Case-Based Course:
Evaluation of the Athlete with Hip or Groin Pain

Organizer: Timothy J. Mosher, M.D.
Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Monday 5 May 2008

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the range of causes for athletic pubalgia;
  • Explain the pathophysiology of sportsman hernia and femoral acetabular impingement;
  • Identify imaging findings that may lead to specific diagnoses in patients with pubalgia;
  • List the indications for hip and pubic symphysis MR Arthrography; and
  • Describe the role of 3.0T MRI in evaluation of the hip and pelvis.

    16:30 MRI of Sportsman Hernia and Athletic Pubalgia Adam C. Zoga, M.D.
    17:30 MRI of Hip Pain in the Athlete Thaddeus Laird, M.D.
    18:30 Adjournment