CEUS Basic Training - New York; Abdominal CEUS Program/Agenda

ICUS Basic Training - Abdominal CEUS
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New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Host: Stephanie Wilson, MD

Program description:  Abdominal CEUS
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Prepare and inject a microbubble contrast agent according to the specific requirements for that agent;
  • Perform a basic CEUS examination of the liver;
  • Interpret liver CEUS images as showing malignancy on the basis of nodule washout in the portal venous phase;
  • Provide accurate diagnoses for benign liver masses based on their specific enhancement patterns in the arterial phase;
  • Categorize liver nodules shown on CEUS in those at risk for HCC according to ACR LI-RADS; and
  • Select appropriate patients for CEUS examination recognizing the contributions of CEUS to vascular imaging.

CME information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS).  The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration is $100 per program, including program materials and meals.  Students and trainees will receive a $50 refund after showing appropriate ID when checking in for the program.  Registration does not include transportation or lodging, which must be arranged by participants. To register please visit:  www.regonline.com/ceusbasictrainingabdominalceusnewyorkny

7:30 am        Registration, coffee, visit exhibits

8:00- 8:10        Welcome
8:10 – 9:00        Microbubble contrast agents and their imaging techniques
9:00 - 10:00            Tips of the trade:  How to perform terrific CEUS
10:00 -10:30    A CEUS examination: What images do you need?  
10:30 - 10:45     Break
10:45 - 11:30      The fundamentals for interpretation of liver CEUS

11:30 – 12:00           Questions: Yours and mine

12:00 – 1:30                  Exhibits / Lunch Break   

1:30 - 2:15        HCC and other malignant tumors of the liver              
2:15 - 2:45        The fundamentals for interpretation of renal CEUS
2:45 - 3:00        Coffee         

3:00 - 3:30        The spectrum of uses of CEUS in the abdomen
3:30 - 4:30        An interactive quiz: CEUS case studies

For additional information, please contact:
Stephanie Wilson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Steve Feinstein - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ICUS Sponsors

ICUS gratefully acknowledges its 2017 sponsors:






Contact ICUS

  • Address:  International Contrast Ultrasound Society
    c/o Dentons
    233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 5900 Chicago, IL 60606-6361
  • Telephone: 202-408-6199

About ICUS

ICUS is the world’s only professional society exclusively devoted to contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) medical imaging technology.

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