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DMCH organises CME on abdominal imaging

punjab Updated: Nov 23, 2014 19:00 IST
HT Correspondent

The department of radio-diagnosis and imaging at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital under the aegis of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (Punjab State Branch) organised a CME on abdominal imaging at Dumra auditorium on Sunday.

Organising chairperson Dr Kavita Saggar, professor and head of radio-diagnosis and imaging at DMCH, said the field of radiology and imaging was advancing rapidly with a vast choice of modalities and ever changing techniques of imaging.

The CME was conducted to deliberate upon various aspects of abdominal imaging and share views with the experts in the field.

Organising secretaries Dr Parambir Sandhu and Dr Ritu Galhotra informed that the CME included a series of guest lectures on topics of current academic interest.

Dr Ahluwalia, scientific secretary of CME, said nearly 200 radiologists of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, attended the CME. The CME began with a lecture on 'Congenital anomalies of pancreaticobiliary ductal system-imaging features and treatment implications' by Dr Sunil K Puri from GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi.

Dr Raju Sharma from AIIMS, New Delhi, gave deliberations on 'Imaging of liver tumours' and 'Role of diffusion weighted MR in abdomen'. Other topics included: 'MRCP-Non Invasive tool for pancreaticobiliary assessment' by Dr Vijender Arora from Amritsar,

'Imaging in paediatric acute abdomen' and 'Imaging of neonatal jaundice' by Dr Kushaljit Singh and Dr Akshay Saxena from PGIMER Chandigarh.

Dr Kunwarpal Singh from SGRD, Amritsar and Dr Sidharth Prakash from DMCH elaborated on the topics 'Imaging of pediatric abdominal masses' and 'Hepatolbiliary Intervention', respectively.