Level I → Interventional Radiology

ECR 2014: The Beauty of Basic Knowledge: Interventional Radiology - part 1 (free / no CME) (F-263A)


Description

Video-based course (recorded 2014)

"Needles and samples: a practical approach to image-guided biopsy"
Speaker: Mario Bezzi (Rome, Italy)
Learning objectives:
• to understand the indications for percutaneous image-guided biopsy.
• to learn about the practical aspects of biopsy, needle selection and guidance techniques.
• to learn how to approach difficult lesions and avoid complications.

"Percutaneous drainages and nephrostomies"
Speaker: Horst R. Portugaller (Graz, Austria)
Learning objectives:
• to understand the indications for percutaneous fluid drainage and nephrostomy.
• to learn the various imaging modalities for guidance and basic techniques.
• to appreciate the efficacy of the procedures and the appropriate follow-up.

"Basics of arterial PTA/stent"
Speaker: Raman Uberoi (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Learning objectives:
• to understand the clinical principles of patient selection and preprocedural imaging.
• to understand how to gain safe access for PTA, and to learn about the range of techniques available for safely crossing arterial stenosis and occlusions.
• to become familiar with the indications for arterial stenting and correct balloon, or stent, selection.

Content
  • Needles and samples: a practical approach to image-guided biopsy
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • Percutaneous drainages and nephrostomies
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • Basics of arterial PTA/stent
  • Video
  • Literature
  • Test
  • Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed