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SCH Receives Trainees of the Fifth International Training Workshop on Ultrasound Therapy of Tumors for HIFU Training

During the period of July 9th to 21st, 2016, Suining Central Hospital(SCH) received 20 trainees of the Fifth International Training Workshop on Ultrasound Therapy of Tumors as commissioned by the National Engineering Research Center of Ultrasound Medicine. The trainees were from 9 countries including Thailand, South Africa, Argentina, Colombia, the Philippines, Sudan, Jordan, Egypt and the UK. The training workshop was sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, and organized by Chongqing Medical University and the National Engineering Research Center of Ultrasound Medicine. In order to ensure the training effects, the 20 trainees were sent to SCH in three batches for a three-day learning and communication.

During their training period, the trainees were showed around the departments at the headquarters and Hedong Branch of SCH, and they were impressed with its beautiful campuses, advanced equipment and convenient service facilities. In HIFU Center, the trainees attentively observed the HIFU treatment procedures of gynecological benign diseases and other malignant diseases, understood the workflow and current development of HIFU, learned from the HIFU doctors about the effectiveness, advantages and prospects of HIFU. After attentive observation and communication at the site, the trainees showed great interests in HIFU, had a preliminary understanding of its indications, operating process and notes, and achieved their training goal as expected.

One of the trainees, Dr.Mohamed Hamed, lecturer of interventional radiology and oncology intervention consultant of Cairo University Kasr El Aini Hospital, had studied at the HIFU Center of SCH for one month last January. He specially brought his partner with him for HIFU training this time and renewed his own HIFU diagnosis and treatment knowledge. He himself implemented the HIFU treatment procedures of placenta accreta and cesarean scar pregnancy under the direction of our HIFU doctors. Dr.Mohamed Hamed said, he was setting up the first HIFU Center in Egypt with his partner which was going to be open in three months. By then, they will apply the advanced HIFU technology to relieve medical conditions for Egyptian people.