November 22, 2023 | 12:30 CET



This course is aimed at senior residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows interested in musculoskeletal imaging. This intense one-day programme is articulated on imaging strategies for the spine, with emphasis in diagnostic issues and pitfalls, and impact of the imaging on patient management. It is designed to update knowledge on the role of imaging modalities and MR in particular, focusing on the spine (trauma, inflammatory diseases, bone marrow, oncologic diseases and spinal degeneration).

Renowned European lecturers will ensure a high-quality teaching programme, combining lectures and interactive cases.



  • To learn and consolidate knowledge in radiographic, CT and MR protocols for common diseases of the spine
  • To learn how to diagnose and manage traumatic and degenerative diseases of the spine
  • To know the role of imaging in the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the spine
  • To be able to diagnose oncologic and non-oncologic bone marrow diseases of the spine



Wednesday, November 22, 2023

12:30-13:10 Spinal trauma
B. Tins, Oswestry, UK
13:10-13:50 Inflammatory diseases of the spine
A. Cotten, Lille/FR
13:50-14:30 Bone marrow imaging : normal findings, variants and non oncologic applications
F. Lecouvet, Brussels/BE
14:30-15:00 Q&A
15:00-15:30 BREAK
15:30-16:10 Degenerative diseases of the spine
B. Tins, Oswestry, UK
16:10-16:50 Sacroiliitis or not ?
A. Cotten, Lille/FR
16:50-17:30 Bone marrow imaging : oncologic applications
F. Lecouvet, Brussels/BE
17:30-18:00 Q&A


On-Demand availability

You will find the on-demand recording of this course in the "My Courses" section of your ESR Connect account. The recording will be available until December 31, 2023. 

How to collect CME credits

A CME certificate will be issued automatically if the following criteria are met: 

- You need to attend the course online via live stream in full length.

- You have to complete the electronic evaluation questionnaire. To do so, please click the “Course Evaluation” button displayed on the right column of the course page or go to the section “My Evaluation” of your ESR Connect account.

Evaluation is open from November 22, 18:00 CET until November 29, 23:59 CET and CME certificates can be downloaded in your ESR Connect user area under 'My Certificates'.