Workshop Date

November 17 - 18, 2022

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

This workshop is organised by ESGAR, an EACCME Trusted Provider.

Scientific Coordinator

Dr. Marc Zins, Paris/FR
Hôpital Saint-Joseph

Live Streaming

The workshop will be live streamed in a Zoom Webinar format. The session times are CET.

ESGAR and ESUR aim to organize a multidisciplinary course on the acute abdomen imaging. The aims are to discuss imaging strategies and to have a view of the pathological conditions of the acute abdominal pain.
The workshop will include lectures and interactive discussions on clinical cases to discuss multidisciplinary imaging strategies and to illustrate the diagnosis of acute abdominal conditions.

Workshop Faculty

S. Jackson, Plymouth/UK
H. Lambie, Leeds/UK
I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
V. Panebianco, Rome/IT
J.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
L. Rocher, Clamart/FR
J. Wessling, Münster/DE
M. Zins, Paris/FR

November 17, 2022

09:00Session 1: Imaging strategy, GI infections and flank pain
Moderator: M. Zins, Paris/FR
09:00Opening remarksM. Zins, Paris/FR
09:05Acute abdomen: imaging strategy in 2022I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
09:30Infections (appendicitis, diverticulitis...)J.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
09:55HaematuriaV. Panebianco, Rome/IT
10:20Q & A 
11:15Session 2: Interactive case discussions
Moderator: M. Zins, Paris/FR
11:15DiverticulitisI. Millet, Montpellier/FR
11:45AppendicitisJ.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
12:15HaematuriaV. Panebianco, Rome/IT
12:45Q & A 
14:15Session 3: Obstructed bowel, GI perforation and pancreatitis
Moderator: S. Jackson, Plymouth/UK
14:15Bowel obstruction M. Zins, Paris/FR
14:40Perforation GI TractH. Lambie, Leeds/UK
15:05Acute pancreatitis: diagnosis and interventionJ. Wessling, Münster/DE
15:30Q & A 
16:30Session 4: Interactive case discussions
Moderator: S. Jackson, Plymouth/UK
16:30Bowel obstructionM. Zins, Paris/FR
17:00Acute pancreatitis: diagnosis and interventionJ. Wessling, Münster/DE
17:30Perforation GI TractH. Lambie, Leeds/UK
18:00Q & A 

November 18, 2022

09:00Session 5: Ischemic bowel, biliary emergencies, pelvic pain in female patients
Moderator: H. Lambie, Leeds/UK
09:00Mesenteric ischemiaM. Zins, Paris/FR
09:25Acute biliary conditionsJ.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
09:50Acute pelvic pain in the female pelvisI. Millet, Montpellier/FR
10:15Q & A 
11:30Session 6: Interactive case discussions
Moderator: H. Lambie, Leeds/UK
11:30Mesenteric ischemiaM. Zins, Paris/FR
12:00Acute biliary conditionsJ.B.C.M. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
12:30Acute pelvic pain in the female pelvisI. Millet, Montpellier/FR
13:00Q & A 
14:15Session 7: Traumatic bowel and pelvic pain in male patients
Moderator: I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
14:15Acute pelvic pain in the male pelvisL. Rocher, Clamart/FR
14:40Abdominal traumaJ. Wessling, Münster/DE
15:05Q & A 
16:00Session 8: Interactive case discussions
Moderator: I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
16:30Acute pelvic pain in the male pelvisL. Rocher, Clamart/FR
17:00Abdominal traumaJ. Wessling, Münster/DE
17:30Q & A 
17:45Closing remarks 

Registration Fees

Radiologists, Physicians

ESGAR or ESUR Members

€ 490.00

Non Members

€ 690.00

Radiologists in Training (Residents)

ESGAR or ESUR Members

€ 290.00

Non Members

€ 390.00

Registration fee includes

  • Live access to lectures and interactive case discussions
  • CME certificate
  • Access to full workshop content after the workshop for a certain period of time

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) or Radiographer must be accompanied by a confirmation of the head of the department confirming the status as Resident or Radiographer.

CME European credits:
“The ESGAR/ESUR Acute Abdomen Workshop - all you need to know, Vienna (ONLINE), Austria, 17/11/2022-18/11/2022 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

“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.

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