Scientific program

HANDS-ON TRAINING

Wednesday, 7th

EURO EUS CONFERENCE

Thursday, 8th

Friday, 9th

Wednesday, 7th - HANDS-ON TRAINING

San Raffaele Scientific Institute Conference Centre, Floor -1


6 fully equipped EUS Stations will be available and run under supervision of a selected Team of Trainers who will guide the participants through all the EUS Stations. The hands-on activity will cover all the topics of diagnostic and therapeutic echoendoscopy. Different set of animal models provided by Endosim Company will allow partecipants to perform an extensive hands-on training program on:

EUS-core biopsy, Pancreatic Cyst FNA, FNA of solid lesions: pancreatic mass, liver mass and lymph node, Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage: plastic stents, Pancreatic pseudocyst drainage: Axios, Accessory imaging devices, EUS-guided biliary access and EUS fiducials

All the state of the art EUS instruments will be available to try during the sessions
 
 

Morning session

08:30 Registration, course presentation and rules - P. G. Arcidiacono
Assignement to Trainers
6 groups of 4/5 people each will be created with one Trainer
08:45 Hands-on training with rotation of all the participants on each station with different topics to be used
12:30 End of the course
 
 

Afternoon session

14:00 Registration, course presentation and rules - P. G. Arcidiacono
Assignement to Trainers
6 groups of 4/5 people each will be created with one Trainer
14:15 Hands-on training with rotation of all the participants on each station with different topics to be used
18:00 End of the course

Thursday, 8th - CONFERENCE

08:00 Registration
08:30 The Presidents’ Welcome E. Santo, P. G. Arcidiacono, J. Iglesias Garcia The Course Coordinator welcome and communications
K. Oppong
08:40 Chair: P. G. Arcidiacono

PANCREATIC CYSTIC NEOPLASMS 2018 ➜ THE GUIDELINE OF THE GUIDELINES?

E. Buscarini
09:00

LIVE DEMO (Italy + Hyderabad)

 - Moderators: E. Buscarini, E. Santo
10:30 coffee break on the go
11:00 Chair: A. Săftoiu

THE IPMN ➜ PDAC SEQUENCE.
PANCREATIC CANCER SCREENING: LESSONS TO BE LEARNED

J. Farrell
11:20

LIVE DEMO (Italy + Hyderabad)

 - Moderators: A. Săftoiu, A. Sahai
13:00 lunch
13:40 Chair: J. Iglesias Garcia

ESGE AND EUS: THE ROLE OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY IN THE DIFFUSION, TEACHING, TRAINING OF EUS ALL OVER EUROPE. IS IT ENOUGH?

T. Ponchon
14:00

LIVE DEMO (Italy + USA)

 - Moderators: J. Iglesias Garcia, L. S. Barresi
coffee break on the go
16:00

PANCREATIC CYST DIAGNOSIS: WHAT DO WE NEED? ROLE OF IMAGING:

  1. Moderator: Introduction L. Frulloni
  2. MRI / CT M. D’Onofrio
  3. EUS A. Soweid
  4. Take home message L. Frulloni

EUS New Frontiers in the era of personalized medicine (Part I)

Chair: T. Ponchon
16:30

CONTRAST ENHANCED ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND: FROM IMAGING TO ANGIOGENESIS

C. Dietrich
16:50

HOW NEW TECHNOLOGIES COULD IMPACT ON RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSIS OF PANCREATIC LESIONS: FUTURE PERSPECTIVES

A. Laghi
17:10 ORAL PRESENTATIONS - Moderators: C. Dietrich, J. Farrell
  1. The Influence Of Metal And Plastic Stents On Accuracy Of Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Aspiration Cytology, Core, Biopsy And Staging Of Head Of Pancreas Masses: The Impacct Study Noor Bekkali
  2. EUS Guided Multimodality Treatment Of Peripancreatic Pseudoaneurysms Piyush Somani
  3. Eus and CT Scan Accuracy in Establishing the T Stage in Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cancer Based on the Upcoming TNM 8th Edition Livia Archibugi
17:40 Symposium - Chair: P. G. Arcidiacono

TISSUE ACQUISITION IN PANCREATIC CYSTIC LESIONE

L.S. Barresi
  end of the day

Friday, 9th - CONFERENCE

Chair: G. Capurso
08:30

THE “GOOD PANCREATIC CYST IS A RESECTED CYST” ➜ IS UPFRONT SURGERY THE BEST AND MOST COST EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR PANCREATIC CYSTIC TUMORS?

M. Del Chiaro
08:50

WHICH IS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE FOLLOW UP STRATEGY?

S. Crippa
09:10

LIVE DEMO (Italy + Hyderabad)

 - Moderators: F. M. Di Matteo, A. Săftoiu
11:00 coffee break
11:30

LIVE DEMO (Italy + Hyderabad)

 - Moderators: A. Soweid, A. Tyberg
13:15 lunch
14:00

LIVE DEMO (Italy + USA)

 - Moderators: E. Santo, A. Săftoiu

EUS New Frontiers in the era of personalized medicine (Part II)

Chair: A. Soweid
16:00

EUS-FNA ➜ A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE

A. Săftoiu
16:20

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE THE DIAGNOSIS IN 2018? THE PATHOLOGIST’S PERSPECTIVE

C. Doglioni
16:40 ORAL PRESENTATIONS - Moderators: E. Santo, J. Iglesias Garcia
  1. Next Generation Sequencing of mucinous pancreas cyst fluid obtained by EUS–guided FNA shows multiple KRAS mutations indicating multinodular origin – first findings from the ZYSTEUS study Daniel Schmitz
  2. The additive value of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) guided Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) In differential diagnosis of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions (PLC) In a Tertiary-Care Centre Gemma Rossi
  3. Role of Visual On-Site Evaluation (Vose) in Estimating The Adequacy After EUS-Guided fine Needle Aspiration: a Single Center Prospective Study Marianna Signoretti
17:10 Lecture - Chair: P. G. Arcidiacono

PANCREATIC CYSTS 2018 ➜ THE FINAL CUT (TAKE HOME MESSAGE)

G. Capurso
17:30 ORAL PRESENTATION AWARDS - Chair: E. Santo
17:40 Farewell and SAVE THE DATE EURO-EUS 2019 - Chair: E. Santo, J. Iglesias Garcia, P. G. Arcidiacono