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6th International Workshop Ultrasound in Large Vessel Vasculitis

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77 Eastwoodbury Crescent

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This is an international workshop with hands on experience of ultrasound in the diagnosis of large vessel vasculitis (LVV), Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) and Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) provided by renowned experts in the field.

The course will:

Identify the normal vascular and musculoskeletal sonoanatomy

Perform a systematic ultrasound scanning of the temperal arteries, large supra-aortic vessels, shoulders and hips.

Identify the basic vascular and musculoskeletal pathological sonographic findings.

Live demonstrations of: standard scans and vascular sono anatomy and discussion of challenges in the use of colour Doplar ultra sonography.

Previous experience at medium level in musculoskeletal ultrasound is strongly recommended.

Course tutors:

Bhaskar Dasgupta MD FRCP, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Professor Wolfgang A Schmidt MD, Medical Centre for Rheumatology, Berlin-Buch, Berlin Germany

Soren Torp-Pedersen MD, PhD, Glostrup Hospital, Denmark

Lene Terslev MD PhD, Glostgrup Hospital, Denmark

Andreas P Diamantopoulos MD PhD, Hopsital of Southern Norward, Kristiansand, Norway

Stavros Chrysidis MD, Esbjerb Hospital, Denmark

Marcin Milchert MD PhD, Pomeranian Medical University Szczecin, Poland

PROGRAM

Friday April 6, 2018

13.00- 13.30 Registration - Welcome tea & Coffee

Session: Doppler Physics and Ultrasound Adjustments

Chair: A. P. Diamantopoulos

13.30- 14.00 Lecture: Doppler physics and applications of Doppler ultrasound in Rheumatology (L Terslev)

14.00- 14.30 Lecture: Optimizing the use of (color and duplex) Doppler in vascular ultrasound (S Torp-Pedersen)

14.30- 15.30 Lecture: Introduction and how to correctly adjust your ultrasound equipment to perform a vascular ultrasonographic examination (WA Schmidt)

15.30- 16.00 Live demonstration: How to correctly adjust your ultrasound equipment to perform a vascular ultrasonographic examination (WA Schmidt)

16.00- 16.30 Coffee break

16.30- 18.30 Hands-on-scanning: How to adjust your ultrasound equipment for vascular examination (Faculty and tutors)

20.00 Dinner

Saturday April 7, 2018

Session: Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

Chair: L. Terslev

09.00- 09.30 Lecture: Ultrasound of the temporal arteries. Technique, pitfalls and pathological findings (WA Schmidt)

09.30- 10:00 Live Demonstration: How to examine the temporal arteries (WA Schmidt)

10:00- 12:00 Hands-on-scanning: How to examine the temporal arteries (Tutors)

12.00- 13.00 Lunch

13:00- 15:00 Hands-on-scanning: Cranial giant cell arteritis (Tutors)

Session: extra-cranial Large Vessel Vasculitis

Chair: W. A. Schmidt

15:00- 15:30 Lecture: Ultrasound of the large vessels. Technique, pitfalls and pathological findings (AP Diamantopoulos)

15:30- 16:00 Live demonstration: How to examine the large vessels (AP Diamantopoulos)

16.00-16.15 Coffee & tea

16.15-18.15 Hands-on-scanning: How to examine the large vessels (Tutors)

20.00 Dinner

Sunday April 8, 2018

Session: Large Vessel Vasculitis

09:00- 09:30 Lecture: The Fast-Track GCA clinic: Saving sight while reducing the costs (B Dasgupta)

09:30- 11:30 Hands-on-scanning: Extra-cranial large vessel vasculitis (Tutors)

11:30- 12:00 Coffee & Tea farewells and closing remarks

Alojzija Hocevar MD PhD, Ljubljana University Medical Centre, Slovenia


The price is £1247.94, this includes VAT and fees, two days accomodation and all meals.

Net price is £1,000 per delegate.


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