Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging: Ultrasonography

held

 

Bari / Italy

13.11.2023 – 17.11.2023

EURO 2.550.-*

EURO 2.450.-*(early registration deadline: 31.08.2023)

* eLibrary access is included in the course fee

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Principal Course Masters:

Dr. Edoardo Auriemma, Dipl. ECVDI (IT)
Dr. Giuseppe LaCava, Dipl. ECVDI (IT)

Course Masters:

Dr. Valentina Piola, Dipl. ECVDI (IT)

Instructors:

Dr. Maria Elena Andreis DECVDI (IT)
Dr. Silvia Rabba DECVDI (IT)
Dr. Chiara Masserenti, Resident ECVDI (IT)

Course Overview

The objectives of this course are to provide participants with a basic knowledge of ultrasound image formation and current technology, and to perform routine abdominal ultrasonographic examination in dogs and cats.

 

Topics:

  • Basic principle of ultrasonographic image formation
  • Ultrasonographic unit: transducer and setting
  • Semeiology and artifacts
  • General principles of abdominal US examination
  • Liver Spleen and lymph nodes
  • Kidneys
  • Female genital tract
  • Urinary bladder, male genital tract
  • GIT, Pancreas and Adrenal glands
  • Introduction to US guided biopsies and aspiration
  • Doppler principles
  • Abdominal vascular anatomy

 

Course program (Subject to change)

Monday, 13 November 2023
09:25 – 09:30 Registration – Welcome
09:30 – 10:30 Basic principles of ultrasonographic image formation, transducer and settings
10:30 – 11:00 General principles of abdominal ultrasonographic examination – ultrasonographic report
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:15 Introduction to ultrasound guided biopsies
12:15 – 12:30 Lab (Introduction to US machines)
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:30 Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography I
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography II
20:00 – 21:00 Welcome aperitivo
Tuesday, 14 November 2023
09:00 – 10:30 Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography III
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Lab: performing abdominal ultrasonography IV
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:15 Liver
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:15 Spleen and lymph nodes
Wednesday, 15 November 2023
08:30 – 10:00 Gastrointestinal tract and pancreas
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 Lab gastrointestinal tract and pancreas
11:30 – 12:30 Adrenal glands (lecture and lab)
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:30 Urinary tract
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Male and female genital tract (lecture and lab urinary and genital tracts)
Social dinner
Thursday, 16 November 2023
09:00 – 09:45 Abdominal vascular anatomy
09:45 – 10:30 US-Doppler principles
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Lab: vascular anatomy – US guided biopsies on “agar-phantom”
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 Computer labs: clinical case studies
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 Computer labs: clinical case studies
Friday, 17 November 2023
09:00 – 10:30 Computer labs: clinical case studies
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Computer labs: clinical case studies

Course location

Department of Veterinary Medicine University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70010 Valenzano, Apulia, Metropolitan City of Bari, Italy