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NOVA’s Medical Education Campus to partner with Samsung to host session “Getting Started with Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the Liver”

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As a global leader in manufacturing medical devices, Samsung has partnered with Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus to host an informational session, “Getting Started with Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the Liver,” on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Medical Education Campus, 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield VA 22150. This event is free and offers continuing medical education (CME) credits to all sonographers, radiographers and physicians.

Bob DeJong, Jr., ultrasound radiology technical manager at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution in Baltimore, Md., will provide insight on new ultrasound applications used to enhance the visibility of blood vessels and the gastrointestinal tract within the body through medical imaging. Representatives from Samsung will also showcase their premium ultrasound imaging system RS80A with Prestige, one of the company’s newer models. The RS80A with Prestige provides higher clinical value to detect lesions and diseases related to abdominal, breast, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal ailments. In 2015, the imaging equipment was first launched in Korea and Europe, and has recently received 510(k) FDA clearance in the U.S. market. 

“Getting Started with Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in the Liver” will be held in the atrium, located on the first floor of the Medical Education Campus. The event is open to the public, however registration is required. Refreshments will be provided. To register please contact Page Mori at 703-321-8400 or page.mori@xrayvisions.net.

Media Contact: Kristina Ogburn | 703.503.6338 | kogburn@nvcc.edu

 

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