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Workshop Date

October 14 - 15, 2021

Workshop Venue

SIDE Hotel Hamburg
Drehbahn 49
20354 Hamburg, Germany

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Prof. Roman Fischbach
Asklepios Klinik Altona
Hamburg, Germany

Scientific Coordinator

Dr. Marc Zins
Hôpital Saint-Joseph
Paris, France

R. Fischbach, Hamburg/DE
M. Laniado, Dresden/DE
I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
J.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
C. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
M. Zins, Paris/FR
J. Weßling, Münster/DE

October 14, 2021

09:00Session 1: Imaging strategy, GI infections and perforation
M. Zins, Paris/FR; R.Fischbach, Hamburg/DE
09:00WelcomeR.Fischbach, Hamburg/DE
09:05Acute Abdomen: current imaging strategiesI. Millet, Montpellier/FR  
09:30Infections (appendicitis, diverticulitis...)J.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
09:55Mesentheric ischemiaM. Zins, Paris/FR
10:20Q & A 
11:15Session 2: Interactive case discussions 
11:15DiverticulitisI. Millet, Montpellier/FR


J.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
12:35Mesentheric ischemiaM. Zins, Paris/FR
14:15Session 3: Obstructed bowel, GI bleeding and pancreatitis

Moderator: M. Laniado, Dresden/DE

14:15Bowel obstruction  M. Zins, Paris/FR
14:40Acute GI Bleeding R. Fischbach, Hamburg/DE
15:05Acute pancreatitis: diagnosis and interventionJ. Weßling, Münster/DE
15:45Q & A 
16:45Session 4: Interactive case discussions 
16:45Bowel obstructionM. Zins, Paris/FR
17:25Acute GI BleedingR. Fischbach, Hamburg/DE
18:05Acute pancreatitisJ. Wessling, Münster/DE

October 15, 2021

09:00Session 5: Ischemic and traumatic bowel, biliary emergencies
C. Triantopoulou, Athens/GR
09:00Perforation of the GI tractM. Laniado, Dresden/DE
09:25Acute biliary conditionsJ.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
09:50Abdominal traumaI. Millet, Montpellier/FR
10:15Q & A 
11:15Session 6: Interactive case discussions  
11:15Perforation of the GI tractM. Laniado, Dresden/DE
11:55Acute biliary conditionsJ.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
12:35Abdominal traumaI. Millet, Montpellier/FR
14:15Session 7: Tricky cases for Aces
M. Laniado, Dresden/DE
All speakers

Registration Fees

Radiologists, Physicians

ESGAR Members

€ 480.00

Non Members

€ 690.00

Radiologists in Training (Residents)

ESGAR Members

€ 270.00

Non Members

€ 370.00

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 Workshop 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!

Registration typeRegistration feeInsurance
ESGAR Member€ 480.00€ 39.00
Non Member€ 690.00€ 53.00

Resident ESGAR Member

€ 270.00€ 21.00
Resident Non Member€ 370.00€ 27.00

Insurance 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".

CME European credits:
“The ESGAR Acute Abdomen Workshop, Hamburg, Germany, 14/10/2021-15/10/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

“Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

“Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s 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.”

How to obtain your CME certificate:
CME certificates will be provided to participants participating in the live workshop sessions AND completing the respective evaluation form. The number of hours will be calculated according to the actual time spent participating in the live sessions.

The city of Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World. It is the country's biggest port and the second-busiest in Europe, despite being located astride the River Elbe, some 100 kilometres from the North Sea. It is also Germany's second largest city with a population of over 1.8 million and the Greater Hamburg Metropolitan Region has a population of over four million. Hamburg is proud of its status as a "Free and Hanseatic City" and thus shares the same status as a province, making up one of Germany's 16 federal-states or Bundesländer.

Language: German

Time zone: UTC +1 (Summer: UTC +2)

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 220-240 Volts

Country dialing code: +49

Closest airport: Hamburg Airport (HAM)

COVID-19 information
Please be aware that travel regulations may differ from country to country. Please inform yourself about travel restrictions on the official websites of the embassy or consulate in your country. In addition you may also consult the official website of the federal foreign office of Germany.
ESGAR will strictly follow the rules stated at the time as issued by the German authorities. The safety and health of our participants and faculty members is the highest priority for ESGAR.

COVID-19 measures at the workshop venue „The SIDE Hotel"
Upon check in, all guests of the SIDE Hotel / Participants of the ESGAR workshop must provide one of the following COVID-19 related documents: 

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish in digital or paper form (e.g. EU Digital COVID certificate

A negative COVID test result in the form of a rapid antigen test that must not be older than 24 hours or a PCR test that must not be older than 48 hours.
* For stays over several days, a new negative test result must be presented every 48 hours.

Poof of recovery (A positive PCR test result carried out at least 28 days but no more than six months previousl)

During the workshop
- Participants have to wear a FFP2 or surgical face mask in all public spaces
- Keeping distance of 1,5 m to other persons at any time in public spaces of the hotel
- No mask is mandatory inside the meeting room
- Hand sanitizers, masks and gloves are available in all public spaces and meeting rooms of the hotel

Frequently Asked Questions
General COVID-19 information for the city of Hamburg can be found here.

Membership Benefits

  • Reduced fees for Annual Meetings (virtual & face to face)
  • Reduced fees for Workshops (virtual & face to face)
  • Exclusive right to participate in society sponsored activities
  • Free access to “European Radiology” on-line
  • Reduced subscription rate to "Abdominal Radiology"
  • Eligibility to participate in Guideline Working Groups
  • Subspecialty Recognition Certificates
  • ESGAR e-Newsletter and Annual Report
  • Access to the ESGAR e-Education Portal
  • Educational and networking activities

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