2nd Announcement

COR Annual Scientific Meeting 2011

Radiology: Beyond Image Interpretation
8 - 10 April 2011 The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

In Collaboration with

Malaysian Oncological Society

Greetings from the College of Radiology (CoR), Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. I take pleasure in announcing the 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Radiology which will be held on 8-10 April 2011, with the theme “Radiology: Beyond Image Interpretation”. This 2011 ASM is organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), University Putra Malaysia (UPM), the Malaysian Oncological Society, Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) and Vision College. On behalf of the Council members of the CoR and the members of the Organising Committee, I warmly welcome the Faculty. We especially welcome the RSNA International Visiting Professors who have come from afar to impart and share knowledge with us all. They will lecture on a range of different topics in the 10 tracks that cover Paediatric Radiology, Oncology, Interventional Radiology, Medical Physics, CNS and Head & Neck, Abdomen Pelvis, Breast Imaging, Accreditation and Litigation, Excellence in Academia and Personal Motivation. The last special session entitled “Radiology Means Business” will bring the meeting to a close on Sunday afternoon. There will be two Pre-Congress Workshops a) Basic PET-CT interpretation is organised in collaboration with the University Putra Malaysia (UPM), and will be held at the Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging Centre at the university in Serdang. b) Vascular Ultrasound Workshop is organised in collaboration with Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) and Vision College, Kelana Jaya which will be held at Hospital Serdang. I welcome not only members of the Malaysian CoR, but also participants from our counterpart Colleges from Singapore and Hong Kong as a tripartite agreement linking our Academies of Medicine is in effect. It is my hope that all participants will have a pleasurable educational experience and a memorable time at the meeting.

Humairah Samad-Cheung President, College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia

International Visiting Professors from Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Andrea S. Doria, MD, Ph.D, M.Sc. (Paediatric Radiology) The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada John P. McGahan, MD (Interventional Radiology) University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, U.S.A. David M. Yousem, MD, MBA (Neuroradiology) Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Other members of Faculty
Australia Hong Kong Hong Kong Korea Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia Mary Rickard Ann King David Yeung Park Jung-Byung Amir Firdaus Abdullah Noriah Jamal Siti Sa’diah Sheikh Bakir Abdul Samad Sakijan Elaine Cheong Dharmendra Harichandra Ahmad Sobri Muda Khairul Azmi Abd Kadir Azleen Mohd Zain Basri JJ Abdullah Sydney Breast Clinic Prince of Wales Hospital Prince of Wales Hospital DRGEM Pte Ltd Gleneagles Intan, Ampang National IAEA/RCA Project Coordinator KPJ Healthcare Bhd Sentosa Medical Centre Sime Darby Healthcate Group Sime Darby Medical Centre, Subang Jaya UKM Medical Centre University Malaya Medical Centre University Malaya Medical Centre University Malaya Medical Centre

COUNCIL 2010 - 2012
President Immediate Past President Vice Presidents Oncology Radiodiagnosis Nuclear Medicine Secretary Treasurer Councillors : Humairah Samad-Cheung : Evelyn Ho Lai Ming : : : : : : Gerard Lim Chin Chye Zaharah Musa Abdul Rahman Mohamad Shantini A. Arasaratnam Yang Faridah Abdul Aziz Josephine Subramaniam Alex Tang Ah Lak Noraini Abdul Rahim Abdul Jalil Nordin 1

Deadline for free paper submission : 28 February 2011 Organising Committee: College of Radiology, AMM – Council Scientific Programme Committee: Humairah Samad Cheung Abdul Rahman Mohamad Daniel Wong Wai Yan

Conference Secretariat

College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
Suite 2.01, Level 2, Medical Academies of Malaysia 210 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603 4025 2808 Fax: 603 4025 1808 E-mail: secretariat@radiologymalaysia.org, Contact Person: Jessie Fung Website: www.radiologymalaysia.org

CME/CPD points

CME/CPD points are being applied for. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants at the end of the Meeting.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

The Secretariat must be notified in writing of all cancellations. Refund will be made after event. i) Cancellation on/before 15 March 2011 : RM150 levied as cancellation fee ii) Cancellation after 15 March 2011 : NO REFUND

Programme Updates

Please check for further updates at www.radiologymalaysia.org


Whilst all efforts are made to ensure that the information in this announcement are correct, amendments may be made due to unforeseen circumstances.

