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Women's Health   

Sunshine Coast Travelling Workshop – Fetal brain

  20 Mar 2021  9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

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Limited tickets are available to this workshop due to COVID venue restrictions. A waitlist is in place. Depending on the demand, we will look to run this event again as soon as possible.

The Australasian Sonographers Association is pleased to bring this travelling workshop to the Sunshine Coast on Saturday 20 March 2021.

Presented by Ann Quinton, the following topics will be explored:

Neurosonography in the second and third trimester fetal brain

  • Review normal fetal cortical anatomy and development of primary fissures and gyri
  • Identify fissures/sulcations visible on standard axial planes of the fetal brain and neurosonography planes
  • Discuss and demonstrate scanning approaches for the fetal brain including ISUOG neurosonography planes
  • Review growth standards for fissures
  • Discuss assessment of related brain structures
  • Identify potential uses of fetal brain cortical assessment.

The corpus callosum and central nervous system (CNS) ventricles scanned in axial and neurosonography planes

  • Describe the sonographic appearances of the normal corpus callosum and associated vasculature
  • Describe anomalies of the corpus callosum
  • Describe the sonographic appearances of the normal CNS ventricles
  • Discuss some common anomalies of the CNS ventricles

Abnormalities of the fetal cerebrum

  • Discuss and present examples of brain anomalies such as holoprosencephaly, schizencephaly, lissencephaly and hydranencephaly.
Non-member $220.00 (GST incl.) Register
  Members, please log in to register.

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About the presenter - Ann Quinton

Dr Ann Quinton is a Senior Sonographer and Associate Professor in Medical Sonography. She has worked in tertiary referral obstetric units for 25+ years scanning the fetus in high-risk pregnancies. Ann currently works part-time at Nepean Hospital, NSW and full-time at CQUniversity, Sydney. Ann is unit coordinator for a fetal echocardiography unit, research units, and lectures in the advanced obstetric ultrasound unit on the fetal brain and other obstetric topics.

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