WFUMB 2009 world medical ultrasound congress e-newsletter - Helping keep everyone informed  
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WFUMB 2009 e-News #3

President's and Congress Convenor's Message

WFUMB 2009 will be a unique event on the ultrasound calendar for 2009.

The scientific program we have developed for the Congress will provide a “one stop shop” which will allow delegates to get up to date in virtually all areas in medical ultrasound in a state-of-the-art convention centre on the harbor of Sydney, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

With over 100 invited speakers, from all continents, we will have the greatest coverage of the most topical areas in ultrasound, in both technical and clinical domains, with a strong program for almost every subspecialty physician and sonographer.

Highlights of the program include:

Over 200 invited presentations as well as proffered papers including the following areas:

  • technical developments
  • elastography
  • ultrasound contrast
  • interventional and therapeutic US
  • HIFU
  • 3D/4D applications
  • new Doppler & blood flow techniques
  • imaging angiogenesis
  • endoscopic US
  • musculoskeletal
  • abdominal
  • small parts
  • vascular
  • obstetrics & gynecology pediatrics
  • echocardiography
  • breast

Over 100 workshop sessions: musculoskeletal , abdominal, neck, obstetrics & gynecology, vascular, paediatric, breast

Nuchal translucency course

Translabial US course

Point of care course: for medical practitioners providing ultrasound at their point of care

WINFOCUS Satellite Meeting: The 5th World Congress on Ultrasound in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

When you look at the program you will realize this is a Congress not to be missed. Apart from the scientific and technical expertise on display there is the added bonus of being able to network with colleagues from all sections of our industry.

Join us in Sydney on August 30th, 2009 and enjoy a rich educational, scientific and social program in a breathtaking setting.

Professor Ron Benzie (President, ASUM)

Professor. Robert N. Gibson (Congress Convenor)

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