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FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Concurrent Session 1A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Ultrasound of brachial plexus injuries
Muscle injuries in elite athletes
Hot topics in musculoskeletal ultrasound Dr David Lisle
Ultrasound and the Rheumatologist
Inflammatory arthritis A/Prof Fred Joshua

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 2A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Calcific tendinosis Dr David Lisle
Ultrasound of the rotator cuff interval and biceps tendon
Ultrasound guided tendon therapies: Options and evidence Dr David Lisle

Lunch

Concurrent Session 3A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

The enthesial complex and pathology Craig Cairns
The role of imaging in diagnosing and managing tendinopathy Prof Jill Cook

Afternoon Tea
Location - Trade Hall

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

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Concurrent Session 1B: CRITICAL CARE

Haemodynamics and the left ventricle
Right heart – lung interactions
Left ventricular diastolic function in the ICU
Dynamic left ventricular outflow obstruction

Morning Tea
Location - Trade Hall

Concurrent Session 2B: CRITICAL CARE

General ultrasound examination in the shocked ED patient
Role of a Basic/RACE examination in an overnight emergency
Echo in the evaluation of shock
When do I attempt drainage of that pericardial effusion?

Lunch
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Concurrent Session 3B: CRITICAL CARE

State of play in critical care ultrasound certification in Australia/New Zealand
Implementation of critical care ultrasound in Australian ICUs
Integration of critical care echo with other noninvasive cardiac imaging techniques

Afternoon Tea

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

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Concurrent Session 1C: VASCULAR

Concurrent Session 1F: VASCULAR Sonography in ANZ - Past, Present & Future

History of vascular ultrasound in Australia
History of vascular ultrasound in New Zealand
Qualification of blood flow in 3D ultrasound
Matrix transducers for real-time 3D imaging: From intra-cardiac to trans-cranial applications
Dual frequency ultrasound angiography

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 2C: VASCULAR Aortoiliac & EVAR

Where we're at with endovascular interventions
Messenteric ischemia
Let's get education on EVAR surveillance

Lunch

Concurrent Session 3C: VASCULAR Ultrasound Training in ANZ - A New Paradigm?

How do radiologists learn vascular ultrasound?
How do vascular surgeons learn vascular ultrasound?
The future of vascular sonographer training in Australia and New Zealand
Ultrasound in medical education, evidence, expert consensus and current status
Necessary elements for ultrasound integration into medical school curriculum

Afternoon Tea

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

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Concurrent Session 1E: OBSTETRICS

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 2E - OBSTETRICS

Lunch

Concurrent Session 3E - GYNAECOLOGY Managing ovarian masses: how to classify them using IOTA terminology

How to describe an adnexal mass: IOTA terms and definitions
What are IOTA easy descriptors and simple rules: How to use them
Understanding the IOTA ADNEX model: What are the variables?

Afternoon Tea

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

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Concurrent Session 1F: WORKSHOPS MSK

Live Scanning Workshop – Finger Greg Lammers
Live Scanning Workshop – Wrist

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 2F: WORKSHOPS

Concurrent Session 2F: WORKSHOPS MSK

Live Scanning Workshop – Ankle Mark Smyth
Live Scanning Workshop – Hamstring Martine Chadwick

Lunch

Concurrent Session 3F: WORKSHOPS MSK

Live Scanning Workshop – The knee - load induced tendinopathies and impingement syndromes Daniel Walkley

Afternoon Tea

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

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Concurrent Session 1G: GENERAL - NEONATAL

Concurrent Session 1G: GENERAL - NEONATAL

Lung ultrasound basics: Fun physics and ultrasound of the normal lung
Vascular access: How to do it
Lung ultrasound advanced

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 2G: GENERAL - NEONATAL WORKHSOP

Point of care functional cardiac scanning
Nine concurrent simulator workshops:
3 x Lung
3 x Vascular access
3 x Cardiac

Lunch

Concurrent Session 3G: GENERAL - NEONATAL All things neonatal

Posterior fossa and cerebellar haemorrhages. Imaging technique and long term outcome
Necrotising enterocolitis and point of care neonatal abdominal USS
Hip screening and scanning

Afternoon Tea

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

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Concurrent Session 1I: GENERAL Inflammatory Bowel Disease

New guidelines on gastrointestinal ultrasound (GIUS)
Tips and tricks for bowel imaging
Complementary roles of US and MRI in IBD
Contrast enhanced US in Crohns disease

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 2I: GENERAL - Bowel

Ultrasound in functional GI disorders
Endorectal ultrasound and perineal ultrasound: A new guideline and expert recommendations from EFSUMB
TRUS applications in anal and rectal diseases
Identifying and defining the abnormal appendix
The abnormal bowel: A sonographic pictorial

Lunch

Concurrent Session 3I: GENERAL - Pancreas

Cystic pancreatic lesions - an (endoscopic) ultrasound based management algorithm
Elastography and contrast-enhanced ultrasound for focal pancreatic lesions: Does it help?
Small solid pancreatic lesions - the role of endoscopic ultrasound
Interventional ultrasound for drainage of pancreatic fluid collections: External or internal?

