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Meeting Brochure

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CME Information

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Radiology designates this activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Exhibitor Information

The 2018 SRU sponsorship prospectus is attached for your consideration. Note that there is a 25% discount for first-time sponsors.

Please also note that the SRU will arrange for and pay for the food and beverage served at the morning and noon focus sessions, in order to comply with regulations that prohibit physicians from consuming food purchased by certain types of companies.

Please return the completed sponsorship application by Friday, August 24th, 2018.

View the Exhibitor Prospectus

If you have any questions please contact Kathy Martin at the SRU Meetings Department (703-262-9317 or We look forward to your company’s participation, and to seeing you in San Diego!

SRU 2018 Annual Meeting Program

Friday, October 5, 2018 - Plenary Session

Friday, October 5, 2018

7:45 am - 12:00 pm

Plenary Session: Don't Miss This!


Nirvikar Dahiya, MD and
Mark Lockhart, MD, MPH

Welcome and Announcement of Distinguished Service
 and Larry Mack Award Winners

Harriet Paltiel, MD

Neck - Post Thyroidectomy Recurrence

Mary Frates, MD

Breast Ultrasound: Problem Solving and Difficult Scenarios

Beverly Hashimoto, MD

Placenta - Accreta, Percreta, Previa, Vasa Previa

Paula Woodward, MD

Musculoskeletal - Soft Tissue Masses

Jon Jacobson, MD

Pelvis Adnexa - Twists and Turns

Lori Strachowski, MD

Abdomen Pain - Don't miss the Bowel!

Stephanie Wilson, MD

Keynote Address - Scrotal Sonography: Tips and Tricks of the Trade

William Middleton, MD

Questions & Answers

Presentation of Young Investigator Award Paper: Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound of the
Bowel in Children with Suspected Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Ami Gokli, MD

ACR O-RADS-The Future of Adnexal Mass Evaluation

Rochelle Andreotti, MD

Pediatric Abdomen Emergencies

Harris Cohen, MD

Vascular - Stented Arteries

Michelle Robbin, MD, MS

Transplants - Perioperative Period

Mindy Horrow, MD

Questions & Answers

Friday, October 5, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session A

Friday, October 5, 2018

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm




Sheila Sheth, MD and Shweta Bhatt, MD

First Trimester Bleeding

Genevieve Bennett, MD

Post Partum Complications

Sheila Sheth, MD

3D US : How Does it Help in Gynecology

Dolores Pretorius, MD

Bulky and bumpy: Ultrasound of the myometrium

Jade Wong, MD

Pelvic Floor Imaging

Beverly Hashimoto, MD

Deep Pelvic Endometriosis

Shuchi Rodgers, MD

Adnexal Masses - What not to Ignore!

Shweta Bhatt, MD

Questions and Answers



Friday, October 5, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session B

Friday, October 5, 2018

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm




Sandra Allison, MD and Jon Jacobson, MD

Post-Operative Imaging

Jon Jacobson, MD

Groin Pain: Hernias and Beyond

Michael Williamson, MD

US Guided Therapeutic MSK Procedures

Ronald Adler, MD, PhD

Snapping Joints and other Dynamic Applications

Tara Morgan, MD

Peripheral Nerve Sonography

Sandra Allison, MD

Pediatric Hip

Susan Connolly, MD

Lumps and Bumps - Which Can I Ignore?

Paul Spicer, MD

Questions and Answers


Saturday, October 6, 2018 Sunrise Session MTP

Sunrise Session

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM



Beverly Hashimoto, MD
Valerie Ward, MD, MPH



Stephanie R Wilson, MD
Michelle L Robbin, MD


Henrietta Rosenberg, MD
Carol Barnewolt, MD


Sandra Allison, MD
Robert A Kane, MD


Dolores H Pretorius, MD
Thomas C Winter, III, MD


John M Benson, MD
John J Cronan, MD

Saturday, October 6, 2018 Morning Workshops



Saturday, October 6, 2018


8:00 am 8:30 am

Introduction to ACR TI-RADS

Franklin Tessler, MD, CM

Periprocedural Anticoagulation

Theodora Potretzke, MD

HCC Screening

Helena Gabriel, MD

Fetal Troublemakers: Fetal Masses Amenable to Therapy

Beverly Coleman, MD

CEUS: How To Set up a CEUS Lab

Michelle Robbin, MD, MS

8:45 am 9:15 am

TI-RADS vs Others

William Middleton, MD

Pediatric US Guided Procedures

Gulraiz Chaudry, MD

The Use of US in the Evaluation of Pancreas Tranplants

Edward Bluth, MD

Soft Signs in OB US in the Era of Cell-Free DNA

Thomas Winter, MD

Liver CEUS

David Fetzer, MD

9:30 am – 10:00 am



Jill Langer, MD

US Intervention with Contrast

Lori Gettle, MD, MBA

Acute Liver Failure

Mindy Horrow, MD

Hydrocephalus is not a Diagnosis

Paula Woodward, MD

Emergent Breast US

Ellen Mendelson, MD

10:15 am - 10:45 am


Pediatric Head and Neck

Carol Barnewolt, MD

Renal Biopsy

Maitray Patel, MD


R Brooke Jeffrey, MD

Baby Steps in Obstetrics Doppler

Anne Kennedy, MB, BCh, BAO

Liver Elastography

Richard Barr, MD

11:00 am - 11:30 am


Advanced Head and Neck

Jason Wagner, MD

The Difficult Biopsy

John McGahan, MD

Right Upper Quadrant Pain

Daniel Oppenheimer, MD

Is it or isn't it an IUP? Interstitial, Cervical and C-Section Scar Pregnancies

Lori Strachowski, MD

Elastography Applications Outside the Liver: Thyroid, Lymph Nodes and Beyond

Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD


Saturday, October 06, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session A

Saturday, October 6, 2018

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm





Corinne Deurdulian, MD and Mark Kliewer, MD

Doppler Optimization

Mark Kliewer, MD

US Evaluation of Portal Hypertension and TIPS

Leslie Scoutt, MD

Renal Transplants

Edward Grant, MD

Abdominal Applications of Contrast US

Hisham Tchelepi, MD

Carotid and Vertebral US: Beyond ICA Stenosis

Corinne Deurdulian, MD

Mesenteric Ischemia

Margarita Revzin, MD, MS

Interesting Vascular Cases

Mark Lockhart, MD, MPH

Questions & Answers


Saturday, October 06, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session B

Saturday, October 6, 2018

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm




Ronald Bude, MD and Ulrike Hamper, MD, MBA

Renal Incidentalomas

Ronald Bude, MD

Contrast US in Renal Masses

Kristin Porter, MD, PhD

GU Ultrasound in Pregnancy

Anne Kennedy, MB, BCh

Color Doppler in GU US

Aya Kamaya, MD

Contrast in Urinary Tract

Stefanie Weinstein, MD

US of Renal Transplants

Ulrike Hamper, MD, MBA

Non Testicular Scrotal Masses

Wui Chong, MD, MBBS

Questions & Answers


Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Plenary Session

Sunday, October 7, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plenary Session: Challenges in US - Instructive Cases


Stefanie Weinstein, MD and John Knudsen, MD

Head & Neck

John Knudsen,


Kathryn Robinson, MD


Gowthaman Gunabushanam, MD


Ghaneh Fananapazir, MD


Valerie Ward, MD, MPH


Sara Durfee, M.D.


Priyanka Jha, MBBS

Questions and Answers