State of the Art Symposium

SA 2 - Radiological management of polytrauma

  • 4 Lectures
  • 62 Minutes
  • 4 Speakers

Lectures

1
SA 2 - Whole-body CT in polytrauma: are we imaging properly?

SA 2 - Whole-body CT in polytrauma: are we imaging properly?

14:51M. Brink, Nijmegen / Netherlands

Learning Objectives
1. To learn the importance of choosing the optimal CT imaging protocol for trauma patients.
2. To understand the differences in single and dual phase imaging.
3. To appreciate the need to detect subtle but potentially fatal injuries in polytrauma patients.

2
SA 2 - Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the follow-up of trauma patients: does it have a role?

SA 2 - Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in the follow-up of trauma patients: does it have a role?

13:17A. Deganello, London / UK

Learning Objectives
1. To learn how to classify and grade solid organ injuries.
2. To become familiar with incorporating CEUS in trauma patient follow ups as an alternative to repeated CT-studies.
3. To appreciate patient selection and appropriate timing of follow up CEUSs.
4. To understand the advantages and limitations of CEUS in solid organ trauma.

3
SA 2 - MRI in the follow-up of solid organ injury in trauma patients

SA 2 - MRI in the follow-up of solid organ injury in trauma patients

19:41N. Verma, Gainesville, FL / United States

Learning Objectives
1. To understand the feasibility and usefulness of MRI in solid organ injury follow up imaging.
2. To become familiar with the suitable candidates and timeline for MRI follow up with regard to severity of organ injury.
3. To understand the limitations and challenges of interpreting traumatic lesions and assessing blood products in MRI.

4
SA 2 - Interventional management of abdominal vascular injuries

SA 2 - Interventional management of abdominal vascular injuries

14:17L. Lehti, Malmö / Sweden

Learning Objectives
1. To learn about the patient selection and interventional treatment options for splenic, hepatic and renal injuries.
2. To become familiar with the recommended treatment options for solid organ and abdominal vascular injury.
3. To understand findings that indicate change of management from conservative to IR, from IR to surgical.
4. To understand what the interventional radiologist/surgeon needs to know.

Speakers

Presenter

Monique Brink

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Presenter

Annamaria Deganello

London, United Kingdom

Presenter

Nupur Verma

Gainesville, United States

Presenter

Leena Lehti

Malmö, Sweden

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