E³ - Advanced Courses: Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas Imaging

E³ 1820 - Colorectal cancer liver metastases: a multidisciplinary management of tricky cases

March 5, 10:30 - 12:00 CET

E³ 1820-1
5 min
Chairperson's introduction
1. To review the diagnostic, therapeutic, and strategic improvements that have contributed to the current 'state-of-the-art' diagnostic and treatment approaches.
2. To discuss guidance for the comprehensive management of patients with mCRC going forward.
3. To become familiar with pre-surgical staging with a focus on detection and the false-positive rate of different imaging modalities (CT and MRI with extracellular and hepatobiliary contrast media).
4. To become familiar with the role of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and the hepatobiliary phase in the diagnosis of metastases.
5. To review the challenges of liver staging post chemotherapy.
E³ 1820-2
15 min
Colorectal liver cancer metastases: critical appraisal of current imaging techniques
E³ 1820-3
15 min
How to manage colorectal cancer liver metastases and disappearing colorectal cancer liver metastases: the role of surgery
Theo Ruers, Amsterdam / Netherlands
E³ 1820-4
15 min
The role of interventional radiology
Thomas K. Helmberger, Munich / Germany
E³ 1820-5
40 min
Multidisciplinary tumour board: case-based panel discussion



Theo Ruers

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Thomas K. Karl Helmberger

München, Germany