Refresher Courses

RC 111 - Craniocervical junction

  • 3 Lectures
  • 51 Minutes
  • 3 Speakers


RC 111 - A. Congenital abnormalities

RC 111 - A. Congenital abnormalities

19:11A. Rossi, Genoa / Italy

Learning Objectives
1. To become familiar with the congenital bone anomalies and variants of the craniocervical junction.
2. To learn about associated cerebellar and spinal cord abnormalities.
3. To illustrate craniocervical anomalies in syndromes.

RC 111 - B. Trauma

RC 111 - B. Trauma

21:15G. Bierry, Strasbourg / France

Learning Objectives
1. To be able to categorise the spectrum of fractures.
2. To develop an understanding of the biomechanics and management options.
3. To appreciate the imaging findings in ligamentous craniocervical injuries.

RC 111 - C. Systemic diseases and tumours

RC 111 - C. Systemic diseases and tumours

11:32K. Løvblad, Geneva / Switzerland

Learning Objectives
1. To recognise craniocervical injuries in rheumatoid arthritis.
2. To differentiate systemic diseases from other pathology involving the craniocervical junction.
3. To become familiar with retro-odontoid pseudotumours without rheumatoid arthritis.


Vasilios Skiadas

March 5, 2021 | 14:04 CET

@Guillaume Bierry : Which CT or MR protocol you would suggest for diagnosing rotational C1/2 instability?

Guillaume Bierry

March 5, 2021 | 18:22 CET

Hello,If you're dealing with a true C1/C2 instability, an enhanced CT is adequate.

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Andrea Rossi

Genoa, Italy


Guillaume Bierry

Strasbourg, France


Karl-Olof Loevblad

Geneva, Switzerland

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