PAPILLON COURSE on THYROID ULTRASOUND

Curriculum

Online and webinars

Themes

Core on the web 1

Type 1 Webinar
Related to core material 2

Type 2 Webinar
Supplementary materials 3

Introductory courses

1 Course arrangement and teaching goals

P

October 7

 

 

2 The normal thyroid - how to find the thyroid gland and how it looks like in a healthy individual

P,V

 

 

3 Epidemiology of thyroid diseases

 

 

6 pm, 14 October

E.V.Nagy

4 Technical details and background physics of ultrasound examination

P

 

6.45 pm, 14 October

E.Csajbok

The nodular goiter

5 The role of thyroid ultrasound in the evaluation of thyroid patients

P

 

 

 

6 The composition of a thyroid nodule; cystic and solid nodules

P,M,D,V

November 4

 

 

7 Echogenicity of the nodule

P,M,D,V,E

 

 

8 Intranodular hyperechogenic figures

P,M,D,V,E

November 18

 

 

9 The borders of the nodule

P,M,D,V,E

December 2

 

 

10 The shape of the nodule

P,M,D,V

 

 

11 Extrathyroidal spread

P,M,D,V

January 6

 

 

12 The halo sign and the vascularization of the nodule

P,M,D,V

 

 

13 The European TIRADS

V,E

 

6 pm, 13 January

G. Russ

14 TIRADS - Benefits and concerns

 

 

6.45 pm, 13 January

C.Durante

Non-nodular thyroid diseases

15 Lymphocytic thyroiditis

P,M,D,V

February 3

16 Graves' disease

P,M,D,V

17 Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

P,M,D,V

Non-thyroidal elements in the anterior neck region

18 The ultrasound of the parathyroid

M,D,V

 

6 pm, February 23

A.Frasoldati

19 Lymph nodes in the neck

M,D,V

 

6.45 pm, February 23

K.Molnar

20 The neck compartments and their importance

 

 

6 pm, February 24

L.Leenhardt

21 Other structures in the neck

 V

 

6.45 pm, February 24

R.Ngu

Ultrasound-guided maneuvers

22 Ultrasound guided aspiration and ethanol sclerotherapy

P,M,V

 

 

 

23 Thermal ablation techniques for thyroid lesions

 

 

6 pm, March 10

E.Papini

24 The role of non-surgical techniques in the treatment of nodular goiter

 

 

6.45 pm, March 10

S.Bonnema

Advanced courses

25 Ectopic thyroid

D,V

March 24

 

 

26 Difficult-to-examine patients and substernal spread

D,V

 

 

27 The operated thyroid (benign histopathology)

P,D,V

 

 

28 The relation between discrete lesions and pathological nodules

P,M,D,V,E

 April 14

 

 

29 Teamwork

P,M,D,V

 

 

30 Ultrasound presentation of thyroid cancers

M,D,V

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

31 Ultrasound follow-up of patient operated on thyroid cancer

6 pm, April 19

M.F. Erdogan

32 Alternative imaging techniques (CT, MR, PET-CT, nuclear)

 

 

6.45 pm, April 19

E.Mezősi

33 The aspect of the surgeon

 

 

6 pm, April 21

F.Menegaux

34 Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the thyroid

M,V

 

6 pm, May 5

F. Schmitt

35 The Bethesda system

 

 

6.45 pm, May 5

P.Vielh

36 The technique of core biopsy

 

 

6 pm, May 12

G.Russ

37 Thyroid pathology

 

 

6.15 pm, May 12

E.Toth

38 When and how should molecular diagnostics be integrated in the malignancy risk stratification of thyroid nodules?

 

 

7 pm, May 12

R.Paschke

39 Quality control and improving our diagnostic skills

V

 

 

 

40 A final lecture focusing on practical issues

 

6 pm, May 19

T. Solymosi

 

1 P=prerecorded video presentation, M= manual, D = differential diagnostic tables V = case studies with voice over video E = exam

2 Type 1 Webinar struture: Short summary of the topic (15 min) and discussion of 6 case studies which were made accessible to the Course Participants in advance (60 min). The edited version of the discussion will be presented on the web for the subsequent 4 weeks for those who could not participate at the conference. These events will be mentored by T.Solymosi.

3 Type 2 Webinar structure: A 90-minute event split into 2 blocks. Each block is consisted of a 30-min live presentation followed by a 15-min discussion. The recorded presentations will be available on the web for the 4 subsequent weeks (pending speaker approval). Names marked in black who accepted the invitation. With red, whose response we are still waiting for.

 

CASE of THE MONTH SECTION

(see here)

EXAM

Exam for practice and for Course completion and Grade (see here). Five exams (see 'E' in the Table) related to major topics; 75% correct answers are required in each to pass, with unlimited trial attempts. The deadline for completing the 5 exams is May 20, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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