GALEN Advanced Course on
Abdominal Imaging

September 22-23, 2016; Budapest/Hungary
This course is aimed at senior residents, board certified radiologists and fellows interested in abdominal imaging. Diagnostic criteria and challenges, staging principles for imaging and advances in depiction and characterisation of a variety of neoplastic and inflammatory disorders of the abdomen will be presented. Special focus will be on the application of the latest imaging techniques available. Renowned European experts will ensure a high quality teaching programme, combining plenary lectures and interactive small group workshops.

Learning objectives
  • to appreciate the potential of advanced imaging in the clinical management of neoplastic and inflammatory diseases of the abdomen
  • to review state-of-the-art imaging strategies and criteria available in the detection and characterisation of the most frequent/important abdominal conditions
  • to learn how to respond to difficult clinical problems, concerning accurate staging and defining resectability in pancreatic and rectal cancer

      Learning objectives by topic

Programme Thursday, September 22
13:00-13:45 Registration
13:45-14:00 Welcome and introduction
14:00-14:30 Acute abdomen: inflammation and its mimics
M. Zins, Paris/FR
Mesenteric ischemia: can we predict infarction
A. Filippone, Chieti/IT
15:00-15:30 Diagnostic challenges in primary liver cancer imaging
G. Brancatelli, Palermo/IT
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshops
M. Zins, A. Filippone, G. Brancatelli

Friday, September 23
Incidental focal liver lesion: significance and management
Y. Menu, Paris/FR
09:30-10:00 Resectability of pancreatic cancer: new definitions and the value of MDCT
C. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
10:00-10:30 Cystic tumours of the pancreas
G. Zamboni, Verona/IT
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
Y. Menu, C. Triantopoulou,G. Zamboni
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
Advances in inflammatory diseases of the bowl
S. Taylor, London/UK
14:30-15:00 Rectal cancer: imaging local tumour and nodal spread, before, during and after therapy
S. Gourtsoyianni, London/UK
15:00-15:30 Imaging peritoneal carcinomatosis: impact on patient care
P. Prassopoulos, Alexandroupolis/GR
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshops
S. Taylor, S. Gourtsoyianni, P. Prassopoulos
18:00 Certificate of attendance
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About ESOR

... an established and growing institution, fulfilling the mission of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in the field of education.

                     Anastas Doreski, Skopje/MK

            Enrique F. Garces-Inigo, Albacete/ES

         Bruno Hochhegger, Porto Alegre/BR

            Saulius Rutkauskas, Kaunas/LT
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  • 1010 Vienna, Austria
  • Tel: +43-1-533 40 64
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