Thursday 29 June






Moderator H M Þórisson K Sigurðardóttir H Bjarnason  

08:00- 09:30

New standards for the MR safety organizational structure for MR sites worldwide
E Kanal

Update on prostate MRI
J Weinreb

Educational seminar. Introduction
A Paterson.  

Sonography practice by radiographers in Norway – Past, current and future perspectives
K Gerhardsen Vikestad

Radiographic research projects in an emergency radiology department
K Blessing

Presentation:   Evidence-based education (EBE) in the field of radiography
E Metsälä 

IVC filter update
M McKinney

Percutaneous ablation for symptomatic slow flow vascular malformation
D Woodrum

R Paz-Fumagalli



 Coffee break & Exhibition
Moderator H M Þórisson M Garðarsdóttir Á Löve  

10:00- 11:30

Intracranial and total body gadolinium accumulation - update regarding findings and ramifications
E Kanal

Prostate mpMRI Using PIRADS v2 
J Weinreb


Update on ECG-gated CT: Practical tips & Tricks
E Williamson

Basic principles of MR- and CT- based perfusion imaging
A Bjørnerud

Cardiac MR vs cardiac CT: Which test for which indication?
E Williamson


Dealing with the struggling resident: 
J Wu

Future trends in radiology education, USA perspective
T  Henrichsen

Radiologist burnout
S Swensen 


Acta Board Meeting  11:00 - 15:00


 Lunch & Exhibition
11:30-12:30   Introduction to Virtual Colonoscopy
M de Witte 
Moderator G Hagen S Koskinen H M Þórisson


E Webb

Vascular Disorders of the Liver: From Shunts to Budd-Chiari
H Benediktsson

E Webb

Orthopedic imaging in the presence of metal
M Frick

Imaging of the muscle and fascia
A Haims

Differentiating benign from malignant cartilage bone tumors  
M Frick 

Scientific Session 1 - Topics:

Technical advances, radiation and various

See program below


 Coffee break & Exhibition
Moderator H Einarsdóttir J Guðjónsdóttir K Sigurðardóttir


Headache and the radiologist: What do we do, when we do it, and does it really matter?
A Osborn

The five wishes of a radiology patient
S Swensen

Reference levels – now
what´s the point? 
R Seuri

The twisting and challenging way to design and develop the first Norwegian course in interpretation and description of skeletal radiology and trauma.
K Gerhardsen Vikestad

Measuring the effects in time consumed for the ED patients on radiological examinations before and after integration in an ED
K Blessing

Moderator H Einarsdóttir      
15:40 - 16:40 

Opening ceremony

What radiologists need to know in the molecular genetics era
A Osborn

The changing face of radiography: Looking back and thinking forward
A Paterson



Friday 30 June







Moderator B Anderson H J Smith A Skjennald    

08:00 - 09:30

Imaging of the neonate in the first months of life
J Matsumoto

Congenital CNS anomalies. Presentation on imaging
C Wood

CT optimisation in children
R Seuri

MRI of the rectum – state of the art imaging protocol and its importance
L Blomqvist

Utilization of US in patients with known or suspected Crohn’s Disease
J Knudsen

Experiences from radiological registration in a national health registry for colorectal cancer
L Blomqvist

Acta Radiologica - PART I

A Skjennald, Chief editor

Xenia Forsselliana 2015 presentation
Improved outcome with combined US/CT guidance as compared to US guidance in percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of small renal masses.
M Andersson

Xenia Forsselliana 2016 presentation
CT texture analysis can help differentiate between malignant and benign lymph nodes in the mediastinum in patients suspected for lung cancer.
MB Andersen

International Acta Radiologica Prize 2016
The value of ADC, T2 signal intensity, and a combination of both parameters to assess Gleason score and primary Gleason grades in patients with known prostate cancer.
J Nowak. Lecture given by
T Durmus



09:30 - 10:00

 Coffee break & Exhibition
Moderator H Bjarnason H Einarsdóttir A Skjennald    

10:00 -  11:30

FDG-PET/CT in Lung Cancer Care
K Riklund

CTA of the Postoperative Aorta:  Diagnoses not to miss
T Vrtiska

Current status of management of acute and chronic deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity
H Bjarnason 

Imaging in Sports Injuries
A Daftary

MRI of the ankle. What does the MSK radiologist look for and what are the most important anatomical structures and common pathological findings?
R Pedersen

Ultrasound Guided Interventions in MSK Radiology
A Daftary

Acta Radiologica - PART II

Getting to the truth: Challenges for editor’s, reviewers and readers of biomedical publications.
H Kressel

Problems with peer-review.
D Wilson

Peer-review from a reviewers’ perspective.
M Hellström 

1. Virtual colonoscopy

M de Witte

Registration needed- limited availability.


-  Systematic
/integrative reviews as tool for evidence-based radiography
E Metsälä

Limited availability.

