Following Scientific Programme has been finalized by the Scientific Committee of SNMI consisting of :
Chairman Dr P K Pradhan Members : Prof G Bandhopadhyay Prof G Malhotra Prof B K Das Prof S Mohanty Prof B N Mohanty Prof B R Mittal Dr A R Sharma Dr P S Soni Dr E Prabhu Col. Dr P G Kumar

44thAnnual Conference of the Society of Nuclear Medicine SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME DAY 1: 29-November-12 ( Thursday )
(Under the auspices of ICNM)

08:00-9:00 09:00-9.30

Registration Inauguration of CME

Chief Guest: A Murugnathan Guest of Honor: M Nayak Presiding Off. : S C Dash Dean ICNM : P S Soni President SNMI : P K Pradhan Organising secretary: B K Das B R Mittal M.K.Tripathi S K Kar

9.30 -10..00 10:00-10.30 10.30 -11:00


High Tea Future trends in molecular imaging B A Krishna Impact of SPECT/CT in malignant and benign disorder A Bhattacharya Promising SPECT tracers for diagnostic imaging S Banarjee PET and Tumor Biology: Its potential for clinical oncology practice S Basu Newer PET probes in clinical and preclinical arena A Mishra


D K Hazra M.G.Rajan M Mishra

12.00- 12.30 12.30-1300

Recent advances in Nuclear cardiology J Mantil 13.00-13.30 Development of radio labeled monoclonal antibodies for therapy Grace Samuel 13.30- 14.30 LUNCH 14.30 -15. 00 Incremental Value of CT in Multimodality Imaging S K Sharma Harkirat Singh S Lange E Prabhu 15.00 -15.30 CT of Head & Neck Imaging Shailesh Gaikwad 15.30 –16.00 CT of Neck and Thorax Sanjay Thulkar A Mandal S Sundaram P G Kumar

16.00 - 16.30 CT of Abdomen & Pelvis Deep Srivastava 16.30 - 17.00 Radiation Protection Issues in Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine in the Era of Hybrid Imaging P Tandon

17.00- 18.00

Case Presentations C S Bal 18. 30- 20.00 Inaugural Function ; 20.00 INAUGURAL DINNER ONWARDS (Vocal Music Presentation By Mrs. Susmita Das )

DAY 2: 30-November-2012 ( Friday )
Time 08:00-08.30 Topic/Speaker Chairpersons SESSION I QUIZ PROGRAMME WITH PRIZES B A Krishna , Mumbai 08.30 – 10.30 SESSION II : Radionuclide Therapy S Basu Keynote 1 Recent developments in Radio Nuclide Therapy S N Senapati C S Bal, New Delhi 2 Radiosynoviorthesis (Radiation Synovectomy) P K Padhan State of the art 2012 Gynter Moedder, Germany 3 Metastatic bone pain palliation with radionuclides S Gambhir 10.30 - 12.30 SESSION III : Nuclear Endocrinology Keynote 1 Role of Nuclear Medicine in Neuroendocrine tumor S Lange, Germany 2 Tennis syndrome R Oomen 3 Novel Therapy in the Treatment of Thyroid Cancer Murali Krishna, Malaysia 4 Diagnostic Problems in Endocrine Disorders A K Baliarsinha Oral 1 99mTc Pertechnetate Thyroid uptake : comparison of three methods,uptake probe,gamma camera and manual method. N Bhatia,S Sharma,B Singh. Chandigarh 2 Absorption spectroscopy for the quantification of serum thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody levels in differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients: A pilot study S Kumar ch, N Pandit, R Kumar et al. Manipal 3 Correlation of 99mTc-Pertechnetate Thyroid uptake and Thyroid/Parotid Ratio(TPR) in Thyroid Disorders. N Rana, A Bhattacharya, M Parmar et al. Chandigarh 4 Gallium-68 PET/CT Localization of Phosphaturic

S H Khan A Velumani A Chaudhury

Panel Discussion ( 30 min )

