ECR 2018 TOPIC PACKAGE

Genitourinary: basics

  • 8 LECTURES
  • 205 MINUTES
  • 8 SPEAKERS
  • ESR MEMBERS €9
  • NON-MEMBERS €19

Learning Objectives

A. Renal and adrenal imaging

(N. Grenier)
 
  1. To describe the normal imaging anatomy and variants of the kidney and adrenal.
  2. To understand the imaging features of benign and malignant tumours of the kidneys.
  3. To describe imaging features of benign and malignant tumours of the adrenal glands.
  4. To explain the imaging features of infectious disorders of the kidneys.
 

B. Imaging of the ureter and bladder

(M. N. Özmen)
 
  1. To explain the imaging anatomy and variants of the ureter and bladder.
  2. To understand the diagnostic evaluation and imaging features of calculi of the ureter and bladder.
  3. To describe the imaging features of benign and malignant tumours of the ureter and bladder.
 

C. Prostate imaging

(H. C. Thoeny)
 
  1. To explain the PIRADS system in prostate imaging.
  2. To describe the imaging features of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
  3. To understand the imaging features of prostate cancer.
  4. To describe the imaging features of inflammatory changes of the prostate.
 

A. Imaging of the uterus

(R. A. Kubik-Huch)
 
  1. To comprehend the imaging anatomy of the uterus and its changes throughout life and during pregnancy.
  2. To understand typical imaging features and the local imaging-based staging of cervical cancer.
  3. To become familiar with the typical imaging features of benign disorders of the uterus, especially uterine leiomyomas, adenomyosis and endometriosis.
   
  1. To describe the imaging features of benign tumours of the ovaries.
  2. To understand the diagnostic evaluation and imaging features of malignant tumours of the ovaries.
  3. To explain the imaging features of inflammatory disorders of the Fallopian tubes.
 

C. Fundamentals of foetal imaging

(D. Prayer)
 
  1. To describe the methodology and technical principles of foetal MR imaging.
  2. To understand the imaging presentation of common pathologies of the foetal central nervous system.
  3. To understand the imaging presentation of common pathologies of the foetal body.
 

A. Basics of patient preparation and T2W-imaging

(N. M. deSouza)
 
  1. To understand the value of patient preparation.
  2. To learn how to optimise and tailor protocols in female pelvic imaging.
  3. To understand the role of T2WI, and how and when to use 3D techniques.
 

B. Contrast agents

(R. A. Kubik-Huch)
 
  1. To become familiar with the safety considerations and guidelines for the use of gadolinium with a special focus on imaging pregnant and lactating patients.
  2. To learn why, how and when to use IV contrast-enhanced imaging in MRI of the female pelvis.
  3. To understand different gadolinium T1W techniques and their clinical value in routine imaging, as well as to become familiar with quantification techniques.
 

C. Diffusion and ADC

(R. Forstner)
 
  1. To understand the technical principles of DWI.
  2. To learn how to optimise and integrate DWI in pelvic imaging.
  3. To illustrate the added diagnostic value of DWI in female pelvic imaging.

Categories and Tags

  • BASIC
  • LEVEL I+II