Mammography – Training and Education

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This Mammography – Training and Education Portal offers a comprehensive curriculum that addresses both physicians and technologists. Enhance your knowledge and profit from our clinical partners' experiences. This makes you benefit the most from your Siemens mammography system and its software applications.

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Workshops & Fellowships

Profit from the professional knowledge and clinical experiences of our partners.

In intense sessions you learn tips and tricks from clinical experts.

Workshops enable you to learn how to use Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. Whether an intensive 2 day training in Erlangen or a shorter hands-on workshop during a congress or other meetings, read on for details or email tomo.healthcare@siemens.com.


EUSOBI Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, September 26-27

Tomosynthesis Reading Sessions: NEW with Basic & Advanced course

Clinical Speaker: Prof. Dr. Chantal Van Ongeval / Leuven, Belgium

1. Basic Courses

Friday September 26, 2014 / 10:30h - 12:00h

Saturday September 27, 2014 / 9:30h - 11:00h

2. Advanced Course

Saturday September 27, 2014 / 11:00h - 12:00h

EUSOBI official program


November 7th – 8th 2014

 

Siemens Training Center, Allee am Röthelheimpark 3
Erlangen, Germany
 

Speakers and hands-on-tutors:
Dr. Anna Maaßen, Lübeck
Dr. Thomas Mertelmeier, Erlangen
Dr. Maria Bernathova, Vienna
Prof. Dr. Chantal Van Ongeval, Leuven

 

Costs: 1350 EUR incl. course materials, dinner and lunch

 

Clinical experts will guide you through their daily workflow and show you, how mammo screening and diagnostic procedures incl. breast tomosynthesis are being performed on site, offering you a real-life experience.


Hohenzollernstr. 64
56068 Koblenz

Web: www.radiologie-koblenz.de

Siemens Solutions

Mammomat Inspiration in screening and diagnostic procedures.

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

ACUSON 2000 ABVS

MammoTrailer with Inspiration

Profile

The diagnostic and therapeutic center stands for innovative and patient-oriented medical care on a high level. 12 specializing physicians, several physician assistants and more than 100 employees form a team in the group practice for radiology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy.

Head of the Fellowship Site
Dr. med. Jochen Schenk


Am Ölpfad 12
44263 Dortmund
Web: www.radiologie-do.de

Siemens Solutions

Mammomat Inspiration in screening and diagnostic procedures, incl. Prime Technology1.

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

ACUSON S2000 ABVS

Mammomat Fusion

Profile

The practice offers the entire range of radiological services – from conventional X-ray examinations (e.g. of the lungs or joints) to highly specialized radiological treatments in the vascular area.
They perform more than 6,000 mammography examinations a year.

Head of the Fellowship Site
Prof. Dr. med. Detlev Uhlenbrock


If you are interested in a clinical fellowship, please do not hesitate to contact your local sales representative!

Symposia & Webinars

Mammography – Training & Education – Clinical Webinar with Dr. Michael Golatta

Breast Imaging goes 3D - Clinical webinar with Dr. Michael Golatta on October 21st, 2014


3D-mammography and 3D-ultrasound can significantly improve the detection of lesions. Join Dr. Michael Golattaon October 21st / 3 – 4pm CET to find out how – with a particular focus on tackling the challenge of cancer detection in patients with dense breast.


Register for the clinical webinar with Dr. Michael Golatta, Heidelberg, Germany.


Upcoming Symposia:


EUSOBI Annual Meeting, Amsterdam / NL

Sept 26-27, 2014

1. Lunch Symposium "Will Mammography Stay the Gold Standard for Breast Screening in the Future?"

Friday September 26, 2014 / 13:00-13:50 h

Chair: Ilse Vejborg / Copenhagen, Denmark

1.1 Dr. Sophia Zackrisson / Malmö, Sweden

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis for Breast Screening - Results from Malmö Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Trial

1.2 Prof. Dr. Michael Fuchsjäger / Graz, Austria

Breast Ultrasound as an Integral Part of Breast Screening - Experiences with a Combined Mammography-Ultrasound Approach

