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

Educational Course

Orthopedic Surgery: What Do I need to Know Before & After? Part 1: Arthritis

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

ORGANIZERS: Eric Y. Chang, M.D., Garry E. Gold, M.D., Richard Kijowski, M.D., William B. Morrison, M.D., Ravinder R. Regatte, Ph.D. & Siegfried Trattnig, M.D.

Thursday 4 June 2015

An in-depth discussion of clinical imaging of bone and cartilage before and after orthopaedic intervention including repair, implants and biomaterials.

Target Audience
Radiologists, MRI Technologists, orthopaedic surgeons, and clinical care providers who will benefit from additional knowledge on the use MRI patterns of arthritis before and after orthopaedic procedures.

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
Become familiar with emerging orthopaedic surgery procedures;
Classify the biomaterials in the surgical treatment of arthritis;
Implement new metal-reduction MRI techniques for imaging of metal implants and evaluate their impact; and
Identify possible complications associated with the treatment of arthritis.

Moderators: Eric Y. Chang, M.D. , Emily McWalter, Ph.D.
10:30 Hip Metal-On-Metal Implants & Complications
Hollis G. Potter, M.D.
11:10 Subchondroplasty
William B. Morrison, M.D.
11:50 Cartilage Repair - permission withheld
Carl S. Winalski, M.D.
12:30 Adjournment & Meet the Teachers