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

Educational Course

Multifarious Manifestations of Muscle Disease

SKILL LEVEL: Basic 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.

Tuesday 2 June 2015

Overview
This course will provide an in depth discussion of clinical imaging of muscle diseases including inflammatory, infectious, metabolic, genetic and impingement.

Target Audience
Radiologists, rheumatologists, orthopaedic surgeons and clinical care providers who will benefit from detailed knowledge on the use of MRI for evaluating muscle diseases.

Educational Objectives
As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:
Recognize the role of sports injury and trauma in the pathogenesis of muscle diseases;
Classify muscle disease into various etiologies including inflammatory, infectious, metabolic and genetic with clinical examples; and
Distinguish between different muscle atrophy patterns to determine the etiology, provide prognostic information, and guide therapy.

PROGRAM
Moderators: Chris Boesch, M.D., Mark Schweitzer, M.D.
13:30 Sports Injury & Other Trauma - permission withheld
Viviane Khoury, M.D., FRCPC
14:00     Inflammatory & Infectious Disease
Mary K. Jesse, M.D.
14:30 Metabolic Conditions & Genetic Disorders
Tetyana A. Gorbachova, M.D.
15:00     Muscle Atrophy Patterns: Nerve Impingement & More
Dorota D. Linda, M.D.
15:30 Adjournment & Meet the Teachers