The ESHNR 2024 preliminary programme is subject to modifications.
All timings refer to CEST – Central European Summer Time.


Room 1

08:30-09:00 Opening Ceremony

T. Beale, London/UK; B. Kovacsovics, Linköping/SE;
J. Larsson, Vice-dean of the Medical Faculty, Lund University; C. Nilsson, President of the City council, Malmö


09:00-10:30 Refresher Course 1: North “Imaging of audiological symptoms”
   Moderator: B. De Foer, Antwerp/BE

Conductive hearing loss, P. Touska, London/UK
Sensorineural hearing loss & non pulsatile tinnitus, A. Bernaerts, Antwerp/BE
Pulsatile tinnitus, A. Venkatasamy, Strasbourg/FR
Emergency Temporal bone imaging, S. Connor, London/UK


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 Update on Temporal Bone Imaging
   Moderator: S. Connor, London/UK

Inflammations of the middle ear, C. Tramontini, Bogota/CO
Congenital malformations of the inner ear, C. Robson, Weston/US
Radiology for cochlear implants, B. Kovacsovics, H. Smeds; Linköping/SE
Cochlear implants and MRI safety, J. Kihlberg, Linköping/SE


12:30-12:35 Break

12:35-13:25 Industry sponsored lunch symposium

13:25-13:30 Break


13:30-15:00 Approach to Thyroid Imaging (ESHNR-ASHNR Joint Session)
   Moderators: S. Qureshi, Abu Dhabi/AE; D. Shatzkes, New York/US

TIRADs in clinical practice – Update from North America, J. Hoang, Baltimore/US
Guideline development and implentation, S. Colley, Birmingham/UK
Case Presentation, D. Summers, Edinburgh/UK
Case Presentation,
A. Weller, London/UK


15:00-15:30 Coffee Break


15:30-17:30 EADMFR Facial pain
   Moderators: E. Berkhout, Amsterdam/NL; L. Flygare, Umeå/SE

Dental pain, M. Pigg, Malmö/SE
TMJ pain, L. Arvidsson, Oslo/NO
Trigeminal pain, J.W. Casselman, Damme/BE
Non-trigeminal pain, D. Farina, Brescia/IT

Room 2

09:00-10:30 Building for the future
   Moderator: J. Hirvonen, Turku/FI

Photon counting CT, B. Policeni, Iowa City/US
PET-MRI in head and neck, S. Ünal, Ankara/TR
Artificial intelligence for dummies, L. Ugga, Naples/IT
Role of PET-CT and perfusion in neuroendocrine tumours of the head and neck, B.S. Purohit, Singapore/SG


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 Scientific Oral Presentation Session 1: Head and neck cancer imaging
   Moderator: A. Dobai, Budapest/HU; R. Maroldi, Brescia/IT

Redefining Sinonasal Cancer response assessment to induction chemotherapy with tumor volumetry, results from two phase II non randomised controlled prospective multicentric trials: SINTART-1 and SINTART-2, P. Rondi, Brescia/IT
Predicting response to exclusive combined radio-chemotherapy in naso-oropharyngeal cancer: The role of texture analysis, E. Bicci, Florence/IT
Diagnostic Accuracy of Imaging Findings [CT, MRI and USG] in the detection of lymph node metastasis in patients with Head And Neck Cancer: A retrospective analysis, S.N. Singh, Varanasi/IN
MR in diagnosis of metastatic Lymph Node in patient with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, P. Buscemi, Palermo/IT
Exploring the Application Value of Dual-Energy Enhanced CT for Preoperative Prediction of Cervical Lymph Node Metastasis without Detected Central Necrosis in Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, TBC
Assessing accuracy and reliability of open-access large language models (ChatGPT, Copilot, Claude, Perplexity, and Gemini) in assigning AJCC TNM stage to Radiology reports in Head and Neck squamous cell carcinomas, M.S. Swarup, New Delhi/IN
Diagnostic accuracy of MRI for intracranial invasion of sinonasal malignancies: A systematic review, U. Abdullaeva, Tashkent/UZ
A retrospective cohort study of the radiological features of HPV-positive versus HPV-negative oropharyngeal squamous carcinoma in patients presenting between 2007-2023 at a large tertiary hospital in South Africa, A. Naranbhai, Cape Town/SA
Brachial Plexopathy: Clinical-Radiological Patterns in Breast Cancer, E. Contrino, Palermo/IT
Retrospective analysis and imaging review of laryngeal and hypopharyngeal carcinoma by a structured reporting checklist and its impact on staging and management in a high-volume tertiary care hospital, M.S. Swarup, New Delhi/IN


12:30-13:30 Break


13:30-15:00 Update on Head and Neck Cancer Treatment (Europe, World)
   Moderator: H.B. Eggesbo, Oslo/NO

Staging pharyngeal cancer – Review, J. Goh, Singapore/SG
Lymph nodes, A. King, Hong Kong/HK
Review of AJJC8 classification, K. Bhatia, Hampton/UK
Case based review of larynx cancer, M. Ravanelli, Brescia/IT


15:00-15:30 Coffee Break


15:30-17:30 Scientific Oral Presentation Session 2: Miscellaneous
   Moderators: C. Czerny, Vienna/AT; B. Özgen Mocan, Chicago/US

Odontogenic neck abscesses caused by Streptococcus anginosus group (SAG): Emergency MRI findings, TBC
Pushing the limits: Next-generation AI-based reconstruction algorithms in ultra-high resolution CT for head and neck imaging, further dose reduction and image optimization, S. Altmann, Mainz/DE
Prediction of intensive care unit (ICU) admissions in acute neck infections: Classification performance of an MRI-based risk score, TBC
An international survey of current practice in diffusion and perfusion imaging of head and neck, S. Connor, London/UK
Assessing the effectiveness of combined percutaneous and intraarterial embolization of head and neck arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in reducing surgical blood loss, TBC
Comparing Ultrasound-based TIRADS and BETHESDA Scoring Systems in The Preoperative Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules, S. Assiri, Taif/SA
Dissection of the internal carotid artery related to styloid process: New observational data, systematic review and meta-analysis, F. Wagner, Bern/CH
Blind spots on CT imaging of head and neck, V. Nechaev, Moscow/RU
The clinical utility of contrast enhanced MRI in the investigation of burning mouth syndrome, B. Vekaria, London/UK
Comparison between multiparametric MRI and US with SWE (Shear Wave Elastography) in the diagnosis of parotid tumors, V. Pampalone, Palermo/IT
Sinonasal CT phenotype in individuals with Marfan syndrome, Achondroplasia and patients with rhinosinusitis, M. Langeland Blichfeldt, Oslo/NO
Role of Interventional Radiology in the Management of intractable head and neck bleeds: Experience at a tertiary care centre in a developing country with limited resources, TBC


Room 1

08:30-10:30 Multinational tumour board “Sweden takes on the world”
   Moderators: D. Farina, Brescia/IT; M. Nilsson, Lund/SE

Swedish national guidlines and fast track system of head and neck cancer, A. Hafström, Lund/SE
Evidence of benefits and drawbacks of multidisciplinary tumour board, M. Nilsson, Lund/SE
Case Presentations
S. Mukherji, Carmel/US; V. Joshi, Hyderabad/IN; R. Gillies, Aukland/NZ; P. Mundada, Singapore/SG; C. Ackermann, Cape Town/ZA
Panel Discussion
C. Ackermann, Cape Town/ZA; R. Gillies, Aukland/NZ; A. Hafström, Lund/SE; V. Joshi, Hyderabad/IN; S. Mukherji, Carmel/US; P. Mundada, Singapore/SG; M. Nilsson, Lund/SE


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 Sinonasal
   Moderator: L. Preda, Pavia/IT

FESS: What frightens the surgeon?, M. Kleijwegt, Leiden/NL; B. Verbist, Leiden/NL
Case based review of sinonasal tumours, L. Oleaga Zufiria, Barcelona/ES
Nose and olphactory pathways, A. Borges, Lisbon/PT


12:30-12:35 Break

12:35-13:20 Industry sponsored Lunch Symposium

13:20-13:30 Break


13:30-15:00 Bringing H&N education to life (ESHNR-ASHNR Joint Session)
  Moderators: K. Mosier, Indianapolis/US; B. Verbist, Leiden/NL

How to teach Head and Neck Radiology, A. Juliano, Boston/US
European Diploma in Radiology, D. Hadnadjev Simonji, Novi Sad/RS
Models to support, deliver and evaluate head and neck training
, S. Connor, London/UK
Online teaching and social media, S. Qureshi, Abu Dhabi/AE


15:00-15:30 Coffee Break


15:30-17:30 Cranial nerves (ESHNR-ESNR Joint Session)
   Moderators: A. Borges, Lisbon/PT; B. Kovacsovics, Linköping/SE

Cranial nerve anatomy and modern imaging techniques, J.W. Casselman, Damme/BE
Ocular Masses, T. Ferreira, Leiden/NL
Neurovascular conflict, B. Schuknecht, Zurich/CH
Perineural tumor spread, K. Surlan Popovic, Ljubjana/SL


17:30-18:00 ESHNR General Assembly

Room 2

09:00-10:30 Refresher Course 2: Central “Orbit – sinus”
   Moderator: D. Summers, Edinburgh/UK

Sinonasal anatomy, G. Madani, London/UK
Unilateral opacified sinus, H.B. Eggesbo, Oslo/NO
Complicated & fungal sinusitis, B. Özgen Mocan, Chicago/US
Orbito – Facial trauma, E. Loney, Shipley/UK


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 Scientific Oral Presentation Session 3: Temporal bone and dental imaging
   Moderators: A. Lo Casto, Palermo/IT; S. Robinson, Vienna/AT

