09-NOV-2016: To commemorate the 5th International Day of Radiology with 'Breast Imaging' as the theme, the Department of Radio-diagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) in collaboration with Aligarh City Chapter of IRIA (Indian Radiological Imaging Association) organized a one-day CME on 'Recent Trends on Women's Imaging'.
The programme, which was headed by Professor Mohammad Khalid, Chairman, Department of Radio-diagnosis had eminent speakers‚??Dr Bhupendra Ahuja President elect IRAI, Dr Smriti Hari from AIIMS New Delhi, Dr Jyoti Kumar from Maulana Azad Medical College New Delhi, Dr Shabnam B Grover from Safdarjung Hospital New Delhi and Dr Jyoti Arora from Medcity Medanta Gurgaon.
While inaugurating the function, Dr Bhupendra Ahuja, President elect, IRAI said that it is a difficult work to organise a CME and it is a big opportunity for a clinician to learn new and updated skills. He added that all medical teachers and students should keep on attending CMEs to keep themselves updated.
In the conclusion of his talk, Dr Ahuja urged the young clinicians and other doctors attending the CME to stay away from conducting sex-determination tests and other malpractices.
Professor Tariq Mansoor, Principal and CMS, JNMC said that radiology is a very important branch of medical science and the need of the hour is to develop Women's Imaging as a speciality sub-branch in radiology as it deals with breast cancer, pregnancy, cervical cancer, carcinoma and other complicated health issues.
He pointed out that AMU's Department of Radio-diagnosis is a very competent department, which is well equipped with modern facilities and been successfully treating the patients.
"It is hoped that soon a department of interventional radiology will be established in JNMC," said Prof Mansoor.
Prof Amanullah Khan, Dean, Faculty of Medicine said that there has been an immense improvement in the way Imaging is been done in the past 30 years. He added that the malpractice in the field is a matter of concern and doctors should work on ethical values in the field and avoid unnecessary investigation.
Prof Shagufta Wahab, Organising Secretary of the CME said that radiologists play an important role in the identification of various diseases and she hoped that this CME will serve the purpose of better treatment.
Professor Mohammad Khalid, Chairman, Department of Radio-diagnosis said that the objective of the CME is to deal with various health issues like female infertility, which has a huge psychological impact and breast cancer, which is the most common cancer among women accounting for 16 percent of all female cancers.
The programme also had deliberations on recent advancements in Women's Imaging with various imaging modalities like ultrasonography, mammography, breast tomosynthesis and MRI.
Dr Shariq Aqeel conducted the programme, while Dr Saifullah Khalid proposed the vote of thanks.
Related Picturesguests present during the CME at Deptt of Radio Diagnosis