Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
6-7 May, 2017


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 Turkish Division of the International Academy of Pathology (TDIAP)
Turkish Society of Cytopathology 
Department of Pathology, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Fernando Schmitt, MD, PhD. Department of Pathology and Oncology, Medical Faculty of Porto University and Institute of Pathology and Molecular Immunology of Porto University, Porto, Portugal
Haldun Umudum,MD. Department of Pathology, Ufuk University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Ilkser Akpolat, MD. Department of Pathology, Acıbadem University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Koray Ceyhan, MD. Department of Pathology, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Nurija Bilalović, MD, PhD, Head, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo
Pinar Firat, MD. Department of Pathology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey


Semir Vranić, MD, PhD, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo
Faruk Skenderi, MD, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo
Nurija Bilalović, MD, PhD, Head, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo
Sabiha Brkić, MD, Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo


The Bosniak Institute – Adil Zulfikarpasic Foundation, Mula Mustafe Bašeskije 21, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
See it on the map HERE.


Moderators: Sitki Tuzlali, Semir Vranić

May 6, 2017 Saturday

08.30-08.45 Welcome
08.45-09.30 Cytomorphologic features of thyroid lesions – I. Akpolat
09.30-10.00 Bethesda Reporting System – F.Schmitt
10.00-10.30 Ancillary tests – F.Schmitt
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Case discussions (Thyroid) – H.Umudum, P.Firat
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-13.45 Cytomorphologic features of lung tumors – P.Firat
13.45-14.15 Approach to small biopsies and cytologic samples- P.Firat
14.15-15.00 Predictive markers and molecular tests – F.Schmitt
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.30 Case discussions (Lung and mediastinum) – I.Akpolat, K.Ceyhan
16.30-17.30 Breast fine needle aspiration cytology – F.Schmitt

May 7, 2017 Sunday

08.30-09.30 Approach to lymph node aspirations, cytomorphology and ancillary tests– K.Ceyhan
9.30-10.30 Metastatic carcinomas, where is the primary?- K.Ceyhan
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Fine needle aspiration of head&neck masses (Cystic lesions & salivary glands) – H.Umudum, P.Firat
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.00 Case discussions (Pancreas and lymph nodes)- Dr. Bilalović
14.00-15.00 SWOT analysis of cytology in clinical practice and training
Open discussion on educational and legal aspects of cytopathology


Registration fee is 50 EUR. Registration is open until 30 April 2017. Register HERE.
Registration is valid upon payment of registration fee and paid registration reserves your place for attendance. On-site registration fee is 80 EUR.

Registration includes: access to lectures, course materials, refreshments and lunch each day, and certificate of attendance.

Cancellation deadline: 2 May 2017. Half of the fee will be refunded. To cancel your registration, please send an email to Dr. Faruk Skenderi. 

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Faruk Skenderi
Department of Pathology and Cytology
Clinical Center of the University of Sarajevo
Bolnička 25, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +387 61 551 191
E-mail: faruk.skenderi@bosnianpathology.org


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