Basic PET-CT interpretation Workshop
Date : 8 April 2011 (Friday) Time : 7.45 am till 5.00 pm Venue : Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging Centre, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang Limit : 20 pax ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Abdul Rahman Mohamad Abdul Jalil Nordin Noraini Abdul Ralim Fathinul Fikri Ahmad Saad Sharifah Aishah Al-Edrus Noraini Abdul Rahim

Vascular Ultrasound Workshop
Date : 8 April 2011 (Friday) Time : 7.45 am till 5.00 pm Venue : Seminar Room, Auditorium and Diagnostic Imaging Department, Hospital Serdang Limit : 30 pax ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Noraini Abdul Rahim - Course Director Zahurin Ismail - Course Coordinator Siti Sharifah@ Siti Jusna Muhammad Melisa Lim Seer Yee Masiyati Bt Jamil Siti Normasitah Bt Masduki Norisah Bt Liman

8 April 2011 (Friday)


8 April 2011 (Friday)


9 April 2011 (Day 1)
07.30am - 08.30am
Track 1: Paediatric Radiology Chairperson: Zaleha Abdul Manaf Acute Appendicitis in Young Children: Cost-effectiveness of US versus CT in Diagnosis (Andrea Doria - RSNA) Imaging of Early Changes in Hemophilic Arthropathy. Today and Tomorrow (Andrea Doria - RSNA) Vascular Abnomalities in Children (Ahmad Sobri Muda UKM Medical Centre) The Brain in Children: Is contrast enhancement really needed after obtaining normal unenhanced CT results? (Andrea Doria - RSNA) Tea Break Keynote Address, Opening Ceremony (Congress & Trade Expo) & Press Conference (To be Announced) PLENARY LECTURE Registration Track 2: Oncology Chairperson: Daniel Wong Wai Yan RECIST for Cancer Treatment Response Evaluation - Highlights & Pitfalls (Roger Tok Chung Hong University Malaya Medical Centre) PET-CT in Cancer Staging (Dharmendra Harichandra Sime Darby Medical Centre, Subang Jaya) PET-CT in Cancer Treatment Response Evaluation & Follow-up (Dharmendra Harichandra Sime Darby Medical Centre, Subang Jaya) MRI of the Head & Neck for screening & staging NPC (Ann King Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong)

08.30am - 09.00am 09.00am - 09.30am

09.30am - 10.00am

10.00am - 10.30am 10.30am - 11.00am 11.00am - 12.00pm

12.00pm - 01.00pm 01.00pm - 02.00pm

How To Maximise Your Effectiveness (David Yousem - RSNA) Lunch Symposium by Technology Medical Associate Track 3: Interventional Radiology Chairpersons: Josephine Subramaniam / Ahmad Sobri Muda Track 4: Medical Physics Chairperson: Ng Kwan Hoong

02.00pm - 02.30pm 02.30pm - 03.00pm 03.00pm - 03.30pm

Ultrasound-guided Radiofrequency Ablation Within the Abdomen (John McGahan - RSNA) Interventional US Guided Biopsy/Drainage (John McGahan - RSNA) Radiofrequency Ablation: UMMC experience (Basri JJ Abdullah University Malaya Medical Centre) Neurovascular Intervention (Khairul Azmi Abd Kadir University Malaya Medical Centre)

Principles of Direct Digital Radiography (Park Jung-Byung - DRGEM Pte Ltd, Korea) Advances in MRI Techniques (David Yeung - Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong) Principles of Physics in PET-CT & SPECT-CT (Azleen Mohd Zain University Malaya Medical Centre) Strengthening Medical Physics through Education & Training (Noriah Jamal National IAEA/RCA Project Coordinator)

03.30pm - 04.00pm 04.00pm - 04.30pm 04.30pm - 05.30pm

Tea Break Dato' Samad Radiology Quiz Session (Year 2 Radiology Trainees from UM, UKM & USM)


10 April 2011 (Day 2)
07.30am - 08.30am
Registration Track 5: CNS & H&N Chairperson: Sharifah Aisyah Al-Edrus Track 6: Abdomen & Pelvis Chairperson: Noraini Abdul Rahim Pitfalls in renal imaging (John McGahan - RSNA) Adrenal Imaging CT-MRI (John McGahan - RSNA) Abdominal Radiographs Revisited (Abdul Samad Sakijan Sentosa Medical Centre, KL) Imaging in Pregnancy (John McGahan - RSNA) Tea Break PLENARY LECTURE Common Paediatric Malignancies (Andrea Doria - RSNA) Track 7: Breast Imaging Chairperson: Shantini A. Arasaratnam Track 8: Accreditation & Litigation Chairperson: Yang Faridah Abdul Aziz Malpractice Mitigation (David Yousem - RSNA) Leadership Skills in Radiology (David Yousem - RSNA)

08.30am - 09.00am

09.00am - 09.30am

Overview of Congenital Brain and Spine Disorders (David Yousem - RSNA)

09.30am - 10.00am

Complications of Radiotherapy at the skull base (Ann King Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong) Functional imaging in the head & neck DWI, DCE & MRS (Ann King Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong)

