Clinical Intensive Education Option
MRI of Elbow, Wrist & Hand
ORGANIZERS: Christine Chung, M.D. & Lynne S. Steinbach, M.D.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
Tuesday, 10 May 2011

This course will cover several topics important for clinical MR imaging: Elbow tendon evaluation, triangular fibrocartilage and intrinsic ligament evaluation of the wrist, and evaluation of the hand in the setting of rheumatologic disorders. Three experienced radiologists from different institutions will discuss these various aspects of upper extremity imaging including imaging protocols, normal anatomy and MR appearance of abnormalities.
Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:
Describe the most relevant upper extremity-related diagnoses and their MR appearance;
Identify the differential diagnosis of MR findings; and
Implement optimized upper extremity imaging protocols in their practice.

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  Moderator: Lynne S. Steinbach, M.D.  
10:30 Elbow Tendons-permission withheld Christine Chung, M.D.
11:10 Wrist   Laura W. Bancroft, M.D.
11:50 Hand   -permission withheld Ronald C. Shnier, M.D.
12:30 Adjourn