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EFSUMB course of abdominal ultrasound: Gastrointestinal applications of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS)

November 23 - November 24

Centro Hospitalar de S. João, Porto

23-24 Nov 2018

The course will be focused on the gastrointestinal applications of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS). It has been designed considering as target participants Gastroenterology residents and specialists with interest and some experience in digestive ultrasound.

Registration limited to 25 participants through the SPG secretariat.

Registration Deadline: october 9th

Preferential conditions: previous experience in abdominal ultrasound and order of arrival of the enrollment.

Programme: click HERE.


Inscrição - Endorsed Course: Gastrointestinal Applications of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS)





8.30 –Registration

9.00– Welcome

9.30-10.00: Abdominal/digestive ultrasound: history and applications

10.00-10.30: Training and learning curve

10.30-11.00: CEUS in Ultrasonography. Definition and principles, importance and clinical applications,contrast agents, equipment, technique, contra indications and side effects. EFSUMB guidelines for CEUS

11: 00- 11:15: break

11.30-12.15: Liver and biliary stystem: anatomy and sonographic findings

12.15-13.00: Focus on CEUS for Benign and Malignant hepatic lesions


14.30-15.00: Spleen and pâncreas: anatomy and sonographic findings

15.00-15.30: CEUS:  other applications in liver (portal thrombosis; evaluation of vascularization and response to therapy in malignant tumors)

15.30-16.00: Quiz: liver lesions

16.00-17.00:Meet the expert: live abdominal examinations

Clinical cases: liver pathology




9.30-10.00: Small and large bowel: anatomy and sonographic findings

10.00-10.30: CEUS, elastographyand dopplertechniques in gastrointestinal ultrasound

10.30-11.00:Why and how to use ultrasound for IBD patients?

11.30-12.00: Abdominal ultrasound: a systematic examination

11.00-12.00: Meet the expert: live abdominal examinations performed BY…

Clinical cases: small bowel/coloretalpathology

12.00-13.00: Quiz and course evaluation

13.00-14.30: LUNCH



November 23
November 24
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Centro Hospitalar de S. João
Porto, Portugal