ECR 2018 TOPIC PACKAGE

Emergencies: abdominal and genitourinary

  • 9 LECTURES
  • 249 MINUTES
  • 9 SPEAKERS
  • ESR MEMBERS €9
  • NON-MEMBERS €19

Learning Objectives

A. Acute aortic syndrome

(H. Alkadhi)
 
  1. To understand the different types of acute aortic syndrome.
  2. To learn about imaging findings and management options.
 

B. Abdominal trauma

(R. Basilico)
 
  1. To identify the signs of trauma.
  2. To provide an indication of their clinical significance.
 

A. Urinary system trauma

(V. Logager)
 
  1. To identify the signs of trauma.
  2. To outline the clinical impact of these findings.
 

B. Non-traumatic urinary tract emergencies

(G. Masselli)
 
  1. To understand the imaging technique.
  2. To become familiar with the differential diagnosis.
 

Abdominal vascular emergencies: no time to lose

(V. Sinitsyn)
 
  1. To learn about types and aetiology of non-traumatic abdominal vascular emergencies.
  2. To be familiar with the appropriate imaging protocols.
  3. To know about CT findings in various acute life-threatening abdominal vascular diseases.
  4. To understand modern approach to diagnostic work-up and reporting in vascular emergencies.
 

When to call the interventional radiologist and when to call the surgeon?

(K. K. Pyra)
 
  1. To learn about differences in clinical and radiological presentations of vascular emergencies.
  2. To demonstrate examples of usual and unusual emergencies of the abdominal vessels.
  3. To become familiar with the endovascular methods of treatment.
  4. To learn how to choose appropriate treatment strategy.
 

Closed loop obstruction: a challenging diagnosis

(M. Zins)
 
  1. To be able to differentiate simple mechanical small-bowel obstruction from closed loop obstruction (CLO) at CT.
  2. To learn about atypical presentation of CLO at CT.
  3. To become familiar with the most specific CT signs of ischaemia complication CLO.
  4. To learn new insights in clinical outcome of CLO related to adhesive bands.
 

Expected and unexpected emergencies of abdominal viscera: radiology before surgery?

(C. Stoupis)
 
  1. To demonstrate examples of usual and unusual emergencies of the upper abdominal organs (liver, pancreas, spleen, adrenal).
  2. To learn about differences in clinical and radiological presentations of those entities.
  3. To learn about imaging strategies (time, cost, efficiency, protocols).
  4. To learn about the potential of interventional radiological procedures as treatment choice.
 

Life teaches us case by case

(M.-L. Riibak)
 
  1. To recognise the signs of pathology in non-traumatic acute abdomen.
  2. To recognise common finding "as friends" in not so common "unfriendly" situations and vice versa.
  3. To become familiar with what the clinician might be interested to know besides the diagnosis.

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