ECR 2018 TOPIC PACKAGE

Hepatocellular carcinoma

  • 8 LECTURES
  • 242 MINUTES
  • 8 SPEAKERS
  • ESR MEMBERS Free
  • NON-MEMBERS Free

Learning Objectives

A. CT or MRI for diagnosis and follow-up?

(G. Brancatelli)
 
  1. To understand the CT and MR imaging protocols to identify HCC in cirrhotic liver.
  2. To be familiar with LI-RADS .
  3. To review the role of each modality in detecting, staging and follow-up of HCC.
 

B. Early HCC and well-differentiated HCC

(C. Ayuso)
 
  1. To review key imaging criteria of HCC in a cirrhotic liver.
  2. To be able to differentiate HCC from other lesions in a cirrhotic liver.
  3. To reflect the role of early diagnosis of HCC in the management of the patient.
 

C. Mimickers and pitfalls

(M. Karcaaltincaba)
 
  1. To review a diagnostic algorithm to detect HCC mimics in non-cirrhotic liver.
  2. To review the imaging characteristics of a wide spectrum of potential pitfalls.
  3. To understand the potential role of extracellular and hepatobiliary contrast agents as the problem solvers.
 

A. Liver tumours

(T. Denecke)
 
  1. To become familiar with the differential diagnosis.
  2. To identify the key imaging findings.
 

B. Pancreatic tumours

(C. Matos)
 
  1. To become familiar with the differential diagnosis.
  2. To identify the key imaging findings..
 

Diagnosis of HCC, American, Asian and European guidelines: why are they different?

(V. Vilgrain)
 
  1. To be aware of the different guidelines in HCC diagnosis.
  2. To know the most striking differences.
  3. To understand the consequences in patient management.
 

Diagnosis of HCC, LI-RADS 2017: why we need it?

(C. B. Sirlin)
 
  1. To understand the need for standardised terminology, interpretation, and reporting for clinical care.
  2. To understand the need for standardised terminology, interpretation, and reporting for research.
  3. To become familiar with LI-RADS terminology, interpretation, and reporting.
 

Atypical appearance of HCC and mimics: how to solve the challenging cases

(J. M. Lee)
 
  1. To demonstrate imaging spectrum of hepatocellular carcinoma including typical and atypical appearance.
  2. To illustrate common mimickers of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic liver.
  3. To provide useful tips of differentiation of focal hepatic nodules in cirrhotic liver.

Categories and Tags

  • ADVANCED
  • LEVEL II