Central Asia

esor course on

women's imaging

11 April, 2024

5 CMEs

more information & programme coming soon

What to expect

This course is aimed at senior residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows interested in women’s imaging including breast and pelvic pathologies. Special focus is given to the latest imaging techniques in the detection and characterization of breast and gynaecologic tumours. Renowned European experts ensure a high quality-teaching programme combining theory and case presentations with an interactive character.

An outstanding European faculty will ensure a high-quality teaching programme, combining lectures and interactive case discussions.

Your host & venue

Tairkhan Dautov, MD, Ph.D., DMSc, 

Vice-president of Radiological Society of Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan.


Radisson Hotel Astana
Saryarka Avenue 4
Astana, Kazakhstan

Take a look at the venue →


Prof. Ursula Reiter
University Hospital of Graz

Prof. Christian Loewe
Medical University of Vienna

In cooperation with


The ESOR Visiting Professorship to Central Asia has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 5.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)

Certificates with CME credits will be issued only after participating in the course activities and completing an online evaluation form.

We work with impartiality and transparency. Find the steering committee disclosure forms here →

Learning Objectives

  • to be familiar with state-of-the-art techniques in the detection, characterisation
    and management of breast tumors
  • to understand the O-RADS MR lexicon and scoring system for adnexal masses
  • to recognise the appearances of benign and malignant breast lesions, using MRI
    BIRADS classification
  • to learn the imaging appearances of endometriosis
  • to be up-to-date with staging in endometrial and cervix cancer and to recognise
    appearances of disease recurrence


*all times given in local time in Astana
12:00 – 12:45Registration
12:45– 13:00Welcome & Introduction
13:00 – 13:40

Why Should We Use O-RADS
A. Rockall, London/UK

13:40 – 14:20

The Evolution of Mammography in Screening and Diagnosis
S. Vinnicombe, Cheltenham/UK

14:20 – 15:00

Rare Gynaecological Tumours: Germ Cell, Gestational and Sarcoma
A. Rockall, London/UK

15:00 – 15:30Q&A 
15:30 – 16:00Break
16:00 – 16:40

Cervical and Endometrial Cancer
R. Forstner, Salzburg/AT

16:40 – 17:20

Breast MRI –  Why, When and How?
S. Vinnicombe, Cheltenham/UK

17:20 – 18:00

Gynaecological Emergencies: Which Imaging and How?
R. Forstner, Salzburg/AT

18:00 – 18:30Q&A


The registration fee includes only the ESOR Asklepios Course on Cardiac Imaging. Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements themselves.

Free for members of the Radiological Society of Kazakhstan
EUR 30 for non-members

Please note that 10% VAT will be added during the registration process.

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