1.3 Dr. Clemens Kaiser / Mannheim, Germany

Is Breast MRI Ready for Breast Screening? - Workflow and Economic aspects

2. Tomosynthesis Reading Sessions: NEW with Basic & Advanced course

Clinical Speaker: Prof. Dr. Chantal Van Ongeval / Leuven, Belgium

2.1 Basic Courses

Friday September 26, 2014 / 10:30h - 12:00h

Saturday September 27, 2014 / 9:30h - 11:00h

2.2 Advanced Course

Saturday September 27, 2014 / 11:00h - 12:00h

Siemens at EUSOBI

EUSOBI official program


Oct 9-10, 2014

Breast Imaging Center, Oslo University Hospital, is organizing a conference focusing on advanced techniques mammography in the diagnosis and investigation. The conference will be held for radiologists, radiographers and medical physicists associated with breast diagnostic and screening mammography. The conference is also open to others interested in the field.

Location: Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Holbergs Plass, Oslo
Official program

1. Thursday, October 9, 2014 / 10.15 - 10.40 h
Sophia Zackrisson, MD, PhD / Malmö, Sweden
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis for Breast Screening - Results from Malmö Breast Tomosynthesis Screening Trial

2. Friday, October 10, 2014 / 11.00 - 11.25 h
Kristina Lang, MD / Malmö, Sweden
Discrepant cases in mammography and breast tomosynthesis - what can we learn from side-by side reviews?


Recorded Symposia


Breast Care Day at ECR 2014 - Vienna Austria:
What does a breast imaging system have to perform?

 

Prof. Dr. Hilde Bosmans
UZ Leuven Campus
Leuven, Belgium
 


Optimized workflow, possibilities and challenges with 2D FFDM vs. 3D DBT

 

Prof. Dr. Sylvia Heywang-Koebrunner
Referenzzentrum Mammographie München
München, Germany


Digital Breast Tomosynthesis – from a first idea to clinical routine

 

Prof. Dr. Joerg Barkhausen
Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Lübeck, Germany


Technical optimization of digital breast tomosynthesis for future breast screening

 

Dr. Pontus Timberg
Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University
Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden


Is DBT the new standard in the diagnostic imaging of the breast? How to implement DBT as a method in specialist training?

 

Prof. Dr. Chantal Van Ongeval
UZ Leuven Campus Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium


High image quality with lower dose mammography

 

Dr. Karsten Ridder
St. Josefs-Hospital Dortmund-Hörde
Dortmund, Germany


Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria:
3D breast tomosynthesis2 – a problem solver for difficult cases in clinical routine

 

Prof. Dr. Joerg Barkhausen
Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
University Hospital of Luebeck
Luebeck, Germany


Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria:
Physical challenges with digital breast tomosynthesis

 

Prof. Dr. Hilde Bosmans
Department of Radiology
UZ Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
 


Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria:
Experiences with digital breast tomosynthesis in screening

 

Dr. Sophia Zackrisson, Associate Professor
Diagnostic Radiology
Lund University
Malmoe, Sweden
 


Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria:
Value of tomosynthesis for the assessment of screen-detected abnormalities

 

Prof. Dr. Sylvia Heywang-Koebrunner
Referenzzentrum Mammographie Muenchen
Muenchen, Germany
 


Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria:
Clinical experiences with digital breast tomosynthesis in follow up diagnostics

 

Dr. Fusun Taşkın, Associated Professor
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology
Adnan Menderes University
Aydin, Turkey
 


Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria:
The future of breast tomosynthesis


Thomas Helbich, MD, MSc, MBA

University Clinic for Radiodiagnostics
AKH Wien
Vienna / Austria
 


Watch live recordings of past symposia on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis2:

Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria<br />3D Breast Tomosynthesis – a Problem Solver for Difficult Cases in Clinical Routine<br />Prof. Dr. Joerg Barkhausen, Luebeck, Germany <br />

3D Breast Tomosynthesis – a Problem Solver for Difficult Cases in Clinical Routine
Prof. Dr. Joerg Barkhausen, Luebeck, Germany

(Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria)

Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria<br />Breast Tomosynthesis – a Feasible Breast Cancer Screening Modality?<br />Dr. Sophia Zackrisson, Malmoe, Sweden

Breast Tomosynthesis – a Feasible Breast Cancer Screening Modality?
Dr. Sophia Zackrisson, Malmoe, Sweden

(Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria)

Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria<br />3D Breast Tomosynthesis and Contrast Enhanced Dual Energy – a Prototype Report<br />Prof. Dr. Thomas Helbich, Vienna, Austria <br />

3D Breast Tomosynthesis and Contrast Enhanced Dual Energy – a Prototype Report
Prof. Dr. Thomas Helbich, Vienna, Austria

(Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria)

Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria<br />Potential Role of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) in Breast Cancer Diagnosis<br />Dr. Nachiko Uchiyama, Tokyo, Japan <br />

Potential Role of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) in Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Dr. Nachiko Uchiyama, Tokyo, Japan

(Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2012 – Vienna, Austria)


Watch live recordings of past symposia on PRIME Technology2:

High image quality with lower dose in mammography
Prof. Dr. Detlev Uhlenbrock, Dortmund/Germany

(Breast Care Symposium at ECR 2013 – Vienna, Austria)


Watch out for upcoming Webinars!

Watch live recordings of past clinical webinars on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis2:

Mammography – Training & Education – Clinical webinar Zackrisson

Breast cancer detection rate increased by up to 43% !

Dr. Sophia Zackrisson, Malmö, Sweden

4 years of clinical experience with True 3D Breast Tomosynthesis, Dr. Renate Tewaag, Wuppertal, Germany<br />

4 years of clinical experience with True 3D Breast Tomosynthesis
Dr. Renate Tewaag, Wuppertal, Germany

 

Clinical Experiences with 3D Breast Tomosynthesis

Prof. Dr. Chantal Van Ongeval, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Clinical Experiences with 3D Breast Tomosynthesis

Prof. Dr. Sylvia Heywang-Koebrunner, Munich, Germany


Watch live recordings of past clinical webinars on PRIME Technology2:

Dose Saving in FFDM by Gridless Acquisition

Dr. Karsten Ridder, Dortmund, Germany.
 

Training Material

We offer e-training programs helping our customers to gain experiences with new breast diagnostic technologies.


Mammography – Clinical Course Calender – PRIME Presenter

PRIME Presenter
Experience the reference in low dose mammography.

PRIME Technology1 allows for saving dose up to 30% with uncompromised image quality by combining a Gridless Acquisition with Progressive Reconstruction (16 clinical cases).
 


Mammography – Clinical Course Calender – Tomo Presenter

Tomo Presenter

Experience True 3D Breast Tomosynthesis

See the benefits of 3D Breast Tomosynthesis1 compared to 2D mammography (22 clinical cases).

 

 


Mammography – Clinical Course Calender – OpView Presenter

OpView Presenter

Experience your individual image impression in FFDM

OpView's different configurations of image processing parameters allow providing the right image impression – personalized (20 clinical cases). 

 


In cooperation with well-known clinical partners we published results of clinical tomosynthesis and dose comparison studies in several white papers.


Whitepapers on Tomosynthesis1

Be sure. True 3D Breast Tomosynthesis.

3D Breast Tomosynthesis – intelligent technology for clear clinical benefits
Dr. Thomas Mertelmeier, Jutta Speitel and Dr. Claudia Frumento provide a technical assessment of physical parameters which have a major impact on the image quality of tomosynthesis.

 

Mammography – Training and Education – Whitepapers<br /><br />

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis – A clinical assessment based on literature
Dr. Finn Lindhardt, Viborg, Denmark, offers a clinical assessment of tomosynthesis based on literature.
 

 


Whitepapers on Low Dose

Mammography – Training and Education – Whitepapers

Publication of "Full-field digital mammography with gridless acquisition and software-based scatter correction: Investigation of dose savings and image quality"1

Reprint of the publication in “Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 2013”
Physics of Medical Imaging, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA, vol. 8668, pp. 86685Y, (2013), doi:10.1117/12.2007490:
Fieselmann, A., Fischer, D., Hilal, G., Dennerlein, F., Mertelmeier, T., and Uhlenbrock, D.,
„Full-field digital mammography with grid-less acquisition and software-based scatter correction: Investigation of dose saving and image quality”
 

Mammography – Training and Education – Whitepapers

Mean glandular dose survey of 2D mammograms acquired with the Siemens Mammomat Inspiration system

Hilde Bosmans, Koen Michielsen, Kim Lemmens, Jurgen Jacobs
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

 

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