Sports Medicine MRI: Clinical and Technical Update
Russell C. Fritz and William E. Palmer, Organizers
Sunday, 19 May 2002

Last updated 20 February 2009

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to
Select pulse sequences to efficiently depict musculoskeletal anatomy and pathology in a practical fashion;
Evaluate and apply new kinematic techniques and MR-arthrography for diagnosing internal derangement of joints;
Recognize rotator cuff tendinosis and tears, as well as normal variants and tears of the glenoid labrum;
Recognize tears of the cruciate and collateral ligaments, as well the extensor mechanism in the knee;
Recognize chondral defects and meniscal tears in the knee;
Identify acetabular tears in the hip and interpret sports-related injuries in the ankle.
08:00 Pulse Sequences and Protocols Joshua M. Farber
08:40 MR Arthrography Garry E. Gold
09:20 Kinematic MRI of the Joints Frank G. Shellock
10:00 Break
10:20 Panel Discussion on Technique
10:30 MRI of the Shoulder: Rotator Cuff Lynne S. Steinbach
11:10 MRI of the Shoulder: Labrum Jennie Bencardino
12:00 Break
13:30 MRI of the Knee: Ligaments and Tendons Phillip F. J. Tirman
14:10 MRI of the KNee: Menisci and Cartilage Russell C. Fritz
14:50 Panel Discussion
15:00 Break
15:20 MRI of the Ankle William B. Morrison
16:00 MRI of the Hip William E. Palmer
16:40 Update on Arthroscopic Surgery John Wright
17:20 Panel Discussion
17:30 Adjournment