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  1. Spine Pain Treatments Course
  2. Imaging of Orthopaedic Implants
  3. Tumour Course
  4. Safe Sedation Study Day Cambridge 2018
  5. Pulmonary, Oncology, Biopsy & Ablation Symposium
  6. The St Thomas’ Advanced Revascularisation Symposium (STARS) - Friday 7th September 2018
  7. RCR 18, 10-12 September 2018, Liverpool
  8. The 11th MSK Ultrasound Intervention Course, Hilton Hotel, Bath, UK, 17–19th September 2018
  9. Intra-Operative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) for Spinal Surgery
  10. Digestive Disease Interventions 2018 (DDI 2018), 5th annual meeting of the American Society of Digestive Disease Interventions (ASDDI)
  11. The Lower Limb Endovascular Symposium: Friday 19th October, Birmingham
  12. Spinal Imaging Course

Spine Pain Treatments Course

14 May 2018  Spine Pain Treatments Course

This course will review the causes of spinal pain and the treatments of spinal pain.  It will also focus on possible complications of these treatments. Target audience: consultants in radiology and orthopaedics/spinal surgery, physicians in pain  medicine, anaesthetists, anaesthetic, orthopaedic and radiology registrars, radiographers, physiotherapists and other AHPs with an interest in spine treatments

Registration fee £100

For further information and to book your place visit www.orthopaedic-institute.org or contact Sian Jones Email sian.jones@rjah.nhs.uk or Tel: 01691 404661

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Imaging of Orthopaedic Implants

15 May 2018 Imaging of Orthopaedic Implants

This course will review the imaging of orthopaedic implants.  It will address when, why and how to image and will review specific implant and implantation related problems in the most commonly treated joints/body areas.  Target audience: consultants in radiology and orthopaedics, orthopaedic  and radiology registrars, radiographers, AHPs.

Registration fee £100

For further information and to book your place visit www.orthopaedic-institute.org or contact Sian Jones Email sian.jones@rjah.nhs.uk or Tel: 01691 404661

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Tumour Course

16 May 2018 Tumour Course

This one day course aims to provide a primer for dealing with non-traumatic bone lesions.  Each subject will be introduced with a short overview of typical imaging features, followed by the review of multiple cases of the same pathology in its various guises.  The differential diagnosis will be outlined.  This course aims to give a grounding in how to approach bone lesions for all specialities looking at bone radiographs.  The main emphasis will be  on radiographic appearances but other imaging modalities will be included.

Target audience:  All specialities dealing with bone radiographs, doctors, radiographers, nurses and physiotherapists.

Faculty 

Doctors working in a specialist bone tumour centre

Registration fee £100

For further information and to book your place visit www.orthopaedic-institute.org or contact Sian Jones Email sian.jones@rjah.nhs.uk or Tel: 01691 404661.  Link to course https://www.orthopaedic-institute.org/primer-course-in-diagnosing-bone-lesions.html

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Safe Sedation Study Day Cambridge 2018

Safe Sedation Study Day 8th June 2018 at the Cambridge Simulation Centre in 2018.

A full day course aimed for Senior Registrars & Consultants in Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology and Cardiology to develop knowledge and skills for the provision of safe sedation.

For further details and to apply please visit  https://www.cam-pgmc.ac.uk/courses/SSD080618  or contact August (Tas) Ashworth at ta395@medschl.cam.ac.uk

 

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Pulmonary, Oncology, Biopsy & Ablation Symposium

POBAS 2018 (Pulmonary Oncology, Biopsy & Ablation Symposium)

Friday 13 July 2018

Royal Free Hospital (The Atrium), Pond Street, London, NW32QG

CPD Points: 

6

Percutaneous lung biopsy and lung radiofrequency ablation symposium featuring the award-winning, innovative "ambulatory lung biopsy service".

www.POBAS.co.uk

This lung biopsy & ablation training course will promote early lung cancer diagnosis with improved patient experience, including hands-on Heimlich-valve chest drain (HVCD) insertion workshops.

The pulmonary oncology, biopsy & ablation symposium (POBAS) is a national lung cancer symposium for radiologists and respiratory physicians based at the Royal Free Hospital. Established by Dr Sam Hare (Consultant Chest Radiologist) & Dr Ash Saini (Consultant Interventional Radiologist) upon receiving the inaugural NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Cancer Care, this training course will help more widespread adoption of ambulatory lung biopsy throughout the NHS and beyond. 

 

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The St Thomas’ Advanced Revascularisation Symposium (STARS) - Friday 7th September 2018

The SThomas’ Advanced Revascularisation Symposium (STARS) will be held on Friday 7th September 2018 at etc.venues County Hall, Westminster, London. directed by Mr Hany Zayed and Dr Tarun Sabharwal.

STARS will explore and discuss the new developments and advancements in the field of lower limb revascularisation and will be specifically designed for vascular and interventional radiology consultants and senior trainees who have an interest in extreme lower limb revascularisation and endovascular interventions.

The symposium will take the form of lectures, case demonstrations, debates and open discussions.

The registration costs are £75 (Consultant rate) or £50 (trainee rate) and this includes access to the symposium, lunch and refreshments throughout the day, certificate upon completion and course materials.

Five complimentary places are available to BSIR members on a first come, first served basis.  The names and contact details should be sent to the Symposium Manager, Jeanette Oliver, at office@starsymposium.org.uk.  Delegates will be asked to pay the registration fee, which will be refunded upon their attendance. 

Further details are available at https://stars.eventhq.co.uk/stars-2017

 

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RCR 18, 10-12 September 2018, Liverpool

https://www.rcr.ac.uk/college/rcr18/book-place

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The 11th MSK Ultrasound Intervention Course, Hilton Hotel, Bath, UK, 17–19th September 2018

The 11th MSK Ultrasound Intervention Course, Hilton Hotel, Bath, UK, 17–19th September 2018

This is a skills course open to all healthcare professionals interested in Musculoskeletal ultrasound injections. We will use animal joints for some of the sessions and a “blunt” non-invasive demonstration with volunteers for other parts of the training. State of the art ultrasound equipment will be provided and representatives of major manufacturers will be present to demonstrate each system’s advantage. This is a very intense course with a high tutor-delegate ratio (4:1).  Delegates should expect to gain considerable experience in 3 days.

The following will be awarded for full attendance at the course:

16 Category 1 RCR CPD credit points

1 Category 2 ESSR Diploma in MSK Radiology credit point

For further information and a course leaflet please contact: sheilaheywood.stlukes@btconnect.com or alternatively visit our web page www.stlukesradiology.org.uk 

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Intra-Operative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) for Spinal Surgery

21 September 2018 Intra-Operative Neuro-Monitoring (IONM) for Spinal Surgery

A unique learning opportunity providing an introduction to basic principles necessary in understanding the importance of somatosensory (SSEP), motor evoked potential (MEP) and electromyography (EMG) in an operating room setting.  A multidisciplinary approach will give participants an insight into the benefits of an integrated team approach for exploiting this unique monitoring technology.  Target audience: Anaesthetists, Surgeons, Spinal Injury Physicians, Clinical Neurophysiologists and Trainees. 

Registration Fee: £80

For further information and to book your place visit www.orthopaedic-institute.org or contact Sian Jones Email sian.jones@rjah.nhs.uk or Tel: 01691 404661

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Digestive Disease Interventions 2018 (DDI 2018), 5th annual meeting of the American Society of Digestive Disease Interventions (ASDDI)

Course Name: Digestive Disease Interventions 2018 (DDI 2018), 5th annual meeting of the American Society of Digestive Disease Interventions (ASDDI)

Date and Venue: Oct 17-20, 2018 Crown Plaza Hotel Time Square Manhattan, New York, NY USA

Website: www.ddinterventions.org

Description of the meeting:

  • Finally… a cohesive yet comprehensive program focused on interventions of the digestive tract Digestive Disease Interventions (DDI) is the first and only forum in the US devoted to the assembly of interventional radiologists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, surgeons, and allied fields with a special interest in minimally invasive percutaneous therapies of the GI tract organs. Jointly-sponsored by the American Society of Digestive Disease Interventions and the Society of Interventional Radiology, the upcoming annual meeting in New York City, NY USA will assemble renowned experts from around the nation to speak on a range of topics including: • Interventional oncology of the liver • Endoscopic and percutaneous biliary interventions for benign and malignant pathology • Interventions for enteral nutrition • Endovascular & endoscopic management of gastrointestinal haemorrhage • Portal venous interventions • Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS) & BRTO • Mesenteric ischemia and abdominal trauma. A multidisciplinary perspective. One of the key goals of this meeting is inclusion of speakers from pertinent fields such as gastroenterology, oncology, surgical oncology, GI surgery, and hepatology, in order to provide an unbiased and comprehensive perspective of these topics that will enhance understanding of the pathology and treatment of digestive diseases. Day 1 (October 17, 2018) includes simulation course at the world class facility of Weil Cornell’s Skill Acquisition and Innovation Laboratory (SAIL Center), New York, NY USA

 

 

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The Lower Limb Endovascular Symposium: Friday 19th October, Birmingham

We are pleased to announce the second Lower Limb Endovascular Symposium which will be held on Friday 19th October 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Birmingham

The aim of the meeting is to bring together experts and clinicians from a varied background with an interest in developing and enhancing their lower limb endovascular practice. The emphasis is on current evidence, common practical approaches, as well as bail out strategies. The meeting aims to stimulate debate and guide the future direction of lower limb endovascular therapies.

This year we are holding an abstract session and are keen to encourage trainees to submit an abstract for presentation at the meeting.

Registration fees to attend the Symposium are £100.00 for Consultants and £75.00 for Trainees and Allied Health Professionals.

We would like to take this opportunity to offer the members of the BSIR 5 bursary spaces to attend the symposium on a first come, first served basis.  The names and contact details should be sent to office@lowerlimbendovascularsymposium.org.uk. Those delegates receiving a bursary will be asked to pay a registration fee of £75, which will be refunded upon their attendance.

Further details are available at https://lowerlimbendovascular.eventhq.co.uk/lower-limb-endovascular-symposium-2018

Kind regards.

Miss Kaji Sritharan                                                  Professor Rob Hinchliffe

Consultant Vascular Surgeon                               Professor of Vascular Surgery

Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge                  University of Bristol, Bath, Weston Vascular Network

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Spinal Imaging Course

7-8 November 2018 Spinal Imaging

This two day course of clinically based lectures and interactive case-based discussion addressing all areas of Spinal Imaging (including Trauma) serves as a focus to facilitate problem solving in the spine, utilising the various imaging modalities and their application in a number of pathological scenarios.  A series of lectures delivered by a Faculty including Musculoskeletal Radiologists, Spinal Surgeons and Specialists in Spinal Injury, followed by interactive case-based sessions with dedicated film reading and discussion.  Target audience: Specialist Registrars and Consultants in Radiology

Registration Fee: £295

For further information and to book your place visit www.orthopaedic-institute.org or contact Sian Jones Email sian.jones@rjah.nhs.uk or Tel: 01691 404661

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