Curriculum Dra Anna Alguersuari

Personal

Name: Anna Alguersuari Cabiscol
Birth place and date: Palma de Mallorca, 31st of July of 1980.
Actual residence: Barcelona, Espanya

Current ocupation

• MD. Consultant in Interventional Radiology Department, Hospital Parc Taulí Universitary Hospital (Sabadell) and Hospital General de Catalunya (Sant Cugat del Vallès)
• MD. Interventional Radiologyst in Cardioclinic Sant Cugat.

Licenses and certification

Bachelor Degree in RADIOLOGY (2005-2009). C.S. Parc Taulí – UDIAT, Sabadell. Barcelona, Spain. Since June 2009.
Medical Degree. (1998-2004). Facultat de medicina de la Universitat de Barcelona. Hospital Clínic. Campus Casanova.

Medical training

Post-graduate training

• Residency in Radiology. C.S. Parc Taulí – UDIAT, Sabadell. Barcelona, Spain. 2005-2009.
• Ziekelhuis Oost- Limburg. Genk, Belgium. Visiting resident in Interventional Radiology in (Dr. Stockx). Feb.-May 2009

Pre-graduate training

• Pittsfield High School. Pittsfield, Massachusetts. USA. Specific training in anatomy (1995-1996).
• Hospital Son Dureta. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Radiology department. Medical rotation. (July 1999).
• Hospital Son Dureta. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Gastroenterology department. Medical rotation. (July 2000).
• Medizinische Hochschule aus Hannover. Hannover, Germany. Cardiology department. Medical exchange. (August 2001).
• Hospital do Restauraçao in Recife, Brasil. Internal medicine department. Medical exchange (July 2002).

Specific acreditation

• Faculty member of Embolization hands-on workshop. Grupo de Investigación en Técnicas Mínimamente Invasivas. Universidad de Zaragoza. Saragossa. Setembre i novembre 2011.
• Lecturer of the ACRAM 2011 Agrupació de Radiòlegs de Catalunya. Desembre 2011. “Urologic interventionism”
PhD Lecturer for Universitat Autònoma courses. “Emergencies in interventional Radiology”. March 2010.
• Coordinator and Proof Reader for the “Translation of Eurorad Cases into Spanish.” 2007-2009.
• Spanish delegate (2009 –2013) and member of the Board (2009-2011) of the “Radiology Trainee Forum of the European Society of Radiology” (PR officer).
• Member of the “Educational Board of SERAM”. Residents’ Representative (2007-2009).

Continous training

International Events

European Congress of Radiology (ECR). Vienna, March 2008, 2009 and 2010.
RSNA 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago December 2008 and 2011.
Global embolization Symposium and Technologies (GEST). Barcelona, June 2008 and Paris 2009 and 2011.
Management in Radiology (MIR) Junior Course. London, June 2009.
• “Carotid Stenting hands-On” CrossRoads Institute, Brussels, Belgium March 2009.
CIRSE Annual Congress. Lisbon, September 2009.
44th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology. Barcelona, June 2007.
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) International Courses. Madrid, May 2008.

National events

Taller SEDIA de masa renal. October 2011
XII Congreso nacional de la Sociedad Española de radiología vascular e intervencionista (SERVEI). Valencia May 2011.
Actualización en Patología Digestiva (Update in Gastrointestinal Diseases). Barcelona 11th-12th February 2010.
• 2ND level of acreditation in Radioprotection for Interventional Radiologists. ACPRO – February 2010.
• 1ST Level of acreditation in Radioprotection For Radiologists. ACPRO – January 2008.
GENI II Curso de neurointervencionismo. Cáceres, June 2009.
I Encuentro de Residentes en Radiodiagnóstico. Málaga, 4th-5th June 2009
Congreso Nacional de la SERAM. Sevilla, 23th-26th May 2008.
II Congrés Nacional de radiòlegs de Catalunya. Tarragona, October 2007.
Course of Cardiac Radiology – SERAM. Barcelona, June 2007.
X Simposium Internacional de diagnótico por la imagen. Nuevas fronteras en imagen torácica y cardiaca. Imagen funcional y molecular. Barcelona, March 2007.
XII Curso Teoricopráctico de Ecografía, Doppler e Intervencionismo. Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, October 2007
• Curso de formación continuada en radiología. Acadèmia de Ciències Mèdiques i de la Salut de Catalunya i Balears. Specific courses 2006-2007 and 2007-2008.
Taller de Colonoscopia Virtual. SEDIA. Alicante, January 2008.
Interhospitalary Lectures of Thoracic Radiology. Societat Catalana de Radiología y Diagnòstic per la imatge de l’Acadèmia de Ciències Mèdiques de Catalunya i les Illes Balears. January 2006-June 2008.
Basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) focused on Radiological Emergencies. CS Parc Taulí. February 2006.

