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Fetal Echocardiography Masterclass


March 16, 2019
March 16, 2019 (All day)
GE Healthcare Academy, Kouterveldstraat 20, 1831 Diegem, Belgium   View map

Fetal Echocardiography Masterclass

Course Details

Fetal Echocardiography Masterclass

Saturday, 16th March 2019

09:30 – 16:00

TOPICS: Cardiology, Anomalies, Doppler
SYSTEMS: Heart, Vessels, Chest
LEVEL: Advanced, Intermediate


The course is based on extensive clinical experience, comprehensive research of current literature and evidence based knowledge.


Created and delivered by
Dr Fred Ushakov

International Lecturer in Ultrasound and Fetal Medicine

Specialist in Fetal Medicine, University College London Hospital (UCLH), UK


GE Healthcare Academy

Eagle Building

Kouterveldstraat 20,
1831 Diegem,


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Fetal Echocardiography Masterclass

Saturday, 16th March 2019

First masterclass Introduction Offer: 250€

  • The fee includes Admission to the lectures, Refreshments and Lunch

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The aim of the course is to provide ultrasound professionals with substantial skills and knowledge to facilitate correct diagnosis of congenital heart defects (CHD). The course is absolutely practical, and it based on a generous amount of CHD video clips, live demo scanning and quiz.


Exclusively designed for ultrasound enthusiasts and will be delivered in small groups.

Delegates will benefit from the exclusive facilities of the GE Healthcare Academy and the latest Voluson’s ultrasound technology.


Please note that due to the limited number of places, the applications will be treated in order of arrival.

Course Program

Saturday, 16 March, 2019

09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:00

Fetal echocardiography future. Two steps CHD screening: 12 and 20 weeks

10:00 – 10:15

New uncomplicated cardiac scanning algorithm

10:15 – 11:00

Demonstration: Live scanning on Voluson E10:
one/two patients at 20-26 weeks

  • Scanning algorithm
  • Tips and tricks
  • How to improve the image of the heart:
    • Grey scale
    • Colour Doppler

11:00 – 11:15

Logics of fetal cardiology:

  • Simple model for understanding of heart defects
  • Pattern recognition

11:15 – 12:30

Six commonest severe heart anomalies (part one):

  • Transposition of great arteries (TGA)
  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS)
  • Coarctation of aorta (CoA)

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 13:50

GE presentation: 3D/4D Breakthrough Technologies

13:50 – 14:20

Six commonest severe heart anomalies (part two):

  • Atrioventricular septal defect (AVSD)
  • Important ventricular septal defects (VSDs)

14:20 – 16:00

Difficult cases of CHD demonstrated from Voluson E10:

  • Quiz 10 cases
  • Discussion of the quiz results



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