Rostock Summer School

2nd ESSR Rostock Summer School on Musculoskeletal Cross Sectional Imaging 2019

Programme – Focus in 2019: “The knee and emergency radiology”

Day 1 (July 5th):

08:00 Registration

09:00 Short introduction

09:05 Welcome address

Session 1 – The Knee – I

09:15 MRI of the knee with focus on cartilage

09:45 Menisceal tears 

10:15 Acute and chronic ACL tear - primary and secondary signs

10:45-11:15                Coffee break

Session 2 – The Knee – II

11:15 Osteoarthritis after untreated ACL tear and postoperative evaluation of ACL graft

11:45 Posterolateral and posteromedial corner, what you should report to the surgeon?

12:15 Assessment of Loosening and Rotational Malalignment Following Knee Endoprosthesis or Other Surgical Components

12:45-14:00                Lunch break and buffet

Session 3 – The Knee – III

14:00 Rupture of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament: Preoperative and Postoperative Assessment

14:30 MRI findings of lesions involving cartilage and bone in the paediatric knee

15:00 MR and CT arthrography of the knee – when to do it?

15:30-16:00                Coffee break

Session 4 – Arthritis 

16:00 Arthritis-related fracture risk

16:30 Imaging spondyloarthritis: Tips and tricks

17:00 Imaging sacroiliitis: Update 2019

17:30                       End of lectures at day 1 

17:40                      Guided tour of the treasure chamber and University church


Day 2 (July 6th):

09:00 Short Introduction and Welcome address

Session 5 – Emergency – I

09:05 Hand and wrist trauma

09:35 MR of vertebral fractures, how to discern benign from malignant

10:05 Polytrauma imaging

10:35-11:00                 Coffee break

Session 6 – Emergency – II

11:00 Thoracic cage trauma

11:30 Acute injuries to the quadriceps femoris muscle - a common sports trauma 

12:00 Emergency room imaging – the ESR/ESER concept 

12:30-13:30                Lunch break and buffet

Session 7 – Miscellaneous, Image interpretation pearls and pitfalls

13:30 Calcified soft tissue tumors - imaging spectrum

14:00 Bone marrow edema in arthritis: What have we learned and why do they matter?

14:30 Imaging of insufficiency fractures

15:00 Everyday MSK diagnoses that are easy to miss on MRI studies

15:30 Closing remarks

15:35 End of lecture programme



After the session 4, four posters with 12 quiz cases will be on display during the breaks.



The symposium will take place at the old auditorium ("Alte Aula") in the main building of the University of Rostock, which is situated at the Universitätsplatz in the city center. Catering will be provided next to the lecture room.

Universitätsplatz 1
D-18055 Rostock/Germany


Registration and further information:

Mrs. Diana Röhner
Management assistant of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology,
Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology
University Medicine Rostock
Ernst-Heydemann-Str. 6
D-18057 Rostock/Germany
Phone: +49 (0)381 494-9203
E-mail: diana.roehner@med.uni-rostock.de


Course Director:

Prof. Dr. Marc-André Weber, MSc
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology
University Medicine Rostock