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Segreteria organizzativa: 

StudioProgress Snc
Via Cattaneo 51 - 25121 Brescia,
Italy phone: (+39) 030 290326
fax: (+39) 030 2809839

Segreteria scientifica: 

Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Calliada, Pavia, Italy
Dr. Vito Cantisani, Rome, Italy
Prof. Dr. Christoph F Dietrich, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
Dr Franca Meloni, Miano, Italy

Sede dell'evento: 

Pavia, 27/28 Aprile 2017
Aula Magna Fondazione CNAO – Strada Campeggi 53, Pavia -

Info generali

Info generali: 

Aula magna Fondazione CNAO – Strada Campeggi 53, Pavia -

You can get Fondazione CNAO
The Pavia railway station is located on the Milano-Genova line. The journey from Milan’s central station takes around 25 minutes.
The CNAO Foundation is about 10 minutes from the Pavia station by city bus (line 3 or 7) or taxi.
Arrival at Milan Linate Airport.  From Linate airport there is a bus to Pavia. The bus company to contact is: “Migliavacca” Tel. (+39) 0382.525858.
Arrival at Milan Malpensa Airport. There is no direct bus connection to Pavia from Malpensa Airport. You take the Malpensa Shuttle to the Milan Central Railway Station and from there a train to Pavia
Milano-Genova highway (A7), Exit “Pavia Nord – Bereguardo” and follow the signs for “Istituti Universitari”, until you see the CNAO which is about 5 minutes away.
Torino-Piacenza highway (A21) Exit “Casteggio-Casatisma” and take the SS35 – Statale dei Giovi, follow the signs to Pavia Centro and then the signs to “Istituti Universitari” and CNAO.

Registration must be done directly on line filling the form linked to the page of the Congress on
Registration fees are:
- SIRM, SIUMB and EFSUMB members 350€ (vat included)
- Standard: 400€ (vat included)
- Trainee: 70€ (vat included)
Fees may be paid
• by credit carddirectly on line using the on line registration form (best option)
• by bank transfer – (bank charges at your expense)
IBAN code IT36 O 02008 11200 000005235699 StudioProgress Snc,
SWIFT code: UNCRITM1090, ensuring you include your name and the title of
the Congress as reference for the payment.
Please also e-mail: to confirm that payment has been made

Programma scientifico

Programma scientifico: 

Thursday April 27th

8.00 Registration
9.00 Welcome (F. Calliada, F. Meloni, C. F. Dietrich, V. Cantisani)

CEUS How to learn
9.05 How to learn (teach) CEUS? Principles (F. Calliada)
9.35 How to learn (teach) CEUS? Liver and Spleen (F. Meloni)
10.05How to learn (teach) CEUS? GIT, and Pancreas (OH.Gilja)
10.30 Interactive, FAQ

11.00 Break “Meet he Professor” (F. Calliada, F. Meloni, OH. Gilja)

CEUS Liver
11.30 CEUS Evaluation of focal liver lesions: typical and atypical features
             (C. F. Dietrich)
12.00 Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) (F. Piscaglia)
12.30 CEUS guided-interventions on the liver (F. Meloni)

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Interactive Case Discussion (Workshop)
4 groups
• Liver non cirrhosis (L. Romanini)
• Liver cirrhosis (F. Piscaglia)
• Pancreas (M. D’Onofrio)
• Kidney, urogenital tract (P.Sidhu)

CEUS Guidelines, beyond the liver
15.30 Beyond the liver: CEUS in interventional procedures (F. Meloni)
16.00 Beyond the liver: New EFSUMB Guidelines  (OH. Gilja)

16.30 Break “Meet the Professor”
          (F. Piscaglia, P. Sidhu, L. Romanini, M. D’Onofrio, OH. Gilja)

17.00 CEUS in MSK (A. De Marchi)

Friday April 28th

8.30: Registration

CEUS Vascular diseases
9.00 CEUS in the diagnosis of vascular diseases (L. Aiani)
9.30 CEUS in the evaluation of treatment and follow up of vascular diseases
        (V. Cantisani)

CEUS in Pediatric Applications
10.00 In pediatric applications (P. Sidhu, C. F. Dietrich)

10.30 Break “Meet the Professor” (V. Cantisani, P. Sidhu, L. Aiani, C. F. Dietrich)

11.00 Interactive Case Discussion (Workshop)
3 groups
• Vascular (L. Aiani, V. Cantisani)
• Superficial Organs (M. Radzina)
• Pediatrics (P. Sidhu)

CEUS in Trauma
12.00 In trauma (M. Valentino)

12.30 Lunch

Dynamic Contrast Enhaned Ultrasound (DCE-EUS) and Time Intensity Curve Analysis (TICA)
13.30 DCE-US, TIC The technique (C. F. Dietrich)
13.40 EFSUMB recommendations (C. F. Dietrich)
13.50 Possible applications (G. Vidili)

14.00 Industry Forum, what can we learn from the industry?

15.00 Break “Meet the Professor” (F. Piscaglia, C. F. Dietrich, G. Vidili)

15.30 DCE-EUS and Non Standard applications Interactive Case Discussion

3 groups
• abdominal (C. Greis)
• superficial (M. Radzina)
• CEUS Non standard applications (R.Lanocita)

The future looks bright
16.30 New applications (P.Burns)

17.00 Discussion and Test



Prof. Peter Burns, Canada
Prof. Dr. Christoph F. Dietrich, Bad Mergentheim, Germany
Prof. Dr.Odd Helge Gilja, Bergen, Norway
Dr. Maija Radzina, Riga, Latvia
Prof. Dr. Paul Sidhu, London, United Kingdom

Dr. Luca Aiani, Como, Italy
Prof. Dr. Mirko D’Onofrio, Verona, Italy
Dr. Armanda De Marchi, Torino, Italy
Dr Rodolfo Lanocita, Milano, Italy
Prof. Dr. Fabio Piscaglia, Bologna, Italy
Dr. Laura Romanini, Brescia, Italy
Dr. Gianpaolo Vidili, Sassari, Italy
Dr. Massimo Valentino, Tolmezzo (Ud), Italy

Accreditamento ECM per Medici (Gastroenterologica, Medicina Interna, Oncologia Chirurgia Generale e Radiodiagnostica)