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CME accreditation
ONLY for Live Streaming

An application for this online event has been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

The maximum number of CME credits designated for this event is announced on the event website as soon as the application process has been finalised.

CME credits are only available when participating in the actual live streaming and after completion of an online evaluation form.
No CME credits are available when watching on demand.

ESOR Foundation Courses


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, knowledge of IR infrastructure and devices and the importance of radiation protection for both patients and interventional staff. 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. A self-assessment test with multiple-choice questions for each lecture will be made available after the course and will round-off the exercise.

Learning objectives

  • to learn about non-invasive imaging techniques for treatment decision and planning
  • to become familiar with IR infrastructure and devices
  • to understand the importance of radiation protection in IR
  • to learn about indications and contraindications in Interventional Radiology
  • to become familiar with different vascular and non-vascular treatment options, including Interventional Oncology

Programme Online

Date tba., 2021

09:30-10:10 Non-invasive imaging of vascular disease
R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT
10:10-10:50 IR infrastructure and procedure planning
M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE
10:50-11:00 Q&A
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:10 IR protection, complication management and emergencies
R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT
12:10-12:50 Diagnostic angiographiy/venography
M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE
12:50-13:00 Q&A
13:00-13:30 Break
13:30-14:10 Vascular intervention I – arterial revascularisation procedures
R. Schernthaner, Vienna/AT
14:10-14:50 Vascular intervention II – arterial embolization procedures
M. de Bucourt, Berlin/DE
14:50-15:00 Q&A