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BELNUC seminar on September 29, 2018.

Belnuc Event

Starting time 29.09.2018 at 09:00
Ending time 29.09.2018 at 12:00

BELNUC seminar, entitled « Nuclear medicine in inflammatory & musculoskeletal disorders »

Held in Leuven on September 29, 2018.

  • Accreditation FANC/AFCN (see details below)-RIZIV/INAMI 2.5 credits (category: general):

Contact Nadia Withofs by email, nwithofs@chuliege.be , if you need a certificate of attendance

If you signed the attendance sheet, your presence has been confirmed on RIZIV/INAMI website

  • Venue: Leuven, Herestraat 49, campus Gasthuisberg, Onderwijs & Navorsing 1 (O&N1) building, auditorium GA1
  • Parking is available on parking “Villa”: Entrance code 4517#
  • Coffee & croissants at 8:30




9:00 Welcome 

9:05-9:25  Recent advances in the clinical management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. 

Dr Marie-Joelle Kaiser (CHU of Liege)

9:25-9:45 Nuclear medicine in rheumatology

Prof. Dr Bieke Lambert (Ugent/AZ Middelares/AZ Jan Palfijn)

9:45-10:05 Educational cases on SPECT/CT of hands and feet

Dr Jeroen Mertens (AZ Maria Middelares / AZ Jan Palfijn Gent)

10:05-10:40: Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis: The point of view of the clinician and the nuclear medicine physician

Prof. Dr Elisabeth Brouwer (University of Groningen, Netherlands) & Prof. Dr Olivier Gheysens (UZ Leuven)

10:40-11:00 coffee break 

11:00-11:30: Diagnosis and Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Potential of PET/MRI

Prof. Dr Jost Langhorst (University of Duisburg-Essen, Kliniken Essen-Mitte Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Essen, Germany)

11:30-12:00: Cardiac sarcoidosis: Role of PET imaging in diagnosis and therapy surveillance

Dr Christoph Rischpler (Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany)



the BELNUC board


RIZIV/INAMI credits: General 2h30


Radiation protection continuing education credits granted by FANC/AFCN on the 18th of May 2018:

02h00 for nuclear medicine physicians (NM)

00h30 for nuclear medicine physicians (XR)

02h30 for people working in the field of nuclear medicine


There is a change in the circulation on campus Gasthuisberg active since Monday 3rd September.

Major changes have occurred since your last visit.


More info on the UZ Leuven website: http://www.uzleuven.be/wegenwerken


0. BELNUC Seminar_September 2018_Program.pdf
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