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ESGAR presents

Acute Abdomen Workshop - reporting emergency radiology

October 3 - 4, 2024


from € 290,-

Registration Deadline: September 20

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Workshop Date

October 3 - 4, 2024

Workshop Venue

Hotel NH Roma Villa Carpegna
Via Pio IV, 6
00165 Rome

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organisers

Prof. Andrea Laghi
Sant'Andrea University Hospital
Rome, Italy

Dr. Damiano Caruso
Sant'Andrea University Hospital
Rome, Italy

Scientific Coordinator

Prof. Ingrid Millet
Lapeyronie Universitary Hospital
Montpellier, France


G. Argento, Rome/IT
N. Bogveradze, Vienna/AT
A. Calin-Vainak, Cluj Napoca/RO
D. Caruso, Rome/IT

A. Laghi, Rome/IT
D. Lambregts, Amsterdam/NL
N. Landini, Rome/IT
I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
P. Paolantonio, Rome/IT
J. Puylaert, The Hague/NL
J. Stephenson, London/UK

J. Wessling,
M. Zins, Paris/FR
M. Zerunian, Rome/IT 

Workshop Programme

Thursday, October 3, 2024

09:00 - 10:45

Session 1: Let’s prepare for the day

09:00Imaging protocols for abdominal emergencies: ESGAR GuidelinesI. Millet, Montpellier/FR 
09:20Rationale for CM injectionD. Caruso, Rome/IT 
09:40Pain in the right iliac fossaJ. Puylaert, Amsterdam/NL 
10:05CasesA. Calin-Vainak, Cluj-Napoca/RO 
10:45Coffee break   
11:15 - 13:15Session 2: Back to work  
11:15Acute pancreatitisP. Paolantonio, Rome/IT 
11:40CasesM. Zerunian, Rome/IT  
12:10Urogenital emergenciesI. Millet, Montpellier/FR 
12:35CasesD. Lambregts, Amsterdam/NL 
13:15Lunch break  
14:15 - 16:15Session 3: Patients are still arriving  
14:15Small bowel obstructionM. Zins, Paris/FR 
14:40CasesD. Lambregts, Amsterdam/NL 
15:10Bowel perforationJ. Stephenson, London/UK 
15:35CasesD. Caruso, Rome/IT 
16:15Coffee break  
16:30 - 17:45Session 4: Before leaving  
16:30What happened overnight? A tour beyond GI/GU - ChestN. Landini, Rome/IT       
17:05What happened overnight? A tour beyond GI/GU - BonesG. Argento, Rome/IT      

Friday, October 4, 2024

09:00 - 10:45Session 5: Wake-up   
09:00Blunt abdominal traumaJ. Wessling, Münster/DE 
09:25CasesN. Bogveradze, Vienna/AT 
09:55Acute mesenteric ischemiaM. Zins, Paris/FR 
10:20CasesM. Zerunian, Rome/IT 
11:00Coffee break   
11:15 - 13:15Session 6: It is a busy morning   
11:15Acute conditions of the large bowelI. Millet, Montpellier/FR 
11:40CasesA. Calin-Vainak, Cluj-Napoca/RO 
12:10Acute biliary diseasesJ. Puylaert, Amsterdam/NL 
12:35CasesN. Bogveradze, Vienna/AT 
13:15Lunch break   
14:15- 16:30Session 7: Before going back home   
14:15Interactive tricky cases

J. Stephenson, London/UK
I. Millet, Montpellier/FR
J. Puylaert, Amsterdam/NL

P. Paolantonio, Rome/IT
J. Wessling, Münster/DE
M. Zins, Paris/FR

M. Zerunian, Rome/IT

16:00Keynote lecture: How can AI impact on the management of an ER departmentA. Laghi, Rome/IT 
16:25Q&AI. Millet, Montpellier/FR 



 Radiologists, PhysiciansRadiologists in Training (Residents)

ESGAR Member

€ 490.00€ 290.00

Non Member

€ 690.00€ 390.00

Registration fee includes

  • access to lectures and interactive case discussions
  • final programme
  • electronic syllabus
  • coffee breaks
  • lunch or lunchbox
  • certificate of attendance

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) must be accompanied by a confirmation of the head of the department confirming the status as Resident.

CME Accreditation

The ESGAR Acute Abdomen Workshop – Reporting Emergency Radiology, Rome, Italy 03/10/2024 - 04/10/2024, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 13.0 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 .

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.

City Information

Rome is Italy's captivating capital, where the echoes of ancient grandeur harmonize with a modern and vibrant atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum and the Pantheon, and stroll through charming cobblestone streets filled with the aroma of delectable Italian cuisine. With its perfect blend of history and contemporary charm, Rome beckons travelers to indulge in an unforgettable journey of exploration and cultural delight.

Language: Italian

Time zone: UTC+1

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 220 – 240 V

Country dialing code: +39

Closest airport: Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport


from € 290,-

Registration Deadline: September 20