This course will cover current concepts regarding various aspects of
musculoskeletal MRI, and will cover anatomy and pathophysiology of the
This course is designed for radiologists, orthopedists, rheumatologists,
and MR technologists who work in an environment that incorporates
musculoskeletal MRI. Attendees should have basic knowledge of MRI
and musculoskeletal anatomy.
of this course participants should be able to:
Identify various principles of physics
that result in some of the more popular MR imaging sequences;
Design optimized protocols in
Interpret normal anatomy of the ankle
tendons and ligaments, knee ligaments, hip, wrist, shoulder and elbow;
Recognize pathology of the ankle
tendons and ligaments, knee ligaments, hip, wrist, shoulder and elbow
Distinguish some patterns of benign
lesions that can be mistaken for neoplastic lesions on MRI.