10.00am - 10.30am 10.30am - 11.00am 11.00am - 12.00pm

12.00pm - 12.30pm 12.30pm - 01.00pm 01.00pm - 02.00pm

Overview of BreastScreen Australia (Mary Rickard - Sydney Breast Clinic, Australia) Tailoring Screening for High Risk Patients (Mary Rickard - Sydney Breast Clinic, Australia) Lunch Track 9: Professional Motivation & Academic Excellence Chairpersons: Zaharah Musa / Abdul Jalil Nordin

Special Session: Radiology Means Business (RMB) Chairperson: Abdul Rahman Mohamad Topic - TBC (Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir Managing Director, KPJ Healthcare Bhd) Managing Human Capital (Amir Firdaus Abdullah CEO, Gleneagles Intan, Ampang) Purchasing Capital Equipment (Elaine Cheong CEO, Sime Darby Healthcare Group) The Last Word on Business (David Yousem - RSNA)

02.00pm - 02.30pm

Complexities of Academics in the University of California system (John McGahan - RSNA) Clinical Decision Making and Effectiveness Analysis (Andrea Doria - RSNA) Critical Thinking Skills: Evidence-Based Radiology (Andrea Doria - RSNA) Success in Academia: How to be a full Professor in your 30's (David Yousem - RSNA) Tea Break

02.30pm - 03.00pm

03.00pm - 03.30pm

03.30pm - 04.00pm 04.00pm - 04.30pm 04.30pm - 05.30pm

CoR Inter University Challenge Trophy - Prize Presentation


Please return this form with payment to:

Secretariat, College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Suite 2.01, Level 2, Medical Academies of Malaysia, 210 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603 4025 2808 Fax: 603 4025 1808 E-mail: secretariat@radiologymalaysia.org

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Full fees (incl on-site registration fees) RM 700


*Only CoR Members who have paid their subscription to-date are eligible for this special registration fee.

Non-COR radiologists & other medical specialists Other health-care professionals including allied health practitioners Overseas delegates Day registration PRE-Congress Workshop Basic PET/CT interpretation: COR members Basic PET/CT interpretation: non-COR members Vascular Ultrasound Workshop: COR members Vascular Ultrasound Workshop: non-COR members Total 8

RM 900 RM 700 RM 1500 RM 500 RM 1000 RM 1300 RM 350 RM 500

Mode of payment
Local Delegates - Local cheque, Local Purchase Order & Credit Card Overseas Delegate - Credit Card & Telegraphic Transfer (TT)

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: College of Radiology, AMM : CIMB Bank Berhad : 64 Wisma Jayanita, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz 50300 Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Bank Telephone No : 603 2692 5336 Bank Facsimile No : 603 2691 2802 Bank Account No : 1416-0017306-05-8 TT Swift Code : CIBBMYKL Payment Details : (name of registrant) Payble to Bank Details Bank Address
(You are advised to check with the Secretariat if you have not received any confirmation of your registration by email within 1 week) 9

Deadline for submission is 28 February 2011. Best Poster Award - 1st Prize - RM 500 worth of book vouchers. 2nd Prize - RM 300 worth of book vouchers. Mandatory details – (Presenting author must be a registered delegate) Title (circle title): Name : Address :
Dato’ Datin Prof Assoc Prof Dr Mr Ms

Postcode: Off. Tel: E-mail: Title of paper

City: H/P:


Abstracts Submission – Poster Presentation Only
All abstracts must be received by the Secretariat by 28 February 2011. Mode of submission: via e-mail ONLY to: asmcor2011@gmail.com 1) 2) Submitting authors are reminded that the Scientific Committee reserves the right to select or reject papers for presentation. The Secretariat will inform authors of the status of their submissions by 15 March 2011. Alternatively authors may also contact the Secretariat for verification. Submission of a paper does not constitute registration for the meeting unless it is accompanied by the registration form and payment. Selected abstracts will be printed in the Final Programme booklet.

3) 4)

1. Language: English 2. Font: Arial (11) 3. The whole abstract should not exceed 300 words. 4. Format of Abstract: Title (Capitalised and Bold), Name(s) of Author(s) with the presenter’s name in BOLD PRINT; the surname of each author precedes the initials eg Abdullah BJJ 5. Institution(s) of the author(s): Authors from different institutions will be identified by matching superscripts eg Kumar G1, Ong KT2, Departments of Radiology1 and Surgery2 6. Body of Abstract: (Each subheader in bold print) a) Purpose of Study b) Materials and Method c) Results d) Conclusion 7. Accepted poster for presentation will be provided with a panel space measuring 4 feet (length) X 2.5 feet (wide). Authors are to ensure their poster dimensions do not exceed the space provided. 8. All abstracts must be received by the secretariat by 28 February 2011


Room Check-in : 1500 hours Check-out : 1200 hours Room reservation request Ms Carolyn V Fax: 603 4042 9069 Email: sales@legendsgroup.com Please use hotel booking form to enjoy special room rates indicate.

