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11 September 2018 10:00 - 11 September 2018 17:00

Enhancing Proficiency in Imaging - Computed Tomography: when is it better than radiography and Ultrasound?

Village Hotel, Warrington, 110 Centre Park Square, Warrington Cheshire, WA1 1QA

Enhancing proficiency in Imaging: CT in first opinion practice: Computed Tomography: When is it better than Radiography and Ultrasound

Venue: The Villagw Hotel, 110 Centre Park Square, Warrington, WA1 1QA

Fees:  BSAVA Member £200 Inc VAT: Non Member £300 Inc VAT

This course will concisely cover the basic principles of computed tomography (stressing aspects useful for improving image quality) and then concentrate on indicators for its use in thoracic and abdominal disease, emphasising when it offers advantages over conventional imaging. The basic principles of interpretation will be covered and followed by an interactive session in which delegates will be given CT cases to examine, with the cases then covered in detail with the speaker.

Learning Objectives

Review the basic principles of computed tomographic physics and image formation
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of computed tomography as an image modality
Recognise situations when computed tomography offers a diagnostic benefit over other imaging modalities
Practice and apply a systematic approach to computed tomographic image interpretation

Speaker CV

Dr Thomas W Maddox BVSc PhD CertHE CertVDI DipECVDI FHEA MRCVS
I graduated from Bristol and worked for 4.5 years in mixed / small animal practice, achieving the RCVS certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. After my PhD, I started an imaging residency at Liverpool in 2010. In 2013 I became lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging and attained my European Diploma. I was recognised as an RCVS specialist and appointed senior lecturer in 2015.


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