Refresher Courses

MRI of the knee

Lectures

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RC 510 - A. ACL injury: associated soft tissue injuries

RC 510 - A. ACL injury: associated soft tissue injuries

15:56P. Omoumi, Lausanne / Switzerland

Learning Objectives
1. To explain the mechanism of an ACL tear, focusing on the associated soft tissue injuries to the menisci, posteromedial, and posterolateral corners.
2. To describe the MRI appearances of associated soft tissue injuries, their clinical importance, and potential pitfalls.

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RC 510 - B. ACL repair: MRI of a normal graft and the complications

RC 510 - B. ACL repair: MRI of a normal graft and the complications

14:39C. Pfirrmann, Zurich / Switzerland

Learning Objectives
1. To describe the normal anatomy and MRI appearances of an ACL repair by graft surgery.
2. To explain the imaging appearances of normal maturation and pathological conditions involving ligament repair.
3. To list the most valuable imaging findings that correlate with clinical complications.

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RC 510 - C. Anterior knee pain

RC 510 - C. Anterior knee pain

20:32P. Afonso, Lisbon / Portugal

Learning Objectives
1. To describe the normal anatomy and MRI appearances of the anterior knee structures, including the extensor mechanism, fat pads, and synovial plicae.
2. To explain the imaging appearances of pathological conditions that present with anterior knee pain.

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RC 510 - D. Image-guided interventions around the knee

RC 510 - D. Image-guided interventions around the knee

12:36S. Mariani, L'Aquila / Italy

Learning Objectives
1. To describe the different imaging modalities that can be used and their advantages.
2. To explain different conditions that benefit from image-guided interventions around and within the knee.
3. To list which structures and mistakes to avoid.

Speakers

Presenter

Patrick Omoumi

Lausanne, Switzerland

Presenter

Christian Pfirrmann

Forch, Switzerland

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P. Diana Afonso

Lisbon-Funchal, Portugal

Presenter

Silvia Mariani

L'Aquila, Italy