Room rates for participants attending the meeting: Superior Room RM250.00nett per room per night inclusive of 01 buffet breakfast Superior Room RM270.00nett per room per night inclusive of 02 buffet breakfast Deluxe Room Deluxe Room Legend Crest Legend Crest RM270.00nett per room per night inclusive of 01 buffet breakfast RM290.00nett per room per night inclusive of 02 buffet breakfast RM400.00nett per room per night inclusive of 01 buffet breakfast RM450.00nett per room per night inclusive of 02 buffet breakfast

* Room rates quoted are inclusive of 10% service charge and 5% government tax * Extra Bed chargerable at RM85.00nett inclusive of buffet breakfast.

Venue The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Putra Place, 100 Jalan Putra 50350 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603 4042 9888 Fax: 603 4042 9069

Please note that the College of Radiology will NOT be responsible for your hotel reservation. Delegates may choose to stay at other hotels in the vicinity of the meeting venue on your own arrangements. 12


KLIA arrival
After clearing Customs, suggest you head for the registered airport limo counter or the KLIA Express train counter to purchase a coupon for your ride to downtown KL. The train ride will take about 28 mins while the limo ride will be about 45 mins depending on traffic flow. There are 2 limo rates – economy and premier. The express train ride costs RM70 return and stops at KL Sentral. From there, please take a taxi to the hotel.

Arrival by rail
Take a taxi from the train station to your hotel. Taxi fare may vary but insist on the meter.

Arrival by road
If you are arriving by express bus, take a taxi from the bus station to the hotel. If you are driving into Kuala Lumpur, try to arrive during off-peak hours. Otherwise, you will be caught in traffic jams from most entry points into the city. The peak hours are usually from 7.30-9.00am in the mornings and 4.30-7.30pm in the evenings. Downpours will lead to premature and extended jams.

(Bahasa Melayu) Malay is the national language in use, but English is widely spoken. The ethnic groups also converse in the various languages and dialects.

Islam is the official religion of the country, but other religions are widely practised.

The country experiences tropical weather year-round. Temperatures are from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF). Higher elevations are much colder with temperatures between 15°C (59° F) to 25°C (77°F). Annual rainfall varies from 2,000mm to 2,500mm.

The monetary unit of the country is Ringgit Malaysia and is written as RM. The exchange rate is valued at USD1 = RM3.34. Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks and money changers.

Eight hours ahead of GMT and 16 hours ahead of U.S Standard Time.

Voltage is 220 - 240 Volt AC at 50 cycles per second. Standard 3- pin square plugs and socket.

For further info kindly go to http://www.tourism.gov.my/en/about/default.asp

Malaysia International Shoe Festival
2 April 2011 Until 4 April 2011

Shoes, shoes, shoes everywhere! From glamourous stilettos to stylish sandals, classic pumps and trendy boots, the festival takes visitors on a journey into the world of designer footwear. Organiser: Ministry of Tourism Venue: PUTRA WORLD TRADE CENTRE (PWTC) Kuala Lumpur Phone: 603 2693 7111 Fax: 603 2691 3358 Email: info@motour.gov.my Website: www.motour.gov.my

Petronas Malaysian F1 Grand Prix
2 April 2011 Until 4 April 2011

Catch the F1 action live in Malaysia! Witness the blazing action at one of the most high-tech circuits in the world. With the extreme hot and wet conditions at the Sepang International Circuit, the skills of the world’s finest drivers will be tested to the limit! Don’t miss it, be there in Sepang! Organiser: Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd. Venue: Sepang International Circuit Selangor Phone: 603 8778 2300 / 603 8778 2222 (ticket reservation) Fax: 603 8783 1000 Email: inquiries@sepangcircuit.com.my Website: http://www.malaysiangp.com.my/


13th Gendang Nusantara Festival
10 April 2011 Until 16 April 2011

A cultural event showing a variety of percussion and drum music from all over the world. Ethnic dance performances accompany the enchanting music. Organiser: Historic Melaka City Council Venue: Dataran MBMB Melaka Phone: (6) 06 231 6411 Fax: (6) 06 281 6084

Malaysia Water Festival - Labuan
26 April 2011 Until 2 May 2011

Labuan Water Festival - Enjoy a great splashing time in Labuan this April May with over 30 water based sports and events. The labuan International Sea Challenge 2011, is the final Malaysia’s Water Festival Celebration which showcases sea and beach activities Venue: Labuan International Sea Sports Complex Labuan Phone: 087 422 622 Fax: 082 419 622 Email: enquiry@labuantourism.gov.my Website: www.labuantourism.gov.my


CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Suite 2.01, Level 2 Medical Academies of Malaysia 210 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia T +603 4025 2808 F +603 4025 1808 E secretariat@radiologymalaysia.org Contact person Jessie Fung