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- October 2020, Barcelona

Dear friends and colleagues, It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to the European Course in Paediatric Radiology (ECPR) of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology.

This year’s topic will be Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging presented by an international faculty of renowned speakers in the field of paediatric radiology. The ECPR 2020 will be included in the 3 year European Paediatric Radiology Educational Curriculum. A European diploma in Paediatric Radiology can be obtained after a final assessment at the ESPR annual meeting.

The venue will be Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB). The PRBB building is located on the seafront , only thirty minutes by train from Barcelona airport. Considered a “factory of the future” produces knowledge that will be of the utmost importance for medicine in 20 or 30 years time.

Barcelona is a well known Mediterranean city with friendly outdoor cafes and restaurants, welcoming hotels, fashionable shops, modern architecture and fascinating museums.


We hope that you will enjoy the course and your visit to Barcelona!



This course is an Educational Course followed by a test for any participant that wishes to take the test and is first of the four modules for candidates who wish to enter the second cycle for the European Diploma of Pediatric Radiology (EDiPR). More information here: pendiente link


Registration will be available soon

Organizers



Organizers

Ignasi Barber Emilio Inarejos
Local Organizers

Organized by

ECPR2019

European Society of Paediatric Radiology ESPR
www.espr.org

ECPR2019

Speakers

Karl Johnson (UK)

Radiology Department, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

JCarmen Gallego (SP)

Claudio Martinoli (IT)

Department of Radiology, DISSAL, Università di Genova, Genova, Italy

E. Inarejos (SP)

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain

I. Barber (SP)

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain

I. Roca (SP)

J. Munuera

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain

Jaramillo (US)

Katherine Adamsbaum (FR)

L. Riera (SP)

M. Raissaki (GR)

Maura Valle (IT)

Radiologia, IRCCS Gaslini Children Hospital, Genoa, Italy

Navallas (SP)

Navarro (CA)

Nievelstein (NL)

Offiah (UK)

Ording Muller (NO)

Pablo Caro (SP)

Riera (SP)

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain

Karen Rosendhal

Yolanda Ruiz (SP)

Aranu Valls

Marta Ayats

Schedule

PROGRAM

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 14

Welcome to the ECPR 2020

Inarejos / Barber / Raissaki

IMAGING TECHNIQUES

| 1. Ultrasound of the MSK system - technique & indications
C. Martinoli (IT)
Level I & II
Learning objectives
Identify how & when to perform MSK ultrasound, including elastography and contrast-enhanced US

| 2. CT & MRI of the MSK system - indications & protocols
D. Jaramillo (USA)
Level I & II
Learning objectives
Identify how & when to perform CT and MRI of the MSK system, including technique and protocols

| 3. Nuclear Medicine of the MSK system - indications & protocols
I. Roca (SP)
Level III
Learning objectives
Identify how & when to perform nucleair examinations of the MSK system, including technique and protocols

| 4. Interventional radiology of the MSK system - non-vascular
C. Gallego (SP)
Level III
Learning objectives
Identify interventional procedures of the MSK system, such as drainages, biopsies, intra-articular injections and embolisations

| 5. Cases/Interactive
Level I & II

Coffe break

GENERAL

| 6. Normal bone development (including bone age assessment)
LS. Ording Muller (NO)
Level I

| 7. Common normal variants and do not touch lesions
K. Johnson (UK) )
Level I

| 8. Imaging scholiosis and non-traumatic spine abnormalities
Yolanda Ruiz (SP)
Level I & II
Learning objectives
Imaging strategies, scoliosis, osteochondrosis, Scheuermann, spondylolysis / listhesis

| 9. Imaging the paediatric knee
Pablo Caro (SP)
Level I & II

| 10. Cases/Quiz
L. Riera (SP)

Workshops

| 11. Normal bone development (including bone age assessment)
C. Martinoli M. Navallas L. Riera

| 12. Common normal variants and do not touch lesions
KJ. Munuera, A. Valls, M. Ayats

Welcome Reception

THURSDAY OCTOBER 15

TRAUMA

| 13. Skeletal trauma - extremities
L. Riera (SP)
Level I
Learning objectives
Nomenclature, common pediatric fractures, common mimickers, healing process/remoddeling, when to think of non-accidental injury?

| 14. Skeletal trauma - spinal column
Yolanda Ruiz (SP)
Level I & II
Learning objectives
Identify imaging strategies, protocols and imaging features of spinal column trauma in children, including cervical trauma

| 15. Sports injuries of the lower extremities
Karl Johnson (UK)
Level II
Learning objectives
Imaging strategies, scoliosis, osteochondrosis, Scheuermann, spondylolysis / listhesis

| 16. Sports injuries of the upper extremities
Pablo Caro (SP)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify most common pediatric traumatic lesions of the upper limb related to sports, including imaging strategies and protocols


| 17. Cases / interactive
I. Barber (SP)
Level II

Coffe break


| 18. Skeletal trauma - child abuse
M. Raissaki (GR)
Level II
Learning objectives
Imaging strategies and protocols, imaging characteristics, legal issues

HIP

| 19. Hip dysplasia
K. Rosendhal
Level I
Learning objectives
Imaging techniques, US diagnosis/cast, role of screening?

| 20. The limping child
Maura Valle (IT)
Level I
Learning objectives
Imaging techniques, X-ray, US, MRI (transient synovitis, perthes, slipped capitalepiphysis, hip impingement)

| 21. Imaging the cartilage in children
Karl Johnson (UK)
Level II & III

lunch

CONGENITAL / SYSTEMIC DISEASES

| 22. Skeletal dysplasias
A. Offiah (UK)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Image protocol, How to evaluate, common skeletal dysplasias (achondroplasia, osteogenisis imperfecta, etc.)

| 23. Metabolic diseases
Katherine Adamsbaum (FR)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of metabolic diseases in children, such as rickets, osteomalacia, including imaging strategies and protocols

| 24. Congenital limb malformations
RJ. Nievelstein (NL)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Image protocol, How to evaluate, Pathogenesis, PFFD, fibular agenesis, pre-/post-axial congenital malformations, coalition

Coffe break

BONE MARROW IMAGING

| 25. Bone marrow imaging - techniques & normal development
LS. Ording Muller (NO)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify technique and imaging features of normal bone marrow, physiologic bone marrow conversion, and pathologic bone marrow imaging (including bone infarction)

| 26. Benign bone marrow diseases (hemoglobinapathies, avascular necrosis, CRMO)
D. Jaramillo (US)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify technique and imaging features of benign bone marrow abnormalities including hemoglobinopathies, avascular necrosis, postradiation injuries, CRMO…

| 27. Malignant bone marrow diseases
RJ. Nievelstein (NL)
Level II
Learning objectives
Imaging strategies, scoliosis, osteochondrosis, Scheuermann, spondylolysis / listhesis

| 28. Cases/interactive
LS. Ording Muller (NO)
Level II
Learning objectives
Idenitify imaging strategies, protocols and features of malignant bone marrow abnormalities including leukaemia, lymphoma, metastatic disease, LCH,…


Workshops

| 29. US Workshop Groups D, E and F
C. Martinolli M. Navallas L. Riera

| 30. 3D Workshop Groups A, B and C
J. Munuera, A. Valls, M. Ayats

FRIDAY OCTOBER 16

INFECTION/INFLAMMATION

| 31. Infection
D. Jaramillo (US)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of (different types of) paediatric septic arthritis and osteomyelitis, including imaging strategies and protocols

| 32. Myo-inflammatory disorders
M. Navallas (SP)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of paediatric myo-inflammatory disorders, such as myositis/dermatomyositis, including differential diagnosis and imaging strategies and protocols

| 33. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Large joints
LS. Ording Muller (NO)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of JIA with the focus on large joints, including imaging strategies and protocols

| 34. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis - Small joints including TMJ
K. Rosendahl (NO)
Level II
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of JIA with the focus on small joints, including imaging strategies and protocols


| 35. Cases / interactive
Maura Valle (IT)
Level II

Coffe break

TUMORS

| 36. Imaging Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
O. Navarro (CA)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of paediatric benign bone tumours and mimickers, including imaging strategies and protocols

| 37. Soft tissue tumours - non-vascular
E. Inarejos (SP)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of paediatric soft tissue tumours (non-vascular) and mimickers, including imaging strategies and protocols

| 38. Bone tumours: Malignant
O. Navarro (CA)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of paediatric malignant bone tumours and mimickers, including imaging strategies and protocols

| 39. Vascular malformations - diagnosis and therapy
C. Gallego (SP)
Level II & III
Learning objectives
Identify imaging features of common vascular malformations in children, including imaging strategies, protocols and interventional procedures of pediatric vascular malformations


| 40. Cases / interactive
O. Navarro (CA)
Level II & III

| Adjourn, Have a safe trip home!

lunch

Exam

Venue

Conference will be held at

Parque de Investigación Biomédica de Barcelona - PRBB

Carrer del Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona - Spain



Barcelona

Barcelona

Almost 4.5 million people live in the Barcelona metropolitan area. The city enjoys a prime location, bathed by the sea and has excellent transport links with the rest of Europe. The Mediterranean and Europe are the defining characteristics of Catalonia. 

Barcelona is a modern, cosmopolitan city with many centuries of history. Its geographic location and the open character of its inhabitants are the reasons why the city is being culturally enriched all the time. It has a valuable architectural and monumental heritage, the most splendid exponents of which are its Gothic and modernist buildings. Nine of its buildings have been designated World Heritage Sites by the UNESCO. The entire city guarantees that visitors will enjoy taking a stroll around its streets, which are replete with charm.

Barcelona enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm summers. It is a coastal city and has over four kilometres of urban beaches and large areas of nearby forest. Although it is a large city, it is easy to get around on public transport and on foot. You can reach any point in the city by metro, bus and taxi

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VISAS

The documentation you need to enter Spain will depend greatly on where you are coming from:
- If you are a citizen of any nation in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, or Liechtenstein, you will only need your National Identification Document or a current passport. For minors, the National Identification Document must be accompanied by written parental permission.
- If you are from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, the Republic of Korea, San Marino, the Vatican, Singapore, Uruguay, or Venezuela you will need to show a valid passport to enter Spain. Your stay may not exceed 90 days.
- If you are coming from any other country, in accordance with EU regulations, you must apply for a visa at the Spanish Consulate for your country. You must also show an official passport. In this case, Spanish authorities may require proof of accommodation, reservation confirmation by an official travel agency, a return ticket, tour agenda, or personal invitation. Likewise, you may be required to provide proof of sufficient funds to cover your stay in Spain. As the conditions stated above may vary, we recommend you contact the Spanish Consulate or Embassy for your country to ensure you meet all requirements before traveling. Y
Further information: www.mae.es




GETTING AROUND THE CITY

There is no better way to discover the city than by walking through its streets. If you come to the city by car your best bet is to leave your vehicle in a car park and enjoy your visit by bus, metro or taxi. You can also use your own App to find your public transport option in Barcelona.
Metro y FGC: Barcelona currently has six metro lines covering a total of 86.6 kilometres and passing through 123 stations.For further information: Barcelona Metro: www.tmb.net | Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya: www.fgc.es | Tel. +34 932 051 515
Bus: Barcelona has a fleet of 1000 buses which operate on over 80 routes and connect all the city’s districts. For further information: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona: www.tmb.net Tram: There are two tram lines in Barcelona which provides easy access to major industrial areas, shopping centres and residential zone.
For further information www.trambcn.com

TRANSPORTATION:

Metropolitan Public Transportation: 010
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat: 93 205 15 15
Renfe: 902 240 202
Airport (information): 902 404 704
Marítima Balears Boat Station: 93 295 91 00
Barcelona Nord Bus Station: 902 260 606
Taxis: 932 250 000 / 933 033 033 / 933 300 300
Wheelchair taxis: 93 420 80 88

THINGS TO DO

You will always find something to do in Barcelona. The city has over 50 museums, showcasing permanent collections of works by artists such as Picasso, Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies. At the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC) you can see one of the world’s most important collections of Romanesque art. It also has famous collections of contemporary art housed in museums such as the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) and CaixaForum. Most museums stage temporary exhibitions. Barcelona is also renowned for its wide variety of musical events, which includes all the genres, and has three major venues: the Gran Teatre del Liceu, devoted to opera, the Palau de la Música, a modernista marvel, and L’Auditori, the concert hall designed by Rafael Moneo. Barcelona is a box of surprises which will keep you entertained with countless cultural and recreational activities.


CLIMATE

Barcelona’s location on the shores of the Mediterranean means it enjoys a warm, welcoming climate, with pleasant temperatures all the year round. It has five kilometres of beaches with every amenity, which are used by Barcelona’s inhabitants all the year round, and an Olympic marina, which meets all the requisites in order to enjoy nautical sports throughout the year.
Rainfall, which is occasionally heavy, averages 1.000 mm. a year, making it possible to maintain the many green areas around the city.
Barcelona enjoys sunshine during all the seasons of the year. You can eat at open-air restaurants or enjoy a drink at any of its many pavement cafés, always on the shores of the Mediterranean.




LANGUAGE

Most of Barcelona’s inhabitants are bilingual and speak Catalan and Spanish. Both are the official languages of Catalonia. Street names and many road and transport signs are in Catalan.
Many restaurants have menus in a number of languages, including English. Many of the city’s inhabitants understand English and French. The locals are friendly and caring, and they will help you to find your way around if you ask them.



