AMSIG 2018 Scientific Programme

AMSIG 2018 - Key Sessions covering topics on upper limb and spinal pathology

KEY SESSIONS COVERING:

+ Rheumatology, Oncology & MSK Intervention

+ Shoulder Pathology I

+ Shoulder Pathology II

+ Elbow, Wrist & Hand

+ Proffered Papers & Scientific Presentations

+ Pathology Of The Spine

11 RANZCR CPD points can be claimed for attendance at the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group (AMSIG) Annual Meeting 2018.

The 2018 AMSIG Convenors are delighted to be offering two post conference workshops^

ULTRASOUND SCANNING WORKSHOP

With thanks to our Major Sponsor Canon Medical Systems

NIMBUS ADVANCED RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATION (RFA) TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP

With thanks to Medistar

^ Open to AMSIG members only. Numbers strictly limited. All registrants must be attendees of the Annual Meeting. Please book and pay for your place during the Annual Meeting registration.

SAT 5 MAY - QT GOLD COAST

SESSION CHAIRS:

Dr Morgan McMeniman and Dr Ryan Shulman

Sonic Imaging - Sponsor Plenary Session 1, AMSIG 2018
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Conference Open & Welcome0800-0810QT Ballroom
2Latest developments in the treatment of sponyloarthropathyProf Matt Brown 0810-0830
3Imaging in spondyloarthropathyDr Nivene Saad 0830-0850
4Image guided management of refractory pain in palliative careDr Craig Buchan 0850-0910
5Common and uncommon tumours around the shoulder and arm – how do we manage these?Assoc Prof Anthony Doyle 0910-0930
6PANEL DISCUSSION0930-0950
7~ MORNING TEA / INDUSTRY EXHIBITION ~0950-1020QT Ballroom Foyer

SESSION CHAIRS:

Dr James Linklater and Dr Tim Dickson

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Shoulder arthroplastyDr Ashish Gupta 1020-1040QT Ballroom
2Imaging shoulder arthroplasty Dr Kenny Nwawka 1040-1110
3Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome- Pathologic condition vs Myth!Dr Ashish Gupta 1110-1130
4Imaging of the brachial plexus Dr Kenny Nwawka 1130-1200
5Interesting shoulder casesA/Prof David Connell 1200-1220
6~ PANEL DISCUSSION ~1220-1240
7~ LUNCH / INDUSTRY EXHIBITION ~1240-1350QT Ballroom Foyer
8* ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING *1255-1345QT Ballroom

SESSION CHAIRS:

Dr Greg Cowderoy and Dr Byron Oram

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Surgical management of pectoralis injuriesDr Michael Thomas 1350-1410QT Ballroom
2Pectoralis major muscle injuriesDr Paul O’Connell 1410-1430
3Imaging of biceps pathologyA/Prof David Connell 1430-1450
4Imaging findings in impingment syndromes Dr James Linklater 1450-1510
5PANEL DISCUSSION1510-1520
6~ Afternoon Tea / Industry Exhibition ~1520-1540QT Balllroom Foyer

SESSION CHAIRS:

Dr Mark Coates and Dr Phil Lucas

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Imaging of elbow pathologyDr Aziz Osman 1540-1600QT Ballroom
2Surgical management of wrist pathologyProf Randy Bindra 1600-1620
3Imaging wrist instabilityDr Sanjay Dhupelia 1620-1640
4Imaging of finger pathology Dr Greg Cowderoy 1640-1700
5PANEL DISCUSSION1700-1710
6IMAGING QUIZ REVIEW1710-1730

CONFERENCE GALA DINNER

Rick Shores, Burleigh Heads

19:00 – Late …

SUN 6 MAY - QT GOLD COAST

SESSION CHAIRS:

Dr George Koulouris and Dr Sanjay Dhupelia

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1FAVA - An overlooked diagnosisDr Mark Coates 0835-0845QT Ballroom
2A proposed treatment protocol for the management of pars interarticularis pathology in children & adolescents0845-0855
3Ulnar-sided wrist pain in elite tennis players: MRI abnormalities of the non-dominant wrist0855-0905
4Signal intensity changes in non-contrast MRI in spondylodiscitis0905-0915
5Out-of-plane puncture for CT guided RF Denervation of Lumbar Facet Joints: A review of technique and efficacy0915-0925
6Lesions of the conus and cauda equina: What the musculoskeletal radiologist needs to know0925-0935
7Recipient of AMSIG Research Grant: Fat fraction quantification of bone marrow in the lumbar spine using liverlab assessment tools in healthy adult volunteers Dr Patsy Robertson 0935-0950
8PANEL DISCUSSION0950-1010
9~ Morning Tea / Industry Exhibition ~1010-1040QT Ballroom Foyer

SESSION CHAIRS:

Dr Morgan McMeniman and Dr Ryan Shulman

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Surgical management of spinal pathologyDr Simon Gatehouse 1040-1100QT Ballroom
2Imaging of spinal hardwareDr David Lisle 1100-1120
3Lumbosacral kinematics in athletes - the myth of core stabilityDr Kerrie Evans 1120-1140
4Use of particulate steroids in Spinal Injections Dr Timothy Dickson 1140-1200
5PANEL DISCUSSION1200-1220
6Announcement of Best E Poster Prize Winner & 2019 AMSIG Annual Meeting1220-1230
7~ Lunch / Industry Exhibition ~ MEETING CONCLUDES1230-1300QT Ballroom Foyer

POST CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

SUN 6 MAY

ULTRASOUND SCANNING WORKSHOP

With thanks to our Major Sponsor Canon Medical Systems

Canon Medical Systems - 2018 AMSIG Annual Meeting Major Sponsor

QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

Sunday 6 May 1pm – 5pm

Sonography expert Stephen Bird will lead the workshop which will focus on upper, lower limb and tendon imaging, with Dr Kenny Nwawka (AMSIG Speaker) talking on brachial plexus imaging.

The session will be a mix of information presentations and plenty of hands on scanning time, using the new Canon Aplio i800 systems.

Afternoon tea will be provided.

Limited spaces still available if you wish to take part.
Contact meeting manager Jill Schirnack on jill@outshine.co.nz for further details.

NIMBUS ADVANCED RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATION (RFA) TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP

With thanks to Medistar

Queensland X-Ray Rooms

128 Queen St, Southport , Gold Coast  

Sunday 6 May 1pm – 5pm

Dr Robert E Wright
Founder of Nimbus Concepts and Pain Management Consultant, Denver Colorado.

A hands-on tutorial in advanced RFA techniques including knee and hip with live action demonstration using the Nimbus Multi-tined Expandable Electrode. A basic knowledge of RFA procedures will be assumed for those who attend.

The venue is a short taxi ride from the QT Hotel. Please make your own way there.

Afternoon tea will be provided.

Directions from QT Hotel to Queensland X-Ray Southport

* Meeting Program  – All Sessions, times and days may be subject to change.
* Please check back regularly for updates. Current as of 30 April 2018.