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Dr. Luis A. Cruz Vásquez

Medellin, Colombia


May 18, 2023

Cartagena de Indias Convention Center

Cartagena, Colombia


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Inscripción al CCR2023 (

CME Accreditation

An application for European CME credits (ECMEC) will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

Visiting Professorship Programme to Colombia

Interventional Oncology | May 18, 2023

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 Oncology. It is an intense one-day programme, directly linked to the Colombian National Congress of Radiology. It is strictly adhered to Level II of the European Training Curriculum and is designed to improve the knowledge of the general radiologist in the field of Interventional oncology. The course includes six topics consisting of 30 minutes of theory and 40 min case-based sessions in small groups presentations enabling great interaction with the faculty members.

Learning objectives

  • To know the main indications of liver, chest, and kidney biopsy

  • To be aware of the organ-based technical specificities of  biopsy

  • To understand the role of IR in the treatment of liver and lung cancer


Thursday May 18, 2023

08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome and introduction

Liver biopsy – Techniques and indications

V. Vilgrain, Paris/FR


Chest biopsy – Technical aspects

M.-P Revel, Paris/FR


Kidney biopsy – Technique and tips to avoid complications

F. Lubinus, Bucaramanga/CO

10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshop rotations
13:00-14:00 Lunch break

Liver intra-arterial treatment

V. Vilgrain, Paris/FR


Chest ablation

M.-P Revel, Paris/FR


MRI-Ultrasound fusion prostate biopsy

S. Peláez, Medellin/CO

15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshop rotations
18:00 Course Evaluation and end