22:52 CET
EM 3 - The role of radiology in major healthcare challenges faced by Pakistan
Head and Neck Oncologic Imaging GI Tract Chest
Sunday, March 3, 10:30 - 12:00
Type of session: ESR meets Pakistan
Topic: Head and Neck, Oncologic Imaging, GI Tract, Chest
Moderators: M. H. Akram (Islamabad/PK), L. E. Derchi (Genoa/IT)

10:30
Introduction
M. H. Akram; Islamabad/PK
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about oral cancer in Pakistan and the role that radiology plays in its management.
2. To appreciate the role of radiology in living donor liver transplant in advanced cases of chronic hepatitis.
3. To understand the variety of radiological findings in tuberculosis.

10:35
Imaging of oral cancer
N. Ud Din; Lahore/PK
Learning Objectives

1. To understand the peculiar causes of high incidence of oral cancer in different regions of Pakistan.
2. To become familiar with the spectrum and scale of advanced disease in Pakistan.
3. To appreciate the variation in imaging and therapeutic practices across Pakistan.

10:55
Interlude: Beautiful Pakistan: from sea to sky-high mountains
A. Majeed; Islamabad/PK
11:00
Role of radiology in developing a living donor liver transplant programme
A. I. Rana; Islamabad/PK
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about chronic hepatitis prevalence in Pakistan.
2. To share our experiences in setting up the first successful liver transplant programme in Pakistan and the role of radiology in it.

11:20
Interlude: Philanthropic cyber-knife facility in Pakistan
T. Mahmood; Karachi/PK
11:25
Many faces of tuberculosis
U. Siddique; Peshawar/PK
Learning Objectives

1. To learn about the prevalence of tuberculosis in Pakistan.
2. To understand the variety of radiological findings in tuberculosis, its diagnosis and complications.

11:45
Panel discussion: Why are oral cancer, chronic hepatitis and tuberculosis more common in Pakistan, and in which scenarios is the role of radiology crucial in the management of these diseases?
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