ASKLEPIOS Course on
Women's Imaging

December 7-8, 2017; Bratislava/Slovakia
Course informationThis course is aimed at senior residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows interested in women’s imaging. It is articulated on imaging strategies for breast and pelvic pathologies. Special focus is given to the latest cross-sectional imaging techniques in the detection and staging of breast, cervical and ovarian malignancies. Internationally renowned European experts ensure a high quality-teaching programme combining lectures and interactive case discussions.

Learning objectives
  • to convey in-depth knowledge of breast cancer imaging and breast screening mammography
  • to discuss state-of-the-art imaging approaches, using breast US elastography, digital breast tomosynthesis and breast MRI in the detection and characterisation of breast cancer and in the imaging of the axilla
  • to review interventional procedures of breasts under imaging guidance
  • to review imaging protocols for female pelvic imaging, and potential pitfalls in imaging
  • to refresh knowledge of pelvic inflammatory disorders
  • to present an update on current imaging protocols for the detection and evaluation of the cervical and ovarian cancer

        Learning objectives by topic

 Programme Thursday, December 7

08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00
Welcome and introduction
09:00-09:30
Update on breast screening mammography
E. Azavedo, Stockholm/SE
09:30-10:00
Updates on advanced breast ultrasound including elastography
A. Athanasiou, Athens/GR
10:00-10:30
Digital breast tomosynthesis
S. Zackrisson, Malmö/SE
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
E. Azavedo, A. Athanasiou, S. Zackrisson 
13:00-14:00
Lunch break
14:00-14:30
MRI of the breast: state of the art
F. Sardanelli, Milan/IT
14:30-15:00
Imaging and management of the axilla
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK
15:00-15:30
Breast imaging interventions
V. Lehotska, Bratislava/SK
15:30-16:00
Advanced imaging protocols for female pelvis: normal findings and pitfalls
R. Manfredi, Rome/IT
16:00-16:20
Coffee break
16:20-18:30       
Workshops
F. Sardanelli, F. Kilburn-Toppin, R. Manfredi

Friday, December 8
09:00-09:30       
Inflammatory disorders of the pelvis
R. Forstner, Salzburg/AT
09:30-10:00
Cervical cancer: diagnosis, staging and detection on recurrence                  
D. Akata, Ankara/TR
10:00-10:30
Imaging and staging of ovarian cancer
L. Moulopoulos, Athens/GR
10:30-10:50
Coffee break
10:50-13:00
Workshops
R. Forstner, D. Akata, L. Moulopoulos
13:00
Certificate of attendance 
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About ESOR

... an established and growing institution, fulfilling the mission of the European Society of Radiology (ESR) in the field of education.


                     Anastas Doreski, Skopje/MK
                     Scholar

            Enrique F. Garces-Inigo, Albacete/ES
            Fellow

         Bruno Hochhegger, Porto Alegre/BR
         Scholar


            Saulius Rutkauskas, Kaunas/LT
            Scholar
 
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