LEARNING OBJECTIVES ESOI Spring Workshop


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Learning Objectives
Lecture: Staging of colon cancer (L. Semedo)
Learning objectives:

  1. To learn about optimised MDCT techniques for colon cancer staging
  2. To critically review imaging findings impacting on patient management
  3. To discuss the ability of functional imaging methods to identify poor prognostic factors
    Lecture: Staging of rectal cancer (S. Gourtsoyianni)
    Learning objectives:
  4. To learn about the role of EUS, CT and MRI for primary staging
  5. To understand TNM staging and how to collect all required information for locoregional staging including
    the use of proformas
  6. To discuss how imaging findings influence the initial therapeutic approach
    Lecture: Staging of anal cancer (V. Goh)
    Learning objectives:
  7. To learn about the role of endoanal ultrasound in anal cancer staging
  8. To become familiar with optimised MR techniques for anal cancer staging
  9. To discuss how imaging findings influence the initial therapeutic approach
    Lecture: Assessing neoadjuvant treatment response in rectal cancer (L. Semedo)
    Learning objectives:
  10. To learn the rationale for following-up on patients after neoadjuvant chemoradiation
  11. To understand conventional imaging criteria for assessing tumour response
  12. To learn how to report post neoadjuvant treatment MR imaging findings
    Lecture: Assessing treatment response in anal cancer (V. Goh)
    Learning objectives:
  13. To discuss the rationale for restaging after definitive chemoradiotherapy
  14. To learn how to assess the tumour response applying conventional imaging criteria
  15. To become familiar with functional imaging criteria to assess treatment response

Lecture: Post treatment appearances & complications of treatment (N. Griffin)
Learning objectives:

  1. To become familiar with the normal post-surgical and post-radiation therapy CT/MR imaging findings
  2. To discuss about criteria that can be used to differentiate between normal post treatment changes and
    local recurrence
  3. To learn about the normal post-operative appearances of the pelvis after pelvi-perineal flap
    reconstruction and related post-operative complications
    Lecture: Diffusion weighted MRI of colorectal cancer (S. Gourtsoyianni)
    Learning objectives:
  4. To discuss different acquisition protocols (optimal b values, optimal sequences) and how to interpret
    ADC maps and values
  5. To learn if DWI can provide useful information concerning tissue characterisation
  6. To understand the clinical scenarios in which DWI is most helpful
    Lecture: PET-CT imaging of colorectal cancer (G. Cook)
    Learning objectives:
  7. To discuss the role of PET-CT at initial staging of colorectal cancer
  8. To learn if PET-CT imaging can provide useful information concerning tissue characterisation
  9. To understand the clinical circumstances in which PET-CT imaging is most helpful
    Lecture: Functional MRI/CT imaging of colorectal cancer (V. Goh)
    Learning objectives:
  10. To discuss different functional imaging biomarkers currently available
  11. To become familiar with different techniques and obtainment of functional parameters
  12. To learn about the performance of functional MRI/CT for the assessment of treatment response of
    colorectal cancer