CURRENCY

Currency in Barcelona, Spain is Euro.
You can change money at the city's banks and savings banks as well as the exchange booths located in the city centre, at tourist sights and ATM. There are also numerous exchange booths, which open every day in the city centre and at the main tourist sights. The city’s main railway and bus stations, Sants and Barcelona Nord bus station, also have exchange booths and cash dispensers.

WHAT TO VISIT?

Barcelona is an open-air museum. You can visit it by bus, bicycle or on foot, and enjoy its bustling streets. There are many ways to discover the city and a whole host of things to do, for those interested in culture, for those in search of entertainment or for those thinking about where to do some shopping. Barcelona has museums devoted to art, science, sport, history, archaeology and other fields. Be sure not to miss some of the most interesting, such as the Museu Picasso, the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), the Fundació Joan Miró and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC). The MNAC showcases the original Romanesque frescoes from churches in the Catalan Pyrenees. If you want to gain a better insight into the history of Barcelona, you can visit the Museu d’Història de la Ciutat. You can also take a look at the many art galleries dotted around the city.




VIRTUAL TOUR

Start here! Spectacular photos of Barcelona. For further touristic information: www.barcelonaturisme.com



USEFUL TELEPHONES
Sanitary urgencies: 061 Emergency: 112
Firemen: 080 Urban Guard: 092
Police: 088 National Police: 091
Civil Guard: 062 chemist's: 93 481 00 60





REGISTRATION



REGISTRATION & ACCOMMODATION



Suggested Accommodation

Here you will find some options to book a room in Barcelona nearby the ECPR venue or in well-known and more centric areas of the city you may want to stay these days. You might find many others not included in here. We recommend you to search for accommodation as soon as possible since Barcelona hosts many events.
You have a lot of options in Barcelona, but these are a few examples. For your convenience, the approximate time it takes to arrive to the ECPR venue is shown:

AREA of POBLE NOU (near ECPR venue)

[approximate time to ECPR venue by foot (10-15 min) or public transportation (10min)]:
         UNITE HOSTEL BARCELONA
         More info

         SH ICARIA BARCELONA
         More info

         H10 MARINA BARCELONA
         More info

AREA of PL. CATALUNYA

[approximate time to ECPR venue by foot (35 min) or public transportation (20-25 min)]:
         Boutique Hotel H10 Catalunya Plaza
         More info

         HOTEL MONEGAL
         More info

AREA of LA RAMBLA

[approximate time to ECPR venue by foot (30 min) or public transportation (20-25min)]:
         HOSTAL MARE NOSTRUM
         More info

          HOTEL CONTINENTAL BARCELONA
         More info

         HOTEL RIVOLI RAMBLA
         More info

AREA of PL. URQUINAONA

[approximate time to ECPR venue by foot (30 min) or public transportation (15 min)]:
         H10 Urquinaona Plaza
         More info

         Hostal Q Barcelona
         More info






REGISTRATION FEES

  • EARLY REGISTRATION 310€

  • LATE REGISTRATION 410€

  • (VAT not included)

PAYMENT

• Please note your registration will not be confirmed until full payment is received.
We provide TWO options for the payment: by credit card and by bank transfer.

BY CREDIT CARD

Payment by credit card is preferred. In order to register online, please log in first. It is advisable to check with the credit card provider or bank that payment can be done (many debit or credit cards have some international transactions limitations and/or require a previous authorization for the payment to be made.

BY BANK TRANSFER

Account holder: GEYSECO S.L.
Bank account details: IBAN
SWIFT:

• Participants paying by bank transfer are requested to send a copy of the bank transfer receipt to the organizing secretariat by e-mail. contact@ecpr2020.org
• The payment transfer form should clearly state the name(s) of the delegate(s) as follows: ECPR2020 + NAME AND SURNAME OF THE DELEGATE
• In case of cancellation at any stage, Bank transfer admission fee (50€) will not be refunded -applicable to Bank Transfer payments only.

CANCELLATIONS

REGISTRATION CANCELATION POLICIES
After April 1st, 2020 no change or cancellation will be accepted in the registrations made. Any cancellation made before this date will have a charge of 50%. Afterwards, the payment can NOT be refund due to cancellation. All cancellations must be sent to the Technical Secretariat by e-mail. All refunds will be paid after the congress.

GROUP REGISTRATION

E-Mail: contact@ecpr2020.org
The Group registration is offered when a single sponsor/travel agency registers at least 10 attendants.
The final list of participants must be submitted online by May 20th. Please contact with Technical Secretariat for more information.






Sponsors

Sponsorship

To request information about the available sponsoring options,
please contact sponsors@geyseco.es and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible..


Contact

Get in touch

Contact info

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