About this event

  • Date and time Sat 27 Oct 2018 from 8:30am to 4:40pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Radiology

About this event 

This interactive one-day course gives a comprehensive understanding of chest x-rays (CXR), starting from the normal CXR and working through patterns of infection, interstitial disease, neoplasia, pleural disease, mediastinal and hilar abnormalities. 

Lectures are interspersed with hands-on viewing station sessions to reinforce and build on the verbal presentations. 

topics include:  

  •  Interpreting a normal chest x-ray 
  •  Understanding the silhouette sign 
  •  Differentiating between lung collapse and consolidation 
  •  Recognising common tubes and lines and pleural disease 
  • Assessing hilar abnormalities 

Agenda

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Practicalities of the CXR- PA vs. AP, anatomy, checking adequacy and its implications, review systems

Dr Peter Wilson, Consultant Radiologist, St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight

The silhouette sign and its implications, alveolar vs. interstitial shadowing, pneumonia, lobar collapse

Dr Ting Ting Zhang, Radiology Registrar, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

Practical Session One
Tea and coffee break
Practical session answers and discussion
Cancer, important lines and tubes, pacemakers

Dr Arpan Banerjee, Consultant Radiologist, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Pleural effusions, pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum

Dr Graham Robinson, Consultant Radiologist, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust

Lunch
Practical Session Two
Practical session answers and discussion
Assessing the hila and hilar abnormalities, heart failure, analysing mediastinal masses

Dr Peter Wilson, Consultant Radiologist, St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight

Practical Session Three
Tea and coffee break
Practical session answers and discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom