Saturday November 18th, 2017
Fondation Universitaire – Brussels
Organizers: Dr. S. Goemaere (UG), Prof. J.P. Devogelaer (UCL), Prof. P. Bergmann (ULB)

This course was granted 7 credits under the section 3 « National meeting » by the INAMI/RIZIV (4 credits for the Part 1 in the morning and 3 credits for the Part 2 in the afternoon).

In order to receive those credits, doctors will have to sign the two registries at the registration desk (one in the morning and one in the afternoon).

Registrations are limited to 70 participants (based on first come, first served principle).



Part 1

09:00     Overview of methods for  bone density analysis for osteoporosis
           P. Bergmann (ULB), JP Devogelaer (UCL), S. Goemaere (RUG)
09:45     X-ray characteristics with respect of medical imaging and radioprotection
          K. Bacher (UG)
10:30     Coffee break
11:00     Factors affecting medical effects of X-rays. Risk of X-ray exposure in pregnancy
          H. Thierens (UG)
11:45     Dose and risk assessment in radiation protection
          K. Bacher (UG)
12:30     Examination part 1
13:00     Sandwich lunch



Part 2 (+ Refreshment 2H)

14:00      Long term health effects of low dose exposure: cancer risk?
           H. Thierens (UG)
14:45      X-ray in medical diagnostics: radiation burden of patient and practitioner
           K. Bacher (UG)
15:30      Coffee break
16:00      New biological data, new insights, new measures in radioprotection
           H. Thierens (UG)
16:45      Overview of legislative measures related to medical X-ray exposures
           K. Van Slambrouck (FANC)
17:30      Examination part 2



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Registrations open until November 3rd, 2017.

BBC members:

  • Free admittance


  • 100€ for the full course
  • 50€ for the Refreshment course.

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