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AOS (OMFR) Guest Lecture Series in 2017: #5
posted by Faculty of Dentistry for HKU and Public
Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Science & Technology

Event Details

Lecture Title: Application of Ultrasonography and Ultrasound Elastography in Dental Practice

Speaker: Professor Takafumi Hayashi
Professor and Chairman, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Niigata University, Japan

Ultrasonography is advantageous because it is non-invasive, quick, convenient and economic, allowing for real-time visualization and providing high spatial resolution. Ultrasound elastography provides complementary information about tissue stiffness. The following topics will be covered in this lecture; (1) Outline of basic principles of utrasonography and ultrasound elastography, (2) Clinical significance of those modalities in dental practice for the diagnosis of various diseases, such as lymph node metastases, oral cancers, periapical lesions and temporomandibular joint disorders.

Moderator: Dr. Ray Tanaka

All staff and students are welcome!

Fee: NIL

Date/Time12/04/2017 12:30-14:00
VenueLecture Theatre I. Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong

Registration Instruction

Registration is not required.

Contact Information

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