Level I → Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology

ESOR Galen: Abdominal Radiology (Novi Sad, 2010) - part 1 (free / no CME) (F-2A)


Description

Video-based course (recorded 2010)

"Acute abdomen"
Speaker: Borut Marincek (Zurich, Switzerland)
Learning objectives:
• to become familiar with the most frequent causes of the acute abdomen
• to select the appropriate imaging techniques in the diagnostic work-up of acute abdominal pain
• to appreciate the growing role of MDCT for the evaluation of an acute abdomen

"Gastroesophageal cancer"
Speaker: Michael Laniado (Dresden, Germany)
Learning objectives:
• to address the epidemiology of gastroesophageal cancer
• to review the relevant imaging anatomy
• to discuss the role of different imaging modalities in the management of gastroesophageal cancer
• to provide an outline of imaging findings in gastroesophageal cancer

"Colorectal cancer"
Speaker: Alan Freeman (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Learning objectives:
• to review the pathogenesis, aetiological factors and epidemiology of colorectal cancer
• to consider the modes of presentation
• to discuss the various diagnostic tests including optical colonoscopy, CT colonography and barium enema and consider their respective roles in the 21st century
• to briefly consider the implications of national screening programmes for the detection of CRC

"Cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma"
Speaker: Luis H. Ros Mendoza (Zaragoza, Spain)
Learning objectives:
• to describe the basic histological features of the variety of lesions developing in cirrhosis, representing successive steps in the process of hepatocarcinogenesis
• to understand the vascular changes developing in the cirrhotic nodule during malignant transformation
• to correlate these features with imaging findings that are considered most typical for the characterisation of small HCCs
• to address the frequently encountered difficulties in differentiating small HCCs from other hepatocellular nodules by imaging

Content
  • ACUTE ABDOMEN
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • GASTROESOPHAGEAL CANCER
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • COLORECTAL CANCER
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • CIRRHOSIS AND HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed