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Weight-Bearing MRI is recognized as a viable method giving additional relevant diagnostic information for patient care which is demonstrated both by the increasing number of publications and Weight-Bearing MRI installations. Esaote organizes this educational event for current and future Weight-Bearing MRI users. You are invited to participate in the meeting as ample time has been planned to exchange opinions with the Experts trying to work towards standard guidelines in Weight-Bearing MRI.

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Speakers

  • EVENT CHAIRMAN
    RICHARD J. ROLFES, MD
    University of Louisville, USA
  • JAMES L. LYNCH, MD
    Board-Certified Spinal Neurosurgeon
    Spine Nevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, USA
  • RON GARDNER, MD
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    Gardner Orthopedics, Fort Myers, FL, USA
  • PROFESSOR MIKAEL BOESEN, MD, PHD
    Department of Radiology and The Parker Institute,
    Copenhagen Denmark
  • PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE MONETTI
    University of Bologna, Italy
  • EVENT CO-CHAIRMAN
    PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE GUGLIELMI
    Department of Radiology University of Foggia, Italy
  • GILBERT H. MAULSBY, MD
    Board-Certified Diagnostic Radiologist
    Medical Director Proscan Imaging Naples, USA
  • DOUGLAS A. LINVILLE, MD
    Experienced Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeon
    Barbour Orthopaedics & Sport Medicine, Atlanta USA
  • PROFESSOR ANTONIO BARILE, MD
    Department of Radiology
    University of L'Aquila, Italy
  • JUDITH TURNER
    VP, Sales, marketing & Operations
    Proscan Imaging, USA

Never Stop Seeing the unseen.

Scientific Program

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

09.00 Welcome & Introduction to the meeting.
RICHARD J ROLFES, MD / PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE GUGLIELMI

09.15 Proscan Reading Services G Scan Experience: A Brief Overview.
RICHARD J. ROLFES, MD

Session 1: WEIGHT-BEARING MRI SPINE

09.30 Imaging of the lumbar spine using the G-scan - translation of clinical research to clinical practice.
PROFESSOR MIKAEL BOESEN, MD, PhD

10.00 Impact of Weight Bearing MRI for optimal surgical protocols in spinal disorders.
JAMES L. LYNCH, MD

G-Scan Cervical MRI-Advanced Techniques-Keys to Success.
GILBERT H. MAULSBY, MD

11.00-11.30 Break.

11.30 Impact of Weight Bearing MRI for Spine Surgery.
DOUGLAS A. LINVILLE, MD

Session 2: WEIGHT-BEARING MRI OF THE KNEE AND FOOT/ANKLE

12.00 The added value of Weight Bearing MRI in the assessment of knee and foot/ankle pathologies.
PROFESSOR ANTONIO BARILE, MD

12.45-13.00 Discussion.

13.00-14.00 Lunch.

Session 3: WEIGHT-BEARING MRI CASE STUDIES

14.15 Weight Bearing Clinical Studies Spine.
RON GARDNER, MD

14.30 Weight Bearing Clinical Studies Knee and Foot.
PROFESSOR ANTONIO BARILE, MD

Session 4: WEIGHT-BEARING MRI: USA BUSINESS MODEL

14.45 The economics of Weight Bearing MRI imaging: Reimbursement and Accreditation.
JUDITH TURNER, VP

15.15-15.45 Break.

Session 5: WEIGHT-BEARING MRI: NOVEL CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

15.45 True Motion acquisition in MSK Functional Imaging.
PROFESSOR GIUSEPPE MONETTI

16.15-16.45 Meeting wrap-up & Conclusion.

19.30 - Social Dinner.

Venue Location & Accommodation

NAPLES BAY RESORT & MARINA

Enjoy five pools, four restaurants, a luxurious spa, power boat rentals, and more, just minutes from Naples Beach, a variety of golf courses, the beautiful natural habitats of the Florida Everglades, and incredible shopping, dining, and culture-all at Naples Bay Resort & Marina.

For further details see:
https://naplesbayresort.com

How to find it: 
https://naplesbayresort.com/things-to-do-in-naples/map

Have a look at the event of last years

1st International Meeting on Weight Bearing - MRI
May 28th, 2016 - ROME

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2st International Meeting on Weight Bearing - MRI
June 1st-2nd, 2018 - BANGKOK

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