Radiology at Lake Como – Scientific Program 
Sheraton Hotel, Como 
 
Monday, October 8                        Moderators: Dr. Crawford and Professor Sardanelli 
 
7.30am   Welcome – Dr. Crawford and Prof. Sardanelli 
7.35am   Ct and MRI of the Small Bowel – Dr. Mortele 
8.20am   MRI protocols and interpretation strategy - Dr. Tirman 
9.05am   When and how to do cardiac CT - Dr. Abbara 
9.50am   Breast MRI today. - Dr. Sardanelli 
10.35am Coffee 
10.50am Pre operative breast MRI. - Dr. Sardanelli 
11.35am Thoraco-abdominal CTA; Key diagnoses – Dr. Vrtiska 
12.20pm Cardiac MRI made easy - Dr. Abbara 
1.05pm   Pathology of the sinuses - Dr.Mukherji 
2.05pm   Adjourn 
 
Tuesday, October 9                        Moderators: Dr. Abbara and Dr.Mukherji 
 
7.30am   Tumors of the Heart and Pericardium – Dr. Abbara 
8.15am   Prostate MRI – Dr. Mortele 
9.00am   CT urography, Part 1. - Dr. Vrtiska 
9.45am   Imaging of acute cerebrovascular disease – Dr. Papini 
10.30am Coffee 
10.45am Imaging of head trauma. – Dr. Papini 
11.30am Emergency Head and Neck Radiology: What to expect at Night? - Dr. Mukerji 
12.15pm CT urography, Part 2- Dr. Vrtiska 
1.00pm   MRI of the shoulder; biceps (SAM) - Dr. Tirman 
2.00pm   Adjourn 
 
Wednesday, October 10                 Moderators: Dr. Mukherji and Dr. Vrtiska 
 
7.30am   Spaces of the Head and Neck - Dr. Mukherji 
8.15am   The Inflamed Pancreas – Dr. Mortele 
9.00am   Systematic approach to congenital heart disease - Dr. Abbara 
9.45am   Digital breast tomosynthesis: The new mammography – Dr. Bernardi 
10.30am Coffee 
10.45am Contrast-enhanced digital mammography: When and how? – Dr. Bernardi 
11.30am MRI of peripheral neuropathy – Dr. Tirman 
12.15pm Anatomy and Pathology of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx - Dr. Mukherji 
1.00pm   GU applications of DECT (SAM) - Dr. Vrtiska 
2.00pm   Adjourn 
 
 
Thursday, October 11                     Moderators. Dr. Tirman and Dr. Mortele 
 
7.30am   MRI of the TMJ- Dr. Tirman 
8.15am   Temporal bone imaging – Dr. Mukherji 
9.00am   CTA of Postoperative Complications of Aortic Repair – Dr. Vrtiska 
9.45am   CT and MR imaging of ischemic heart disease. – Dr. Secchi 
10.30am Coffee 
10.45am Non-invasive angiography: CTA or MRA? – Dr. Secchi 
11.30am Ano-rectal neoplasms - Dr. Mortele 
12.15pm MRI of sports injuries of the elbow - Dr. Tirman 
1.00pm   What the heck is that? – Man made devices in the Thorax (SAM) - Dr. Abbara 
2.00pm.  Adjourn 
 
 
Friday, October 12                          Moderators: Dr. Tirman and Dr. Crawford 
 
7.30am   MRI of collision sports injuries - Dr. Tirman 
8.15am   Interesting Head and Neck cases. – Dr. Mukherji 
9.00am   The ABCs of MRCP – Dr. Mortele 
9.45am   US of the shoulder- Dr. Sconfienza 
10.30am  Coffee 
10.45am  US of the ankle. – Dr. Sconfienza 
11.30am  Lung nodules and lung cancer screening - Dr. Abbara 
12.15pm CT Angiogram and Venography of the Upper and Lower Extremities - Dr. Vrtiska 
1.00pm Solid pancreatic tumors (SAM) - Dr. Mortele 
2.00pm    Adjourn  
 
The conference has been awarded 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ accredited by Essential CME Inc., 
P. O. Box 1357, Avon CT 06001-1357 USA, Telephone (001) 860.505.7625. 
 
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists has approved the allocation of 31.25 
RANZCR CPD points for attendance at Radiology in Lake Como. 
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