ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition 22-27 April 2017 Honolulu, HI, USA

Sunrise Educational Session: MR Imaging of Small Joints: Arthritis & Diabetic Arthropathy
Sunrise Session

ORGANIZERS: Jenny T. Bencardino, M.D., Eric Y. Chang, M.D., Christine Chung, M.D. & Philip Robinson, M.D.

Thursday, 27 April 2017
Room 312  07:00 - 07:50 Moderators: Kimberly Amrami, John Crues

Skill Level: Intermediate

Slack Channel: #e_msk
Session Number: STh02

This course will provide an in-depth discussion on the challenge of MR imaging of small joints including recommendations on MR protocols and technique.

Target Audience

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
-Review current MR techniques in the evaluation of small joints;
-Describe MR imaging findings characteristic of the most prevalent conditions affecting the small joints of the body; and
-Compare the usefulness of MR versus US in the assessment of small joints.

Inflammatory Arthritis - permission withheld
Leon Lenchik
Diabetic Arthropathy
Parmanand Naidoo
This presentation will focus on the many complications afflicting the bones and joints of the feet and ankle in patients with Diabetes Mellitus, emphasizing their imaging manifestations.It will focus specifically on the role of MRI in the diagnosis; as a stand-alone modality but also in conjunction with other imaging tests. The importance of the role of the MR radiologist working in conjunction with clinicians and interventional radiologists and surgeons will also be discussed as a model of care delivering optimal outcomes for these patients


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