Hepatic Fibrosis: Assessment Using Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Elastography

Hepatic Fibrosis

Hepatic Fibrosis
Assessment Using Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Elastography

This session will be held in the French language only.

Elastography assesses mechanical tissue properties. The technique evolved over the last two decades and is now available on clinical ultrasound and MR systems. Main clinical applications pertaining to liver will be discussed:

  • Staging and monitoring of liver fibrosis
  • Spleen stiffness for prediction of portal hypertension
  • Characterization of focal liver lesions

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the clinical need for liver fibrosis staging
  • Review the basic principles of elastography
  • Discuss ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance (MR) elastography

Target Audience: Sonographers, Radiologists, Administrators

CPD credits:1.50

Registration Fee: Complimentary
Limited space, registration is mandatory

Registration includes: Attendance to presentation, hands-on and networking event
Written acknowledgement of attendance including CPD credits.1

When: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Registration closes September 22

Where:  The Montreal Tower
               3200 Viau Street
               Montreal, Quebec
               H1V 3J3

Register by filling out the below form.

Facilitator:   Dr. An Tang, MD, MSc
                     Radiologist, Researcher
                     Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal
                     Montreal, Quebec

Program at-a-glance

5:00 p.m.–5:15 p.m.
Registration and Hospitality

5:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Welcome, Introduction

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Hepatic Fibrosis Presentation

6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
ACUSON Sequoia Hands-on and Networking

7:30 p.m. – End of Event, Departure


Registration and Event Inquiries:
Pierre-Luc Senécal
Directeur de Territoire Échographie - Est du Canada /
Ultrasound Account Manager - Eastern Canada
Mobile: (514) 617-2567

General Inquiries: