January 24-28, 2022 - Onsite ISUOG Approved Course in Malmö, SWEDEN The course is suitable for: Specialists in obstetrics and gynecology with basic knowledge and experience in gynecological ultrasound.

This 5-days intensive advanced course is approved by ISUOG and organised by Skåne University Hospital. Through a series of onsite lectures, videos, case presentations and Q&A sessions, this course aims to offer a truly well-rounded and in-depth insight for anyone interested in gaining more experience about ultrasound.

Venue: Malmö, SWEDEN, Skane University Hospital, Medicinskt Konferenscentrum (MKC), Jan Waldenströms gata 5, Jubileumsaulan.


Number of participants: 80 

Faculty: Lil Valentin, Antonia Testa, Daniela Fischerova, Gian-Franco Zannoni, Davor Jurkovic, Dorella Franchi, Gail ter Haar, Per-Åke Olofsson, Sören Torp Pedersen, Povilas Sladkevicius, Ligita Jokubkiene

Program: Lectures, LIVE scanning, case presentations, interactive sessions and lectures (ultrasound physics including artefacts, examination technique, image optimization,  adnexal masses, abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, endometriosis, tree-dimensional (3D) ultrasound, uterine malformations, management of incidentally detected adnexal masses or ”thick endometrium”, screening for ovarian and endometrial cancer, early pregnancy complications, MUSA, IETA, IDEA terminology, and more). Includes IOTA (International Ovarian Tumor Analysis) certification test.

Examination: Written test at the end of the course. Possibility to become IOTA certified.

Goal: After having participated in this course, the participants should be able to use gynecological ultrasound in an optimal way in clinical practice.

Course fee: 1250 EURO plus 25% VAT.

UOG Editorial Board, Courses Task Force

2019 Gold Medal Award article

Prof. Lil Valentin has been a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lund University, Sweden, since 2002. She is Head of the Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Sweden. Her research is mainly in gynecologic ultrasound, especially Doppler ultrasound (both 2D and 3D), but also obstetric ultrasound (RCT on nuchal translucency screening, cervix in pregnancy, cesarean hysterotomy scars).

With more than 200 scientific publications and vast teaching experience, she is often an invited speaker at Congresses and courses. She has organised many ultrasound courses herself and is a current member of the Editorial Board for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Country: Sweden

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological ultrasound; gynecological oncology; early pregnancy; safety of ultrasound

Languages: English; Swedish

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Country: Sweden

Field: Gynecology; Obstetrics

Specialties: 3D & 4D ultrasound; gynecological ultrasound; gynecological oncology; early pregnancy; reproductive medicine

Languages: English; Swedish; Russian

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ISUOG Trustee (2011-2019), ISUOG Committees and Working Groups: Editorial Board of UOG, VISUOG Task Force, Governance group

Dr Antonia Carla Testa studied medicine at the Catholic University in Rome. She did her residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the same university and specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She obtained a Doctorate in fetal and pediatric cardiological sciences.

Since 1998 she worked in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Catholic University in Rome. In 2004 she became an Assistant Professor in the same University. Since 1989 she has been involved in ultrasound research, at first in the use of Doppler velocimetry in pregnancy and then in the study of ovarian masses and oncological pathologies. At present she is in charge of the gyne-oncological ultrasound service at the Catholic University in Rome.

Country: Italy

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological oncology, gynecological ultrasound

Languages: Italian, English

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UOG Editorial Board, Governance group

Prof. Daniela Fischerova is an associate professor of OBGYN at the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague. She has dedicated her career to the implementation of ultrasound in gynecological oncology and in the planning of individualized treatment of cancer patients based on ultrasound diagnosis and staging. Daniela is a past member of the Scientific Committee, Editorial Board of UOG and ISUOG Advisory Membership Group.

Country: Czech Republic

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Gynecological oncology, gynecological ultrasound

Languages: English; Czech; German

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2020 Gold Medal Award article

Davor Jurkovic is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Director of Gynaecology Diagnostic and Outpatient Treatment Unit at University College Hospital London.  His main clinical and academic interest is the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of early pregnancy and gynaecological abnormalities.  He has pioneered the use of colour Doppler in gynaecology and early pregnancy as well as the use of three-dimensional ultrasound for the diagnosis of congenital uterine anomalies. He has published more than 250 papers in the international peer review journals and has edited five books on gynaecological ultrasound. Read more.

Country: UK

Field: Gynecology

Specialties: Endometriosis, early pregancy complications, ultrasound in gynaecology, benign gyanecological conditions, diagnosis of uterine and ovarian cancer.

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Dr Povilas Sladkevicius has spoken on OB/GYN ultrasound all around the world as a lecturer at various courses: Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Russia, Poland, Egypt and the United Kingdom. Dr Sladkevicius is a senior consultant of the ultrasound unit at Skane University Hospital, Sweden. He has previously worked at St. George’s Hospital, London University, London, United Kingdom.

Notable publications: Dr Sladkevicius has more than 100 publications in English, Russian, Swedish and Lithuanian.

Country: Sweden

Field: Gynecology; Obstetrics; Fertility

Specialties: 3D & 4D ultrasound; gynecological ultrasound; gynecological oncology; early pregnancy; reproductive medicine

Languages: English; Russian; Swedish; Lithuanian

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Additional Info:

For more information about the program, course contents, fees and registration please call + 46 73 837 9870 or email dana.sladkeviciene@med.lu.se


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