2017 brings good winds to Head and Neck Radiology. In February, there was the release of the printed book Head and Neck, from the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) Series, edited by Doctors Ademar José de Oliveira Paes Junior (SC) and Rainer Guilherme Haetinger (SP), containing 22 chapters. and, as one of its innovations, bringing collaborations of doctors and specialists from other areas (otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, dentists, plastic surgeons, anatomists and speech therapists, among others).
At the Brazilian Congress of Radiology (CBR 17), to be held from October 12 to 14 (registration opened in www.congressocbr.com.br), in Curitiba (PR), the subspecialty will be offered with the participation of two international speakers: Dr. Deborah R. Shatzkes, who returns to the capital of Paraná after her participation in the event in 2013, and Dr. Douglas Phillips. Both operate in New York, United States. Remember that the national scientific coordinator of the module will be Dr. Rainer Haetinger, while the local coordination will be in charge of Dr. Luiz Otávio Coelho (PR).
Dr. Shatzkes is editor of the magazine Radiology, Professor of Radiology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Director of Head and Neck Diagnostic Imaging The New York Head & Neck Institute and head of the Head and Neck Neuroradiology department at the Lenox Hill Hospital. In addition, she is the current president of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) and is also responsible for several publications of articles, books and chapters in different countries, as well as participating in the preparation of the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Phillips is a professor of radiology and director of the Diagnostic Imaging Weill Medical College of Cornell University It's from New York Presbyterian Hospital, serves on the ASHNR executive committee, is vice president of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Code and Nomenclature Commission and author of numerous scientific papers. Received the honor America's Best Doctors between the years 2007 and 2009.
His lectures at CBR 17 will include topics on neck anatomy, cervical diseases, vascular lesions, parathyroid evaluation, mastoid tumors, cavernous sinus, orbital lesions, skull base, among others. There will also be an interactive class, such as a game show.
Other subjects covered include paranasal sinus anatomy and inflammatory disease, new TNM staging of oral cavity lesions, inflammatory disease, malformations, urgencies, postoperative temporal bone evaluation, etc.
The program was designed to serve both the public that is beginning its training in Head and Neck and residents and colleagues already active in the area, who will certainly have the opportunity to update with the news presented.
DR. RAINER GUILHERME HAETINGER
CBR 17 Head and Neck Module Coordinator