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What you will learn

Course description: 

The Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound University is a one day, physician led course that will provide the learner a comprehensive overview of the up-to-date advanced imaging techniques of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS). The course will cover basic physics and science, clinical applications, techniques and interpretation of contrast enhanced exams. Additionally the course will address the advantages and disadvantages of CEUS to increase diagnostic confidence in the performance and or interpretations of the exams.

The course will be presented by Stephanie Wilson, MD who is currently a practicing radiologist in Calgary AB Canada and Clinical Professor of Radiology with a cross appointment in Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, at the University of Calgary. She is the current co-president of ICUS, the International Contrast Ultrasound Society.

Dr. Wilson runs one of the most advanced and well-known clinical and research facilities for the investigation of microbubble contrast agents for medical imaging in North America, recognized for its accomplishments throughout the world. 

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Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Discuss performance of a basic CEUS examination of the liver or region of interest
  • Understand the performance of complex advanced CEUS techniques
  • Interpret the vascular information at the "washin" of microbubble contrast agents and during their natural decline
  • Appreciate the value of CEUS as a real time technique without requirement for ionizing radiation
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of CEUS
Course details

Course Code: 

GI314

Delivery method: 

  • Peer-to-Peer Workshop

Language: 

  • English

Duration: 

1 Hour

Course instructor(s) : 

Stephanie R. Wilson, MD

Course disclaimer: 

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