Date and Venue

September 5, 2024

Chisinau, Moldova
Specific venue will be announced soon.

CME Accreditation

Applications have been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of ESOR Patient Communication Courses.

Visiting Professorship Programme to moldova

ESOR Course on Abdominal Emergency| September 5, 2024

Course information

Abdominal emergencies are by far the most common emergencies worldwide. The role of radiology is crucial to diagnose and help patient triage. This course is aimed at residents in their 4th and 5th year of training in radiology and recently board-certified radiologists interested in Emergency Radiology. It is adhered to Level I-II of the European Training Curriculum and is designed to update knowledge in the continuously evolving field of trauma and non-trauma emergency.

It will be specifically focused on the respective role of ultrasound and CT in abdominal trauma and the most common abdominal emergencies, such as Cholecystitis, Appendicitis, Enteritis and Colitis, Pancreatitis and Bowel Ischemia

Learning objectives

  • To be familiar with the most common abdominal emergencies

  • To understand the respective role of ultrasound and CT in abdominal emergencies

  • To focus on most common diagnosis and their differentials


Thursday, September 5, 2024

08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome & Introduction
09:00 – 09:30

Acute Cholecystitis and the differentials

B. Eijlers, Rotterdam/NL

09:30 – 10:00

Mesenteric Ischemia: diagnosis and causes

S. Schmidt, Lausanne/CH

10:00 – 10:30


The role of CT in Abdominal Trauma

J. Wessling, Münster/DE

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 13:00 Workshops
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:30

Imaging of Enteritis and Colitis

S. Schmidt, Lausanne/CH

14:30 – 15:00

Acute Pancreatitis: diagnosis and prognostic assessment

J. Wessling, Münster/DE

15:00– 15:30

Acute Appendicitis and the differentials                       

B. Eijlers, Rotterdam/NL

15:30 – 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 – 18:00 Workshops
18:00 Closing Ceremony