IDKD – the International Diagnostic Course Davos – looks back at 49 years of excellence in teaching, focusing on organ based workshop courses. In 2017 the following courses will be held:
  • Davos, Switzerland (49th course: Musculoskeletal Diseases).
  • Athens, Greece (10th course: Brain, Head and Neck, Spine)
  • Hong Kong, Beijing, China (7th course: Chest, Heart and Vascular System)
  • São Paulo, Brazil (2nd course: Abdomen and Pelvis

The 7th IDKD Intensive Course in Asia will provide radiology training on medical imaging of the important diseases of the Chest, Heart and Vascular System. It is a valuable opportunity to improve your skills in thoracic, vascular and cardiac radiology and to meet international experts in these fields.

Hong Kong /Beijing Course on Chest, Heart and Vessels

  • HONG KONG on May 26-28, 2017
  • BEIJING on June 2-4, 2017
  • Both courses are identical and run from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening, featuring
    - twelve 75 minute workshops
    - four highlight lectures on special topics and new developments
  • Workshops: Presentation of case material, which is analyzed by participants and then interactively discussed by teachers.
  • Teachers can easily be approached during breaks to individually discuss problems.
  • Participants work in groups of 50-60.

Participants should themselves bring a laptop (PC or Mac) for case viewing. Teaching material will be provided on a USB stick containing
  • the case material (for those without laptop cases will be presented on VCR projector)
  • Means for teacher evaluation
  • Link to online syllabus

The course participants are welcome to download and get familiar with the software on their computers prior to the course.


Future Courses


49th IDKD Davos 2017 Musculoskeletal Diseases March 26 – 30, 2017

7th IDKD Asia 2017 Diseases of the Chest, Heart and Vascular System May 26 – 28, 2017, Hong Kong
June 2 – 4, 2017, Beijing

2nd IDKD Brazil 2017 Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis September 21 – 24, 2017, Sao Paulo

10th IDKD Greece 2017 Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine September 29–October 1, 2017, Athens

50th IDKD Davos 2018 Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis March 25 – 29, 2018

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