This program is provided by The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF).
This program is produced by UCSF.
Joined by experienced colleagues from UCSF and UC San Diego School of Medicine, Thomas M. Link, MD, PhD, chairs the UCSF Musculoskeletal MR Imaging CME program, which will help you to better:
Understand the anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle to improve accuracy in evaluating MRI findings
Assess the clinical significance of abnormalities of the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, bone, and cartilage as shown on MRIs
Recognize common bone and soft tissue tumors as well as assess nerve entrapment syndromes
This activity is geared towards diagnostic radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, and MRI technologists with some basic or intermediate knowledge of musculoskeletal MRI who want to increase their knowledge to a more advanced level.
After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:
Relate MR image findings of the shoulder and knee to the perspective of the Orthopedic Surgeon
Develop optimized protocols for imaging of the musculoskeletal system, including protocols used to suppress metal hardware in patients with joint replacements
Identify abnormalities of the joints, muscles, bone marrow and cartilage on MRI and their clinical significance
Recognize common bone tumors with a pertinent differential diagnosis
Understand the MRI anatomy of the elbow, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle
Recommend imaging-guided diagnostic and therapeutic joint injections
Understand the indications, techniques and caveats of bone biopsies and radiofrequency ablation
Topics and Speakers
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Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy
Faculty for UCSF’s Continuing Medical Education Program must complete a Declaration of Disclosure prior to the CME activity. Having an interest in or affiliation with a commercial entity does not preclude making a presentation at a CME activity, but the relationship must be disclosed in advance and any potential conflict of interest must be resolved in accordance with the ACCME Updated Standards for Commercial Support.
Disclosure must be conveyed to the learning audience prior to the educational offering; presentation of information on investigational/off-label use of pharmaceuticals or medical devices must also be disclosed.
COURSE CHAIR Thomas M. Link, MD, PhD Professor of Radiology Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging Reports no commercial interest
UCSF FACULTY C. Benjamin Ma, MD Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service Reports no commercial interest
Daria Motamedi, MD Assistant Professor of Radiology Reports no commercial interest
Lynne S. Steinbach, MD Professor of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery Reports no commercial interest
GUEST FACULTY Christine Chung, MD Professor of Radiology UC San Diego School of Medicine Grant support from GE Medical
John F. Feller, MD Desert Medical Imaging Indian Wells, California American Medical Center Shanghai, China Reports no commercial interest
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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
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UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The total credits are inclusive of 13.25 in MR.
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