ISMRM 23rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition 30 May - 05 June 2015 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Educational Course

Osteoarthritis: Who, Where & Why?

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

ORGANIZERS: Garry E. Gold, M.D., Richard Kijowski, M.D., William B. Morrison, M.D., & Ravinder R. Regatte, Ph.D.

Monday 1 June 2015

An in-depth discussion of clinical imaging of osteoarthritis (OA) in knee, hip & shoulder joints. This course will illustrate the role of MRI in evaluating and clinical management of OA in different joints.

Target Audience
Radiologists, Orthopaedic surgeons and clinical care providers who will benefit from knowledge on the use of MRI characteristics before and after procedures.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Recognize the clinical and pathological features of meniscal and ligament injuries in cartilage degeneration;
Identify the added value of population based OA research for clinical management of osteoarthritis;
Recognize the new emerging orthopaedic surgery procedures, repair strategies and complications; and
Implement and evaluate the new MRI techniques for imaging of metal implants.

Moderators: Garry E. Gold, M.D., Richard Kijowski, M.D.
10:45 Meniscal & Ligament Tears: Role in Knee Degeneration - permission withheld
Timothy J. Mosher, M.D.
11:15 Hip Arthritis: Does Primary OA Exist? - video not available
Jonelle Petscavage, M.D.
11:45 Rotator Cuff Arthropathy
Michael J. Tuite, M.D.
12:15 Population Based OA Research: What Has it Shown?
Ali Guermazi, M.D., Ph.D.
12:45 Adjournment & Meet the Teachers