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Diagnostic and Therapeutic EUS Course

15. - 16. January 2018

Training Aim

This course is designed to improve the EUS practice through the presentation of Live cases.
Participants have the opportunity to follow the EUS procedures directly in the endoscopy room.
The objective of this course is to support the participants in improving their knowledge regarding:

  • Linear EUS anatomy
  • EUS in the diagnosis and staging of solid and cystic pancreatic tumors
  • EUS in the staging of tumors of the gastro-enteric tract
  • Needle aspirates/guided EUS biopsies in solid and cystic lesions of the pancreas, and of the lymph nodes, with the possibility of meeting the cytology technicians in the endoscopy room
  • Elastography and contrast medium in EUS
  • Therapeutic EUS indications

Considerable space will also be devoted to questions and discussion of cases.
Each session will include didactic presentations followed by a discussion on the optimal approach for the diagnosis and management of the cases presented.

Training Schedule


08.30Presentation of cases
09.00Live Cases with discussion of the indications, instruments and techniques
18.00Conclusion of the day


08.30Live Cases
14.00Discussion of cases
16.00Conclusion of the course