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C. Loewe,



R. Schernthaner,


Registration information

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CME accreditation
ONLY for Live Streaming

The course has been granted
5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)
by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

Certificates with CME credits will be issued only after watching the live stream and completing an online evaluation form.

No CME credits will be available for watching on demand.


ESOR Foundation Course

INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY | Online | May 24, 2023 | 12:30 – 18:30 CEST

Course information

This course is aimed at residents in their 4th and 5th year of training in radiology and recently board-certified radiologists interested in Interventional Radiology. It is strictly adhered to Level II of the European Training Curriculum and it aims at providing fundamentals of Interventional Radiology, including non-invasive imaging for treatment decision and planning and knowledge of IR infrastructure and devices. Furthermore, basic information about arterial access and vascular closure, as well as about vascular interventions will be provided. The course includes six topics consisting of 40 minutes of theory and case presentations followed by a live Q&A section after each session for interaction with the faculty members.

Learning objectives

  • to learn about non-invasive imaging techniques for treatment decision and planning
  • to become familiar with IR infrastructure and devices
  • to learn about arterial access and vascular closure
  • to become familiar with different treatment techniques applied in vascular interventional Radiology

Programme Online

Wednesday, May 24, 2023


 Non-invasive imaging of vascular disease

R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT


Planning and safe performance of IR procedures

M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE


Communication with the patient is key – before, during and after the procedure!

R. Schernthaner Vienna/AT


Vascular access and closure

M. Krokidis, Athens/GR

14:45-15:15 Q&A
15:15-15:45 BREAK

Vascular intervention I – arterial revascularization procedures

R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT


Vascular intervention II – arterial embolization procedures

M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE


Vascular intervention III – venous and hemodialysis access

M. Krokidis, Athens/GR

17:45-18:30 Q&A