November 2 to 5, 2017, Bonn, Germany

The course will allow you to advance your MR and CT image reading and finding interpretation skills.

 

Program:

November 2, 2016 Thursday
Maren Hellige and Renate Weller
Credited by ATF with 7 hours of CE

  • 9:45 – Welcome
  • 10:00 – Applications of contrast agents in the horse in practice: an overview
  • 10:45 – Protocol and pitfalls of i.v. contrast in head studies
  • 11:30 – Coffee break
  • 12.00 – CT of headshakers
  • 13.00 – Differential diagnosis of CT findings in the head
  • 14:00 – Lunch
  • 15:00 – Reading CT images of structures discussed in the morning. History, findings and interpretation
  • 16:45 – Coffee break
  • 17:15 – Continue reading of CT images
  • 19:00 – End

 

November 3, 2017 Friday
Maren Hellige, Sarah Puchalski and Renate Weller
Credited by ATF with 7 hours of CE

  • 9:00 – Update of new papers on equine CT
  • 10:00 – CT of cervical vertebrae
  • 10:45 – Coffee break
  • 11:15 – Contrast CT for orthopaedic cases
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Reading CT images of structures discussed in the morning. History, findings and interpretation
  • 15:30 – Coffee break
  • 16:00 – Continue
  • 17:45 – End
  • 18:00 – Depart for surprise evening

 

November 4, 2017 Saturday
Sarah Puchalski and Natasha Werpy
Credited by ATF with 7 hours of CE

  • 9:00 – Guidelines of image interpretation and report generation
  • 9:45 – MRI protocol for the foot and more basic knowledge on interpreting foot MR images
  • 10:30 – Coffee Break
  • 11:00 – Progression of deep digital flexor tendon lesions over time and clinical significance
  • 11:45 – Normal anatomy of the pastern – with high field and ultrasound images
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Reading MR images of foot, pastern and fetlock. History, findings and interpretation
  • 15:45 – Coffee break
  • 16:15 – Continue reading MR images
  • 18:00 – End

 

November 5, 2017 Sunday
Sarah Puchalski and Natasha Werpy
Credited by ATF with 6 hours of CE

  • 8:30 – Review of 2017 imaging literature
  • 9:15 – Normal anatomy of metacarpus and metatarsus: Differentiation between anatomic variation and pathologic change
  • 10:00 – Coffee break
  • 10:30 – Is that real? The decision making process with emphasis on the carpus and tarsus
  • 11:15 – Normal stifle anatomy
  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Reading MR images of carpus, metacarpus, tarsus, metatarsus and stifle: History, findings and interpretation
  • 14:45 – Coffee break
  • 15:15 – Continue reading MR images
  • 17:00 – End