I attented MUSoc 2017 congress, which is annual congress hosted by the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Society. The four day program included approximately 60 lectures and demonstrations from famous radiologists, like Jon Jacobson, Marnix van Holsbeeck and Carlo Martinoli.
I attended EUROSON 2017 congress. EUROSON is an annual congress hosted by European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB). The congress consists of a wide range of topics related to medical ultrasound imaging, including MSK and equipment.
I attented an advanced ultrasound course in Brussels, hosted by Medipoint. During a three day program great number of small structures were scanned, that usually are outside basic MSK ultrasound courses. More than half of the attendees were radiologists. About half of the time was used to practical training.
EULAR hosted a three day intermediate musculoskeletal ultrasound course. The course concentrated on typical pathologial musculoskeletal issues of rheumatism. Also ultrasound guided injections, Doppler settings and interpretation of Doppler pictures were gone through.
I participated a basic sonography course, which was organized by the Turkish Rheumatology Society and EULAR. The course concentrated on sonography of the joints, especially from the rheumatology point of view.
Sonographer society organized a two day sonography course. The content of the course included imaging of the arteries of lower extremities, and inguinal hernias and shoulder which were gone through by Laura Horton and Alwyn Jackson from England. The hands on training had a major part of the learning, but in the theory part also pathological issues were learned, including rotator cuff tear and subacromial bursa pathology.
I attended the Munich Sports Imaging Course. Intensive two day course aimed at radiologists with primary focus on musculoskeletal sports injuries.
The Society of Radiographers of Finland hosted a convention including a two day program for sonographers. The topics were: Education of sonographers in Britain, gynecological ultrasound, history of ultrasound and sonographers in Finland, ergonomy, disorders of Doppler, non-typical findings in vessels of the neck, ultrasound of vessels of the upper extremity, what´s new on ultrasound technology?