April 26 – 27, 2018
Nowy Świat 72
The workshop will be held in English.
Prof. Andrzej Cieszanowski
The Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial
Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology
ul. Roentgena 5
02-781 Warsaw, Poland
Prof. Dr. Christoph J. Zech, Basel/CH
M.A. Bali, London/UK
G. Brancatelli, Palermo/IT
V. Cantisani, Rome/IT
A. Cieszanowski, Warsaw/PL
Y. Menu, Paris/FR
J. Podgorska, Warsaw/PL
I. Santiago, Lisbon/PT
G. Zamboni, Verona/IT
Z. Zieniewicz, Warsaw/PL
|09:05||US technique including CEUS||V. Cantisani/IT|
|09:30||MDCT of the liver||G. Zamboni/IT|
|09:55||Liver MRI: protocol & advanced techniques||Y. Menu/FR|
|10:15||Liver MRI: contrast agents||J. Podgorska/PL|
|11:00||Interactive case discussions|
Cross sectional imaging in the evaluation of focal liver lesions
|Cases from the MDM liver tumors||Y. Menu/FR|
|Biliary diseases (excluding cholangiocarcinoma)||M.A. Bali/UK|
|Focal and diffuse diseases in the non-cirrhotic liver|
|13:45||Benign lesions in the non-cirrhotic liver – value of hepato-biliary agents||A. Cieszanowksi/PL|
|14:10||Vascular diseases||G. Zamboni/IT|
|14:35||Biliary diseases: benign and malignant lesions||M.A. Bali/UK|
Interactive case discussions
|How MRI can help to characterize a lesion in the non-cirrhotic liver||G. Zamboni/IT|
|Cases from the MDM liver tumors (US, CT and MRI)||I. Santiago/PT|
|CE-US: selected cases of focal liver lesions||V. Cantisani/IT|
|HCC and fibrocystic diseases|
|08:30||Diagnosis and staging of HCC: current guidelines||G. Brancatelli/IT|
|08:55||Focal lesions in cirrhosis: not always HCC||G. Brancatelli/IT|
|09:20||Fibrocystic liver diseases||I. Santiago/PT|
Interactive case discussions
|Vascular diseases||Y. Menu/FR|
|Differential diagnosis HCC – regenerative nodule||I. Santiago/PT|
|Challenging biliary tumors||M.A. Bali/UK|
|13:00||What does the hepatologist / hepatic surgeon needs to know from the radiologist||Z. Zieniewicz/PL|
|13:25||Liver metastases detection and staging: methods and problems||J. Podgorska/PL|
Interactive case discussions
|Pitfalls in liver metastases detection||J. Podgorska/PL|
|Challenging cases from my workstation||G. Brancatelli/IT|
|How MRI can help to characterize a lesion in the cirrhotic liver||A. Cieszanowski/PL|
|15:45||Quiz cases discussion||A. Cieszanowski/PL|
|Radiologists, Physicians |
Radiologists in Training (Residents)
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.
The registration deadline is 20.04.2018.
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 Liver 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! In addition, Europäische Reiseversicherung will refund your registration fee for any days of the Congress not used by you when you are unable to finish the Congress due to an insured event.
|Registration type||Registration fee||Insurance|
|ESGAR Member||€ 400.00||€ 28.00|
|Non Member||€ 590.00||€ 41.00|
Resident ESGAR Member
|€ 250.00||€ 18.00|
|Resident Non Member||€ 350.00||€ 25.00|
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".
“The ESGAR Liver Imaging Workshop, Warsaw, Poland, 26/04/2018-27/04/2018 has been
accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with
12 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.”
The following hotels which are located near by the workshop's venue can be proposed to the participants:
Please book early in order to ensure availability.
There are special rates offered to the ESGAR Workshop's Participants at the Sofitel Warsaw Victoria by 07.03.2018:
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.
Time zone: UTC +2
Currency: Polish Zloty
Electricity: Voltage: 220-240 Volts (U.S./Canada are 110-120 Volts)
Closest airport: Warsaw Chopin Airport