The 16th Annual Academic Sessions 2017 of Sri Lanka College of Radiologists was held at The Grand Kandyan Hotel Kandy, from the 31st of August 2017 to the 2nd of September 2017.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Achieving Excellence in Radiological care”. The scientific committee had planned an excellent academic programme by an eminent panel of local and overseas experts to update the knowledge to achieve excellence in delivering radiological care.
With over 14 renowned speakers including Dr. Andrea Schwarz Doria, MD, PhD, Msc from the Department of Diagnostic Imaging of the hospital for Sick Children Ontarro, Canada, Prof. Jeffrey C. Weinreb, MD, FACR, FISMRM, FSCBT/MR, Professor of Radiology and Biochemical imaging, Yale School of Medicine, USA and Dr. Emmeline Lee, MBBS, FRANZCR, DRANZCOG, Western Ultrasound for Women/Sir Charles Gairdoner Hospital,
Perth, Australia.
Other renowned speakers from Sri Lanka included Dr. Aruna Pallewatte MBBS, MD, FRCR Consultant Radiologist, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Dr. Sanjeewa Munasinghe MBBS, MD Consultant Radiologist, Military Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka and Prof. P.B. Hewawithana MBBS, MD Consultant Radiologist, Department of Radiology University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
More than 300 doctors participated in this congress from Sri Lanka and other counties of South Asia. Throughout the 3 days many lectures were held on topics such as Gallbladder Ultrasound for Surgeons, Third trimester Ultrasound etc. Pyramed International (Pvt) Ltd. sponsored a stall exhibiting our latest ultrasound machines
including the HS70A Prime, H60 and MySonoU6 ultrasound machines at the SLCOR Congress.

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Participants showed a keen interest on handling this type of technological equipment and using these new features in their practice. We carried out many demonstrations to doctors demonstrating the new advanced features on Samsung Ultrasound scanners. They were especially interested in features such as S-Shearwave, S-Detect for Beast and Thyroid and EBreast. All in all, it was a very successful congress and Samsung played a major part in making it a reality.

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Pyramed International (Pvt) Ltd. also exhibited our latest wireless ultrasound scanner, The Sonon 300C and Sonon 300L. Participants were very much interested in this new type of ultrasound and showed an interest in using them in their practice.

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