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BSPR 2004 Programme






09.00-09.30       Registration.


SESSION 1                        Chair – Dr Sara Harrison 


09.20-10.0          Dr Sue King (Guest Speaker)

Imaging of Paediatric Head & Neck masses.


10.00-10.50       Proffered Papers

-                Can ultrasound differentiate biliary atresia from other causes of jaundice in infants?

TM Humphrey, MD Stringer – Leeds

-                Auditing your MCU doses can be quite interesting – no seriously!

IJ Kenney - Brighton

-                Imaging after first UTI in infancy – when can cystography be omitted?

- Moorthy I, McHugh K, Easty M, Biassoni L, Ridout D, Gordon I – GOS London


-                Use of real time ultrasound to assess vocal cord function in infants.

A Howarth, G Williams, G Robin, S Morris – Cardiff


10.50-11.10                                    Coffee Break


SESSION 2                        Chair – Dr Sue Morris


11.10-11.40       Dr Brian Ayres (Guest Speaker)

The Radiological Aspects of the National Patient Safety Agency


11.40-12.30       Proffered Papers

-                Aspects of practice in pneumatic reduction of Intussusception.

J Fairhurst, H Rassoulian – Southampton


-                Treatment of recurrent intussusception

N Townsend, A Ali, A Shabani – Manchester


-            The role of ultrasound in the assessment of children with suspected gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and comparison with continuous 24 hour pH monitoring oesophageal studies.

R Guirguis, N Galal, JV Cook, SK Chong, M Warren.  Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust


-            Review of imaging findings in acute appendicitis: Is there a difference between pre-school and school-age children?

 J Yarr, A Patterson. Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children


12.30-13.30       Lunch


13.30-14.0          AGM


SESSION 3                        Chair – Dr Alison Evans


14.00-14.40            -              The Forensic Examination of the Infant and Young


                                                Dr S Leadbeatter – Home Office Pathologist


14.40-15.30       Proffered Papers

-                Digital Imaging in NAI:  A ROC Study

Offiah A C, Moon L, Hall CM, Todd-Pokropek A


-            Suspected child abuse:  what radiological investigation should be performed?                                                A Systematic Review.  Welsh Child Protection Systematic Review Group

A Butler, S Maguire, AM Kemp, M Mann, S Morris, JR Sibert – Cardiff


-            How old is the fracture?  Radiological dating of fractures in children.

-            A systematic review. Welsh Child Protection Systematic Review Group

I Prosser, S Maguire, S Harrison, M Mann, JR Sibert, AM Kemp – Cardiff


-            What fractures are suggestive of NAI – A Systematic Review Welsh Child Protection Systematic Review Group

S Datta, S Maguire, A Kemp, S Harrison, JR Sibert – Cardiff


15.30-15.50                                Tea Break


15.50-16.45       Proferred Papers

-                Optimal Exposure Parameters for Digital Radiography of the infant skull:  A Pilor Study

Offiah AC, Grehan J, Hall CM, Todd-Pokropek A


-                The use of MR and Ultrasound Imaging in diagnosis of paediatric muscle disease

L Hartley – Cardiff


-            1H – MR Spectroscopy of childhood brain tumours

L MacPherson – Birmingham


-            MRI identifies subclinical features that predict extension or arthritis in children with oligoarthritis

 M Pakkal, K Johnson, J Gardner-Medwin*, CAJ Ryder – Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Glasgow University*


16.45     Close