#FOAM (Free Open Access Medical Education)
Emergency Radiology topics
Each webinar will last approx. 45 minutes with chance to ask questions at the end.
Webinar places are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is recommended.
The webinars are open for all interested persons.
Imaging of Appendicitis in 2019: Which Modality Rocks (US, CT or MR)?
Michael Patlas, Hamilton/CA
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | 18:00 CET
Acute appendicitis is a common entity. There is a decreasing emphasis on clinical and laboratory presentation. The accurate preoperative diagnosis is heavily relies on imaging. The present presentation will discuss an advantages and disadvantages of cross-sectional imaging modalities (US, MDCT and MRI) used for the detection of acute appendicitis. Real life and potential misses and misinterpretations will be shared with audience. The presentation will include numerous examples of emergency conditions which can mimic an acute appendicitis. Emergency medicine and imaging literature will be reviewed. We will also discuss medico-legal aspects of missed appendicitis.
1. To discuss an optimal use of different cross-sectional imaging modalities for the detection of acute appendicitis
2. To illustrate common mistakes in interpretation
3. To review potential mimics of acute appendicitis
Webinar on November 12 is canceled, new date to be announced soon
The acute abdomen in the pregnant and post partum woman
Luiza Grzycka-Kowalczyk, Lublin/PL
Sitting – and passing – the European Diploma in Emergency Radiology (EDER). First hand experience from EDER holders.