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch & Exhibition

11:30 - 12:30

Symposium I

Symposium II


Board meeting
NFMR 12:00-14:00

Moderator F Lin H Hjemly H Bjarnason  

12:30 - 14:00

The role of Imaging in the Evaluation of Hematuria
B King

CT urography:  Top 10 Diagnoses
T Vrtiska

Renal Cystic Disease
B King

3-D Printing and the Radiologist 
J Matsumoto 

Implementation of Shear Wave Elastography into a clinical ultrasound Practice
J Knudsen

News and facts from the European Society of Radiology (ESR) 
K Riklund

An update from the European Federation of Radiographer Societies 
H Hjemly

Session 2
- Topics:

Pediatric radiology, neuroradiology, radiation protection

See program below

2. Virtual

M de Witte

Registration needed - limited availability.

14:00 - 14:30

Coffee break & Exhibition  

Nordic Society of Medical Radiology - General Society Meeting 
14:00 - 14:30

Moderator O Björgell M Johnson S Sigurðsson  

14:30 - 16:00

Case report competition

Two residents from each of the five countries present an interesting case, often with an unexpected twist!

Acute Ischemic Stroke: Basic and Advanced Imaging option
F Minja

Skull base lesions, diagnostic approach
C Wood

Common Pitfalls to avoid in Neuroradiology
F Minja

Scientific Session 3 - Topics:

Abdominal radiology, Musculoskeletal radiology, education and skill development, radiation protection

See program below



Saturday 1 July




Moderator Á Löve B Højlund Bech

08:00 - 09:00

Black Dots and White Spots in the Brain: Making Sense of the Mess
A Osborn

The posterolateral corner of the knee. A complex area that requires high quality images and high quality radiologists
R Pedersen

Important MSK findings not to miss….
A Jonisch

09:00 - 09:30

Coffee break & Exhibition
Moderator M Garðarsdóttir H Einarsdóttir

09:30 - 10:30

Lung cancer screening with low dose CT
H Ashraf 

Thyroid Imaging and Data System (TI-RADS): Quality improvement in thyroid nodule evaluation
H Benediktsson 

Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Osseous Malignancy
P Kuo

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break & Exhibition
Moderator H M Þórisson S Sigurðsson

11:00 - 12:00

Imaging of GI bleeding
J Jaskolka

Liver doppler
L Scoutt

PET amyloid imaging
P Kuo

Probing tissue microstructure by MRI: Diffusion weighted imaging and beyond
A Bjørnerud

Scientific Sessions



Scientific Session 1 – Thursday 29 June


S1P1 Distribution of Citations Received by Scientific Papers Published in the Imaging Literature from 2001 to 2010: Decreasing Inequality and Polarization
S.J. Yoon

S1P2 Stenosis of the superficial femoral artery evaluated in-vivo with vector concentration - a novel ultrasound vector velocity derived flow parameter for measurement of flow complexity
K.L. Hansen

S1P3 How to optimize a CT-liver protocol to patient size? A phantom study on a GE VCT LightSpeed.
C.H. Kristiansen

S1P4 Single- and dual energy QCT around acetabular cups in total hip arthroplasty using 3-dimensional segmentation
B.M. Mussmann

S1P6 Prevention of pulmonary embolism in patients with severe trauma: Role of IVC filters

S1P7 Radiation protection is a convincing argument for the use of diagnostic CT in SPECT/CT of the extremities
T. Bach-Gansmo

S1P8 Mammography quality control practices in five European countries
E.M. Metsälä

S1P9 Variability in the assessment of carotid artery plaques with ultrasound; the contribution of acquisition and image analysis


Scientific Session 2 – Friday 30 June


S2P1 Lack of Utility of Head CT in Concussive Head Injury Amongst Non-Geriatric Patients
T. M. Smith

S2P2 An evaluation of: radiographic image quality; clinical practice; guidelines, in portable chest x-ray of the neonatal patient.
C.P. Pedersen

S2P3 Are radiographers prepared to meet children with special needs, when seen for an examination?
B. Björkman

S2P4 MR myelography in brachial plexus birth injury (BPBI) regarding to primary reconstructive nerve surgery
T.H. Pöyhiä

S2P5 Association of aortic stiffness with cerebral perfusion in a large population based study
S. Sigurdsson

S2P6 Brain metabolism in cognitive impairment: combined PET and MRS study
I. Khomenko

S2P7 Incidence of brain infarcts detected with MRI, cognitive change and risk of dementia in the general population
S. Sigurdsson


Scientific Session 3 – Friday 30 June


S3P1 Muskuloskeletal radiography as a specialty. A quality improvement project on positioning of musculoskeletal x-rays with a multimethodology and multidisciplinary approach.
J. Jensen

S3P2 Grading of core muscle injuries and association with chronicity of injury, pain scale, injury progression and treatment response
M.T. Nevalainen

S3P3 Development of a reliable simulation-based test for diagnostic abdominal ultrasound with a pass/fail standard usable for mastery learning
M. Østergaard

S3P6 Utility of ultrasonography in detecting knee osteoarthritis
M.T. Nevalainen

S3P7 Clinical anatomy of accessory bones of foot
P. Szaro

S3P8 Long-term Treatment Outcome of Combined Transarterial Chemoembolization and Radiofrequency Ablation for Perivascular Hepatocellular Carcinoma
J.W. Choi

S3P9 CT of the kidneys in potential living kidney donors: using split-bolus technique for dose reduction
K. Sulkowska

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