Interventional Radiology

May 29, 2024
12:30 – 18:30 CET
5.5 CMEs

What to expect

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. There will also be one additional talk dedicated to patient communication around an interventional procedure, addressing one crucial point for a successful treatment.

This course is aimed at residents in their 4th and 5th year of training in radiology and recently board- certified radiologists. It is adhered to Level II of the European Training Curriculum.


Applications will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event.

Applications have been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event.

The course has been granted 5.5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

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.

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Learning Objectives

  • to learn about the strategies for protection and complication management in IR
  • to become familiar with new therapy options for pulmonary embolism and venous disease
  • to learn about the different treatment options and possible complications in aortic diseases
  • to get knowledge about the principles of interventional oncology
  • to learn about the importance of professional patient communication around interventional procedures


12:30 – 13:10

IR protection & complication management

R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT

13:10 – 13:50

EVAR, TEVAR, BEVAR, FEVAR: the alphabet of endovascular aortic therapy

M. Krokidis, Athens/GR

13:50 – 14:30

Endovascular treatment for acute pulmonary and venous thrombosis

M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE

14:30 – 15:00Q&A Session
15:00 – 15:30Break
15:30 – 15:50

Patient communication: how to make the patient feel comfortable – before and DURING the interventional treatment

R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT

15:50 – 16:30

CT guided biopsy, drainage and pain management

R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT

16:30 – 17:10

Percutaneous tumour ablation

M. Krokidis, Athens/GR

17:10 – 17:50

Transarterial tumour treatment

M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE

17:50 – 18:30Q&A Session

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