MSK Ultrasound Course 3

The Distal Lower Extremity: Knee to Toes

(MUST-3)

Upcoming courses

MUST-3 12 -14 november 2019, Porto
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Content MUST-3

The MUST-3 reviews systematically and comprehensive all aspects of ultrasound of the knee, ankle and foot.

MUST-3 course is a two and a half day interactive course consisting of:

  • 1 Keynote Lecture
  • 9 Normal Anatomy, Pathology and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
  • 9 Hands-on workshops

Course objectives

Through the lectures and practical interactive sessions, participants will be able to:

  • Review normal anatomy, variants and biomechanics of musculoskeletal structures and recognize related pathology as seen on ultrasound;
  • Develop comprehensive skills for performing musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations of the knee, ankle and foot under expert guidance;
  • Highlight pros & cons and potential pitfalls of ultrasound imaging in knee, ankle and foot
  • Conduct confident advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations

Lectures presented by Carlo Martinoli

Plenary sessions with frontal lectures are presented by prof. Carlo Martinoli.

These are set at a highly advanced level to give comprehensive, in-depth information on the musculoskeletal area that is pertinent to the program.

Hands-on sessions

The hands-on sessions are tailored to meet the needs of beginner-level learners, as well as those at more advanced levels.

Advantages of MUST-3:

  • Very advanced teaching of anatomy by Carlo Martinoli;
  • Become familiar with Martinoli’s systematic approach of ultrasonography of knee, ankle and foot;
  • Discover the benefits of the precise scanning techniques of joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and surrounding soft tissues of the knee, ankle and foot;
  • Get fascinated by Carlo Martinoli’s unparalleled pathology lectures;
  • Improve your ultrasound skills during the workshops. Carlo and the instructors will assist you to put new knowledge into practical skills.

Accreditation

Accreditation for MUST-3 course: the distal lower extremity  has been also requested at the NVBMR, KNGF. UEMS credits will be applied for medical specialists.

For Who

The MUST-3 course: knee to toes is aimed at:

  • musculoskeletal radiologists
  • rheumatologists
  • orthopaedic surgeons
  • physical medicine
  • rehabilitation specialists
  • sports physicians
  • physiotherapists
  • any other medical professionals with an interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound

Language

  • English is the official language.

MUST-3 Porto

Schedule MUST-3

Evening keynote lecture

 “ULTRASOUND OF THE PLANTAR ASPECT OF THE FOOT”

17:30 Registration
18:30 Opening
18:45 Ultrasound of the Plantar Aspect of the Foot – Normal Anatomy, Pathology and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
20:15 Coffee break
20:45 Lumps and Bumps in the Distal Lower Extremity
21:30 Refreshments

Day 1 MUST-3

KNEE

08:00 Opening
KNEE #1
08:15 Anterior Knee – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
09:15 Hands-on Workshop-I (extensor mechanism, joint spaces, patellar retinacula, osteochondral surfaces)
10:00 Anterior Knee – Pathology
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Medial Knee – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
11:45 Hands-on Workshop-II (MCL, semimembranosus insertion, pes anserinus)
12:15 Medial Knee – Pathology
12:45 Lunch break
KNEE #2
13:30 Lateral Knee – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
14:15 Hands-on Workshop-III (biceps femoris, LCL, popliteus, iliotibial band)
14:45 Lateral Knee – Pathology
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 Posterior Knee – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
16:45 Hands-on Workshop-IV (posterior muscles and bursae, popliteal neurovascular bundle, saphenous, PCL, tibial & peroneal nerves, osteochondral surfaces)
17:15 Posterior Knee – Pathology
17.45 Anterior Ankle – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
18:30 End of Day 1

Day 2 MUST-3

ANKLE AND FOOT

ANKLE #1
08:00 Hands-on Workshop-V (TA, EHL, EDL, PT, extensor retinacula, tibiotalar joint, deep peroneal nerve)
08:30 Anterior Ankle – Pathology
09:00 Lateral Ankle – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Hands-on Workshop-VII(PL, PB, peroneal retinacula, PQ, peroneal tubercle, os peroneum, ATFL, CF, AITF, Bassett, subtalar joint, sural nerve, superficial peroneal nerve)
11:00 Lateral Ankle – Pathology
11:30 Medial Ankle – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
12:30 Hands-on Workshop-VII (TP, FDL, FHL, deltoid lig, spring, tarsal tunnel and tibial neurovascular bundle)
13:15 Lunch break
14:00 Medial Ankle – Pathology
ANKLE #3
14.30 Posterior Ankle and Hindfoot – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
15:30 Hands-on Workshop-VIII (Achilles, plantaris, posterior recesses of the tibiotalar and subtalar, plantar fascia)
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Posterior Ankle – Pathology
FOOT
17:00 Midfoot and Forefoot – Normal Anatomy and Scanning Technique – incl. Live Demo
18:00 Hands-on Workshop-IX (midtarsal ligaments, intrinsic plantar muscles, plantar neurovascular bundles, common digital nerves, plantar plates and technique to evaluate Morton neuroma)
18:30 Closing remarks

MUST-3 Porto

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Date: 12 – 14 November 2019
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Date: 12 May 2019
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