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Conference on emergency radiology held

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, August 31, 2014
First Published: 15:55 IST(31/8/2014) | Last Updated: 15:58 IST(31/8/2014)

 The theme of the second day of the first annual conference of the Society for Emergency Radiology being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh, focused on evolving guidelines for imaging of acute abdominal emergencies like obstruction or blockage of the gut, swelling of the pancreas and gallbladder. It also focused on emergencies related to the genitourinary and gynecological system. 

This was in sync with the aims and objectives of the society.  “Developing guidelines and protocols will be beneficial for speedy and economic patient care,” said Prof N Khandelwal, president of the society and head, department of radiodiagnosis at PGI.

Dr Christine Menias, senior associate consultant, department of radiology, Mayo Clinic, Arizona, USA, delivered a lecture on obstruction of the gut. The role of the latest state-of-the-art multi-detector CT technology in diagnosing the level and cause of bowel obstruction was discussed in detail. HTC

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