Overview

The workshop is intended to provide an overview on advanced and innovative medical-imaging applications, for the early diagnosis and therapeutic control of rheumatic musculo-skeletal diseases.

Topics

The workshop will focus on the use of alternative techniques such as MRI and US, also used in a combined manner. Moreover, it will include the discussion on appropriate data-analysis and 2D/3D visualization techniques that can increase and improve the information available to the doctor during the diagnostic process and follow-up. Finally, experimental demonstrators and database collections, which can be used as a reference for training and validation sessions, will be presented.

Workshop Chairs:

  • Marco A. Cimmino, Research Laboratory and Academic Unit of Clinical Rheumatology, DIMI, Università degli Studi di Genova, Genoa (I)
  • Silvana Dellepiane, DITEN, Polytechnic School, Università degli Studi di Genova, Genoa (I)
  • Gianni Viano, Softeco Sismat S.r.l., Genoa (I)

Invited Speakers:

  • Mikael Boesen, Department of Radiology and Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen (DK)
  • Zbisław Tabor, Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Cracow University of Technology, Kracow (PL)

 

When: The workshop will take place in Genoa on September 7th, 2015

Paper submission: May 31th, 2015

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