March 2018 Las Vegas

February 28th – March 2nd, 2018 | Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

Program

Thursday March 1, 2018

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
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 2, 2018

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
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:

  • Employ a shoulder checklist method including interpretation techniques for the rotator cuff and interval, biceps labral complex, inferior glenohumeral ligament 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.
  • Utilize a femoroacetabular impingement checklist to 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.
  • Describe 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.
  • Explain the relevance of perilunate instability, SLAC and triscaphe arthritis.
  • Develop an elbow checklist with the ability to differentiate epicondylitis from instability patterns

 

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

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The five star-five diamond Encore at Wynn Las Vegas is an all suite property located next door, and attached by the Esplande, to the flagship Wynn Las Vegas. Each suite offers the luxury of space in a comfortable residential setting. They feature floor to ceiling windows with dramatic views, advanced technologies and timeless design.

A special rate of $249.00 PLUS A daily resort fee of $25.00 per room per night for a Resort Suite has been reserved for our conference participants. This rate is for single or double occupancy for a room with one king bed and is subject to tax. To receive this special rate, please make your reservation no later than Jan 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (“PST”). 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.

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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 now ONLINE HERE or by contacting Encore Room Reservations Department.

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 6MSK0218.

For more information on Encore and Wynn Las Vegas Resort, please visit their website at  http://www.encorelasvegas.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: ZWYZ & Agreement Code: 106440. 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 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 NMP3U 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 Alaska Airlines, reservations and ticketing are available vie www.alaskaair.com. When booking online, select “Use a Discount Code”, enter in meeting code ECMX457 when prompted. Reservations may also be made by calling Alaska Airlines directly at 800-252-7522. *Please note there is a $15 per person ticket fee for booking through the reservation number above.

For Hertz Rent-A-Car, Call 1-800-654-2240, reference Convention Number use code: 04K20008. To book on-line click HERE

For Avis, Call 1 (800) 331-1600, reference the course and use AWD code: J906925 To book on-line click HERE

For Budget, Call 1(800) 842-5628 reference the course and use BCD code: Uo11183. To book on-line click HERE

For Enterprise and National, Call 1 (800) RENT-A-CAR Reference the course and use code: L23J799. To book online go to www.enterprise.com or www.nationalcar.com

For Advantage Rent A Car; Call 1 (800)-777-5500,reference the course and use discount code CD03541309. To book online click HERE


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.  You can book your reservation on-line at http://supershuttle.com/

 

 

Stoller Mini-Fellowship

February 28, 2018

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 Mini-Fellowship $995

February 28, 2018

Time Session
7:30-8:00 AM Registration, Check in and Continental Breakfast
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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