Abdominal Emergency Radiology Course - Leicester

Saturday 14 October 2017, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM


One day case-based review of emergency abdominal radiology in Leicester (UK) on Saturday October 14, with radiologists Dr Vikas Shah and Dr Jeremy Jones. Learn how to detect important pathologies on x-ray, CT, ultrasound and MRI, and how to avoid common interpretation pitfalls. Unique technology, video access and an interactive presentation style create the ultimate day of learning.

This course happened in 2017 - register for the online course here

Who should attend?

Ideal for any health professionals involved in the care of emergency patients or acute abdominal pathology. 

  • Doctors
    • radiology trainees
    • emergency medicine consultants and trainees
    • surgical consultants and trainees
    • junior doctors with interest in radiology
  • Non-doctors
    • CT & MR radiographers
    • physician assistants, nurses, medical students

Course fees includes:

  • catering - coffee/tea and biscuits on arrival and mid-morning, and lunch
  • certificate of attendance
  • online access to all course cases and slides
  • 12 months access to the live video recording
  • bonus pelvic and abdominal trauma videos
Course topics
  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Obstruction of the renal and gastrointestinal tracts
  • Vascular emergencies and bowel ischemia
  • Acute presentation of tumors
  • The post-operative abdomen
  • Gynecologic and scrotal emergencies
  • Pelvic and abdominal trauma (online video only)
  • Interactive finale!

All attendees will receive over 12 months free online video access to all videos recorded live at the event as well as bonus pelvic and abdominal trauma videos from our 2016 Trauma Radiology Course. Trauma video access commences immediately after course payment. Videos can be accessed via this page when logged in to your free Radiopaedia account. 

CPD Certification

All attendees receive a certificate of course attendance.

  • Six Category 1 CPD points will be available for any member of a college belonging to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.


Dr Vikas Shah (@DrVikasShah) is a consultant radiologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust in Leicester, UK, and an honorary fellow of the University of Leicester. He has taught abdominal and emergency imaging at several national and international courses and has a particular passion for delivering radiology education using social media and new technology. In addition to his education roles, Vikas is currently a clinical vice president of the UK Radiology Congress (UKRC).

Dr Jeremy Jones (@dr_jbj) is a consultant pediatric radiologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, UK, and an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He has been involved with Radiopaedia since its inception and is currently Deputy Editor-in-Chief. Jeremy is also Theme Lead for Imaging at Edinburgh Medical School.


Leicester Medical School’s state-of-the-art Center for Medicine opened in 2015 and is the largest non-residential “Passivhaus” building in the UK, designed to be environmentally friendly and require minimum additional heating or cooling. The venue is easily accessible by rail or road, with plentiful nearby parking.

Center for Medicine
Lancaster Road

Refund policy

Full refund less £40 administration/video access fee for any cancelations received more than ten days before the event. Those who cancel will still receive 12 months access to the online version of the course valued at USD$48. No refund is available for cancelations received within ten days of the event. All cancelation requests should be emailed to [email protected]   

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