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ESGAR presents

ESGAR/ESDO Hepatobiliary and GI Tract Tumours Workshop

April 18 - 19, 2024


from € 290,-

Registration Deadline: April 5

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Workshop Date

April 18 - 19, 2024

Workshop Venue

Hospital Da Luz
Avenida Lusíada 100  Edifício C, Piso -1
1500-650 Lisbon

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Prof. Filipe Caseiro Alves
Coimbra, Portugal

Scientific Coordinators

Prof. Regina G.H. Beets-Tan (ESGAR)
The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prof. Jean-Luc Van Laethem (ESDO)
The Brussels University Hospital
Brussels, Belgium

Workshop Faculty

H. Alexandrino, Coimbra/PT
G. Beets, Amsterdam/NL
R. Beets-Tan, Amsterdam/NL
F. Caseiro Alves, Coimbra/PT
M. Cravo, Lisbon/PT

M. França, Porto/PT
T. Helmberger, Munich/DE
N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
J. Leite, Coimbra/PT
R. Maio, Lisbon/PT
L. Martì-Bonmatí, Valencia/ES
C. Matos, Lisbon/PT
S. Ourô, Lisbon/PT
J. Paulino, Lisbon/PT
M. Ramalho, Lisbon/PT
E. Rangelova, Gothenburg/SE 
J.L. Van Laethem, Brussels/BE
P. van Rossum, Amsterdam/NL                 
G. Zamboni, Verona/IT

Workshop Programme

Thursday, April 18, 2024

08:30 - 12:30Session 1: Hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma Moderation: F. Caseiro Alves, Coimbra/PT; J. Paulino, Lisbon/PT
08:30Differential diagnosis of small hepatic nodules in the cirrhotic liver: how to do? M. França, Porto/PT
08:55Pre-treatment assessment of hepatocellular carcinoma L. Martì-Bonmatí, Valencia/ES
09:20Surgical treatment of HCC H. Alexandrino, Coimbra/PT
09:45TACE, TARE or systemic therapy? T. Helmberger, Munich/DE
10:35Coffee break   
11:05Imaging diagnosis and staging of cholangiocarcinoma M. Ramalho, Lisbon/PT 
11:30Cholangiocarcinoma: a surgical perspective J. Paulino, Lisbon/PT
11:55Cholangiocarcinoma: oncological approaches J.L. Van Laethem, Brussels/BE 
12:20Q & A   
12:00Lunch break  
13:30 - 15:30Session 2: Plenary Multidisciplinary workshop Moderation & cases: F. Caseiro Alves, Coimbra/PT; M. França, Porto/PT
 HCC and cholangiocarcinoma T. Helmberger, Munich/DE; L. Martì-Bonmatì, Valencia/ES; H. Alexandrino, Coimbra/PT; J.L. Van Laethem, Brussels/BE
15:30Coffee break  
16:00 - 18:00Session 3: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma and pancreatic NET/IPMT Moderation: R. Maio, Lisbon/PT; M. Cravo, Lisbon/PT

Treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma:  questions to the radiologist

 E. Rangelova, Gothenburg/SE
16:25Treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma: answers to the clinician N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE
16:50Imaging findings of NET and IPMT C. Matos, Lisbon/PT
17:15NET: perspectives in nuclear medicine G. Zamboni, Verona/IT
17:40Optimal use of new drugs and new tools J.L. Van Laethem, Brussels/BE

Friday, April 19, 2024

08:30 - 10:00Session 4: Multidisciplinary workshop Moderation & cases: C. Matos, Lisbon/PT 
 Pancreatic NET/IPMT  N. Kartalis, Stockholm/SE; E. Rangelova, Gothenburg/SE; J.L. Van Laethem, Brussels/SE; G. Zamboni, Verona/IT
10:00Coffee break   
10:30 - 11:20Session 5: Rectal cancer Moderation: J. Leite, Coimbra/PT; S. Ourô, Lisbon/PT 
10:30Rectal Cancer Organ saving treatment – a paradigm shift G. Beets, Amsterdam/NL
10:55Organ saving treatment – the role of MR imaging  R. Beets-Tan, Amsterdam/NL
11:20 - 12:50Session 6: Multidisciplinary workshop Moderation & cases: R.G.H. Beets-Tan, Amsterdam/NL 
 Rectal cancer G. Beets, Amsterdam/NL
12:50Lunch break   
13:50 - 14:50Session 7: Oesophageal cancer Moderation: R. Maio, Lisbon/PT 

Modern treatment of oesophageal cancer: questions for the radiologist

 B. van Wijnhoven, Rotterdam/NL
14:20How can imaging answer these questions L. Curvo Semedo, Coimbra/PT
14:50 - 16:15Session 8: Multidisciplinary workshop Moderation & cases: L. Curvo Semedo, Coimbra/PT
 Oesophageal cancer P. van Rossum, Amsterdam/NL



 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 Hepatobiliary and GI tract tumours Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal 18/04/2024 - 19/04/2024, has been accredited by
the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 14.0 European CME credits
(ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational

“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

Lisbon, the charismatic capital of Portugal, attracts travelers with its distinctive charm and diverse offerings. Set against the backdrop of seven hills overlooking the Tagus River, Lisbon seamlessly blends historical allure with a contemporary vibe. Lisbon is a captivating destination that invites exploration, offering a delightful fusion of history and modernity, surrounded by natural beauty and enriched by the warmth of its people.

Language: Portuguese

Time zone: UTC+0

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 220 – 240 V

Country dialing code: +351

Closest airport: Lisbon International Airport


from € 290,-

Registration Deadline: April 5