Introductory Hands-on Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop

Program: Pre-Conference Events
Friday, June 14, 2013: 1:30 PM-6:30 PM

Registration is Required for this session:
Registration Fees (includes snacks and program book) Member or ENS Member $375 Nonmember $445 Early Career/In-Training Member $260

Registration is required for this session

This activity is supported by the in-kind use of equipment from Esaote North America, Inc.; FNA Path; GE Healthcare; Mindray Thyroid Ultrasound by CSD; Siemens Healthcare USA, Inc.; Terason Ultrasound; Toshiba Head and Neck Ultrasound; and Ultrasonix Medical Corporation.

Program Chair:
Susan J Mandel, MD, MPH, Univ of Pennsylvania, Perelman Sch of Med

This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the use of ultrasound in diagnosing thyroid nodules and performing ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirations. After four didactic lectures, participants move to a hands-on session where faculty will guide them through ultrasound techniques on simulated nodules.

Registration Fees
(Includes program book)
Member or ENS Member $375
Nonmember $445
Early Career/In-Training Member $260

Program Agenda

 

1:30 – 1:35 PM             Welcome and Introduction
                                        Susan J Mandel, MD, MPH, Univ of Pennsylvania, Perelman Sch of Med

 

1:35 – 2:00 PM             Physics of Ultrasound
                                       Stephanie A Fish, MD, Mem Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr

 

2:00 – 2:45 PM             Ultrasound of Thyroid Nodules
                                       Susan J Mandel, MD, MPH, Univ of Pennsylvania, Perelman Sch of Med

 

2:45 – 3:00 PM             Break
                                      
Snacks and beverages will be provided

 

3:00 – 3:25 PM             Ultrasound of Diffuse Thyroid Disorders
                                       Erik K Alexander, MD, Brigham & Women’s Hosp

 

3:25 – 3:45 PM             Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration
                                       Joshua P Klopper, MD, Univ of Colorado Sch of Med

 

3:45 – 6:30 PM             Practicum: Diagnostic Ultrasound and Fine-Needle Aspiration

  • Ultrasound technique for diagnostic thyroid evaluation
  • Ultrasound fine-needle aspiration biopsy techniques
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