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Basic Vascular Ultrasound Course, Belgrade

30 November - 2 December



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The ESVS Academy invites you to the Serbian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Belgrade, Serbia for another Basic Vascular Ultrasound Course!
30th November – 2nd December 2023

Course confirmed! Please go ahead and book your travel and accommodation!

Join the international faculty:
Kim Kargaard Bredahl, MD, PhD, Dept. Vasc. Surg., Rigshospitalet, Denmark.
Nicola Aleksic, MD, Institute for Cardiovascular Disease, Belgrade, Serbia
Ramon Vila, MD, Hospital Beltvitge, Barcelona, Spain
Sandra Radak, MD, Institute for Cardiovascular Disease, Belgrade, Serbia
Nicolaus Rousas, MD, University Hospital Larissa, Larissa, Greece
Dragan Vasic, MD, PhD, Clinic for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belgrade, Serbia
Tamara Jemcov, MD, PhD, Zemun Medical Centre, Belgrade, Serbia

Objectives: Vascular ultrasound provides immediate diagnostic, and may provide clinically important information not obtained by any other imaging modality. Vascular ultrasound is harmless and can be performed bedside. The course is a 50% theoretical and 50% hands-on course. During the course, participants will be taught in physics and principles behind vascular ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and how to perform basic vascular ultrasound examination: abdominal aorta, femoral arteries, peripheral bypasses, basic carotid ultrasound, deep venous thromboses,  varicose veins and A-V fistula. Classroom sessions will be followed by hands-on sessions, where course participants will have the opportunity to practice under supervision on patients with relevant vascular diseases. This course corresponds to the curriculum of the theoretical part of EFSUMB Level 1 in Vascular Ultrasound (European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology). Attendance in the entire course is mandatory in order to receive a course certificate and CME points.

Participants’ qualifications: The course is aimed at vascular surgeons, vascular residents, nurses, technicians, sonographers taking their first steps. Knowledge of human anatomy is mandatory but prior experience with ultrasound is not required.

CME: CME accreditation is being requested for this session.

Registration fee & cancellation policy: € 550 for ESVS members and € 800 for non-members. The fee includes course material, lunch, and networking dinner. Transport, accommodation and additional meals are not included. Please note that the course is dependent on final registration numbers. The final decision of whether the course will be conducted is announced on the website no later than one calendar month before the course starts. Travel and accommodation must therefore not be booked until this message is given – ESVS is not financially responsible if the event has to be cancelled due to low numbers, in this timeframe. For cancellations received by participants more than 20 days before the event, a refund will be given less an administration fee of 10 EUR. For cancellations received less than 10 days before the event, no refund is possible. Participants are aware that the online session will be recorded and may be used by the ESVS on our website and e-library.

Questions regarding course content can be addressed to kim.kargaard.bredahl@regionh.dk

Suggested nearby accommodation (not included):
Walking distance 5 minutes: Hotel Nobel (Visegradska 23, 11000, Belgrade)
Walking distance 15 minutes: Hilton Hotel (Kralja Milutina 35, 11000, Belgrade)
Walking distance 15 minutes: Slavija Hotel (Svetog Save 2, 11000 Belgrade)


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30 November
2 December
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Serbian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
Dr Kosta Todorovic 8th St.
Belgrade, 11000 Serbia
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