Ultrasound hands-on course

Pre-congress course Neck and intraoral ultrasound hands-on course
Date June 4, 2020 9:00-11:30
Location Juroku Plaza, 4F conference room 3, Gifu City, Japan
Number of participants max 30 participants
Registration fee JPY 5,000 *

*Reservation required. Registration will be started in December.

Instructors

Working group on ultrasound presentation and hands-on:
Dr. Rose Ngu, UK
Associate professor Yoshiko Ariji, Japan
Professor Takafumi Hayashi, Japan
Assistant professor Taichi Kobayashi, Japan

Overview

In current TNM classification (8th edition), depth of invasion (DOI) and (clinical) extranodal extension has been incorporated into T and N staging, respectively. DOI is defined as the depth of tumor by dropping a “plumb line” to the deepest portion of the tumor from the level of the basement membrane of the normal mucosa closest to the tumor.

In this hands-on course, learners are expected to

A) understand the basic principles of ultrasound diagnosis
B) learn the practical skill of neck and intraoral ultrasonography
C) identify the normal anatomy of head and neck on ultrasonography
D) understand the characteristic findings of metastatic cervical lymph nodes and superficial tongue carcinomas

Cervical lymph node metastasis

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Intraoral sonography of tongue carcinoma

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