Afternoon Tea

OPENING PLENARY SESSION
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Plenary Level 2

Welcome Drinks
Location - Trade Hall (Melbourne Room)

SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Concurrent Session 5A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

MRI vs US for shoulder imaging Dr Sebastian Fung
Shoulder: biceps and supporting structures
Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Comparative assessment of ultrasound and MRI in acute injury Martine Chadwick
The nutcracker syndrome: How anatomical variants may strangle your limb arteries

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Ankle ligaments
Ankle instability
Ultrasound of the midfoot ligaments, syndesmosis and bands of the deltoid Bridie Wylie
Ultrasound of the hindfoot and forefoot Quanson Sirlyn

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Dynamic assessment of the cubital tunnel for ulnar nerve dysfunction
Diagnostic value of high resolution B-mode and doppler sonography for imaging of hand and finger joints in RA
Acute finger injuries Martine Chadwick

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

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Stream B
Concurrent Session 5B: PoCUS- Heart

Right heart in critical illness
LV function
Tamponade
Volume assessment
Watch the expert scan

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6B: PoCUS- Heart

Aortic valve in critical illness
AS/AR/Root
Cardiac masses/vegetations
Cardiac arrest echo
Quiz on heart

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7B: PoCUS- Anaesthetis

Nerve blocks
Demonstration
Interesting cases

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8B: PoCUS- Anaesthetis

Airway ultrasound
Interesting cases
Panel discussion
Quiz on airways

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

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Concurrent Session 5C: VASCULAR - Carotid and Neuro Imaging

Functional ultrasound imaging of the brain
Transcranial ultrasound

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6C: VASCULAR- Peripheral Arterial

Doppler ultrasound embolus detection – where are we, and what have we learnt from it
Difficult plaque within the SFA

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7C: VASCULAR- Venous Imaging

Nutcracker syndrome: Diagnosis with Doppler ultrasound
CVI ultrasound examination: Is it necessary to stand the patient?
Venous master class made simple

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8C: VASCULAR Ultrasound Guided Vascular Procedures

Sonothrombolysis

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

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Concurrent Session 5D: BREAST

Breast ultrasound for the non-expert: Pearls and pitfalls

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6D: BREAST

Overview of the evidence on ultrasound for breast cancer screening
Ethnicity and characteristics of triple negative breast cancer
Breast imaging in difficult women
Application of intraoperative breast ultrasound including excisional biopsy

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7D: BREAST

Debate: Should women having breast screening be notified of their breast density and offered supplementary imaging?

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8D: BREAST

3D mammography
Correlating ultrasound with MRI with tomosynthesis in breast imaging

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

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Concurrent Session 5E: GYNAECOLOGY

From IOTA to O-RADs system: Tools to guide management of adnexal masses
Balancing risks of surgery with risks of conservative management of benign adnexal masses
Solid ovarian masses: Lessons and pitfalls
Ovarian cancer screening: Where are we at now?
Reporting the endometrium and intracavitary lesions using the IETA terminology
Management of ovarian masses during pregnancy

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6E: OBSTETRICS FETAL HEART

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7E: OBSTETRICS FETAL HEART

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8E: OBSTETRICS FETAL HEART

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

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Concurrent Session 5G: EDUCATION Clinical education: From theory to practice

The changing clinical teaching and learning environment: Tips for educators in the twenty first century
Transitions in health professions education?
The purpose of orientation and modelling in the clinical practice environment
Identifying and managing the underperforming student

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6G: EDUCATION-Teaching Psychomotor Skills

The science of teaching psychomotor skills
Teaching a complex skill in ultrasound: Attempt with caution!
Teaching ultrasound skills using sim- the tips, tricks and pearls
Using a learning and skill acquisition plan to develop a learner’s knowledge, skills, and professional practice attitudes

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7G: EDUCATION Simulation in Medical Education

Contemporary views of teaching and learning healthcare communication in clinical practice
WORKSHOP "Facilitating workplace learning of healthcare communication in ultrasound education"

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8G: EDUCATION Social Media in Education

Twitter-understanding the power of social media in the context of clinical health education
To tweet or not!! (Including group work)

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

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Concurrent Session 5I: GENERAL Liver

