INTERVENTIONAL ULTRASOUND Clinical applications

Venue: Villa Rufolo

Location: Ravello - Amalfi Coast - (SALERNO), Italy

Event Date/Time: May 20, 2007 End Date/Time: May 23, 2007
Registration Date: May 10, 2007
Early Registration Date: Jan 20, 2007
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Description

Sunday, May 20 - 2007 Opening Cerimony and Dinner
Monday, May 21 - 2007
INTERVENTIONAL DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES
08:30 Liver Biopsy in Chronic Liver Diseases :
Indications and technique
09:00 Clinical and Imaging Diagnosis of
abdominal masses : when the need for biopsy?
09:30 US guided Biopsy of abdominal tumors : materials and methods
10:00 Trans-rectal biopsy of the prostate :
indications and technique
10:30 Discussion
Coffe-break
11:00 USguided drainage of abdominal fluid collections: materials and methods
11:30 US guided Nephrostomy and Percutaneous Biliary drainage
12:00 Percutaneous treatment of Hydatid Liver Cyst
12:30 Discussion
Lunch
06:00p.m. Biopsy of Breast Carcinoma
04:30 Trans-Abdominal and Trans-vaginal drainage of pelvic fluid collections
05:00 Handling specimens: the pathologist’s suggestions
05:30 Discussion
Tuesday, May 22 – 2007
LIVER TUMORS ABLATION: Hepatocellular Carcinoma
08:30 OLT, Surgery, Ablation orTACE ? Selection criteria for HCC patients selection.
09:00 Percutaneous Ethanol Injection .
09:30 Radiofrequency ablation
10:00 Interstitial Laser Photocoagulation
10:30 Discussion
coffee break
LIVER TUMORS ABLATION : Metastasis
11:00 Indications for Surgery and Ablation of liver metastasis from Colon-Rectal Carcinoma
11:30 Radiofrequency ablation and Interstitial Laser Photocoagulation
12:00 Extracorporeal Ablation with HIFU and MW: present and future
12:30 Discussion
Lunch
INTERVENTIONAL US
OF THE THYROID
04:00p.m. Fine needle biopsy of Thyroid nodules
04:30 Percutaneous ethanol Injection
05:00 Radiofrequency Ablation and Interstitial Laser Photocoagulation 05:30 Discussion
Wednesday, May 23 - 2007
CONTRAST ENHANCED US IN INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES
08:30 Contrast agents and new US equipments
09:00 Contrast Enhanced US of Liver tumors
09:30 Tumor Ablation and CEUS
coffee break
10:00 Round Table :The role of CEUS in the imaging management of abdominal tumors

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Additional Information

For informations contact the organizing secretary : Mrs. Suita Carrano – tel. and fax : +39 089 857922 E-mail : info@weddingravello.it or congressi@hotel-ravello-congressi.it Scientific secretary : Dr. Luciano Tarantino luciano_tarantino@fastwebnet.it - Dr. Ignazio Sordelli ignazio.sordelli@virgilio.it Sunday , May 20, 09:00 a.m. – 07:00 p.m. BOAT-TRIP TO CAPRI THROUGH THE AMALFI COAST AND SORRENTO Wednesday, May 23 afternoon : Short trip on the top of volcano Vesuvio Thursday, May 24 VISIT TO ARCHEOLOGIC TOWNS OF POMPEI AND ERCOLANO On request for accompanying persons: shopping in the beatiful towns of Naples or Salerno Guided Visits to : Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, Accomodation at special price have been arranged at the HOTEL BONADIES in Ravello www.hotelbonadies.it . Other solutions are available on request .