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Course in advanced liver ultrasonography

07.11.2018

Welcome to a two-day course in advanced liver ultrasonography on the 1st and 2nd of February. Learn how to use ultrasound to assess patients for cirrhosis and portal hypertension, as well as control TIPS and liver transplantation. The program will include short teaching sessions followed by hands-on training on patients with liver disease, in small teams and under the supervision of four instructors. The program will also include lectures from two European experts in portal hypertension, ultrasound and non-invasive methods: Annalisa Berzigotti and Jaime Bosch.

The course is aimed  for doctors within the gastroenterological and radiological fields with a special interest in liver ultrasound. The course is organized as a collaboration between OUH Masterclasses and the Danish Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Registration is open to international participants.

Price for participation is: 

3500 DKK for  Specialist Registrar and 2000 DKK for all others.

Liver Scanning

Program: 

DAY 1

10:30-11:00

Registration, coffee and welcome

Maja Thiele

11:00-15:30

 

11:00-11:45

 

 

11:45-12:30

 

Diagnostic work up of a patient suspected of cirrhosis

 

Characteristics of cirrhosis and portal hypertension using B-mode and Doppler ultrasound

 

Hands-on training on patients with cirrhosis of different disease severity and etiology

 

 

Peter Holland-Fischer

 

 

Instructors

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

13:30-14:00

 

 

14:00-15:30

Ultrasound elastography: Techniques, clinical applications, interpretation

 

Hands-on training on patients and phantom

Maja Thiele

 

 

Instructors

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

 

16:00-17:45

 

16:00-16:45

 

 

16:45-17:45

Vascular liver disease, TIPS and liver transplants

 

Vascular diseases: Budd-Chiari and portal vein thrombosis; TIPS and LTX assessment using Doppler ultrasound

 

Hands-on training on patients and phantom

 

 

Prof. Annalisa Berzigotti, Inselspital Bern, Schweiz.

 

Instructors

17:45-18:00

Evaluation day 1

 

19:00-

Joint dinner

Grand Hotel Odense

 

 

2. februar 2019

 

DAY 2

8:30

Coffee and welcome

 

9:00-11:15

 

9:00-9:30

 

 

 

9:30-10:00

Liver disease – invasive methods

 

Liver vein catherisation: procedure, interpretation, clinical implementations

 

 

Liver biopsy: procedure, complications, quality, interpretation

 

 

Hon. prof. Jaime Bosch, Inselspital, Bern & Barcelona Liver Clinic

 

Peter Thielsen

10:00-10:15

Coffee break

 

10:15-11:15

 

11:15-12:00

Hands-on training on patients

 

Multiple-choice test

Instructors

12:00-12:15

Evaluation day 2

 

12:15-12:30

Sandwich to go

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information (only in Danish)

For more information in English

Contact OUH.KLU.Masterclasses@rsyd.dk

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