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Workshop Date

April 22 - 23, 2021

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Registration deadline

April 19, 2021 at 13:00.

Scientific Coordinator

Prof. Christoph J. Zech
University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland

Live Streaming

The workshop will be live streamed in a Zoom Webinar format.
The session times are CET (Central European Time).

Feedback received from attendees of the previous two Virtual Liver Imaging Workshops

"The event was very well organised, and it allowed us to have direct interaction with the speakers despite not being "on site". The scientific quality of the presentations was extremely high."

"Very well done, informative and it ran very smoothly. Would recommend it to my colleagues."

"Very good and useful for clinical practice!"

"This has been an amazing virtual workshop."

"Thank you so much. High quality presentations. Very approachable experts."

Workshop Faculty

M.A. Bali, Brussels/BE
G. Brancatelli, Palermo/IT
R. Cannella, Palermo/IT
M. França, Porto/PT
M. Karcaaltincaba, Ankara/TR
N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
D.M. Koh, London/UK
L. Marti-Bonmatí, Valencia/ES
C. Matos, Lisbon/PT
I. E. Nygård, Oslo/NO
M. Radzina, Riga/LV
M. Ronot, Paris/FR
F. Vernuccio, Palermo/IT
V. Vilgrain, Paris/FR
C.J. Zech, Basel/CH

Workshop Programme

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Focal and diffuse entities in the non-cirrhotic liver
Moderator: C.J. Zech, Basel/CH

09:00Benign lesions in the non-cirrhotic liverM. Karcaaltincaba, Ankara/TR
09:15Vascular diseasesV. Vilgrain, Paris/FR
09:30Biliary diseases: benign and malignant lesionsI. Santiago, Lisbon/PT
09:45Imaging of liver metastasesD.M. Koh, London/UK
11:15Case-Based Interactive Discussions – 1
Moderator: I. Santiago, Lisbon/PT


Role of US in cases with inconclusive CT/MRIM. Radzina, Riga/LT
11:45Focal liver lesions: usual and unusual appearancesM. Karcaaltincaba, Ankara/TR
12:15Pitfalls in MR imagingD.M. Koh, London/UK
12:45Q & A
14:15Biliary Cancers - Multi-Disciplinary Tumorboard M.A. Bali, Brussels/BE


Case-based Interactive Discussion - 2
Moderator: L. Marti-Bonmatí, Valencia/ES

16:00FNH or Adenoma?  – my hardest casesF. Vernuccio, R. Cannella, Palermo/IT
17:00Biliary disease – How to solve unsolvable casesM. Pezzullo, Brussels/BE;
I. Santiago, Lisbon/PT
18:00Q & A

Friday, April 23, 2021

Focal and diffuse entities in the cirrhotic liver and HCC imaging
Moderator: M. Ronot, Paris/FR

09:00Controversies in the non-invasive diagnostic criteria for HCCL. Marti-Bonmatí, Valencia/ES
09:20Focal lesions in cirrhosis: not always HCCG. Brancatelli, Palermo/IT
09:40Treatment of HCC – Role of Interventional RadiologyC.J. Zech, Basel/CH


Vascular Emergencies in the Liver - Multi-Disciplinary Team Meeting

V. Vilgrain, Paris/FR


Case-based Interactive Discussion - 3
Moderator: G. Brancatelli, Palermo/IT

13.15Staging and re-staging liver metastases: tips and pitfallsI. Nygård, Oslo/NO
13.45Quantification of fat and iron - EssentialsM. França, Porto/PT
14.15Selected cases of focal liver lesions – value of hepatobiliary contrast agentsN. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
14.45Q & A


Case-based Interactive Discussion - 4
Moderator: M.A. Bali, Brussels/BE

16:00HCC – what needs to be reported in clinical practiceG. Brancatelli, Palermo/IT
16:30Imaging after locoregional treatment of HCCC.J. Zech, Basel/CH
17:00Cases of vascular pathologies – What is the clue to the diagnosis?M. Ronot, Paris/FR
17:30Q & A 
18:00Closing Remarks, Adjourn 

Registration Fees

Radiologists, Physicians

ESGAR Member

€ 330.00

Non Member

€ 540.00

Radiologists in Training (Residents)

ESGAR Member

€ 120.00

Non Member

€ 220.00

Registration fee includes

  • Live access to lectures and interactive case discussions
  • Opportunity to interact with expert faculty
  • CME certificate
  • Access to recorded lectures within 1 week after the workshop

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

CME European credits:
“The ESGAR Liver Imaging Workshop, On line, Austria, 22/04/2021-23/04/2021 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 after completing the respective evaluation form. The number of hours will be calculated according to the actual time spent participating in the sessions.

This educational activity is kindly sponsored by BAYER.

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
  • Access to the ESGAR e-Education Portal
  • Educational and networking activities

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