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ESGAR Liver Imaging Workshop

Workshop Date

April 26 – 27, 2018

Workshop Venue

Staszic Palace
Nowy Świat 72
00-001 Warszawa
Poland

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Registration will open in January 2018!

Local Organiser

Prof. Andrzej Cieszanowski
Medical University of Warsaw
Central Clinical Hospital
2nd Department of Clinical Radiology
Banacha 1a
02-097 Warsaw, Poland

Scientific Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Christoph J. Zech, Basel/CH

April 26, 2018

08:30Registration
09:00Opening remarks

Imaging modalities
09:05US technique including CEUS
09:30MDCT of the liver
09:55Liver MRI: protocol & advanced techniques
10:15Liver MRI: contrast agents
10:35Q&A
10:40Coffee break
11:00Interactive case discussions
Functional anatomy of the liver and biliary tract: cases with clinical relevance
Cases from the MDM liver tumors
Biliary diseases (excluding cholangiocarcinoma)
12:45Lunch
Focal and diffuse diseases in the non-cirrhotic liver
13:45Benign lesions in the non-cirrhotic liver – value of hepato-biliary agents
14:10Vascular diseases
14:35Biliary diseases: benign and malignant lesions
15:00Q&A
15:15Coffee break
15:45

Interactive case discussions

How MRI can help to characterize a lesion in the non-cirrhotic liver
Cases from the MDM liver tumors (US, CT and MRI)
CE-US: selected cases of focal liver lesions
17:30Adjourn


April 27, 2018

HCC and fibrocystic diseases
08:30Diagnosis and staging of HCC: current guidelines
08:55Focal lesions in cirrhosis: not always HCC
09:20Fibrocystic liver diseases
09:45Q&A
09:55Coffee break

10:15

Interactive case discussions

Vascular diseases
Differential diagnosis HCC – regenerative nodule
Challenging biliary tumors
12:00Lunch


Malignant liver diseases

13:00What does the hepatologist / hepatic surgeon needs to know from the radiologist
13:25Liver metastases detection and staging: methods and problems
13:50Q&A
14:50Coffee break
14:00

Interactive case discussions

Pitfalls in liver metastases detection
Challenging cases from my workstation
How MRI can help to characterize a lesion in the cirrhotic liver
17:30Quiz cases discussion
18:00Adjourn

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

An application will be made to the EACCME and the ACI for CME accreditation of this event.


The following hotels which are located near by the workshop's venue can be proposed to the participants:

- Hotel Gromada Warszwa Centrum

- Hotel Harenda

Please book early in order to ensure availability.


Warsaw is Poland’s largest city and its capital, with a population of approximately 1,7 million inhabitants.  The city is located on the Vistula River. Warsaw is a major international tourist destination and a significant cultural, political and economic centre. Not only the Palace of Culture and Science awaits one there but also the Royal Castle and the significant Gothic, cobbled alleys and baroque palaces of the Old Town.

Language: Polish

Time zone: UTC +2

Currency: Polish Zloty

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

Closest airport: Warsaw Chopin 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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