15-16th of September 2023

Ghent, Belgium

 xx speakers


Welcome to IMaging Arthritis 2023 in Ghent, Belgium on 15 & 16th of September 2023. The symposium provides a refresher course and update in arthritis imaging for radiologists and rheumatologists.

  • Two venues, bigger rooms!
  • Refresher course on day 1
  • Quiz: All speakers present their top 3 cases

After the symposium the faculty invites you to a farewell reception!


We look forward to welcoming you to gorgeous Ghent where you will enjoy an exciting scientific symposium in a rich cultural and historical setting.

Prof. Dr. Lennart Jans
Dept. of Radiology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

 Accredited by EACCME for 10 European CME credits  

IMaging Arthritis 2023 is approved by Mdeon. Visum number: 19/V2/12139/006794  

Next ESSR conference: http://www.mskradiology2019.pl/



Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

‘Het Pand’ is a beautiful Dominican monastery in the heart of Ghent on the banks of the river Lys, near the medieval port with the guildhalls as its remnants. 


The symposium language is English.


The registration will be open on Sept 15th from 12.00h and on Sept 16th from 08.00h.


From Brussels airport

Trains leave from the airport building (floor -2) and take you to Brussels, where you can switch to one of the many intercity trains (IC) to Gent-Sint-Pieters, Ghent's main railway station.

From the railway station Gent-Sint-Pieters

The tram departs from the tunnel under the railway station, get off at the ‘Korenmarkt’. Taxis are available in front of the station.

By car

Entering Ghent, follow the parking-route to P7, "Sint-Michiels Parking".


The city of Ghent became one of the richest cities of Europe in the Middle Ages. Historical highlights include the Castle of the Counts, Graslei, Saint Bavo Cathedral, the Belfry and the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb. See Visit Gent for additional information.

Conference hotel

Ghent Marriott Hotel - Korenlei 10, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.
Reduced hotel rates (€ 219,00 - breakfast incl.) available if you use this link!

The organisers do not accept liability for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by Symposium participants during the Symposium. Participants are advised to take out insurance against loss, accidents or damage which could be incurred during the Symposium.

Pictures and videos by ©VisitGent and ©VisitFlanders.

Het Pand



  • M. Aloyan
  • M. Boesen
  • I. Eshed
  • M. Korteweg
  • F. Becce
United Kingdom
  • W. Rennie
  • I. Sudoł-Szopińska
  • P. Carron
  • N. Herregods
  • W. Huysse
  • L. Jans
  • F. Laloo
  • F. Vanhoenacker
  • R. Wittoek

M. Aloyan
Yerevan, AM

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia


M. Boesen
Frederiksberg, DK

Department of Radiology and Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, Denmark


I. Eshed
Tel Aviv, IL

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel


M. Korteweg
Amsterdam, NL

Stichting Reade, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


F. Becce
Lausanne, CH

Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois/Université de Lausanne, Switzerland


W. Rennie
Leicester, GB

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust - Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK


I. Sudoł-Szopińska
Warsaw, PL

Department of Radiology, Institute of Rheumatology, Warsaw and Diagnostic Imaging Department, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland


P. Carron
Ghent, BE

Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium


N. Herregods
Ghent, BE

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium


W. Huysse
Ghent, BE

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium


L. Jans
Ghent, BE

Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium


F. Laloo
Bruges, BE

Department of Radiology, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge, Belgium


F. Vanhoenacker
Ghent, BE

Ghent University, Belgium


R. Wittoek
Ghent, BE

Department of Rheumatology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium


Day 1 - Sept 6th Arthritis Imaging Refresher Course
12:00 - 13:00 Registration
13:00 - 13:30 Jans
13:30 - 14:00 Huysse
Tumor-like synovitis
14:00 - 14:30 Vanhoenacker
Crystal arthritis: basics
14:30 - 15:00 Eshed
CRMO, osteomyelitis and spetic arthritis
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
15:30 - 16:00

Hand & wrist radiographs in rheumatology - Beauty of basics

16:00 - 16:15 Huysse
My top 3 teaching cases
16:15 - 16:45 Wittoek
Erosive osteoarthritis of finger joints: what has imaging to offer?
16:45 - 17:15 Aloyan
Late-stage arthritis
17:15 - 17:45 Jans
 Myositis imaging: what the clinical wants to know
Day 2 - Sept 7th Hot topics in Arthritis Imaging
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:20 Rennie
Inflammatory lesions of the Spine- Is it SpA or Not?
09:20 - 09:40 Sudoł-Szopińska
Psoriatic arthritis: tips; tricks and pitfalls
09:40 - 10:00 Korteweg
Rheumatoid arthritis: tips, tricks and pitfalls
10:00 - 10:20 Boesen
New techniques in daily practice: Dynamic MRI
10:20 - 10:40 Jans
Challenges in inflammatory spine imaging
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee
11:10 - 11:30 Eshed
SAPHO and its differential diagnosis
11:30 - 11:50 Carron
Critical look at 3 radiology reports
11:50 - 12:20 Vanhoenacker
Crystal arthritis: tips, tricks and pitfalls
12:20 - 12:40 Becce
Dual-energy CT in rheumatic diseases in daily practice
12:40 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:45 QUIZ: 'My top 3 teaching cases'
Jans - Quiz
Rennie - SpA
Becce - DECT
Vanhoenacker - Crystal
Eshed - Septic - CRMO - SAPHO
Sudoł-Szopińska - PsA
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee
16:00 - 17:00 Herregods - JIA pitfalls
Aloyan - Late stage
Laloo - New bone formation
Korteweg - RA
Boesen - Weird and wunderful
Jans - Adjourn


Social Programme SATURDAY


Physicists 225 euro 325 euro
BSR/ESSR members 200 euro 295 euro
Residents 100  euro 180 euro

Register now