March 2 - March 4, 2022
Julio Iglesias Garcia and J. Enrique Dominguez-Muñoz
University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Medicine, Novoa Santos Building
Rúa da Choupana, s/n
15706 Santiago de Compostela
Contact person: Julio Iglesias Garcia
Address: Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, Rúa da Choupana s/n, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña 15706 Spain
ESGE individual members receive a significant fee reduction
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) has evolved in recent years into a technique with a major clinical impact in digestive and mediastinal diseases. EUS has represented a major advance in the diagnosis and staging of several tumors, and leads to a change in the diagnosis and management of 25% to 50% of cases. However, EUS is not only useful by providing excellent images for detection and staging of malignancies, but it also provides guidance for fine-needle aspiration of detected lesions. In addition, several new techniques associated with EUS have being developed over the last years, improving the diagnostic yield of EUS. Among them, EUS guided elastography and contrast enhancement, and EUS-guided biopsy. These techniques are becoming essential in clinical routine. EUS-guided therapy is also increasing in terms of new indications, mainly related to the new devices available. In this setting, there is a need for increasing the knowledge and providing new scientific evidence supporting the efficiency, safety and impact of these procedures.
EUS Indications, mainly in oncological diseases
EUS guided tissue acquisition, fine needle aspiration and fine needle biopsy
• Solid lesions
• Cystic lesions
Optimization of EUS imaging
• EUS guided elastography, qualitative and semi-quantitative
• Contrast enhanced EUS
EUS guided therapy
Teaching EUS in 2019
Future role of EUS Live Endoscopy, presentation of latest techniques and innovations
To bring the latest developments and technologies related to endoscopic ultrasound and to define the role of this technique in several diseases. In this setting we will show the pivotal role that endoscopic ultrasound has today in the diagnosis and clinical decision making in several clinical situations, and how it can lead the treatment strategy.
These aims will be approach both during live cases, and also in state of the art lectures and round tables for discussion.
The core elements of this course will be the live demonstrations
We will show the pivotal and practical role of EUS in the management of several gastroenterological and non-gastroenterological diseases