E³ - Advanced Courses: Lung, Mediastinum and Pleural Imaging

E³ 2031 - Subsolid lung nodules: the integrated approach

March 5, 14:00 - 15:30 CET

E³ 2031-1
5 min
Chairperson's introduction
1. To classify subsolid nodules as pure ground glass or part-solid nodules.
2. To integrate management guidelines.
3. To understand the overdiagnosis risk.
E³ 2031-2
10 min
Morphological approach to subsolid lung nodules: correlation with pathology
1. To understand how the microscopic findings in subsolid nodules translate into CT findings.
2. To understand how CT technology affects the correlation between microscopic and macroscopic findings.
3. To learn how far morphologic features predict benign disease and invasiveness in malignant nodules.
E³ 2031-3
15 min
When to intervene
1. To review the key findings for the characterisation of subsolid nodule at first detection.
2. To review the morphological evolution of subsolid nodules toward a potentially aggressive disease.
3. To understand the critical issues of active surveillance of subsolid nodules.
E³ 2031-4
15 min
How to manage subsolid nodules: the surgeon's perspective
1. To understand the evolving surgical management of subsolid nodules based on current trials.
2. To understand the technical and oncological issues of the closed chest approach.
3. To understand the new imaging modalities required by this surgery.
E³ 2031-5
45 min
Multidisciplinary tumour board: case-based panel discussion