Symposium

Echography: New Recipe, now even better!

Friday, June 24 2016, 10:00 – 18:00

Tuinzaal, Radboudumc

Currently, developments in echography are tremendous. The last decade of the 20th century can be characterized as an era with dramatic improvements in image quality. In the last years, we see predominantly an extension with functionality and real-time 3D imaging. Development in hardware and processing techniques have led to quantification of the velocity and direction of blood flow, quantification of the deformation of organs, and assessment of the elastic modulus of tissues. And not only in 2D but also in 3D to image a full organ almost real-time. To celebrate the inaugural lecture of Prof. Chris L. de Korte, the official acceptance of the chair “Medical Ultrasound Techniques”, a symposium will be organized addressing the latest developments in ultrasound imaging by internationally renowned speakers. These speakers have developed techniques that are commercialized with ultrasound manufacturers and currently demonstrate their clinical benefit all over the world. The ultrasound manufacturers that provide these techniques will also be present.

Program:

10.20  Opening
     Prof. Chris L. de Korte, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.30  “How Dutch engineers changed the world of echography: the conception of the linear, phased array and intravascular catheter and the first mobile ultrasound device”
      Prof. Klaas Bom, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

11.15  “Vector velocity imaging: quantifying blood velocity and direction in 2D and 3D”
      Prof. Jørgen Arendt Jensen, DTU, Lyngby, Denmark

12.00  Lunch

13.00  “Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse and Shear Wave imaging for improved tumor detection”
      Prof. Mark Palmeri, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

13.45  “Ultrafast Ultrasound imaging, the future of ultrasound”
      Prof. Mickael Tanter, Institute Langevin, Paris, France

14.30  Break and travel to Aula of the Radboud University, Comeniuslaan 2, Nijmegen

15.45  Inaugural lecture “Echo, the sound of future”
      Prof. Chris L. de Korte, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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