Publications

• E. Castaner, A. Alguersuari, X. Gallardo, Y. Pallardó. When to Suspect Pulmonary Vasculitis: Radiologic and Clinical Clues. Radiographics 2010 Jan-Feb;30(1):33-53.
• C. Duran. A. Valera, A. Alguersuari, C. Martin, E. Ballesteros, Ll. Riera, J. Puig. Voiding Cystosonography: The Study of the Urethra is no longer a Limitation of the Technique. Pediatr Radiol. 2009 Feb;39(2):124-31. Epub 2008 Nov 11.
• J. L. del Cura, A. Martínez, F. Sendra, R. Rodríguez, J. Puig, A. Alguersuari. “La enseñanza de la Radiología en los estudios de la licenciatura de Medicina en España. Informe de la Comisión de Formación de la SERAM.” Radiología. November 2007.
• A. Alguersuari, JL del Cura, A. Borrat, E. Castañer “El papel del residente en la actividad docente del servicio de radiodiagnóstico” Radiología. September 2010.
• J.R. Fortuño Andrés, A. Alguersuari, J. Falcó Fages, E. Castañer González, P. Bermudez Bencerrey. “Abordaje radiológico del taponamiento cardíaco.” Radiología. September 2010.

Research Experience

• Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) using irinotecan-loaded beads for the treatment of unresectable metastases to the liver in patients with colorectal cancer. Multicentric registry. Collaborator.
• Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE) using irinotecan-loaded beads for the preoperative treatment of metastases to the liver in patients with colorectal cancer. Multicentric study. Investigator.
• Fluoroscopic-guided balloon dilation for urethral strictures: a feasible and Effective Approach for an Old, Unsolved Problem. CEIC Hospital Parc Taulí. Main Investigator.

Scientific communications and presentations

Internacional

A. Alguersuari, P. Palana, E. Criado, J.R. Fortuño, J. Fages. Fluoroscopic-guided balloon dilation for urethral strictures: a Feasible and Effective Approach for an Old, Unsolved Problem.
RSNA 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago December 2011.
European Congress of Interventional Radiology (CIRSE). Lisbon 2012.
• J. Falcó, R. C.G. Martin, A. Alguersuari, P. Bermudez. Internacional Registry of Chemoembolization with Drug Eluting Beads with Irinotecan (DEBIRI) for the Treatment of Hepatic Colorectal Metastases. CIRSE Annual Meeting 2009. Lisbon September 2009.
A. Alguersuari, X. Gallardo, E. Castañer, JM Mata, M. Andreu, E. Ballesteros. When to Suspect Pulmonary Vasculitis: Radiologic and Clinical Clues. 93th scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. RSNA 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago December 2008.
• X. Gallardo, M. Andreu, E. Castañer, Ll. Riera, A. Alguersuari. JM. Mata. CT appareance of Variant Bronchial Anatomy. 2nd World Congress of Thoracic Imaging and Diagnosis in Chest Disease.
• A. Luttich, X. Gallardo, E. Castañer, JM Mata, A. Alguersuari, A. Valera. Radiologic Findings in the Thorax after Radiation Therapy. Scientific poster. 92th scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Chicago December 2006.
• E. Ballesteros, A. Malet, J. Puig, A. Darnell, A. Alguersuari, J.L. González. Usefullness of Contrast-Enhanced ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Complex Renal Cysts. Scientific poster. ECR March 2008.
• C. Duran, A. Valera, A. Alguersuari, E. Ballesteros, C. Martin, J. Puig. Voiding Cystosonography for the Study of the Urethra. Oral communication. 44th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paedatric Radiology. Barcelona, june 2007 and 93th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Scientific poster. ECR 2008. 92th scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. RSNA, Chicago December 2007.
• C. Duran. M. Veintemillas, A. Alguersuari, A. Martin, C. Martin. Paraovarian Cyst: A Cause of Adnexal Torsions in Paediatric Patients. Scientific poster.
44th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paedatric Radiology. Barcelona June 2007.
• A. Martin, C. Duran, C. Martin, A. Alguersuari, S. Pérez, M. Veintemillas, M. Prenafeta. Torsion of the Appendix Testis. Ultrasound Diagnosis. Scientific poster. 44th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paedatric Radiology. Barcelona June de 2007.
• P. Melloni, M. Veintemillas, R. Valls, E. Ballesteros, A. Alguersuari. Unusual Imaging Manifestaions of Intraosseus Tophaceus Gout of the Patella. European Society of Musculoeskeletal Radiology 15th Annual Meeting. Ireland June 2008.

National

A. Alguersuari, P. Palana, E. Criado, J.R. Fortuño, J. Fages. Fluoroscopic-guided balloon dilation for urethral strictures: a Feasible and Effective Approach for an Old, Unsolved Problem. Congreso de la SERAM. Málaga May 2012.
A. Alguersuari, P. Bermúdez, J. Perendreu, J. Falcó, JR Fortuño, J. Branera. Arterial Embolization as a Treatment in upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding after failure of endoscopy or surgery treatment. Oral Communication. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla May 2008.
A. Alguersuari, A. Darnell, E. Ballesteros, J. Puig, M. Vilagran, A. Valera. Exploring the Adrenal Glands. Scientific poster. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
A. Alguersuari, P. Melloni, M. Veintemillas, R. Valls, A. Valera, E. Ballesteros. Non-osseous Lesions of the Forefoot on Magnetic Resonance. A Pictorial Review. Scientific Poster. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
A. Alguersuari, A. Carvajal, A.toni Rovira, M. Zauner, A. Valera, E. Ballesteros. Carotid Thrombosis and the Circle of Willis. Topographic correlation of ICTUS considering the Various Variants of the Circle of Willis. Scientific Poster. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
• J.L. del Cura, A. Martínez, F. Sendra, R. Rodríguez, J. Puig, A. Alguersuari. La enseñanza de la Radiología en los estudios de la licenciatura de Medicina en España. Informe de la Comisión de Formación de la SERAM. Oral Comunication. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
A. Alguersuari, M. Veintenillas, P. Melloni, R. Valls. Massive Synovial Chondromatosis.” Case of the Day. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
• M. Vilagran, A. Malet, S. Pérez, A. Alguersuari, E. Ballesteros. “Study of Deglution through Videofluoroscopy” Scientific poster. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
• E. Ballesteros, A. Malet, J. Puig, D. Gil, J. Martin, A. Alguersuari. “The Study of Complex Renal Cysts with Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography.” Scientific poster. XXIX Congreso de la SERAM. Sevilla, May 2008.
• E. Ballesteros, P. Melloni, M. Veintemillas, R. Valls, A. Valera, A. Alguersuari. “Patelar Complications After Total or Partial Arthroplasty of the Knee.” Electronic Poster. XXIX SERAM Congress. Sevilla May 2008. Congrés Nacional de Radiòlegs de Catalunya. Tarragona, September 2007.
A. Alguersuari, A. Darnell, E. Ballesteros, M. Vilagran, A. Valera “Adrenal Lesions”. Congrés Nacional de Radiòlegs de Catalunya. Tarragona, September 2007.
• S. Pérez, P. Melloni, M. Veintemillas, R. Valls, A. Alguersuari, A. Valera. “Usefullness of Imaging Studies in Patients with Painfull Artroplasty of the Knee” Congrés Nacional de Radiòlegs de Catalunya. Tarragona, September 2007.
• E. Ballesteros, C. Duran, A. Marin, M. Carreras, A. Alguersuari, A. Valera, A. Martin. “Ultrasound guided Desinvagination: a Therapeutic Procedure that every Radiologist should be aware of.” Congrés Nacional de Radiòlegs de Catalunya. Tarragona, September 2007.

Awards and honors

• RSNA 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Certificate of Merit. When to Suspect Pulmonary Vasculitis: Radiologic and Clinical Clues. A. Alguersuari, X. Gallardo, E. Castañer, JM Mata, M. Andreu, E. Ballesteros. Scientific exhibition. Chicago, December 2008
• European Congress of Radiology 2009. Certificate of Merit. When to Suspect Pulmonary Vasculitis: Radiologic and Clinical Clues. A. Alguersuari, X. Gallardo, E. Castañer, JM Mata, M. Andreu, E. Ballesteros. Scientific exhibition. Vienna, March 2009
• XXIX Congreso de la SERAM 2008. Cum Laude. Exploring the Adrenal Glands. Anna Alguersuari, Anna Darnell, Eva Ballesteros, Jordi Puig, Mariona Vilagran, Alfons Valera. Scientific exhibition. Sevilla, May 2008
• XXIX Congreso de la SERAM 2008. Certificate of Merit. Carotid Thrombosis and the Circle of Willis. Topographic correlation of ICTUS considering the various variants of the Circle of Willis. Anna Alguersuari, Antoni Carvajal, Antoni Rovira, Martin Zauner, Alfons Valera, Eva Ballesteros. Scientific exhibition. Sevilla, May 2008.
• XXIX Congreso de la SERAM 2008. Certificate of Merit. Study of Swallowing through Videofluoroscopy. M. Vilagran, A. Malet, S. Pérez, A. Alguersuari, E. Ballesteros. Scientific exhibition. Sevilla, May 2008.
• XXIX Congreso de la SERAM 2008. Certificate of Merit. La enseñanza de la Radiología en los estudios de la licenciatura de Medicina en España. Informe de la Comisión de Formación de la SERAM. J.L. del Cura, A. Martínez, F. Sendra, R. Rodríguez, J. Puig, A. Alguersuari. Oral Communication. Sevilla, May 2008.

Membership in scientific societies

• Sociedad Española De Radiología Médica (SERAM) des de 2005.
• European Society Of Radiology (ESR) des de 2007.
• European Society Of Interventional Radiology (CIRSE) des de 2009.
• Sociedad Española De Radiología Vascular E Intervencionista (SERVEI) des de 2009.
• Acadèmia De Ciències Mèdiques I De La Salut De Catalunya I Balears des de 2007.

Languages

• Catalan: Fluent
• Spanish: Fluent
• English: Fluent. Certificate in Advanced in English, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.
• German: Basic notions.

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