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June 24, 2019

Canon Medical Successfully Hosted Pre-ASA Paediatric Hip Dysplasia Workshop

Detecting Pediatric Hip Dysplasia with ultrasound imaging can be very challenging due to the babies’ movements.

To help address this challenge, Canon Medical hosted a pre-ASA workshop on 20 June 2019, right before ASA 2019. It was a full packed event as sonographers listened to an array of very experienced speakers from Queensland Children's Hospital (Mr Tristan Reddan, Dr David Bade) and Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne (Mr Cain Brockley) who shared their valuable experience in Paediatric hip dysplasia diagnosis and management.

Jason Cotter, Canon Medical ANZ Ultrasound Manager, is giving a welcome speech - Early detection means early treatment.

Mr Tristan Reddan, Chief Sonographer of Queensland Children's Hospital, walked the sonographers through some infant hip imaging tips and tricks through live scanning on an Aplio i-seriess 800 system.

With Canon Medical’s premium scanner, sharp and clear images of fine hip details can be easily acquired, helping sonographers build the confidence in paediatric hip dysplasia diagnosis and treatment recommendation. Early detection means early treatment and this could spell a world of difference in the treatment of this condition.

Dr David Bade, Orthopaedics Director of Queensland Children’s Hospital, has engaged the delegates with his impressive presentation “Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip – Where are we now?” (left)

The sonographers were inspired as Mr Cain Brockley, Chief Sonographer of Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, went through his presentation "Advanced Hip Imaging Using 3D Ultrasound & Artificial Intelligence".(right)

With Canon Medical, we help sonographers grow professionally with our relevant and specialised educational workshops and courses. To further improve your ultrasound MSK imaging skills, stay tuned for our update on Ultrasound Anatomy Day and MSK Day in Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

See more photos from ASA 2019. 


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