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6th Pancreas Workshop (Clinical)

Workshop Date

April 20 - 21, 2017

Workshop Venue

Conference Centre 'CAP 15'
13 Quai De Grenelle
75015 Paris, France

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Dr. Marc Zins
Hôpital Saint-Joseph
Department of Radiology
185 rue Raymond Losserand
75014 Paris, France

Scientific Coordinator

Dr. Marc Zins, Paris/FR

N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
R. Manfredi, Rome/IT
C. Matos, Lisbon/PT
A. Sauvanet, Clichy /FR
C. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
V. Vilgrain, Clichy/FR
M.P. Vullierme, Clichy/FR
M. Zins, Paris/FR

April 20, 2017


Welcome and opening remarks

M. Zins, Paris/FR



Moderators:V. Vilgrain, Clichy/FR; C. Matos, Lisbon/PT

09:30Anatomy of the pancreas: what really matter for the radiologist?

M. Zins, Paris/FR

09:50MDCT: techniques and new trends                                C. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
10:10MRI and MRCP: techniques and new trendsC. Matos, Lisbon/PT
10:30EUS and guided FNA                                                                 L. Palazzo, Paris/FR
10:50 Questions and answers
11:00Coffee break



11:30Imaging in acute pancreatitis: how, when and why?    C. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
11:50Chronic pancreatitis: imaging findings and management implications C. Matos, Lisbon/PT
12:30Specific forms of chronic pancreatitis V. Vilgrain, Clichy/FR


Mass forming chronic pancreatitis or cancer: multidisciplinary meeting

A. Sauvanet, Clichy /FR;
M. P.  Vullierme, Clichy /FR; C. Matos, Lisbon/PT

Moderator: M. Zins, Paris/FR
15:00Coffee break

Collections in acute pancreatitisC. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
Pseudotumours of the pancreasV. Vilgrain, Clichy/FR
Ductal strictures and dilatations

C. Matos, Lisbon/PT


April 21, 2017


09:00Definitions of resectability-guidelines                                     A. Sauvanet, Clichy/FR
09:20Adenocarcinoma imaging: initial diagnosis and staging          N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
09:50Staging of pancreatic cancer in the setting of preoperative chemoradiation therapy: a new challengeM. Zins, Paris/FR
10:10Rare Solid pancreatic tumours                                         M. P. Vullierme, Paris/FR
10:30 Neuroendocrine tumours: imaging findings and management implications

R. Manfredi, Rome/IT

11:00Coffee break



11:30Which cystic tumors should be resectedA. Sauvanet, Clichy/FR
11:50Serous or mucinous tumor? imaging pitfalls R. Manfredi, Rome/IT
12:10IPMNs: recent guidelines M. P. Vullierme, Clichy/FR
12:30 Questions to the experts (interactive):

N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE; A. Sauvanet, Clichy/FR; M. P. Vullierme, Clichy/FR; R. Manfredi, Rome/IT

Moderator:M. Zins, Paris/FR

Solid pancreatic tumorsN. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
Cystic pancreatic tumorsR. Manfredi, Rome/IT
Post operative and follow up imaging findings M. Zins, Paris/FR
16:00Adjourn – closing remarks

Registration Fees

Radiologists, Physicians

ESGAR Member

€ 400.00

Non Member

€ 590.00


Radiologists in Training (Residents)

ESGAR Member

€ 250.00

Non Member

€ 350.00

Registration fee includes

  • access to lectures and interactive case discussions
  • final programme/syllabus
  • coffee breaks
  • lunch or lunchbox
  • certificate of attendance

The number of participants per workshop is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Together with the registration payment is necessary. Registrations as radiologist in training (Residents) must be accompanied by a confirmation of the head of the department confirming the status as Resident.


Cancellation policy

ESGAR offers the possibility of ensuring the registration with our partner “Europäische Reiseversicherung”. Thus, ESGAR will not refund any amount after a cancellation of registration itself. All requests have to be issued to the “Europäische Reiseversicherung” directly. Refunds will be given within the terms and conditions of the “Europäische Reiseversicherung”. All cancellations have to be made in writing (e-mail, fax or letter) to the Central ESGAR Office and confirmed.

By the course organiser: In case the minimum number of participants (less than 50 % of the expected number) has not been reached, ESGAR reserves the right to cancel a course at the latest 4 weeks prior its beginning. Registration fees will be refunded in full.

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 Pancreas Workshop in Paris 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.
Insurance for registration fee only

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

Resident ESGAR 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) '6th ESGAR Pancreas Workshop' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.«

»The '6th ESGAR Pancreas Workshop' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 11 hours of European external CME credits. 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 convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be 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 Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.«

The following hotels which are located near by the ESGAR Pancreas Workshop venue can be proposed to the participants:

"Hotel Eiffel Seine" - 100 m

"Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel" - 300 m

"Eiffel Saint Charles" - 400 m

"Mercure Tour Eiffel Grenelle" - 500 m

"Hotel Eiffel Capitol" - 500 m

"Passy Eiffel" - 400 m

Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is the largest city in France with a population of approximately 2.3 million inhabitants. Paris was founded by Celtic people in the 3rd century BC, who gave the city its name. It became an important centre of finance, commerce, fashion, science and arts. Paris offers many attractions for tourists like world famous museums, such as the Louvre, an extensive range on historical monuments including cathedrals, chapels and palaces (Versailles). The capital is known for its cafes and restaurants, its theatres and cinemas including the general ambiance.      

Language: French

Time zone: UTC +2

Currency: Euro (EUR)

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

Country dialing code: +33

Closest airport: Paris Charles De Gaulle 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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