Advanced Diagnostic Ultrasound

19 - 23 March 2024 | Haikou, China

General Overview

This course is for doctors who have acquired an average to good ultrasound technique but find it challenging to diagnose a congenital or acquired shunt. It is also suitable for doctors who desire excellent technical knowledge of ultrasound machine usage and the Doppler system. Good knowledge and experience in Basic ultrasound techniques is a must to enrol for this course.

You will learn about the more advanced keys for the analysis of lesions to generate the most likely list of differential diagnoses. This will be discussed with the course masters. By the end of the course, you should be able to understand the complexity of shunts and challenging new anatomical regions. You should be able to properly set your ultrasound machines and you should be able to make a difference for their patients and colleagues in every day practice.

This course is part of a full study program in veterinary diagnostic imaging, consisting out of 5 courses of 5 days duration each.


All modules will be held in China, in English language with consecutive translation in Chinese.

CPD Hours: 40

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Tuition Fee: 1.350 - 2.350 EUR

Course Language: English with consecutive translation in Chinese

Preliminary Full Program (Click to Open)
Tuesday, 19 March 2024 (Pre-recorded lectures)

Advanced diagnostic ultrasound technologies: how to master them
Do I remember the vascular anatomy of the abdomen? An advanced review
How to diagnose a congenital portosystemic shunt
Acquired PPS and other ultrasonographic signs of portal hypertension
Abdominal vascular anomalies: and if it is not a shunt?
How does a specialist use the Doppler in abdominal organs?
Difficult abdominal cases: how to deal with them?
The eyes and the orbit
The neck part 1 (lymph nodes vessels and salivary gland)
The neck part 2 (larynx and esophagus)

Wednesday, 20 March 2024 (Pre-recorded lectures)
The thyroid and parathyroid glands
The thorax part one (thoracic wall, pleural space)
The thorax part two (mediastinum, diaphragm)
T fast and A fast: quick, easy, effective
Cardiac US for not cardiologists
US of the shoulder part 1 (Infraspinatus and Supraspinatus)
US of the shoulder part 2 (Biceps tendon and joint)
US of the thigh (Ileo-psoas, Quadriceps, Gracilis)
US of the stifle and Achille’s tendon
Thursday, 21 March 2024 (Live lab sessions)

The abdominal vascular anatomy
The advanced ultrasound technologies: the best setting
Practicing in neck and eyes US

Friday, 22 March 2024 (Live lab sessions)

Practicing in Doppler setting for the liver and the spleen
Practicing in Doppler setting for the kidneys and other abdominal organs
Practicing the US of the thorax
Practicing T and A fast and basic cardiac

Saturday, 23 March 2024 (Live lab sessions)

US of the anterior leg
US of the posterior leg
Discussion and End of the Course

Course Masters

Dr. Giliola Spattini


Clinica Veterinaria Castellarano , Castellarano, Italy


Dr Clara Galvani


Clinica Veterinaria Castellarano , Castellarano, Italy

Dr. Ilaria Tommasi

DVM, GPCert AbdoUS 

Clinica Veterinaria Castellarano , Castellarano, Italy

Course Location

Haikou Lian Lizhi B&B, Shanweitou Village, Yanfeng Town, Haikou City, Hainan Province 

Registration and Fees

Discount tuition fee for Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, China, Pakistan, Lebanon and Vietnam: EURO 1.450,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.350,--

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 18th December 2023)

Discount tuition fee for Macao, South Korea and Taiwan: EURO 1.850,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.750,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 18th December 2023)

Tuition fee for Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Canada, USA and Japan: EURO 2.350,–

    Early registration: Euro 2.250,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 18th December 2023)

Enroll now.

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