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Virtual Colonoscopy Academy 2018 - Amsterdam

Philips CT Clinical Education Philips Healthcare USA

Course dates

1-3 November 2018 - Basic course


Course language



Course director

P.C.G. Simons MD, PhD

Department of Radiology, VieCuri MC Venlo, the Netherlands



  • M. Bassi, MD - Dept of Radiology, Ospedale del Delta di Lagosanto, Ferrara, Italy
  • D. Eason, MD - Dept of Radiology, Raigmore Hospital NHS Highland, NHS Scotland
  • L. Lambert, MD, PhD - Dept of Radiology, Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague, Czech Republic
  • L. Meiss, MD - Dept of Radiology Meander Medical Centre Amersfoort, the Netherlands
  • M.T. de Witte, MD - Radiologist, Mitralis DC Heerlen, the Netherlands


Course description

In this three day hands-on workshop for Radiologists, 50 CTC cases will be studied under guidance of expert radiologists. Each case will be analyzed by the course attendees using advanced image processing software, followed by plenary case assessment by the faculty, based on full surgery and pathology reports. Individual doctor to doctor training is the essential basis of this course.


Several lectures, given in a multidisciplinary setting by clinical experts, will focus on guidelines and practical handling of the scan and imaging technique, bowel preparation , clinical impact, radiation dose considerations etc.



After this course, the attendee should be able to introduce, perform and analyze CTC in his or her department.



The Virtual Colonoscopy CT Academy is accredited by the NVvR (Radiological Society of the Netherlands) for 16 points.



This course is facilitated by the Philips HealthTech CT Academy. The workstation used during the course will be the Philips IntelliSpace Portal including 2D and 3D reading, CAD for polyp detection and electronic cleansing. Two participants use one workstation.


Course location

The course will be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


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