NORTH AFRICA IMAGING AND DIAGNOSTICS CONFERENCE

15 - 16 April 2018 | Theme: The Role of Radiology in Informed Decision Making

Earn 10 Credit Hours and Keep up to date with the latest radiology best practice

Join the imaging and diagnostics conference to practice high-impact imaging that informs treatment decision making and enables improvement in clinical outcomes.

This conference is NEW to MEDICONEX and will be held from 15 – 16 April at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre. 

Sessions are dedicated by sub-specialty and will include cardiovascular imaging, neck imaging, nodules and lung cancer screening, paediatric radiology, ob-gyn radiology, emergency radiology, musculoskeletal imaging, radiation oncology, patient safety, interventional radiology, radographer’s session and genito-urinary imaging.

The Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) of the American Association of Continuing Medical Education® (AACME) designates this medical education activity for a maximum of 10.00 hours in the
Category 1 credit of the AACME® Designation. 

Key topics:   

  • Cardiovascular imaging
  • Nodules and lung cancer screening 
  • Ob-gyn radiology
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Radiation oncology 
  • Interventional radiology

ENDORSED BY

ACCREDITED BY

Chair and Speakers

Chair

  • Dr. Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI section, 
    Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

Scientific Committee        

  • Prof Dr Ahmed Samir Ibrahim, Professor Radiodiagnosis Department,
    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Prof Dr Tarek El Diasty, Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology, Urology and Nephrology Centre
    Mansoura University, President, Egyptian Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt

Speakers

  • Prof Dr Abdelaziz Elnekidy, Professor of Radiology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Dr Adel El Bery, Consultant Radiologist, Clinical Imaging Institute, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Prof Dr Ahmad Aboul Fotouh, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Faculty of Medicine, AlAzhar University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Prof Dr Ahmed Hamimi Abdullah Hamimi, Consultant Radiologist, International Medical Center, Associate Professor, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
  • Prof Dr Ahmed Samir Ibrahim, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt
  • Dr Charbel Saade, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dr Dean Huang, Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  • Hala Hilal, Clinical Practicum Supervisor, Specialist Medical Imaging Radiographer, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Hanane Merhi, Assistant Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Training Program and Radiation Safety Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dr Mohammed Fawzy, Consultant Radiologist, National Liver Institute, Cairo, Egypt
  • Prof Dr Moulay Meziane, Clinical Professor of Radiology, Chairman, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Rasha Salah, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Dr Wafaa Rafaat, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Prof Youssef El Fakir, President, Radiological Society of Morocco, Casablanca, Morocco

Day 1| Sunday, 15 April 2018

10:45  Opening remarks

Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

SESSION 1: ABDOMINAL IMAGING

Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

11:00   HIFU: A non-invasive treatment on uterine fibroids

Dr Mohammed Fawzy, Consultant Radiologist, National Liver Institute, Cairo, Egypt

11:30  Coffee Break

SESSION 2: CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

12:00  MR angiography sequences

Prof Dr Abdelaziz Elnekidy, Professor of Radiology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

12:30   DVT diagnosis by Colour Doppler Sonography  

Prof Dr Ahmad Aboul Fotouh, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Faculty of Medicine, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt

13:00 Q&A

13:15   Lunch Break

SESSION 3: NEURO-IMAGING

Moderator: Dr Adel El Bery, Consultant Radiologist, Clinical Imaging Institute, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

14:30   Vessel wall imaging and high end assessment of stroke

Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

15:00  Routine and advanced MR imaging of head and neck cancer

Prof Dr Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek, Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

15:30  Non-atherosclerotic, non-hypertensive vascular brain diseases

Dr Adel El Bery, Consultant Radiologist, Clinical Imaging Institute, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

16:00 Q&A

SESSION 4: TRAUMA AND CARDIAC IMAGING

Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

16:15   State of the art cardiac MRI

Prof Dr Ahmed Samir Ibrahim, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

16:45 Q&A

17:00  End of Day 1

Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt
Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI Section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

Day 2| Monday, 16 April 2018

08:55 Opening remarks

Prof Dr Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Mansoura University; Mansoura Egypt

SESSION 5: PAEDIATRIC IMAGING

Moderator: Prof Dr Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek, Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

09:00 Keynote: Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) for intervention

Dr Dean Huang, Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology, King’s College Hospital, London, UK

10:00   Coffee Break

SESSION 6: CHEST AND BREAST IMAGING

Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

10:30 Lung cancer screening

Prof Dr Moulay Meziane, Clinical Professor of Radiology, Chairman, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

11:00 Advances in MRI of the breast between anticipation and reality

Dr Wafaa Rafaat, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

11:30 Q&A

SESSION 7: BODY MR IMAGING

Moderator: Prof Dr Yasser A. Abbas, Professor of Radiodiagnosis, Ain Shams University; Director of MRI section, Misr Radiology Center, Cairo, Egypt

11:45 High and MRI Technique for follow up of liver hepatomas after locoregional therapies

Dr Rasha Salah, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

12:15 Place of the radiologist in the treatment of prostate cancer

Prof Youssef El Fakir, President, Radiological Society of Morocco, Casablanca, Morocco

12:45    Q&A

13:00    Lunch Break

SESSION 8: RADIOGRAPHERS SESSION

Moderator: Prof Dr Ahmed Abdel Khalek Abdel Razek, Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

14:15   Head CT anatomy and interpretation: to bleed or not to bleed

Dr Charbel Saade, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging Sciences, American University
of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

14:45   The lost art of chest-x-ray interpretation, a radiographer’s perspective

Hala Hilal, Clinical Practicum Supervisor, Specialist Medical Imaging Radiographer, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

15:15 Radiation safety and dose optimisation in CT, A radiographers’ perspective

Hanane Merhi, Assistant Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Training Program and Radiation Safety Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

SESSION 9: PATIENT SAFETY AND QUALITY IN MEDICAL IMAGING

15:45 Panel discussion: Patient safety and quality in medical imaging: How do we improve?

Moderator: Dr Charbel Saade, Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

Panelists:

Hala Hilal, Clinical Practicum Supervisor, Specialist Medical Imaging Radiographer, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Prof Dr Abdelaziz Elnekidy, Professor of Radiology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

Hanane Merhi, Assistant Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Training Program and Radiation Safety Program, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

16:45 Summary and closing remarks

17:00 End of conference