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Workshop Date

April 16-17, 2020
Riga, Latvia

Workshop Venue

Riga, Latvia

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Ass.Prof. Dr. Maija Radzina
Paula Stradina Clinical University Hospital
Riga, Latvia

Scientific Coordinators

Prof. Regina Beets-Tan (ESGAR), Amsterdam/NL
Prof. Per Nilsson (ESCP), Stockholm/SE
 

Thursday, April 16, 2020

 

08:00Registration
08:45Introduction and aim of the course
  
 ORGAN PRESERVATION IN RECTAL CANCER
09:00I. Treatment: what is the current status? 
09:40II. Imaging: what is the role of imaging? 
10:10Discussion 
10:30Coffee break
  
11:00MULTIDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOPS (2x60min) 
 

I. Rectal cancer workshop: clinical case based discussions

 
 II. Rectal cancer histopathology: what should we know? 
13:00Lunch
 INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
14:00I. Treatment: which are the clinically relevant questions 
14:25II. Imaging: how can imaging help in making a decision 
14:50Discussion 
15:00POSTOPERATIVE ABDOMEN 
 I. Complications after bowel surgery: what should we know? 
 II. Imaging of postoperative complications: how accurate is CT? 
16:00Coffee break 
16:30PLENARY WORKSHOP (1 x 45 min) 
 The postoperative abdomen: clinical case based discussions 
17:15Welcome Reception 


Friday, April 17, 2020

 COLON CANCER 
09:00I. Detection: how do the new diagnostic tools help the gastroenterologist? 
09:25I. Detection: when can colonography replace colonoscopy? 
09:50II. Staging: can CT or MR imaging guide optimal surgery? 
10:10Discussion 
10:20Coffee break 
11:00MULTIDISCIPLINARY WORKSHOP (2 x 60 min) 
 Luminal and perianal Crohn’s disease: clinical case based discussion 
 CTC workshop: clinical case based discussions 
13:00Group feedback and adjourn 

CME European credits:
An application has been made to the EACCME and the ACI for CME accreditation of this event.


The approximately 640,000 inhabitants of Riga make up one-third of the population of Latvia and makes it the largest city in the Baltic States.
Riga is famous for its Old Town (Vecrīga) and city center (Centrs), in which over 800 buildings are of the Art Nouveau (aka Jugendstil) style of architecture. The old town of Riga is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Art Nouveau style involves intricate building facades, with carvings of flowers and mythological creatures, and ornate doorways and windows.
Riga is also popular due to its nightlife and discount airlines that offer cheap flights to/from much of Europe.

Language: Latvian

Time Zone: UTC+2

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 230V, at 50Hz AC

Country dialing Code: +371

Closest airport: Riga International Airport (RIX)


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