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Dates and venues

April 14 or 15, 2021
Mexico City

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April 16 or 17, 2021

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Host organiser

Host organiser Mexico City
Miguel Agustin Palacios Montesinos, Mexico City/MX

Host organisers Morelia
Manuel Hernandez Cruz, Puebla/MX
Leopoldo Salmerón Covarrubias, Morelia/MX

AIMS Mexico

ULTRASOUND|April 14 or 15, 2021 | Mexico City/Mexico
ULTRASOUND|April 16 or 17, 2021 | Morelia/Mexico

Course information

The course is aimed at participants from Mexico and surrounding countries, in particular last year residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows interested in ultrasound imaging. It is designed to update knowledge on state-of-the-art ultrasound imaging, including all aspects of hepatic, genito-urinary, thyroid, and MSK ultrasound. Particular attention will be paid to the latest developments of ultrasound – elastography, contrast-enhanced, and multimodality fusion – in addition to the more traditional applications. The use of ultrasound will be highlighted in many areas in children, reducing unnecessary radiation of CT imaging. Renowned European and Mexican experts ensure a high-quality teaching programme, combining lectures and interactive case discussions.

Learning objectives

  • to learn and consolidate knowledge in the traditional applications of ultrasound
  • to learn how to apply advances of ultrasound (elastography, contrast, fusion)
  • to advance knowledge in the most potentially useful applications of ultrasound in children, possibly reducing radiation

Programme flyer including learning objectives by topic – Mexico City – coming soon
Programme flyer including learning objectives by topic – Morelia – coming soon

Preliminary Programme

Wednesday, April 14 or Thursday, April 15 (Mexico City)
Friday, April 16 or Saturday, April 17 (Morelia)

08:00-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome and introduction
09:00-09:30 Recent advances in ultrasound: elastography, contrast, fusion
J.-M. Correas, Paris/FR
09:30-10:00 Liver US: indications and role of quantification
O. Lucidarme, Paris/FR
10:00-10:30 Thyroid US: indications and role of TI-RADS
E. Sardá Inman, Zapopan/MX
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-13:00 Workshops
J.-M. Correas, O. Lucidarme, E. Sardá Inman
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:30 GU ultrasound: prostate and testis
D.-A. Clevert, Munich/DE
14:30-15:00 Echography of rotator cuff footprints
J.J. Mendoza Ruiz, Mexico City/MX
15:00-15:30 US in paediatrics
P. Sidhu, London/UK
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-18:00 Workshops
D.-A. Clevert, J.J. Mendoza Ruiz, P. Sidhu