Past Activities
DTI Workshop - Madrid

DTI Madrid - Faculty and Program

Friday, October 31, 2008
Madrid (Spain)

Course Director

Francisco Grandas, MD ~ Madrid, Spain


J.C. Alonso-Farto, MD ~ Madrid, Spain
A. Bittini, MD ~ Madrid, Spain
P. Dominguez-Montero, MD ~ Madrid, Spain
S. Martinez de Llano, MD ~ Madrid, Spain
W. Oertel, MD ~ Marburg, Germany
C. Scherfler, MD ~ Innsbruck, Austria
A. Toger, MD ~ Madrid, Spain
E. Tolosa, MD ~ Barcelona, Spain

9:00- 9:15 Welcome and Introduction
Francisco Grandas, MD and A. Bittini, MD
9:15- 9:45 The Clinical Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease: the potential role of neuroimaging studies
Francisco Grandas, MD
9:45- 10:30 Basic aspects of dopamine transporter function and neuroimaging
J.C. Alonso-Farto
10:30- 11:15 Dopamine transporter SPECT in Parkinson´s disease and other degenerative parkinsonisms
C. Scherfler
11:15-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:30 Dopamine transporter SPECT in the differential diagnosis of atypical tremors, drug-induced and psycogenic parkinsonisms
W. Oertel
12:30-13:00 Toward a preclinical diagnosis of Parkinson´s disease
E. Tolosa
13:00-14:00 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION (Nuclear Medicine Department)

Participants will be divided in small groups ( 3 groups)

14:00-15:30 I.- Patient preparation, DATSCAN SPECT set-up and data adquisition
II .- Processing data, getting adequate images and interpreting results

A. Bittini, S. Martinez de Llano, A. Rotger
15:30-17:00 Interactive review of illustrative cases
P. Domínguez-Montero, A. Bittini, F. Grandas

Closing remarks
Francisco Grandas, MD