bk ultrasound

Date: Wednesday 28 September 2016
Time: 08:00 - 12:30
Location: San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina, 60 20132 Milan

Supported by BK Ultrasound

Course directors: Anders Mellgren (USA), Giulio Santoro (Italy)

Local organiser: Paola De Nardi (Italy)

Course content: expert presentations with video link to live patient demonstrations.

Workshop outline

  • Introduction and course objectives - Anders Mellgren (USA) and Giulio Santoro (Italy)
  • Normal ultrasound anatomy of the anal canal and rectum - Paola De Nardi (Italy)
  • Ultrasound evaluation of fistula and abscess - Carlo Ratto (Italy)
  • Live demonstration fistula and abscess - Anders Mellgren (USA)
  • Ultrasound evaluation of faecal incontinence - Bruno Roche (Switzerland)
  • Live demonstration faecal incontinence - Liliana Bordeianou (USA)
  • Ultrasound in preoperative staging of rectal cancer - Johan Nordenstam (USA)
  • Live demonstration rectal cancer - Paola De Nardi (Italy)


  • Ultrasound of anterior compartment disorders - Pawel Wieczorek (Poland)
  • Ultrasound of posterior compartment disorders - Giulio Santoro (Italy)
  • Live demonstration pelvic floor - Giulio Santoro (Italy) and Pawel Wieczorek (Poland)
  • The use of ultrasound in the clinical decision-making - Liliana Bordeianou (USA)

Further information

This workshop is limited to 90 places due to auditorium capacity at San auditorium at San Raffaele Hospital.

Registration includes a breakfast snack on arrival and mid-morning coffee. Bus transportation will be available from San Rafaelle Hospital to MiCo after the course, but you are asked to make your own way there on Wednesday morning.

Accommodation near to San Raffaele Hospital: the Hotel Rafael is located within the hospital complex. ESCP have arranged a special rate with the hotel for Tuesday 27 September, details of how to book and pricing will be available in April.

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