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The Australasian Sonographers Association is pleased to bring this travelling workshop to Christchurch on Saturday 27 March 2021.
Presented by Martin Necas, the following topics will be explored:
- Formulating ultrasound reports: how to make your reports accurate, unambiguous and clinically relevant
- A short history of misguided ideas about ultrasound practice and how to become an efficient, relevant and valued practitioner
- Imaging of women with RIF: it could be a pain in the gut
- Why radiologists should not be reporting normal ultrasound examinations
- Abnormal lymph nodes in the head and neck: it’s all in the morphology
- Carotid duplex ultrasound: caveats and criteria
- Q&A: Live debate
- CEUS: an important tool for solving common imaging challenges
- Unusual findings in the male genital system
- Chronic DVT: a frequently missed entity
- Obstetric Doppler: fetal circulatory physiology and Doppler abnormalities
Live scanning will take place throughout the day.
About the presenter: Martin Necas
Martin is a senior general and vascular sonographer in Hamilton, New Zealand. Martin completed training in general and vascular ultrasound in Seattle, USA in 1996 and subsequently attained a Master’s Degree in Sonography at the University of South Australia in 2007. Martin has practiced diagnostic ultrasound in USA, New Zealand and Australia in a wide variety of clinical settings ranging from private centers to tertiary teaching hospitals. Martin is an ultrasound enthusiast, keen clinical instructor, lecturer and a prolific conference speaker. He is an author of a book Artifacts in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound. Martin is presently serving as the Chairman of the New Zealand Branch of ASU.
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