Musculoskeletal MRI (comprehensive course)

Valencia (ES), 18 - 22 September 2017

General Information


E. Llopis (Valencia, ES)


Victoria Higueras (Valencia, ES)
Elena Belloch (Valencia, ES)

The course language is English
H. Bloem (Leiden), M. Shahabpour (Brussels), H. Imhof (Vienna), A.M. Davies (Birmingham)
Fundacion Universidad Empresa - ADEIT

Mª José García  
(+34) 962 057 925
Maria Ridocci
(+34) 962 057 926


Certified radiologist and medical specialists: 800 €.
Residents (written verification of residency status required): 550 €.
Fee includes: syllabus, coffee, refreshments, lunches, and two social events (reception and dinner).

REGISTRATION: Registration should be done online. Payment can be done by bank transfer or by credit card.

Because of the interactive nature of this course, participation is limited to 60 participants. Submissions will be served on a first come first served basis.


Fundación Universidad-Empresa de la Universitat de València - ADEIT
Plaza Virgen de la Paz, 3 (located behind Santa Catalina Church), 46001 Valencia, Spain
Tel: + 34 963 262 600
Fax: +34 963 262 700


The module has been officially accredited by EACCME® for 31 European CME credits.



Hans Bloem, Leiden (NL)
Luis Cerezal, Santander (ES)
Mark Davies, Birmingham (UK)
Franz Kainberger, Vienna (AT)
Apostolos Karantanas, Heraklion (GR)
Ara Kassarjian, Madrid (ES)
Eva Llopis, Valencia (ES)
Mario Padron, Madrid (ES)
Victor Cassar Pullicino, Oswestery (UK)
Maryam Shahabpour, Brussels (BE)
Christian Pfirmann, Zurich (CH)
Koen Verstraete, Ghent (BE)
Juan Carles Vilanova, Barcelona (ES)
Marco Zanetti, Zurich (CH)


Monday September 18  

08:00-08:50 Registration.
08:50-09:00 Welcome
09:00-09:30 What the orthopedic surgeon needs from radiology reports? Shoulder.
09:30-10:00 Shoulder instability. Marco Zanetti.
10:00-10-30 Shoulder Microinstability. Marco Zanetti.
10.30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Shoulder rotator cuff. Eva Llopis.
11:30-13:00 I. Interactive teaching session.  
13:00-14:30  Lunch
14:30-15:00 MRI Knee I: Meniscus. Koen Verstraete. 
15:00-15:30 MRI Knee II: Central pivot injuries. Apostolos Karantanas.
15:30-17:00 I. Interactive teaching session. 
17:00-17:30 MRI Knee III: Lateral pivot injuries. Apostolos Karantanas. 
17:30-18.00 MRI Knee postsurgery. Koen Verstraete.
18:00-19:00 Reception; Welcome cocktail.


Tuesday September 19 

09:00-9:30 What the orthopedic surgeons need from the radiology reports: the knee.
09:30-10:00 Cartilage. Mario Padron.
10:00-10:30 MRI of the wrist. Luis Cerezal.
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 MRI Wrist & fingers. Luis Cerezal.
11:30-13:00 II. Interactive teaching session. 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:00 Sport muscle injuries. Mario Padron. 
15:00-15:30 Stress fractures. Ara Kassarjian. 
15:30-17:00 II. Interactive teaching session including refreshments.
17:00-17:30 Specific sports injuries. Ara Kassarjian.
17:30-18:00. MRI of the Ankle I.
18:00-20:00 Historical walking tour.


Wednesday September 20

09:00-09:30 MRI of the ankle II. Maryam Shahabpour. 
09:30-10:00 MRI of the elbow. Maryam Shahabpour.
10:00-10:30 Spine I. Degenerative disorders. Victor Cassar Pullicino.
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Spinal Trauma. Franz Kainberger. 
11:30-13:00 III. Interactive teaching sessions.
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 III. Interactive teaching session including refreshments.
16:00-16:30 Spine II. Spondylodiscitis. Victor Cassar Pullicino. 
16:30-17:00 Imaging of the nerves. Franz Kainberger. 
17:00-18:00 The master class, interactive cases.
20:00 Erasmus dinner


Thursday September 21

09:00-09:30 Tumour I. Mark Davies.
09:30-10:00 Tumour II. Mark Davies.
10:00-10:30 Staging tumours. Hans Bloem.
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Imaging of bone marrow. Juan Carles Vilanova.
11:30-13:00 IV. Interactive teaching sessions. 
13:00-14:30: Lunch
14:30-15:00 Imaging of metastases. Juan Carles Vilanova. 
15:00-15:30 Inflammatory I.  To be confirmed
15:30-17:00 IV. Interactive teaching session including refreshments. 
17:00-17:30  Inflammatory II. To be confirmed 
17:30-18:00 Osteomyelitis. Hans Bloem.

Friday September 22
09:00-09:30 Extraarticular hip. Christian Pfirmann.  
09:30-10:00 Intraarticular Hip. Christian Pfirmann. 
10:00-11:00 V. Interactive teaching.
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 V. Interactive teaching.
12:30-13:30 Final test.
13:30-14:00 Certificate and correction.

Fare well


Register online.