The Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine would like to thank the support of  PHILIPS for their participation as a Major Sponsor at the 12th World Congress of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology in 2009. Don’t miss this great opportunity to meet with the experts from PHILIPS, one of the world’s leading Companies in Ultrasound and Healthcare.

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Volume Imaging Symposium

Volume Imaging

Volume imaging

The next step for ultrasound departments

Invitation
 

Volume Imaging Symposium

WFUMB 2009 Congress
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center
Sunday, August 30, 2009 • 8 am – 10 am

 

The results of a recent survey at six European clinical sites provide compelling data on the impact volume imaging has on improving diagnostic results in ultrasound labs.

Based on this new data, Philips would like to invite you to a two hour symposium that has been developed especially to help you get started with volume imaging in your lab.*

Visit www.philips.com.au/WFUMB2009 to reserve a seat at the symposium (seats are limited).

*All attendees will receive a “Getting Started in Volume Imaging” booklet which includes 16 short articles written by leading worldwide radiologists to guide you on how to get started in volume imaging across a wide range of applications.


Summary of European survey results (Total of 343 cases)

57%

Additional information increased confidence

73%

Virtual rescanning improved surveillance or audit

29%

Changed diagnosis

53%

Increased confidence in lesion localization

50%

Increased confidence in lesion vascular anatomy

61%

Improved communication to referring physician

25%

Changed imaging strategy

65%

Improved exam efficiency and shortened exam time

71%

Facilitated measurements

 

Read about the results for yourself. Visit us at the WFUMB 2009 Congress for your free copy of Philips guide to getting started in volume imaging or download at www.philips.com/pushingtheboundaries/iU22


Symposium topics and speakers

Introduction and Europe Volume Survey Results

Jim Brown, Senior Director
Philips Ultrasound

Volume Imaging of the Gut

Nitin Chaubal, MD
Thane Ultrasound Center
Maharashtra, India

Volume Imaging of the Liver, Pancreas and Gut

Stephanie Wilson, MD
Foothills Medical Centre
Alberta, Canada

Volume Imaging in Pediatrics

Michel Claudon, MD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire
Nancy, France

Volume Imaging of Kidney, AAA and Gall Bladder

Simon Elliott, MD
Freeman Hospital
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Volume Imaging in MSK

Carlo Martinolli, MD
Cattedra di Radiologia "R" DICMI
Università di Genova
Genova, Italy

 
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