Where is liver elastography of most value to patient care? The present and the future
Hepatic fibrosis: US elastography vs. MR elastography
RSNA/QIBA efforts to standardize shear wave speed as a biomarker for liver fibrosis staging
Implementation of the CAP/ATI/SWD
What is new in liver elastography

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 6I: GENERAL Abdomen

EFSUMB guidelines
Quantitative ultrasound (US) imaging for fatty liver disease
Understanding the ABCB4 gene mutation in Liver/Biliary disease
Ultrasound LIRADs- Implementation and limitations

Lunch

Concurrent Session 7I: GENERAL Abdomen - Abdominal contrast

CEUS in benign focal liver lesions
CEUS in malignant liver lesions
CEUS of the gallbladder
CEUS of indeterminate renal masses

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 8I: GENERAL Abdomen: Renal/male pelvis

Role of ultrasound in problematic renal masses
US evaluation of the Renal Tx- The first seven days
Evaluation of the renal transplant for chronic dysfunction
CEUS in Tx kid
US of the bladder - masses

Gala Dinner
Plaza Ballroom

SUNDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Concurrent Session 9A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Emergencies in MSK by US
Tendon and muscle imaging in sports injuries

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Ultrasound of nerves around the elbow and proximal forearm
Ultrasound of the distal biceps tendon and proximal radioulnar impingement
Assessing crystal disease such as gout with ultrasound

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Groin pain in athletes Dr Daniel Walkley
Ultrasound of the anterolateral hip
A pain in the butt Quanson Sirlyn

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12A: MSK & RHEUMATOLOGY

Ultrasound of nerve tumours and tumour-like masses

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Concurrent Session 9B: PoCUS- O&G

Normal and early pregnancy
Ectopic: typical and atypical
Ovarian masses: Which one's don't I have to follow up?

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10B: PoCUS- O&G

Haemorrhagic cysts and Torsion
USS in labour including fetal wellbeing assessment
Where is the placenta? What is the gestation?
Panel discussion
Quiz O&G

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11B: PoCUS - Lung

The general approach
Simple pleural effusion
Complex pleural effusions
Masses
Interesting cases

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12B: PoCUS - Lung

B-Lines
Consolidation and the approach in children
Pneumothorax tips and tricks
Watch the expert scan
Quiz on lungs

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Concurrent Session 9E: OBSTETRICS

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10E: OBSTETRICS

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11E: GYNAECOLOGY Role of Ultrasound in the investigation of pelvic pain and management of endometriosis

Endometriosis: A surgical perspective
Performing an ultrasound to assess for DIE
How ultrasound governs my surgical practice for endometriosis
Ultrasound-based endometriosis scoring: UBESS
Myometrial pathology: The diagnosis and management

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12E: GYNAECOLOGY Ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of complications in early pregnancy

Early pregnancy complications: Avoiding diagnostic errors
Non-tubal ectopic pregnancies
Diagnosis and management of Caesarean section scar pregnancy
Non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: An Australian experience
Pelvic floor ultrasound: Essentials

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Concurrent Session 9F: WORKSHOPS

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10F: WORKSHOPS-MSK

Live Scanning Workshop – Greater trochanteric pain syndrome - tendinopathy and differentials Dr Daniel Walkley
Live Scanning Workshop – Elbow

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11F: WORKSHOPS- Head & Neck

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12F: WORKSHOPS- Head & Neck

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Concurrent Session 9G: EDUCATION Developing scholarly skills

How to review a journal paper critically
Sage tips for publishing
Developing the skills and knowledge to structure and write an abstract (Group work)

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10G: EDUCATION Mastering the provision of verbal feedback

The role and purpose of feedback in clinical practice- the current theory and practices
Delivering feedback in clinical practice- the models which assist your clinical practice
Workshop - Facilitating educators in their clinical practice role to deliver feedback

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11G: EDUCATION

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12G: EDUCATION- Adopters of ultrasound imaging: The Future

Teaching cardiac ultrasound: One size does not fit all
Introducing US into the emergency department- tips, tricks and perils
The use of ultrasound imaging in rheumatology- our experiences to-date
Teaching ultrasound in the undergraduate medical education curriculum- the lessons learned so far

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Concurrent Session 9H: GENERAL - ABDOMEN

Patterns of wall thickening in acute and chronic gall bladder disease
US of the biliary tree
The role of ultrasound in portal hypertension beyond 2020
Sonography of splenic tumor: The almost forgotten organ in abdominal US examination

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10H: GENERAL - ABDOMEN New technologies

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11H: GENERAL - ABDOMINAL INTERVENTIONS

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12H: GENERAL - ABDOMEN

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Concurrent Session 9I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS Cranial Ultrasound

Perfecting the technique
Meningitis and complications
Correlation of US and MRI intracranial pathology
Eye US technique and clinical correlation
Interesting cases /case presentation/salivary glands

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 10I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS Renal

Basic renal tract US technique - common pathologies – UTI and bladder instability
Renal cystic disease
Comparing fetal medicine renal dilatation guidelines to the new OTC guidelines – What’s new? What’s different?
Clinical – Fetal and neonatal US – what does the clinician need to know?
CEUS – what is it? Theory and technique
CEUS – in the paediatric renal tract – does it give all the answers?

