Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

28th Annual Meeting
October 5 - 7, 2018
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
San Diego, California


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SRU 2018 Annual Meeting Program

Friday, October 5, 2018 - Plenary Session

Friday, October 5, 2018

7:45 am - 12:00 pm

Plenary Session: Don't Miss This!


Nirvikar Dahiya, MD and
Mark Lockhart, MD, MPH

Welcome and Announcement of Distinguished Service
 and Larry Mack Award Winners

Harriet Paltiel, MD

Neck - Post Thyroidectomy Recurrence

Mary Frates, MD

Breast Ultrasound: Problem Solving and Difficult Scenarios

Beverly Hashimoto, MD

Placenta - Accreta, Percreta, Previa, Vasa Previa

Paula Woodward, MD

Musculoskeletal - Soft Tissue Masses

Jon Jacobson, MD

Pelvis Adnexa - Twists and Turns

Lori Strachowski, MD

Abdomen Pain - Don't miss the Bowel!

Stephanie Wilson, MD

Keynote Address - Scrotal Sonography: Tips and Tricks of the Trade

William Middleton, MD

Questions & Answers


Presentation of Young Investigator Award Paper:


ACR O-RADS-The Future of Adnexal Mass Evaluation

Rochelle Andreotti, MD

Pediatric Abdomen Emergencies

Harris Cohen, MD

Vascular - Stented Arteries

Michelle Robbin, MD, MS

Transplants - Perioperative Period

Mindy Horrow, MD

Questions & Answers


Friday, October 5, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session A

Friday, October 5, 2018

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm




Sheila Sheth, MD and Shweta Bhatt, MD

First Trimester Bleeding

Genevieve Bennett, MD

Post Partum Complications

Sheila Sheth, MD

3D US : How Does it Help in Gynecology

Dolores Pretorius, MD

Bulky and bumpy: Ultrasound of the myometrium

Jade Wong, MD

Bulky and bumpy: Ultrasound of the myometrium

Emma Schons,

Pelvic Floor Imaging

Beverly Hashimoto, MD

Deep Pelvic Endometriosis

Shuchi Rodgers, MD

Adnexal Masses - What not to Ignore!

Shweta Bhatt, MD

Questions and Answers


Friday, October 5, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session B

Friday, October 5, 2018

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm




Sandra Allison, MD and Jon Jacobson, MD

Post-Operative Imaging

Jon Jacobson, MD

Groin Pain: Hernias and Beyond

Michael Williamson, MD

US Guided Therapeutic MSK Procedures

Ronald Adler, MD, PhD

Snapping Joints and other Dynamic Applications

Tara Morgan, MD

Peripheral Nerve Sonography

Sandra Allison, MD

Pediatric Hip

Susan Connolly, MD

Lumps and Bumps - Which Can I Ignore?

Paul Spicer, MD

Questions and Answers


Saturday, October 6, 2018 Sunrise Session MTP

Sunrise Session

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM



Beverly Hashimoto, MD
Valerie Ward, MD, MPH



Stephanie R Wilson, MD
Michelle L Robbin, MD


Henrietta Rosenberg, MD
Carol Barnewolt, MD


Ronald Adler, MD
Robert A Kane, MD


Dolores H Pretorius, MD
Thomas C Winter, III, MD


John M Benson, MD
John J Cronan, MD

Saturday, October 6, 2018 Morning Workshops



Saturday, October 6, 2018


8:00 am 8:30 am

Introduction to ACR TI-RADS

Franklin Tessler, MD, CM

Periprocedural Anticoagulation

Theodora Potretzke, MD

HCC Screening

Helena Gabriel, MD

Fetal Masses Amenable to Therapy

Beverly Coleman, MD

CEUS: How To Set up a CEUS Lab

Michelle Robbin, MD, MS

8:45 am 9:15 am

TI-RADS vs Others

Jason Wagner, MD

Pediatric US Guided Procedures

Gulraiz Chaudry, MD

The Use of US in the Evaluation of Pancreas Tranplants

Edward Bluth, MD

Soft Signs in OB US in the Era of Cell-Free DNA

Thomas Winter, MD


David Fetzer, MD

9:30 am – 10:00 am



Jill Langer, MD

US Intervention with Contrast

Lori Gettle, MD, MBA

Acute Liver Failure

Mindy Horrow, MD

Hydrocephalus is not a Diagnosis

Paula Woodward, MD

Emergent Breast US

Ellen Mendelson, MD

10:15 am - 10:45 am


Pediatric Head and Neck

Carol Barnewolt, MD

Renal Biopsy

Maitray Patel, MD


R Brooke Jeffrey, MD

Baby Steps in Obstetrics Doppler

Anne Kennedy, MB, BCh, BAO

Liver Elastography

Richard Barr, MD

11:00 am - 11:30 am


Advanced Head and Neck

Jason Wagner, MD

The Difficult Biopsy

John McGahan, MD

Right Upper Quadrant Pain

Daniel Oppenheimer, MD

Is it or isn't it an IUP? Interstitial, Cervical and C-Section Scar Pregnancies

Lori Strachowski, MD

Elastography Applications Outside the Liver: Thyroid, Lymph Nodes and Beyond

Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD

Saturday, October 06, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session A

