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Diagnostic Ultrasound for Radiologists – Lower Limb

Accreditation : RANZCR 27 CPD Points

Course description

This seminar is an intensive, two-day program designed to benefit Radiologists in their daily clinical practice.

Curriculum – Lower LimbTheory of tendinopathy and enthesopathy.

Abdominal Wall and Inguinal region: Abdominal wall, inguinal canal and femoral canal anatomy, pathology, provocative testing and sonographic technique. Including detailed discussion on ventral, spigelian, incisional, umbilical, direct inguinal, indirect inguinal, femoral hernias and post operative assessment.

Groin: Groin anatomy, pathology, sonographic technique and interventional procedures. Including symphysis pubis instability, athletic pubalgia, sportsman’s hernia, conjoint tendon, rectus abdominus insertion and adductor origin assessment.

Anterior Hip: Anterior hip anatomy, pathology, sonographic technique and interventional procedures and dynamic assessment techniques. Including hip labrum, femoro-acetablar impingement, iliopsoas apparatus, iliopsoas bursa hip abductors, trochanteric bursa, rectus femoris origin, sartorius origin, snapping hip syndromes and the lateral femoral cutaneous nerves

Lateral Hip: Lateral hip anatomy, pathology (GTPS), sonographic technique and interventional procedures and dynamic assessment techniques. Including hip abductors, trochanteric bursa and tensor fascia latae.

Thigh: Thigh anatomy, pathology, sonographic technique, provocative testing, dynamic assessment and interventional procedures. Including muscles, hamstring origin, hamstring muscle bellies, hamstring insertions, sacrotuberous ligament and sciatic nerve.

Knee: Knee joint anatomy, pathology, sonographic technique, provocative testing and dynamic assessment. Including patellar tendon, quadriceps insertion, collateral ligaments, menisci, ITB, popliteus and the popliteal fossa.

Calf: Calf musculature, plantaris tendon, Achilles’ tendon, fat pad and bursae anatomy, pathology, sonographic technique, interventional procedures, provocative testing and dynamic assessment.

Ankle: Peroneus longus and brevis, lateral ankle ligaments and anterior-inferior tibio-fibular syndesmosis anatomy, normal variants, pathology, sonographic technique, provocative testing and dynamic assessment.Medial ankle tendons, deltoid ligament complex, spring ligament, and plantar fascia anatomy, normal variants, pathology, sonographic technique, provocative testing, interventional procedures and dynamic assessment.

Forefoot: Forefoot anatomy, pathology, sonographic technique (with an emphasis on direct digital nerve visualisation), interventional procedures, provocative stress testing and dynamic assessment. Including MTP joints, plantar plates, fat pad, digital nerves, intermetatarsal bursae and tarsal tunnel.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants should look to have:

  • Thorough knowledge of lower limb sonographic anatomy and pathology
  • Enhanced scanning skills
  • Improved interventional technique
  • A better understanding of sonographer interaction and management.

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Diagnostic Ultrasound for Radiologists – Lower Limb
Start Date / Time:
June 29, 2019 9:00 am
End Date / Time:
June 30, 2019 4:30 pm
Location:
ASMI Campus
616/1C Burdett St, Hornsby
Australia, 2077

Testimonials

“Very enjoyable and informative. Time very well spent. Would highly recommend.”

− Dr Darrel S., Glenhaven, NSW

“Very valuable refresher course – would recommend it to colleagues.”

− Dr Simon M., Toorak, Vic

“One of the best available contributions in CPD”

− Dr Gill K., Mosman, NSW

“Excellent weekend. Very efficient use of time to improve knowledge and skills in MSK Ultrasound”                                                                                  

– Dr Jody Mc., Shenton Park, WA

“Excellent. Very practical, relevant to day to day practice.”

− Dr Hannah S., Milsons Point, NSW