UEG Ultrasound Learning Area - UEG Week in Barcelona

Flyer and Programm

UEG Barcelona 19.10.2019 – 23.10.2019


The Ultrasound Learning Area promotes the role of a major diagnostic and interventional tool in gastroenterology: Clinical ultrasonography in the hands of the gastroenterologist. The Ultrasound Learning Area (ULA) offers basic and postgraduate course on ultrasonography for the gastroenterologist, individual hands-on training and special lectures in abdominal ultrasonography. The programme is designed for both the beginner and the experienced, offering a mixture of lectures and practical sessions by expert gastroenterologists. The position of contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS), interventional ultrasound, endoscopic ultrasound, ultrasound elastography and point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) in gastroenterology will be presented and discussed. Main topics of the special lectures are ultrasonography in gastrointestinal diseases (GIUS), contrast media ultrasound and the role of ultrasound in liver diseases.

The Ultrasound Learning Area is run courtesy of: EFSUMB & BICUS

Course directors:

  • Prof. Dr. Dieter Nuernberg, Neuruppin, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Odd Helge Gilja, Bergen, Norway
  • Prof. Dr. Ioan Sporea, Timisoara, Romania

Faculty members:

  • Faculty members & hands-on-tutors:
  • Christian Jenssen, Strausberg-Wriezen, Germany
  • Hendra Lo, Neuruppin, Germany
  • Thomas Müller, Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Maria Nürnberg, Neuruppin, Germany
  • MOSTAFA Hassan ahmed elShennawy, Mansoura, Egypt
  • Kim Nylund, Bergen, Norway
  • Alina Popescu,Timisoara, Romania
  • Adrian Saftoiu, Craiova, Romania
  • Roxana Sirli, Timisoara, Romania
  • Stefan Uebel, Hitachi Co.
  • Zeno Sparchez, Cluij, Romania
  • Stefan Uebel, Hitachi Co.
  • Jonas Valentinas, Vilnius, Lithuania 

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