GESA Consensus Statement

GESA Update

An Australian consensus statement regarding the management of HCC has been released, with a summary published in MJA. ARGANZ has been heavily involved in the process. A link to the full document can be found at here - click link

New Chair

ARGANZ is delighted to announce that A/Prof Tom Sutherland will commence as Chair of ARGANZ on 1st July 2020.

Tom is a radiologist at St Vincent's hospital in Melbourne, with particular interests in CTC, liver and urological imaging. He is actively involved in MSAC applications in these areas and is a strong advocate for abdomino-pelvic imaging.

A Message From Kirsten Gormly

After 3 years as Chair of ARGANZ, Dr Kirsten Gormly ended her term on 30th June.  Watch this short video to hear an update on ARGANZ, her views on the importance of collaboration and what new initiatives are underway.

CT Colonography during COVID-19

Background

Guidance has been sought on a unified position for the use of CT Colonography (CTC) in Australia and New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic.  On review of the limited evidence, a consensus has been reached among radiologists from the two countries.

ARGANZ Online Learning

Missing The ARGANZ Meeting This Weekend?

Have a desire for some abdomino-pelvic learning?

The ARGANZ executive has some suggestions for you.

Preferably log in to the ARGANZ website first at www.arganz.org so the ARGANZ website links will take you directly to the relevant pages.

ARGANZ at SAR

There were 20 ANZ delegates at the recent SAR (Society of Abdominal Radiology) meeting in Hawaii. Dr Kirsten Gormly (SA) was an invited plenary speaker on rectal MRI and gave a workshop on peritoneal disease, and Dr Rajeev Jyoti (ACT) presented at a workshop on Prostate MR.

Kirsten took the opportunity to discuss future ARGANZ-SAR relations with the current and incoming SAR presidents, Jonathan Kruskal and Desiree Morgan and generally raise the profile of abdominal radiology in Australia & New Zealand.

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