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Dr. Luis Cruz

Medellin, Colombia


May 18, 2023

Cartagena, Colombia



Visiting Professorship Programme to Colombia

ESOR Course on Interventional Oncology| May 18, 2023

Course information

The course is aimed at senior residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows interested in abdominal oncologic imaging. It is designed as an intense one-day programme, directly linked to the Romanian National Congress of Radiology. A particular focus will be on the applications of MRI in Abdominal Oncology in liver, pancreatic, and rectal cancer in particular on diagnostic criteria, staging principles and clinical role of imaging. This course will also highlight the latest advances in MRI regarding image acquisition and contrast agents for liver imaging techniques,. Renowned European experts will ensure a high-quality teaching programme, combining lectures and workshops, allowing for interactive case discussions.

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


May 18, 2023

08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome and introduction
09:00-09:30 Liver biopsy – Techniques and indications
V. Vilgrain, Clichy/FR
09:30-10:00 Chest biopsy – Technical aspects
M-P. Revel, Paris/FR
10:00-10:30 Kidney biopsy – Technique and tips to avoid complications
F. Lubinus, Bucaramanga/CO
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:30 Liver intra-arterial treatment
V. Vilgrain, Clichy/FR
14:30-15:00 Chest ablation
M-P. Revel, Paris/FR
15:00-15:30 MRI-Ultrasound fusion prostate biopsy
S. Peláez, Medellin/CO
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshops
18:00 Course Evaluation and end