The impact of 3D real-IR delayed post gadolinium MRI parameterisation on the diagnostic performance and optimal descriptor selection in Ménière’s Disease, S. Connor, London/UK
Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of cochlear and vestibular nerve calibre: A case-control study in Ménière’s disease and endolymphatic hydrops, R. Khalifa, Cairo/EG
Accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography and dental magnetic resonance imaging for detecting peri-implant bone defects at single titanium implants—an in-vitro study, K. Hartung, Heidelberg/DE
Does cochlear aperture development continue with age?, TBC
Reliability and accuracy of dental MRI for in vivo identification of Cemento-Enamel-Junction, T. Hilgenfeld, Heidelberg/DE
Diagnostic Performance of Multishot EPI (RESOLVE) and Non-EPI (HASTE) Diffusion-Weighted Imaging in Cholesteatoma and the Contribution of Signal Intensity Ratio Measurement, A. Bozer, Izmir/TR
Photon Counting CT of the temporal bone – Revealing hidden details with a fraction of the radiation dose, D. Pellby, Lund/SE
Dedicated high-resolution MR imaging in endolymphatic hydrops: Attempting to explore its value and clinical correlations, E. Ventura, Lugano/CH
3D FSE T2 Cube Hypercube sequence versus 3D FIESTA-C sequence in evaluation of inner ear and IAC- nerve complex on 3T scanner, M.S. Swarup, New Delhi/IN
Spatial accuracy of dental MRI using a surface coil and a novel intraoral coil for tooth surfaces – comparison with CBCT with µCT as the reference modality, A. Skenderi, Heidelberg/DE
The real-world impact of vestibular schwannoma fully automated volume measures on the evaluation of size change and clinical management decisions in a multidisciplinary meeting setting, S. Connor, London/UK


12:30-13:30 Break


13:30-15:00 Transpatial lesions
   Moderator: R.K. Lingam, London/UK

Interactive review of spaces on the neck, R.H. Wiggins, Salt Lake City/US
How I approach trans spatial lesions, P. Mundada, Singapore/SG
Transpatial spread of infections, J. Hirvonen, Turku/FI
Vascular malformations, D. Phillips, New York/US


15:00-15:30 Coffee Break


15:30-17:00 Pediatric
   Moderator: C.Z. Karaman, Aydin/TR

Interventional therapy of vascular malformations, A. Othman, Mainz/DE
Cystic lesions of the neck, C. Robson, Weston/US
Emergencies in pediatric head and neck, A. Siddiqui, Kings Hill/UK


Room 1

08:30-10:30 Review of NI-RADS (ESHNR-ASHNR Joint Session)
   Moderators: D. Phillips, New York/US; R. Vaidhyanath, Leicester/UK

NI-RADs and the post treatment neck, A. Aiken, Atlanta/US
Update on head and neck cancer staging, R. Maroldi, Brescia/IT
Case Presentations, Y. Pekçevik, Izmir/TR; A. Péporté, Rorschach/CH; P. De Graaf, Amsterdam/NL
Panel discussion


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 Thyroid – Parathyroid
   Moderator: S. Morley, Chelmsford/UK

Update on nuclear medicine examinations of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, V. Sanchez Rodriguez, Linköping/SE
Thyroid nodule classification, E. Vassallo, Msida/MT
Thyroid FNA and biopsy Tips and Tricks, T. Beale, London/UK
Cross sectional imaging of parathyroid glands – Review, D. Shatzkes, New York/US


12:30-12:45 Award Ceremony
Best published paper award & Oral+Poster prizes

T. Beale, London/UK; B. Kovacsovics, Linköping/SE


12:45-13:30 Break


13:30-15:00 Crossover problems head and neck and oral radiology
   Moderator: S: Robinson, Vienna/AT

H&N cancer mimickig odontological pathology or the opposite?, E. Klintström, Linköping/SE
Jaw – Necrosis or malignancy?, C. Greenall, Llantrisant/UK
MR versus conventional sialography, M. Becker, Geneva/CH
Teeth counting – Made easy, M. Suuronen, Espoo/FI


15:00-15:15 Closing Ceremony

T. Beale, London/UK; B. Kovacsovics, Linköping/SE; D. Summers, Edinburgh/UK

Room 2

09:00-10:30 Refresher Course 3: South “Infection”
   Moderator: E. Vassallo, Msida/MT

Central skull base osteomyelitis, R. Saat, Tallinn/EE
Teeth and Jaw infections, C. Greenall, Llantrisant/UK
Facial soft tissue infections, K. Mosier, Indianapolis/US
Lymph nodes – Classification and pathological features, C.Z. Karaman, Aydin/TR


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-12:30 Lower Neck – Neuropathy
   Moderator: E. Loney, Shipley/UK

Horner’s syndrome, R.H. Wiggins, Salt Lake City/US
Brachial plexus, S. Gerevini, Cremona/IT
Recurrent laryngeal nerve – Anatomy and pathology, G. Widmann, Innsbruck/AT
Perivertebral space pathology, A. Dobai, Budapest/HU


12:30-13:30 Break


13:30-15:00 Surgical planning parotid tumour – How radiology can help
   Moderator: S. Qureshi, Abu Dhabi/AE

Differentiating parotid tumours, M. De Win, Amsterdam/NL
Imaging the facial nerve, T. Beale, London/UK
3D modelling of the facial nerve with surgical correlation. How it improves and alters patient management, S. Morley, Chelmsford/UK