BFAS Saturday morning meeting september 16th 2023 Gent - “Latest Imaging Technologies in Foot and Ankle Surgery”

16/09/202316/09/2023  (08:30 - 12:00 ) Gent  -  Belgium

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“Latest Imaging Technologies in Foot and Ankle Surgery”

AZ Maria Middelares Gent @ Sensum (zaal kasteel +1), Kortrijksesteenweg 1026 9051 Gent

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This BFAS Saturday morning meeting provides an update on current innovative imaging modalities in patients with foot and ankle disorders. Topics include indication and clinical use of ultrasound by the orthopaedic surgeon, weight-bearing computed tomography (WBCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT-CT) in foot and ankle surgery.

Moderator: Laurent Goubau
08:30-09:00 Welcoming participants with coffee and breakfast
09:00-09:20 Introduction - Laurent Goubau, MD
09:20-09:50 Ultrasound by foot and ankle surgeons - Laurens De Cock, MD 09:50-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:30 WBCT in patients with foot and ankle problems - The new emerging imaging modality - Kristian Buedts, MD
10:30 Discussion
10:40 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 SPECT/CT: shedding light on foot and ankle pain - all that glitters - Jeroen Mertens, MD, Phd
11:30-11:40 Discussion
11:40-12:10 "Advanced MRI of Ankle & Foot" - Maryam Shahabpour, MD
12:10 Discussion
12:30 End
Target audience
This meeting is intended for the experienced foot and ankle surgeon, the less experienced foot and ankle surgeon, the future foot and ankle surgeons, trainees seeking to expand his or her knowledge in the field.

The Belgian Foot & Ankle Society (BFAS) is accredited by for offering continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

FANC decided that this activity qualifies for continuing education in radiation protection for :
1h00 for Nuclearists RX
3h00 for Radiologists
3h00 for Connexists (orthopaedic surgeons)
This information will soon be available on our web page

Permanent training | FANC - Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (

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