Saturday, October 6, 2018

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm





Corinne Deurdulian, MD and Mark Kliewer, MD

Doppler Optimization

Mark Kliewer, MD

US Evaluation of Portal Hypertension and TIPS

Leslie Scoutt, MD

Renal Transplants

Edward Grant, MD

Abdominal Applications of Contrast US

Hisham Tchelepi, MD

Carotid and Vertebral US: Beyond ICA Stenosis

Corinne Deurdulian, MD

Mesenteric Ischemia

Margarita Revzin, MD, MS

Mesenteric Ischemia

Kasey Kelly, MD

Interesting Vascular Cases

Mark Lockhart, MD, MPH

Questions & Answers


Saturday, October 06, 2018 Afternoon SAM Session B

Saturday, October 6, 2018

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm




Ronald Bude, MD and Ulrike Hamper, MD, MBA

Renal Incidentalomas

Ronald Bude, MD

Contrast US in Renal Masses

Kristin Porter, MD, PhD

GU Ultrasound in Pregnancy

Anne Kennedy, MB, BCh

Color Doppler in GU US

Aya Kamaya, MD

Contrast in Urinary Tract

Stefanie Weinstein, MD

US of Renal Transplants

Ulrike Hamper, MD, MBA

Non Testicular Scrotal Masses

Wui Chong, MD, MBBS

Questions & Answers


Sunday, October 7, 2018 - Plenary Session

Sunday, October 7, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plenary Session: Challenges in US - Instructive Cases


Stefanie Weinstein, MD and John Knudsen, MD

Head & Neck

John Knudsen,


Kathryn Robinson, MD


Gowthaman Gunabushanam, MD


Ghaneh Fananapazir, MD


Valerie Ward, MD, MPH


Sara Durfee, M.D.


Priyanka Jha, MBBS

Questions and Answers

Event Details

Registration and Hotel Information

Meeting Registration

Please click on the link below to register for the meeting, or you can also register on the SRU website a Should you encounter any problems with your registration, please contact the SRU staff.


Travel and Hotel

You are responsible for making your own travel and hotel arrangements and for payment of any expenses incurred to attend the meeting.

Hotel Reservations

To reserve a room at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, please call 1-619-276-4010 and request the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) rate, or to make a reservation on line please click the link below:


  •  Room rate: From $219 per night.  Rates published are for single occupancy.  An extra person charge per person may apply for 2 or more guests sharing the same guestroom.  There is a 12.70 % per room per night tax.
  •  Reservation deadline: A block of rooms has been reserved for October 1, 2018 - October 8, 2018.  Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  The special room rate will be available until September 1st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.  After that date, reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis and may not be available at the negotiated rate.
  • Payment:  Payment for room and tax and all incidental charges is due in full upon check out. Payment can be made by cash, by certified check, or credit card.  Hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, Discover Card, Duet Card, Eurocard, JCB International, Maestro/Switch, Master Card or Visa.
  •  Cancellation:  If you wish to cancel, please do so 3 days prior to arrival to avoid cancellation penalties.
  •  A limited number of rooms for guests with special needs, in accordance with ADA, are available.  Please contact the hotel reservations department to confirm your arrangements.
  •  At check in, the front desk will verify your check-out date.  Rates quoted are based on check-in date and length of stay.  Should you choose to depart early a departure fee will be charged.







Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
1775 East Mission Bay Drive, 
San Diego, CA 92109

Phone: 1-619-276-4010 

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Located on scenic Mission Bay, this San Diego resort is situated on an 18-acre park with lush gardens and rolling lawns, just steps from the beach. Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is an ideal destination for exploration: Rent a bike to ride along the 28-mile boardwalk, go sailing around the bay or discover the 7,500 sq. ft. Spa Brezza.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Hotel, CA - Hotel Exterior Ariel View

Meeting Attire

We encourage attendees and speakers as well to dress comfortably for this meeting and suggest business casual attire for all meeting functions.  It is also advised that you bring a sweater or jacket with you.  Meeting rooms can be chilly, and we have very limited control over the room temperature.

Social Events

Welcome Reception – Casual Attire  

Banquet & Reception – Business Casual to Cocktail Attire

Events at a Glance


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Dining and Things to Do in San Diego


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