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ESGAR/ESUR Multidisciplinary Acute Abdomen Workshop

Workshop Date

October 19 - 20, 2017

Workshop Venue

'Auditorium Antonianum' Centre
Viale Manzoni, 1
00185 Rome, Italy

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Prof. Andrea Laghi
Sapienza, University of Rome - Polo Pontino
Department of Radiological Sciences
via Franco Faggiana 34
04100 Latina, Italy

Scientific Coordinator

Dr. Marc Zins, Paris/FR

L. E. Derchi, Genova/IT
R. Ferrari, Rome/IT
N. Grenier, Bordeaux/FR
A. Laghi, Latina/IT
R. Oyen, Leuven/BE
P. Paolantonio, Rome/IT
G. Pernazza, Rome/IT
J. B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
J. Stoker, Amsterdam/NL
M. Weston, Leeds/GB
M. Zins, Paris/FR

October 19, 2017



09:00Opening remarksA. Laghi, Latina/IT
09:05Acute Abdomen: imaging strategies in 2017J. Stoker, Amsterdam/NL
09:25Infections (appendicitis, diverticulitis...)J. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
09:50Acute flank painL. Derchi, Genova/IT
10.10Bowel obstructionM. Zins, Paris/FR 
10:30Coffee Break
11:00Interactive case discussion (3x25 min)

J. Puylaert, The Hague/NL

Flank pain

L. Derchi, Genova/IT
Bowel obstructionM. Zins, Paris/FR 
13:30Infection and obstruction of the kidneys     N. Grenier, Bordeaux/FR
14:50Perforation of the GI tract   R. Ferrari, Rome/IT
14:10Acute pancreatitisP. Paolantonio, Rome/IT          
14:30Interactive case discussion (3x25 min)
Infection and obstruction of the kidneysN. Grenier, Bordeaux/FR
Perforation GI tractR. Ferrari, Rome/IT
PancreatitisP. Paolantonio, Rome/IT     
16:00Coffee Break
16:15Interactive case discussion (3x25 min)
Abdominal traumaR. Ferrari, Rome/IT
Intestinal ischemiaM. Zins, Paris/FR 
Acute pelvic pain in the female pelvis

M. Weston, Leeds/UK


October 20, 2017

09:00Intestinal ischemia M. Zins, Paris/FR 
09:20Acute pelvic pain in the female pelvis

M. Weston, Leeds/UK

09:50Abdominal trauma R. Ferrari, Rome/IT
10:20Coffee Break
11:00Ask the experts (Q&A, cases) G. Pernazza, Rome/IT
M. Zins, Paris/FR
J. Stoker, Amsterdam/NL
J. Puylaert, The Hague/NL


13:30Acute pelvic pain in the male pelvis or acute scrotum  R. Oyen, Leuven/BE
14:00Acute biliary conditionJ. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
14:30Coffee Break
15:00Interactive case discussion (3x25 min)
Acute pelvic pain in the male pelvisR. Oyen, Leuven/BE
Acute biliary conditionsJ. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
16:00Closing remarks

Participants have the opportunity to take out insurance for the registration fee only. This insurance applies in case of an unforeseen cancellation of participation at the ESGAR/ESUR Workshop in Rome and can be taken out together with your online registration. The cancellation insurance offered by Europäische Reiseversicherung covers up to 100 % of your registration fees in the event of your cancellation for any cause provided for in the insurance terms (Insurance form). Please read the insured reasons for cancellation carefully! In addition, Europäische Reiseversicherung will refund your registration fee for any days of the Congress not used by you when you are unable to finish the Congress due to an insured event.

Registration typeRegistration feeInsurance
ESGAR/ESUR Member€ 400.00€ 28.00
Non Member€ 590.00€ 41.00

Resident ESGAR/ESUR Member

€ 250.00€ 18.00
Resident Non Member€ 350.00€ 25.00

Payment of the premium has to be made together with payment of the registration fee. After payment you will find the Insurance Confirmation, which serves as proof of insurance in your "Personal ESGAR Account".

»The 'European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology' (or) 'ESGAR/ESUR Imaging of the Acute Abdomen Workshop' is accredited bythe European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. TheEACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.«

»The 'ESGAR/ESUR Imaging of the Acute Abdomen Workshop' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 11 hours of European external CMEcredits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.«

»Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convertEACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit canbe found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.«

»Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited GroupLearning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.«

Special room rates are available at the MERCURE ROMA CENTRO COLOSSEO Hotel.

Participants can make their own reservation by sending the booking form to the following e-mail address: H2909-RE@remove-this.accor.com

Please book before the 18th of July to ensure the availability.

Rome is the largest and most populated city in Italy, the capital with 2.9 million residents. Rome is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world due to the incalculable immensity of its archaeological and art treasures. Rome is the most visited city after London and Paris in the EU. The Vatican City, which is geographically located in Rome, is an independent country. It is the only existing example of a country within a city. Rome has many terrific restaurants, pizzerias, trattorias and bars. There are many popular tourist attractions, including the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums. It is a city that will keep you busy and entertained at all times.

Language: Italian

Time Zone:
UTC +2

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 220-240 Volts (U.S./Canada are 110-120 Volts)

Country dialing Code: +31

Closest airport: Leonardo da Vinci/Fiumicino International Airport

Membership Benefits

  • Reduced fees at Annual Meetings and Workshops of the Society
  • Exclusive right to participate in Society sponsored activities
  • Free access to “European Radiology” on-line
  • Substantially reduced subscription rate to "Abdominal Radiology"
  • Eligibility to participate in Guideline Working Groups
  • Subspecialty Recognition Certificates
  • Personal ESGAR Account
  • ESGAR e-Newsletter and Annual Report
  • Unlimited access to the ESGAR e-Education Portal
  • Educational and networking activities

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