March 2017 Las Vegas

Program

Thursday March 2, 2017

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits and Coffee/Tea Service
8:00-8:10 Welcome and Course Introduction – David W. Stoller, M.D.
8:10-8:25 To Live or Die by Your MRI Dictation (Special Lecture)
8:25-8:50 MRI of the Shoulder Part 1: Coronal, Sagittal and Axial Checklist
8:50-10:15 MRI of the Shoulder Part 2: Glenohumeral Labral Complex and SLAP Tears
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 PM MRI of the Shoulder Part 3: The Throwing Athlete, Biceps Labral Complex & Rotator Interval Pathology
12:30-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30-3:15 MRI of the Shoulder Part 4: Rotator Cuff including Tendinopathy, Tear, and Microinstability
3:15-3:30 Shoulder Questions and Answers
3:30-3:45 Coffee Break
3:45-4:10 MRI of the Knee Part 1: Coronal, Sagittal and Axial Checklist
4:10-5:30 MRI of the Knee Part 2: Menisci, Cruciate & Collateral Ligaments
5:30-6:10 MRI of the Knee Part 3: Osseous and Cartilaginous Pathology, Extensor Mechanism & Arthritis
6:10-6:30 Knee Questions and Answers

Friday March 3, 2017

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits and Coffee/Tea Service
8:00-8:20 MRI of the Ankle Part 1: Sagittal, Axial and Coronal Checklist
8:20-9:15 MRI of the Ankle Part 2: Anatomy and Tendon & Ligament Pathology
9:15-10:05 MRI of the Ankle Part 3: Osteochondral Lesions and Overuse Injuries
10:05-10:15 Ankle Questions and Answers
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:50 MRI of the Hip Part 1: Coronal, Axial and Sagittal Checklist
10:50-12:15 PM MRI of the Hip Part 2: FAI Update Including the FAACD and Triple Impingement Lesion
12:15-12:30 Hip Questions and Answers
12:30-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30-1:45 MRI of the Wrist Part 1: Coronal, Axial and Sagittal Checklist
1:45-3:10 MRI of the Wrist Part 2: Normal Anatomy including Intrinsic and Extrinsic Ligaments,Distal Radioulnar Joint (DRUJ), Fractures, AVN & Arthritis
3:10-3:15 Wrist Questions & Answers
3:15-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-3:45 MRI of the Elbow Part 1: Coronal, Sagittal and Axial Checklist
3:45-5:00 MRI of the Elbow Part 2: Tendinopathy & Instability including Epicondylitis &Collateral Ligament Injury
5:00-5:40 How to Dodge a Legal Bullet and Live to Talk About it (Special Lecture)
5:40-6:30 Questions and Answers

Objectives

ObjectivesUpon completion of program, participants should be able to:

  • Develop a shoulder checklist method including interpretation techniques for the rotator cuff and interval, biceps labral complex, inferior glenohumeralligament complex, and capsular structures including the anterior band. Identify glenoid wear patterns in multidirectional instability, microinstability, anterior and
  • posterior instability.
  • Develop a knee checklist with foolproof ACL diagnosis and techniques for prospective diagnosis of all types of meniscal tears, differentiating circumferential surface from cross sectional tear patterns. Introduce strategies in the evaluation of the cruciate ligaments, posterolateral instability, and articular cartilage.
  • Develop a femoroacetabular impingement checklist and distinguish between FAI and DDH pathology. Discuss approaches for accurate acetabular-labral tear identification. Introduce orthopedic articular cartilage classification for the acetabular roof.
  • Develop an ankle checklist including articulations, ligaments, tendons and articular cartilage. Understand all types of soft tissue ankle impingement and posterior ligamentous and subtalar joint anatomy.
  • Develop a wrist checklist with emphasis on the intrinsic and extrinsic ligaments and the triangular fibrocartilage. Understand the relevance of perilunate instability, SLAC and triscaphe arthritis.

 

Target Audience

targetsBoard certified general radiologists and trainees interested in musculoskeletal imaging

  • Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Radiology fellows in training
  • Radiologist Assistants and MRI Technologists
  • Practicing physicians in sports medicine and related clinical subspecialties who desire to familiarize themselves with the current role of imaging in patient evaluation
  • Allied health care professionals who desire to have an update on the state of current imaging as an aid to patient management for diseases of the musculoskeletal system

 

 

Location

Wynn HotelThe five star, five diamond Wynn hotel is the leader in quality and luxury on the Las Vegas strip. The hotel has also received a Michelin ranking of Five Red Pavilions, and is the only resort in Las Vegas to have received this designation. Each room features 640 plus feet of floor space, complete with floor to ceiling windows, separate sitting area, 320 thread count sheets, and soaking tub with separate glass enclosed shower. Rooms come equipped with cordless phone, fax, high speed wireless internet, and flat screen LCD televisions in the bedroom and bathroom.

Wynn Golf Course

A special rate of 219 for weekdays and 279 for weekends (Friday & Saturday nights) per room per night for a Resort Suite has been reserved for our conference participants. This rate is for one king bed, single or double occupancy and is subject to tax. To receive this special rate, please make your reservation no later than January 29, 2017. Rooms at this special rate have been reserved for attendees on a first-come, first-served basis and may sell out before the cut-off date. Please ask reservations for availability and rates on suites. Additional charges apply for rooms with two beds and for more than two adults per room.

Don’t be disappointed by waiting too long; reserve your room ONLINE HERE or by contacting Wynn Room Reservations Department by Phone: Toll Free at 1-866-770-7555 or direct at (702) 770-7000, or Fax: (702) 770- 1571 or by email to roomreservations@wynnlasvegas.com. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Stoller conference, group code (coming soon!).

