14th SOMATOM World Summit 2019
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14th SOMATOM World Summit 2019
14th SOMATOM World Summit 2019
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Hosted by Siemens Healthineers, the SOMATOM World Summit offers the opportunity to network and to drive exchange amongst leading experts over two days of high-level lectures, presentations and discussions. Together, we are setting new trends in Computed Tomography and healthcare.

Event overview

The 14th SOMATOM World Summit 2019 takes place June 25-27, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.

The Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A6

Scientific recordings

After the event, you will find all scientific talks right here. Follow us on social media to get informed as soon as they are online! 

Topics covered:
Innovation and Digitalization in Medical Imaging
Precision Imaging
Neuro & Emergency
Functional Imaging with CT
Hot Topics


Session 1: Innovation and Digitalization in medical imaging

Opportunities and challenges of AI in medical imaging

Christian Herold, Medical University of Vienna

Applications of AI in clinical CT radiology

Christian Schönberg, University Medical Center Mannheim

Session 2: Precision Imaging

Personalized contrast protocols in CT angiography

Hatem Alkadhi, University Hospital Zurich

Session 3: Pediatrics

Dual Source Paediatric Cardiothoracic CT – A Paradigm Shift

Anna Beattie, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Trust

Radiation Dose Optimization in Pediatric Chest CT using a tin filter

Konstantin Nikolaou, University Tübingen

Pediatric Dual Energy CT: its time has come

Marilyn Siegel

DECT in Pediatric Chest

Mannudeep Kalra

Session 4: Neuro & Emergency

State of the art trauma CT

Thomas Vogl, University Hospital Frankfurt

Detection of Acute Ischemic Stroke with DE

Kyo Noguchi, Toyama University

AI expediting triage, assessment and management of Brain Bleeds

Savvas Nicolaou, Vancouver Gen. Hospital

Use of CT Perfusion for Patient Selection for Endovascular Therapy (EVT) for Stroke

Colin Derdeyn

Session 5: Functional Imaging with CT

Role of Dual Energy CT in abdominal imaging

Jeong Min Lee, Seoul National University Hospital

TwinBeam Dual Energy – Benefits in daily clinical routine

Harald Seifarth, Esslingen Hospital

The role of Dual Energy CT in Pulmonary Vascular Diseases

Martine Rémy-Jardin, University Centre of Lille

Value of Dual Energy CT in MSK Imaging

Moritz Albrecht, University Hospital Frankfurt

Session 6: Oncology

Role of Dual Energy CT for pancreatic imaging

Lorenz Biggemann, University Medical Center Göttingen

Dual Energy CT response evaluation in GIST - Beyond RECIST and Choi

Mathias Meyer
University Medical Center Mannheim

Quantitative cancer imaging: Making the most of CT

Vicky Goh, Guy's & St Thomas Hospitals

Key conditions in early detection of lung cancer and implementation of screening

Matthijs Oudkerk, University of Groningen

Session 7: Cardio Vascular

The role of CT as cardiology is evolving

Stephan Achenbach, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

On-site Coronary CT FFR – a Multicenter Approach

Adriaan Coenen, Erasmus Medical Center

Effects of statin therapy on coronary artery plaques

Francesca Pugliese, Queen Mary University of London & St Bartholomew's Hospital

Image optimization and dose reduction in pediatric Cardiovascular  CT

Gordon Culham, BC Children's Hospital

Session 8: Hot Topics

The Golden Hour: A decisive opportunity for CT to transform pre-hospital stroke care

Mark Parsons, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Intercardiac flow simulation based on 4D CT

Anders Persson, University of Linkoping