Post-Operative Musculoskeletal Imaging: A Role for MRI and MDCT  
Joshua M. Farber, M.D., Organizer  
Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced   


This two hour course will address the relative strengths of MRI and MDCT for post-operative MSK imaging. The two modalities are complimentary, and the
course will present a unified approach for optimal post-operative imaging.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to
  Explain the relative strengths and weaknesses of MRI and MDCT
  for post-operative musculoskeletal imaging and understand the complimentary nature of the modalities.
  Select the appropriate modality for imaging a particular patient.
  Interpret post-operative MRI and MDCT images.
  Protocol MRI and MDCT case for post-operative patients.

Audience Description
The clinical categorical courses are designed for clinical radiologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, cardiologists, oncologists,
practicing clinicians and scientists, from beginning to advanced experience levels working in MR.

11:00 Optimizing Musculoskeletal MRI Protocols in the Post-Operative Patient  Lawrence M. White, M.D.
11:30 Optimizing Musculoskeletal MDCT Protocols in the Post-Operative Patient  Joshua M.  Farber, M.D.
12:00 Post-Operative Shoulder, Knee and Orthopedic Fixation Cases:  Joint presentation by Joshua M. Farber, M.D.,
Examples of the Complimentary Role of MRI and MDCT  William B. Morrison, M.D. and Lawrence White
13:00 Adjournment