Infant Hip Ultrasound Course

2nd International Infant Hip Ultrasound Course Rotterdam
Guest lecturer: Prof. R. Graf
Dates: 21-23 November 2022
Location: Erasmus MC – Sophia Children’s Hospital
Language: English

For the second time in The Netherlands, Erasmus MC – Sophia presents in collaboration with the Dutch pediatric orthopedic association (WKO) the infant hip ultrasound course. This course covers not only Graf’s method for diagnosing developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), but also transinguinal ultrasound for monitoring of the hip after reduction. The course is suitable for medical professionals in all levels of training, including (pediatric) orthopedic surgeons, (pediatric) radiologists, pediatricians, sonographers, specialized nurses and junior doctors. It will provide you with the knowledge needed to perform and interpret ultrasound scans of infant hips.

Topics covered in the course are pathology, anatomy, image analysis and interpretation, image acquisition, patient handling and management of DDH. All with an emphasis on the Graf method and classification. Prof. Graf will be involved and lecturing throughout all days of the course. The course will start mid-Monday and wil take until mid-Wednesday.

An additional pre-course is added on Monday morning in which the transinguinal ultrasound for evaluation of hip position during and after reduction will be covered.

Registration will be opened in September.