Lung ultrasound: a new tool for the internist
Practical experience brought to us from Italy
Requested - RIZIV activity No: 14023281
AZSint-Lucas, Gent (Sint Jozef Zalen)
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In this course, the potential role of lung ultrasound in the clinical practice of the internist (cardiologist, pneumologist, nephrologist) will be discussed. The course combines theory with practical sessions.
8.45 Welcome (Dr. S. Van Hooland, Founder Handsonecho)
8.50 Dear Cardiologist, can you give me a quick estimation of the fluid status of my patient?
Current echocardiographic standards for estimation of patient volume status: evidence base and limitations
(Dr. F. Gorré, Cardiologist AZ St. Lucas Ghent)
9.15 Dear Anyone, are there other options?
Lung ultrasound – semeiotics and technique
(Dr. L. Gargani, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, University of Pisa, Italy)
9.45 Demonstration of the technique
(Dr. L. Gargani)
10.00 Hands-On Session 1: Normal subjects
Participants can practice on normal subjects in small groups.
10.35 Coffee Break and Snacks
10.45 So what does this look like in the patient with fluid retention, pneumonia, pneumothorax or ARDS?
Lung ultrasound in Internal Medicine: Clinical applications and clinical cases.
11.30 Hands-On Session 2: Pathology
Participants can practice on diseased subjects in small groups
Dr Luna Gargani
Cardiovascular Pathophysiology, University of Pisa, Italy.
Dr Frauke Gorré
Cardiology Dept, AZ Sint-Lucas, Gent .
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