Tumours in Patients with Tumour-Induced Osteomalacia Kanhaiyalal Agrawal, Bhagwant Rai Mittal, Sanjay Kumar Bhadada et. al, Chandigarh Diagnosis and Management of Non Thyroid Endocrine Disorders S Sundaram, A K Das, Soumen Ray, B K Mohanty, Dillip Kar SESSION IV : Homi Bhabha Memorial Oration Radioimmunoassay to Radioimmunotherapy : The saga of a radiopharmacist M R A Pilai, Mumbai LUNCH SESSION V: Nuclear Cardiology Recent advances in nuclear cardiology G N Mahapatra, Mumbai Clinical problems in the diagnosis and prognosis of CAD P K Sahu, Bhubaneswar Utility of lung perfusion scan in pediatric patients S Gayana, S S Reddy, A Kumar Chandigarh Assessment of coronary flow reserve using SPECT with sestamibi N Gangrade, S H Moghe, R Asopa et al, Mumbai Utility of SPECT MPI in evaluation of postrevascularization myocardial ischemic burden in patients with known CAD R Goel, S Sampath, S Jung et. al, Chandigarh Optimising the role of dual pet tracers for myocardial viability assessment using N-13 Ammonia perfusion and F-18 FDG metabolism Atul V Gada, SESSION VI : Vikram Sarabhai Oration

12.30 - 13.20

P K Pradhan G Malhotra

13.20 – 14.00 14.00 – 15.20 KEYNOTE 1 2

J K Bhagat K P Mishra J Mantil

ORAL 1 2



15.30 - 16.20

P K Pradhan G Malhotra

16.20 – 17.20 Keynote 1

Oral 1



Imaging the invisible David W Townsend, Singapore SESSION VII : Theme : Nuclear Gastroenterology K Kumarsen Diagnosis of G I tract disorders using recent S Pradhan Md. Ibrarulla advancement in nuclear medicine T KALAWAT ,TIRUPATI PET/CT using 18f FDG labelled autologous leucocytes for detection of infection in peripancreatic fluid collections Anish Bhattacharya, Rakesh Kochhar, Sarika Sharma, Chandigarh Comparison of SPECT-CT with conventional hepatobiliary studies M K Sahoo, P Sharma, K Jyoti Das et. al., New Delhi Scintigraphic defectography in the assessment of ileal pouch function after total proctocolectomy Anand Kumar D, Aijaz Tabassum, Kumaresan K, Arun Y et. al, Hyderabad

17.30 – 18.00 18.00 – 19.30 20.00 – ONWARDS

ICNM Meeting General Body Meeting Gala Dinner

Time 9.00 – 10.30 Chairpersons P Sundaram Ashok Das Keynote 1 Role of nuclear medicine in pre and post S Adhikari eavaluation of kidney transplantation R Oomen,Vellore 2 Complications and management of renal transplantation S C Dash, Bhubaneswar Topic/Speaker SESSION VIII : Nuclear Nephro- Urology

3 Diagnosis and management of subrenal obstruction D HOTA, CUTTACK 4 Management of advanced prostate cancer Subodh Das, Bhubaneswar Oral 1 Comparison of grades of VUR with scarring in DMSA scan Sampanna Jung et al. 10.30 – 12.10 SESSION – IX: Nuclear Oncology M Chauhan D Samant Keynote 1 Radio - immunotherapy in lymphoma G Biswas A Malhotra, New Delhi 2 Efficacy of scintimammography in the diagnosis of breast cancer B K Das, Bhubaneswar 3 Breast imaging: Current Status S Thulkar , New Delhi 4 Surgical management of recurrent breast cancer K S Panda, Bhubaneswar Oral 1 FDG PET-CT one-stop shop for staging of neuroblastoma Prafulla Jatale, Sneha Shah,Archi Agrawal et al, Mumbai 2 A comprehensive study of the parameters that effect the in vivo efficacy of Nitroimiazole99mtc(Co)3 complexes to detect tumor hypoxia Madhava B Mallia, Suresh Subramanian, Anupam Mathur et al, Mumbai 12.10 – 14.00 Common Programme 14.00 – 15.30 SESSION – X: Medical Physics P.S.Soni Keynote 1 Preclinical molecular imaging in drug development- C.M.Pathak A Rath translational relevance Baljinder Singh, Chandigarh 2 Selected II – IV materials for use as radiation detectors Henry W. White, Columbia, USA

Oral 1 IAEA criteria for monitoring of the internal exposure to radiation worker in nuclear medicine and research practices-regulatory perspective Jolly Joseph K, Pankaj Tandon, Mumbai 2 Validation of Ga-68 Dotatate synthesis in the dota peptide conjugated modular lab system H H Shimpi 3 Performance evaluation of whole body PET–CT scanner discovery STE Aruna Kaushik 4 Quality assurance in PET-CT – regulatory perspective Neeraj Dikshit 15.30 Common Programme ONWARDS

Time 7.00 : 8.30 – 9.30 : 10.00 – 12.00 Keynote 1 Topic/Speaker Departure to Puri by A.C. buses Visit to Lord Jaganath temple at Puri SESSION XI: Radiopharmacy Development of multifunctional nanoparticles for tumor imaging and therapy. Raghuraman Kanan, USA Production and supply of 99Mo-99mTc alumina column chromatography (Coltech) generators to nuclear medicine centres in india S K Sarkar Synthesis of no-carrier added i-131 MIBG suitable for clinical use B K Tiwary, Yojana Singh, Vrinda C et al. Mumbai Factors affecting cell counts during radiolabelling of aotologous leukocytes with F-18 FDG Sarika, Chandigarh New radiopharmaceuticals from bhabha atomic research centre S Banarjee,G Samuel,P V Joshi et al. Mumbai Development of erbium-169 labelled hydroxyapatite particles for radiation synovectomy of digital joints Viju chirayil etal. Preparation of ready to use clinical dose of Lu-177 EDTMP for bone pain palliation K V Vimalnath et al Radiolabelling,stability study and biodistribution of paclitaxel I banarjee et al Pyrogen Test In 18f Fdg Samples Using Gel Clot Method R Vatsa et al SESSION XII: Brigadier Mazumdar Oration Misery, mystery and malady of thyroid Shrikant Solav Chairpersons

Sudipta Das N Shivaprasad H H Shimpi

Oral 1








12.10 – 13.00

P K Pradhan G Malhotra

13.00 – 14.30 15.00 17.00 – 18.00 18.30 – 20.30 21.00 – 21.30 21.30 : 11.00 :

Lunch in the lawns of the resort Departure for Konarak and visit to the famous Sun Temple Refreshments at Yatri Nivas, Konarak Witnessing the famous Konarak Dance Festival Visit of the Sand art Festival at Chandrabhaga Beach Return to Toshali sands resort and dinner Journey back to Bhubaneswar

Time 10.00 – 12.00 Topic/Speaker SESSION XIII: Miscellaneous Chairpersons K.Kumar M.Mathur S Deswal

Keynote 1 Advances in imaging of alzheimer”s disease P. Kulkarni, U S A 2 New methods in preparing radiobioconjugates click chemistry Padma Hazra, India 3 Production of radioisotopes for medical research at the university of Missouri research reactor C S Cutler, USA 4 Arthritic problems in India P K Padhan, Bhubaneswar 5 S K Sharma , Kolkatta 6 Objective Documentation of the Effect of anti filarial treatment by Lymphoscintigraphy B K Das, Bhubaneswar Common programme

12.00 – ONWARDS

Time 9.00 – 9.40 Topic/Speaker Session XIV Preclinical Molecular imaging Chairpersons C S Bal S Gambhir A Mishra

Keynote 1 Molecular imaging of intestinal infection, inflammation and necrosis Rao V. Papineni 2 Ultrahighresolution imagining of radiotracer for preclinical research F Beekman 3

9.40 – 11.00

Session XV Technologists Programme

Free Papers : 5 Papers to be presented by Technologists Moderator : S. Bhushan

Panel discussion ( 30 min ) 11.00 – 12.00 1

Education and Training Facilities Pannelists : R Oomen, U Nayak.P S.Soni,P Tondon, S kheruka Session XVI New technology from Industry Relevance of 4D CT and 4D PET in Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy Krishna Komanduri,Hyderabad

Baljinder Singh

P.K. Pradhan B.A. Krishna A.Arya

2 Heralding New Age Nuclear Medicine Technology: Are we ready? L.P. Kashyap , Ahmedabad

NRG, Holland 3

12.00 – 13.00

Session XVII Education and manpower development

A Malhtora B K Das S.S.Anand

PANNEL DISCUSSION : 13.00 – 13.30 13. 30 (ONWARDS)

Medical education in USA and guide to ABNM certification Partha Sinha, U S A Future manpower requirement and development in Nuclear Medicine Pannelists :Arun Malhotra, Regi Oomen, P K Pradhan, B R Mittal, B K Das Valedictory Function Lunch