Key Details

  • Date: May 13, 2018 (Sunday)
    • Note: workshop is run concurrently with the RadiologyAsia conference Day 
  • Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Location: MAX Atria, Singapore Expo
  • Cost: $150 SGD
    • Notes:
      • RadiologyAsia conference pass needs to be purchased first, the workshop will appear as an add-on option.
      • If you are already a delegate, log in here to choose the workshop as an option.


S1 – Doppler US of upper limb arteries

Ms Ng Choo Khong Shirley
Senior Executive Medical Technologist
National Heart Centre Singapore

S2 – Doppler US of upper limb deep and superficial veins

Mr Peter Coombs
Sonographer In Charge, Monash Health, Melbourne Australia
Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University

S3 – Doppler US of lower limb arteries

Ms Shirley Wong Heng Ming
Principal Radiographer
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

S4 – Doppler US of lower limb deep veins 

Ms Melati Dewi Ali
Principal Radiographer
National University Hospital

S5 - Doppler US of lower limb superficial veins 

Ms Hannah Tay Hup Chee
Senior Principal Radiographer
Changi General Hospital

S6 – Doppler US of the carotid and brachiocephalic arteries

Ms Florence Tan Gaik Mooi
Senior Radiographer
Singapore General Hospital

Hands-on Session

S - Session
G - Group



Led by:
 0830 - 0835
 Welcome speech

 Prof Ong Chiou Li
 0835 - 0900
 Vascular Criteria Update
Peter Coombs
 0900 - 1030
 Hands-on workshop
Teaching faculty

1030 - 1045
 1045 - 1215
 Hands-on workshop
Teaching faculty
 1215 - 1245
 Ms Rafidah Abu Bakar
** Each teaching faculty will contribute 5 MCQs to MUSS. 8-10 MCQs will be selected for Quiz.


The workshop, jointly organised by the Medical Ultrasound Society (Singapore) (MUSS) and RadiologyAsia will be led by Mr Peter Coombs, Senior Lecturer in Ultrasound at Monash University and Sonographer in charge at Monash. He will joined by a group of experienced Senior Sonographers from Singapore. This workshop is suitable for practitioners (Sonographers/Radiographers/Doctors) who are new to vascular ultrasound as well as practitioners with moderate level of experience and will like to refresh their technique and learn new tips.
Participants will be arranged into groups, which will be kept small to ensure sufficient hands-on practice,  and good interaction/consultation time with tutors. As class size is limited, interested participant is encouraged to sign up early.

The Essentials of Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound

The workshop covers anatomy, information of common pathology, scanning technique, and provide intensive hands-on for:
  1. Carotid and brachiocephalic arteries
  2. Upper limb deep and superficial veins (venous thrombosis)
  3. Upper limb arteries
  4. Lower limb deep and superficial veins (venous thrombosis)
  5. Lower limb arteries