-Hyacinthe in the position of Medical Imaging Clinical Instructor and in Paris – Maisons-Alfort where she held the position of Assistant Professor and Head of the Medical Imaging Department. Her training program, which combines the qualifications of PhD and Diploma at the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI), is characterized by a constant commitment to the study of...

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Swan Specchi

Swan Specchi, DVM, PhD, DÉS, Dipl. ACVR, graduated from Bologna University in 2008. In 2008 he enrolled in a PhD program at the Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bologna University. In 2011 he successfully concluded his PhD program. In 2011 he enrolled in a residency program in Diagnostic Imaging at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Montreal University (Canada) supervised by Prof. Marc-André d’Anjou, Prof. Kate Alexander, Dr. Éric-Norman Carmel and Dr. Laurent Blond. In 2014 he achieved the diploma of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR). Since 2014 he has been working as staff radiologist for...