Course5 Coloproctology Congress


Course 5. Hands-on course in ultrasound of the digestive tract. Intestinal ultrasound: an excelent diagnostic tool for coloproctologists.
Directors: Zeno Spârchez, Adrian Săftoiu, Romeo Chira
Collaborators: Claudia Hagiu, Anda Leş, Nicolae Rednic, Cristi Tieranu
Location: Institutul regional de Gastroenterologie si Hepatologie , sala Oliviu Pascu, Cluj-Napoca, strada Croitorilor nr 19-21

08.30-08.40 Introduction; Defining the aims of the course, Adrian Săftoiu
08:40-09:00 US of the intestinal wall. Technical aspects (transducers, settings, UStechniques). Normal aspects and main abnormalities, Claudia Hagiu
09:00-09.20 Tumours of the small and large intestine. Any role for abdominal US? Romeo Chira
09.20-09.40 Diagnosis of acute intestinal conditions (appendicitis, diverticulitis , bowel obstruction, postoperative aspects). Can we rely on US(CEUS)?– tba, Zeno Spârchez

09:40-10:00 Coffee break

10:00-10:20 Intestinal ultrasound in inflammatory bowel disease. Additional role of CEUS and elastography, Anda Leş
10:20-10:40 Rectal tumors: diagnostic and staging using transrectal US, Nicolae Rednic
10:40-11:00 Role of transperineal and transrectal ultrasound in anal and perianal conditions, Adrian Săftoiu
11:00-11:20 Interventional US for in colic and rectal pathology (biopsy of the intestinal and perintestinal lesions, drainages of pericolic collections), Zeno Spârchez
11:30-13:30 Practical activity
13:30-13:35 Closing remarks. Zeno Spârchez