Lunch

Concurrent Session 11I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS Lumps, Bumps and Others

Clinician and sonographer – when to request US, what info does the clinician need from US?
Vascular malformations – what the interventional radiologist needs to know
Lymph nodes in children – what is normal or abnormal? When do we get worried?
Paediatric thyroid – technique & common/uncommon pathologies

Afternoon Tea

Concurrent Session 12I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS Abdomen

Appendicitis
Pyloric stenosis – normal/abnormal/confounders
Malrotation and complications
Odd GI US in paediatrics/ CEUS in adolescents

MONDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Concurrent Session 13B: PoCUS- Abdomen

Appendix
Crohns, diverticulitis, intussusception and more
Inguinal hernias
Bowel obstruction

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 14B: PoCUS- Abdomen

Portal hypertension and varicies
Biliary wall thickening that isn't cholecystitis
Watch the expert
Panel discussion

Lunch

Concurrent Session 15B: PoCUS- Mix n' Match

MSK
Vascular
Scrotum
Renal colic

Afternoon Tea

CLOSING PLENARY CEREMONY
Location: Plenary Level 2
Location - Plenary Level 2

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Concurrent Session 13D: GENERAL - MEN'S HEALTH - PROSTATE

Prostate fusion
ARFI and shear wave imaging of the prostate to delineate clinically-significant cancers
The ESUR guidelines for ultrasound assessment of variocles
Penile ultrasound

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 14D: GENERAL - MEN'S HEALTH - SCROTAL

Ultrasound of scrotal masses
Nutcracker syndrome: diagnosis with Doppler ultrasound
Ultrasound of acute scrotum
TRUS applications in anal and rectal diseases

Lunch

Concurrent Session 15D: GENERAL - MEN'S HEALTH - PROSTATE

Afternoon Tea

CLOSING PLENARY CEREMONY
Location: Plenary Level 2
Location - Plenary Level 2

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Concurrent Session 13E: GYNAECOLOGY

PCOS: An international consensus
Paediatric adolescent gynae ultrasound: common presentations
Assessing ovarian reserve: AFC versus AMH?
Uterine anomalies found on a baseline fertility scan: are they significant?
How I would conduct a baseline fertility scan
Enhanced myometrial vascularity following delivery or early pregnancy loss: is it RPOC, AVMs or a physiological finding?

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 14E: OBSTETRICS

Lunch

Concurrent Session 15E: OBSTETRICS

Afternoon Tea

CLOSING PLENARY CEREMONY
Location - Plenary Level 2

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Concurrent Session 13G: GENERAL - HEAD & NECK

Thyroid classification: Where hae we been and where are we going?
The use of shear wave elastography (SWE) in the thyroid
Post-operative thyroid US evaluation
Debate: Thyroid classification systems

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 14G: GENERAL - HEAD & NECK

Microbubbles
Evaluation of cervical lymph nodes (duplex scan and color Doppler)
Vascular curiousities in the head and neck region
Contrast enhanced ultrasound in head and neck lymph nodes

Lunch

Concurrent Session 15G: GENERAL - HEAD & NECK

Intra-oral ultrasound
Establishing a "One stop head and neck clinic"- the Fiona Stanley experience

Afternoon Tea

CLOSING PLENARY CEREMONY
Location: Plenary Level 2
Location - Plenary Level 2

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Concurrent Session 13I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS Elastography

Elastography in paediatric conditions. Normal values for different tissues
Elastography in evaluation of fibrosis in children
CEUS – in the abdomen – liver lesion detection and differentiation
Debate: Comparison of US and MRI in evaluating tissue stiffness in paediatric conditions – practical aspects of image acquisition and end results

Morning Tea

Concurrent Session 14I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS Chest

Paediatric and adolescent breast pathology
CEUS in the thorax - TOF, shunts
Thoracic US: Pathology – effusions, PTX, TOF
Correlation between US and cross-sectional imaging for thoracic pathologies

Lunch

Concurrent Session 15I: GENERAL - PAEDIATRICS MSK

Hip US: To graf or not to graf: Perfecting the technique
Hip pain – what else to look for – toddler’s #, discitis, OM pelvic bones, abscesses, retrocaecal appx, NBL
The art of palsy

Afternoon Tea

CLOSING PLENARY CEREMONY
Location: Plenary Level 2
Location - Plenary Level 2