FIDEX User Conference in Turku, Finland July 4 – 7, 2019

FIDEX User Conference in Turku, Finland - July 4 – 7, 2019

Provisional Program

Thursday, JULY 4
14:00Open Registration, Check-in
Address: Raviraitti 45, Metsämäki, Turku, Finland
16:00Horst Bruning Welcome
16:10Horst BruningFIDEX Technology – A Primer for New Users
16:30Jan Hnizdo Indications for CT
17:00Antoine AdamCT scanning of the canine nose and ear
17:30Roland RigoriIodine Contrast examinations
18:00Antoine AdamOrthopedic cases
18:30allBeer, Wine and Snacks: sponsored by Animage
Friday, JULY 5
08:00all Breakfast on your own
09:00Einola-KoponenDemo Fidex-Classic (CT) at Hund-Kattklinik
09:00VetPetDemo Fidex-FS (CT, DR, FL) at VetPet – parallel session
11:00all Coffee
11:30Kaatje KromhoutCT scanning of the inner ear of dogs and cats
12:30all Lunch
14:00Chee Kin Lim Interactive Image Interpretation III Session1 – Head Scans
15:00Antoine Adam How to deal with big dogs
15:30Einola-Koponen Case Presentation 1
16:00Kaatje KromhoutArtifacts: acceptable or non-diagnostic?
16:45all Coffee
17:00Fred Sanspoux 3D printing in surgery: a useful tool?
18:00all Leave Klinik for Turku Ferryboat Terminal
20:55 Boat leaves for Stockholm
Saturday, JULY 6
Morningall Breakfast on the boat
12:00allBuffet Lunch on the boat
14:10allBoat arrives in Åland, check-in Hotel Mariehamn Park Alandia
15:00Chee Kin LimInteractive Image Interpretation Session 2: Where CT can do it and others cannot
16:30Jan HnizdoCondylar fractures in French bulldogs - is it IOHC?
17:00Fred SanspouxLarryngal Rhabdomysarcoma in a dog
17:30AnimageWhat's new in 2019 + Preview of WIP
19:00allConference Dinner at the Stallhagen Brewery
Sunday, JULY 7
09:00NN Case Presentations
12:00allCheckout Hotel
13:30allBuffet Aurora on the boat
14:45allBoat leaves for Turku
16:00Horst BruningPanel discussion User Wishlist, priorities
19:50allETA Turku Ferry Terminal


THU 16:10 Horst Bruning, PhD FIDEX Technology – A Primer for New Users

CV Horst Bruning
Education: PhD in High Energy Particle Physics at CERN, Switzerland 1977
Professional: Head of Engineering at Siemens Healthcare, Germany (1980 – 1997)
VP Engineering at Invision Technologies and TeraRecon (1997- 2002)
Founder of Exxim Computing Corporation in Livermore, CA (2002)
Founder and CEO of Animage, LLC in Pleasanton, CA (2008)
Member of AAPM and ACVR

THU 16:30 Jan Hnizdo DVM  Indications for CT
SAT 16:00 Condylar fractures in French bulldogs - is it IOHC?  

CV Dr. Jan Hnizdo
2000 DVM from Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
2001-2003 surgeon at vet. hospital AA-Vet, Prague
2003 founding Animal Clinic Prague, head surgeon specialized in orthopedic and oncologic surgery.
2005-2007 partner at the veterinary clinic Suchdol, Prague
Publications:> 60 veterinary papers in Czech vet journals as well as in international journals as co-author.
About 20 herpetological papers in Czech and international journals
2007 coauthor of the herpetological monograph "Boa constrictor" Hes, Duda et al., Herpetonverlag.
2011 Herpetomedical textbook: "Medical Care of Turtles and Tortoises" Hnízdo, Pantchev (eds), Chimaira Verl. Ffm
Since 2006 frequent speaker on national and international congresses in Czech Republic, Slovakia (KVL, SAVLMZ, ČAVLMZ)
and other European countries (DVG / ARAV congress, WSAVA seminars)

SAT 17:30 Stephen Della Ratta Preview WIP

Stephen Della Ratta: President and COO, responsible for all operations, Americas sales, mechanical engineering,
and quality. Multiple Silicon Valley medical device start-ups and fortune 100 companies including Stryker (OEM) and Sanmina (CM).

THU 17:30 Roland Rigori DVM Iodine Contrast

CV Dr. Roland Rigori DVM
-DVM Veterinary School of the University Lyon, France
-CES  de traumatologie ostéo-articulaire et orthopédie animales
-Expert près la cours d’appel de Grenoble
-FIDEX user since 2012

THU 18:00 Antoine Adam DVM Power Injectors for liver scans and Cine-CT
FRI 15:00 How to deal with big dogs

CV Antoine Adam DVM
2017 Cofounder and Chief Medical officer of Swissvet Group with 12 veterinary practices in CH.
2017 Opening a referal clinic in Etoy (Switzerland) with a team of 7 veterinarians and 10 nurses. Manager and surgeon in laparoscopy, orthopedy, Interventional radiology and Endoscopy.
2006 Founder of Vetmidi SA, Veterinary Practice in Saint Prex.
1994 CoFounder of a Vet clinic in Pacy (France). Studies and Certifications :
2019 Co-Organizer of the First Veterinary NOTES Courses in IRCAD, in Strasbourg
2016 Co founder of Evendoc : European Vet Endo Conference : www.evendoc.com
Live surgeries and presentations of endosurgeries. Member of VIRIES society and followed the complete courses of Interventionnal radiology and endoscopy in the American Medical Center in New York.
ESAVS CT SCAN Course in Novarra, Principal Course Master: Prof. Dr. Paul Barthez, DECVDI, DACVR (LU), Course Master: Dr. Edoardo Auriemma, DECVDI (IT)
2015 Member of VES society. Followed and Organize many courses in endoscopy and laparoscopy (IRCAD, School of surgery of Nancy, ESAVS, …)
2011 Master course AOVET in Davos (orthopedics), Univ Zurich Pr. Montavon TTA Course.
2009 AOVET in Davos (orthopedic courses) www.aovet.org
2008 ESAVS Advance cardiology IV, Luxembourg

FRI 11:30 Chee Kin Lim DVM Why do we need CT for small animals?
SAT 15:00 Interactive Image Interpretation Session

Chee Kin Lim DVM, BVSc(Hons), MMedVet (Diag Im), FMCVS (Vet Imaging),
Diplomate ECVDI
European Veterinary Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Dr. Lim graduated with a DVM from the Universiti Putra Malaysia and completed his veterinary
diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
He passed both the South African and European veterinary diagnostic imaging specialist examinations,
obtaining his MMedVet (Diagnostic Imaging) degree and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. He is also a Fellow of the Malaysian College of Veterinary Specialist.
Dr. Lim has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Purdue University, USA since 2013.
He is currently the director of the ECVDI residency program at Purdue University and a member of the ECVDI Credentials Committee.
His clinical and research interests include ultrasonography, echocardiography and
CT imaging of trauma in small animals but never tires of looking at radiographs or MRI studies.
To date he has authored and co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications.
He also has a soft spot for delicious food, bubble tea and loves horror movies.