Important Notes:

CARS thanks all attendees for their contribution towards a successful CARS 2014 and invites you to attend CARS 2015, June 24-27 in Barcelona

CARS 2014 TopicsCARS 2014 Topics

CARS 2014 Topics

28th International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology (CAR)
Chairman: Stanley Baum, MD (USA)
Co-chair: Kiyonari Inamura, PhD (J)

  • Medical Imaging, e.g.
    DR, CT, MR, Virtual Endoscopy, US, SPECT, PET and Molecular Imaging
  • Computer Assisted Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Image Processing and Display
  • Medical Workstations
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Therapy
  • Image Guided Diagnosis and Therapy of the Prostate
  • Ablation Therapies
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Nanotechnology for Imaging and Therapy
  • Telemedicine, E-health and Multimedia EPR
  • Expert Systems and Computer Assisted Education
  • Economic and Management Issues
  • Security, Legal and Ethical Aspects
  • PACS Architecture and Workflow
  • PACS Workstation Design and Ergonomics
  • PACS Integration in Surgical and Interventional Suites
  • PACS-CAD Integration
  • Open Source Software for PACS and Image Processing
  • PACS beyond Radiology (Cardiology, Endoscopy, Ophthalmology, etc.)
  • Image Distribution, Storage and Archiving Strategies
  • PACS/RIS/HIS Integration Issues
  • Regional PACS and Teleradiology
  • Standardization (DICOM, HL7, IHE)
  • PACS and E-Learning in Radiology and Medical Sciences
  • Managing Dose Information in PACS

18th Annual Conference of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery
President: Makoto Hashizume, MD (J) 

    • Image Processing and Visualization
    • Intraoperative Devices and Sensors
    • Intraoperative Imaging
    • Surgical Robotics and Instrumentation
    • Surgical Navigation
    • 3D Modelling and Rapid Prototyping
    • Postoperative Result Assessment
    • Surgical Simulation, Education and Training
    • Ergonomics, User Interfaces, Haptics and Multimodal Devices in Surgical Applications
    • Methods of Validation and Verification
    • Computer-assisted Planning
    • Surgical Knowledge and Decision Management
    • Navigated Control
    • Surgical Skill Assessment
    • Decision and Action Support in Surgical Management

      Clinical specialties:
    • Computer aided surgery in neurosurgery, ENT surgery, orthopaedic and spinal surgery, cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, gastroenterological surgery, gynaecological surgery, urological surgery
    • Image Guided Navigation Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery
    • Image Guided Therapy

      16th International Workshop on Computer-Aided Diagnosis
      Chairman: Kunio Doi, PhD (USA)
      Co-chair: Ulrich Bick, MD (D)

      • CAD for Breast, Chest, Colon, Skeletal, Liver, Brain and Vascular Imaging
      • CAD for Cancer Screening
      • CAD for 3D Imaging
      • CAD for Differential Diagnosis
      • CAD for CT, MRI, Ultrasonography, PET and Nuclear Medicine Imaging
      • CAD in Ophtalmology, Dermatology and Pathology
      • Image Databases for CAD
      • Computer Vision, ANN and Modelling
      • Computerized Detection and Characterization of Lesions in Radiological Images
      • Quantitative Analysis of Image Information
      • Visualization and Quantitation of 3D Images
      • Intelligent Workstations and Decision Support Systems
      • Observer Performance Studies and ROC Analysis
      • Clinical Evaluation and Prospective Studies
      • Image Quality Issues and Evaluation
      • CAD in PACS Environment

       20th Computed Maxillofacial Imaging Congress
      Chairman: Allan G. Farman, PhD, DSc (USA)

      • New Imaging Devices and Novel Applications
      • Evidence-based Selection Criteria in Digital Maxillofacial Imaging
      • Craniomaxillofacial Computer-Aided Diagnosis
      • Maxillofacial Image Post Processing
      • Cranial and Maxillofacial Image Guided Surgery
      • Image Navigated Dental Implantology
      • Orthodontic Applications of Computed Imaging
      • Endodontic Applications of Computed Imaging
      • Imaging and Modelling for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
      • Cone Beam and Multislice CT
      • Maxillofacial Magnetic Resonance Imaging
      • Maxillofacial Ultrasound Imaging
      • Image Fusion and Subtraction
      • 3D and 4D Imaging
      • Multi-dimensional Maxillofacial Modelling
      • Virtual Reality and Dental Robotics
      • Interoperability
      • Maxillofacial Applications in Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise

      15th IFCARS / SPIE / EuSoMII / ISCAS Joint Workshop on Surgical PACS and the Digital Operating Room
      Chairmen: Osman M. Ratib, MD, PhD (CH), Heinz U. Lemke, PhD (D)

      • Surgical Workflow
      • Intelligent Operating Room
      • Therapy Imaging and Model Management Systems
      • Surgical PACS
      • DICOM and IHE in Surgery
      • Management and Assessment of OR Systems Integration
      • Architectures of ORs and Imaging Suites

      6th EPMA / IFCARS Workshop on Personalized Medicine and ICT
      Olga Golubnitschaja, MD (D), Heinz U. Lemke, PhD (D)

      • Model-Guided Medicine
      • Patient-Specific Modelling
      • Model Management
      • Clinical Examples of Personalized Medicine in Oncology

      Special Poster Session for Hospital Staff
      Makoto Hashizume, MD, PhD (J)

      CARS 2014 will arrange a poster session dedicated to hospital staff. Abstracts are invited from technologists, nurses and other staff working in the hospitals. Presenting authors of this session are eligible to register for CARS 2014 at a discounted fee.



      • CARS
        Computer Assisted Radiology
        28th International Congress and Exhibition
      • ISCAS
        18th Annual Conference
        of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery
      • CAD
        16th International Workshop on Computer-Aided Diagnosis
      • CMI
        20th Computed Maxillofacial Imaging Congress