JUNE 1ST - 2ND 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

2nd International Meeting
on Weight-Bearing MRI

Esaote Weight-Bearing MRI

Intervertebral Translation

Esaote Weight-Bearing MRI

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Speakers

PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE GUGLIELMI
Chairman of the Event
PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE GUGLIELMI, MD
Department of Radiology, University of Foggia - Italy
PROFESSOR ANTONIO BARILE, MD
Department of Biotechnology and Applied Clinical Science,
University of L'Aquila - Italy
PROFESSOR JAMES GRIFFITH, MD
Head of MSK Imaging,
The chinese University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong
RICHARD D. GUYER, MD
Spine Surgeon, Co-founder of Texas Back Institute
and chairman TBI Research Foundation - USA
PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE MONETI, MD
University of Bologna - Italy
PROFESSOR DOUGLAS K. SMITH, MD
President, Musculoskeletal Imaging Consultants
ABR Board Certified: Diagnostic Radiology - USA
DR HYUNG SEOK KIM, MD
Deparment of Radiology, Pohang Wooridul Hospital
Rep. of Korea
PROFESSOR SILVANA GIANNINI, MD
Casa di Cura Villa Stuart Sports Clinic, Rome - Italy
DR GUN CHOI, MD, PH
President of Pohang Wooridul Spine Hosp. - Executive of Asian Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Rep. of Korea
PROFESSOR MIKAEL BOESEN, MD, PHD
Head of MSK Imaging - Dep. of Radiology Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital Copenhagen University - Denmark

Scientific Program

09.00-09.15 Welcome & Introduction to the meeting Esaote
Prof. Giuseppe Guglielmi

Session 1: Weight-Bearing MRI Spine

09.15-09.45 Weight-Bearing MRI of the spine: a literature review
Professor James F. Griffith

09.45-10.15 Impact of Weight-Bearing MRI for optimal surgical protocols in spinal disorders.
Gun Choi. MD, Ph.D

10.15-10.45 Upright Weight-Bearing MR Imaging could influence treatment decision for symptomatic spinal disorders
Dr. Hyung Seok Kim, M.D

10.45-11.15 BREAK

11.15-11.45 Evaluation of biomechanical changes of the spine in Weight-Bearing: quantitative analysis with a novel method Qspine
Professor Richard D. Guyer, MD

11.45-12.00 Esaote Q-Spine, semi automatic spine parameter quantification.

12.00-12.20 True Motion acquisition in Spine Functional lmaging
Professor Giuseppe Monetti

12.20-12.30 Discussion

12.30-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-14.45 Imaging of the lumbar spine using the G-scan - translation of clinical research to clinical practice
Professor Mikael Boesen, MD, PhD

Session 2: Weight-Bearing MRI of the knee foot/ankle

14.45-15.30 The added value of Weight-Bearing MRI in the assessment of knee and foot/ankle pathologies
Professor Antonio Barile

15.30-15.45 True Motion acquisition in MSK Functional lmaging
Professor Giuseppe Monetti

15.45-16.15 BREAK

SESSION 3: WB-MRI, NOVEL CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

16.15-16.45 The use of Weight-Bearing MRI for specific clinical applications
Professor Silvana Giannini

Session 4 Weight-Bearing MRI USA BUSINESS MODEL:

16.45-17.15 Weight-bearing MRI: Tilting Toward More Efficient Diagnosis & Treatment of Spinal Conditions for Global Economy
Prof. Douglas K. Smith, MD

17.15-17.30 Discussion & Conclusion - Esaote

19.30 - GALA DINNER (by Invitation)

09.30 Speakers Round Table –Suggestions & Improvements

Session 5: CLINICAL CASES

10.30-11.00 WB Clinical Studies - Spine

11.00-11.30 BREAK

11.30-12.00 WB Clinical Studies - Knee and Foot

12.00 Meeting wrap-up & Conclusion - Esaote

Venue Location & Accomodation

CENTARA GRAND & BANGKOK CONVENTION CENTRE AT CENTRALWORLD

The venue that we have selected for the 2nd International Meeting of Weight-Bearing MRI 2018 is CENTARA GRAND & BANGKOK CONVENTION CENTRE AT CENTRALWORLD, the most complete city center meetings and convention complex in the capital.
This convention center is one of the main venues in Bangkok with capability to host events from 10-7000 participants. All the events facilities are backed by the expertise and attention to detail of a dedicated team of staff and event planners and is equipped with the latest meetings and events technology.

The hotel and the convention center connect seamlessly with Central World, one of the largest lifestyle and shopping complexes in Southeast Asia, with its shops, stores, boutiques, restaurants and multiplex cinemas.
For further details see: https://www.centarahotelsresorts.com/centaragrand/cgcw/

ACCOMODATION

Hotel expenses are at delegate’s charge. ESAOTE has made preliminary hotel reservations for the delegates. Anyway, we cannot guarantee accommodation for participants who have not reserved within April 28th. To secure the booking, please complete the registration or send an e-mail

Contact us

FOR ANY FURTHER INFORMATION YOU CAN CONTACT:

Mr Giacomo Pedretti:

Customer Marketing Manager
Global Marketing MRI

Mr Chaiwat:

Product and Application Manager
APAC & India