CEUS Essentials – The Basics and Beyond

Abdominal CEUS

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — Immediately following AIUM
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821
Host: Stephanie Wilson, MD

Registration now open – for in-person or remote attendance!

Program description

Attendees at this course will:

  • Perform a standard CEUS examination of the liver or other chosen organ
  • Recognize the fundamental observations on CEUS to determine if a liver mass is malignant
  • Interpret the enhancement patterns for specific diagnosis of focal liver masses
  • Realize the broad reaching applications for CEUS in diagnostic imaging

Note: Remote attendance via the internet with livestreaming also available – see Registration below.

CME information

Accreditation Statement
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 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and The International Contrast Ultrasound Society. The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The AIUM designates each activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • CEUS: The Essentials Live Activity, 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • CEUS: The Essentials Internet Live Activity, 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

This course is designed to meet the needs of physicians and other health care providers who use contrast-enhanced ultrasound.


Registration is $100 per person, and students and trainees will receive a $50 rebate after showing ID when checking in for the program. Registration includes CME, program materials and meals. Registration does not include transportation or lodging.

Registrants opting to attend remotely via Livestreaming will be supplied with login details directly via email.

NOTE: For delivery of CME Certificates, all registrants MUST include a full mailing address.


Participants must arrange their own lodging and transportation. AIUM group hotel rates are available until Feb 28 at: https://book.passkey.com/event/49766713/owner/9591246/home


Richard G. Barr MD, PhD, FACR, FSRU – Professor of Radiology at Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Kassa Darge, MD, PhD – Pediatric Radiologist, Professor of Radiology, Chair of the Department of Radiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); Professor of Radiology in Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania.
Yuko Kono, MD, PhD – Clinical Professor of Medicine and Clinical Professor of Radiology at University of California, San Diego.
Andrej Lyschik, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor of Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University.
Stephanie Wilson, MD – Dr. Wilson is a Clinical Professor of Radiology with a cross appointment in Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, at the University of Calgary.

For additional information, please contact:

Stephanie WilsonStephanie.Wilson@ahs.ca
Steve FeinsteinSteveBFeinstein@gmail.com
Robin AdamsRobin.Adams@Dentons.com

Agenda: CEUS Essentials – The Basics and Beyond




7:30 am – 8:00 am

Registration & Breakfast


8:00 am – 8:10 am

Welcome from ICUS

Stephanie R. Wilson, MD

8:10 am – 8:50 am

Microbubbles: What are they, how do you Image them, and are they Safe?

Andrej Lyshchik, PhD, MD

8:50 am – 9:30 am

Pitfalls and Tips for the Performance and Imaging of CEUS

Richard G. Barr, PhD, MD, FAIUM, FSRU, FACR

9:30 am – 10:00 am

An interactive Quiz: What would you do?

Richard G. Barr, PhD, MD, FAIUM, FSRU, FACR

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Fundamentals of interpretation of Liver CEUS

Stephanie R. Wilson, MD

11:00 am – 11:40 am

HCC Diagnosis and LI-RADS


11:40 am – 12:00 pm



12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch and Equipment Evaluations


1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Renal CEUS

Richard G. Barr, PhD, MD, FAIUM, FSRU, FACR

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

Pediatric Contrast Enhanced Voiding Urosonography (CEVUS)

Kassa Darge, MD, PhD

2:20 pm – 2:50 pm

Pediatric Intravenous Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS)

Kassa Darge, MD, PhD

2:50 pm – 3:30 pm

Other Abdominal Applications of CEUS

Stephanie R. Wilson, MD

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

CEUS in Interventional Radiology: Interventional Procedures, Monitoring Ablative Therapies, and Aortic Stent Grafts

Andrej Lyshchik, PhD, MD

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

CEUS in Current Guidelines


4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Unknown Liver Cases

Stephanie R. Wilson, MD

5:00 pm