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ESGAR presents

Liver Imaging Workshop

September 26 - 27, 2024


from € 290,-

Registration Deadline: September 13

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Workshop Date

September 26 - 27, 2024

Workshop Venue

Hotel Riu Plaza España
Calle Gran Via 84
28013 Madrid

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Dr. Pablo Rodríguez Carnero
La Princesa University Hospital
Madrid, Spain

Scientific Coordinator

Prof. Christoph J. Zech
Universitätsspital Basel

Basel, Switzerland

Workshop Faculty

R. Albazaz, Leeds/UK
S. Baleato González, Madrid/ES
M.A. Bali, Brussels/BE
R. Canella, Palermo/IT
A. Darnell Martín, Barcelona/ES
M. Garbajs, Maribor/SL
S. Martín Garre, Madrid/ES
F. Matute, Madrid/ES
R. Méndez Fernández, Madrid/ES
Y. Menu, Paris/FR
M. Radzina, Riga/LT
J. Rimola, Barcelona/ES
P. Rodriguez Carnero, Madrid/ES
C.J. Zech, Basel/CH


Workshop Programme

Thursday, September 26, 2024

09:00 - 10:40Session 1: Imaging modalities  
09:05Multiparametric US application in liver S. Martín Garre, Madrid/ES
09:30MDCT of the Liver R. Méndez Fernández, Madrid/ES
09:55Liver MRI: Modern protocols and hepatobiliary MRI S. Baleato González, Madrid/ES
10:30Coffee break   
11:00 - 12:45Interactive case discussions (3 x 30min)   
 Cases from my workstation with focus on US S. Martín Garre, Madrid/ES
 Cases from my workstation with focus on hepato-biliary S. Baleato González, Madrid/ES 
 Cases from my workstation with focus on CT R. Méndez Fernández, Madrid/ES
12:45Lunch break  
13:45 - 15:15Session 2: Focal and diffuse diseases in the non-cirrhotic liver  
13:45Benign lesions in the non-cirrhotic liver – value of hepato-biliary agents R. Canella, Palerno/IT
14:10Vascular liver diseases Y. Menu, Paris/FR
14:35Biliary diseases: benign and malignant lesions M.A. Bali, Brussels/BE
15:15Coffee break  
15:45 - 17:30Interactive case discussions (3 x 30min)  
 How MRI can help to characterize a lesion in the non-cirrhotic liver R. Canella, Palerno/IT
 Biliary diseases – my best cases M.A. Bali, Brussels/BE
 Vascular diseases Y. Menu, Paris/FR

Friday, September 27, 2024

08:30 - 09:55Session 3: HCC    
08:30Diagnosis and staging of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): Current guidelines J. Rimola, Barcelona/ES
08:55Focal lesions in cirrhosis: Not always HCC R. Albazaz, Leeds/UK
09:20Structured reports using LIRADS A. Darnell Martín, Barcelona/ES
09:55Coffee break   
10:15 - 12:00Interactive case discussions (3 x 30min)   
 How MRI can help to characterize a lesion in the cirrhotic liver R. Albazaz, Leeds/UK
 How to ... LIRADS A. Darnell Martín, Barcelona/ES
 Staging of HCC - Case-based approach J. Rimola, Barcelona/ES
12:00Lunch break   
13:00- 13:50Session 4: Malignant Liver Diseases and Liver Transplantation   
13:00Liver Imaging in HCC and metastatic disease after C.J. Zech, Basel/CH
13:20Liver metastases detection and staging: methods and problems M. Garbajs, Maribor/SI
13:40Imaging after liver transplantation - immediate and delayed complications M. Radzina, Riga/LV
14:15Coffee break  
14:30 - 16:15Interactive case discussions (3 x 30min)  
 My best cases after locoregional therapies of the liver C.J. Zech, Basel/CH
 Liver metastases detection – where hepato-biliary MRI made the difference M. Garbajs, Maribor/SI
 Case collection of post transplantation imaging M. Radzina, Riga/LV

Quiz Cases

Incidental liver lesion - S. Baleato González, Madrid/ES

LIRADS  - A. Darnell Martín, Barcelona/ES

Non-HCC malignancy in cirrhosis  - R. Albazaz, Leeds/UK

Hemangioma in Cirrhotic Liver  - C.J. Zech, Basel/CH

Metastases  - M. Garbajs, Maribor/SI

 P. Rodrigues Carnero, Madrid/ES



 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 Liver Imaging Workshop, Madrid, Spain 26/09/2024 - 27/09/2024, 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

Madrid, the vibrant capital of Spain, is known for its rich cultural heritage and stunning architectural marvels. The city is home to iconic landmarks such as the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor, and the Prado Museum, showcasing a blend of history and art. Madrid's lively atmosphere, fueled by its passionate residents, is further complemented by its world-class cuisine and bustling nightlife, making it a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a dynamic and immersive experience.

Language: Spanish

Time zone: UTC+1

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 220 – 240 V

Country dialing code: +34

Closest airport: Madrid–Barajas Airport


from € 290,-

Registration Deadline: September 13