For more information on the Wynn Las Vegas Resort, please visit their website at http://www.wynnlasvegas.com, or call (702) 770-8000.

 


Las Vegas Travel and Transportation

The Wynn Las Vegas is easily located just a ten minute drive from Las Vegas’s McCarran Airport. Taxis between the airport and hotel are easy to get and average $20.00 each way. Discounts on airfare and car rentals have been arranged for our conference registrants and their guests.

For United Airlines and United Express, and United Codeshare airlines (Lufthansa Airlines, All Nippon Airways), visit www.united.com or call 1-800-426-1122 and use Z Code: ZVNA & Agreement Code: 225182. US and Canada flights are 2-5% off discounted economy, business and first class, and 10% off full fare economy, business and first class. International flights are discounted by 5-10%.

For Virgin Airlines, use code MCVXSTOLLER16. Travel must occur between 3/07/16 – 3/14/16. Promo code is valid for non-refundable Main Cabin. Promo code may only be used for bookings made on virginamerica.com and is only valid on itineraries of up to 2 guests only.

For Delta Airlines, Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com. When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMLTZ on the Search Flights page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328-1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT.*Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.

For Hertz Rent-A-Car, Special Discounted rates have been arranged for conference participants and their families, call 1-800-654-2240 reference Convention Number use code: 04K20007 and click HERE to book.

For Avis, Special Discounted rates have been arranged for conference participants and their families. Call 1 (800) 331-1600 Reference the course and use AWD code: J906925 To book on-line: Avis.com

CME Science has negotiated a special discount with Advantage Rent A Car.  The discount is 10% off their already low internet rates – this discount is valid throughout the countrythroughout the year without blackouts!  Please click here for the discounthttp://www.advantage.com/?rc=CD03541309 or call 800-777-5500 and mention discount code CD03541309.

CME Science has negotiated a special discount with Enterprise and National car rental. To use please go to www.nationalcar.com Enter location, dates, and contract ID (L23J799).

CME Science has negotiated a special discount with Super Shuttle and Execucar for a 10% discount. The group code (discount code) to use when making reservations is 7HYFJ.  The reservations can booked on-line at http://groups.supershuttle.com/cmesciencediscount.html

 

 

Stoller Shoulder Mini-Fellowship

March 1, 2017

Mini-Fellowship Description:

Advanced MRI Case-Based Mini-Fellowship where Dr. Stoller will review select images and entire DICOM Shoulder MRI cases on Wednesday before the regular didactic checklist course. These cases will be projected on to a large screen from Dr. Stoller’s workstation. With limited registration to 65 attendees, there will be an opportunity for Dr. Stoller to critique individual registrants if they want to improve their skills interpreting a case during the session. Registrants will find this experience complementary to the regular session of Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, especially for those who have an interest in immersing themselves in MSK subspecialization.

Dr. Stoller will provide advanced 1.5 and 3T updates and specifically demonstrate his hints and secrets for identifying SLAP tears with high sensitivity and specificity, specific rotator cuff tear patterns using actual cases and examples of high attachment anterior band and glenohumeral joint capsular variations. New concept of the rotator cable and over-tensioning the cuff in repair, which is not yet covered in the literature will be discussed.
8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

Wednesday Shoulder Mini-Fellowship $995

Click to proceed with on-line registration!

March 1, 2017

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Check in and Coffee/Tea Service
8:00-9:00 Shoulder MR Checklist: Case presentations of the rotator cuff, labrum and capsule
9:00-10:00 SLAP lesions: Biceps labral complex and rotator cuff interval
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break
10:15-11:15 Knee Checklist and Case presentations of the Menisci and Cruciate Ligaments (Including Prospective Diagnosis of Meniscal Tears – Surface versus cross sectional tear patterns)
11:15-12:15 Collateral Ligaments, Posterolateral Corner, Osseous, Cartilaginous Injuries And Extensor Mechanism Pathology
12:15-1:15 Lunch Break (on your own)
1:15-2:30 PM Ankle and Foot Checklist: Case presentations of injuries of the tendons, ligaments including soft
tissue impingement. Discussions also include fractures and soft tissue injury with anatomy and pathology of the turf toe.
2:30-3:15 Hip Checklist: Case emphasis on AVN, insufficiency fractures, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), and DDH. Muscle and soft tissue injuries will include case discussions, rectus femoris, abductor, adductor and hamstring injuries.
3:15-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:15 Checklist Approach for the Wrist: Illustrative cases of the intrinsic ligaments, instability, distal radial ulnar joint and fractures of the distal radius and carpus.
4:15-5:00 Checklist Strategies for the Elbow: Emphasis on the medial collateral and lateral collateral ligament complexes, extensor and flexor tendinosis, and epicondylitis. Illustrative cases will also be dedicated to neuropathy and osseous trauma.
5:00-5:30 Review of difficult cases from the audience if provided on USB

 

 

Shoulder Mini-Fellowship Benefits and Goals

• Small group direct interaction with Dr. Stoller
• Full DICOM MR cases presented on large screen display
• Dr. Stoller’s proven checklist for the appendicular joints
• Rapid reading techniques
• 1.5 and 3T cases
• Protocol technical considerations
• Interpretation pitfalls
• Stoller mini-fellowship certificate of attendance and CME credit

Shoulder Mini-Fellowship Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
• Assemble and use a checklist for the shoulder MR interpretation
• Apply protocol technical considerations
• Identify interpretation pitfalls
• Employ a strategy to interpret shoulder MR studies using the checklist

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