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Date and venue

September 7, 2023

Nicolae Testemitanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Republic of Moldova

Senate Room 165
Stefan cel Mare si Sfant Ave.
Chișinău, Moldova


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CME Accreditation

The course has been granted 5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

Visiting Professorship Programme to Moldova

ESOR Course on Musculoskeletal Radiology | September 7, 2023

Course information

This course is aimed at residents, board-certified radiologists and fellows interested in musculoskeletal imaging. This intense one-day programme is articulated on imaging strategies for the musculoskeletal system, with emphasis in diagnostic issues and pitfalls, and impact of the imaging on patient management. It is designed to update knowledge on the role of imaging modalities and MR in particular, focusing on sports imaging, pitfalls in musculoskeletal imaging, but also on benign bone and soft tissue tumors and bone marrow lesions. Renowned European lecturers will ensure a high-quality teaching programme, combining lectures and interactive cases.

Learning objectives

  • to become familiar with the most common sports related musculoskeletal injuries
  • to recognise normal variants and specific signs of diseases in the musculoskeletal system and how to avoid common and uncommon pitfalls
  • to learn how to diagnose and manage benign bone marrow, bone and soft tissue tumors


08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome and introduction
09:00 – 09:30 Benign lesions of the musculoskeletal system (part 1)
K. Verstraete, Ghent/BE
09:30 – 10:00 Pitfalls in musculoskeletal imaging (part 1)
F. Vanhoenacker, Mechelen/ BE
10:00 – 10:30 Imaging sports related musculoskeletal injuries (part 1)
A. Karantanas Heraklion/GR
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 – 13:00 Workshops
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 14:30 Benign lesions of the musculoskeletal system (part 2)
K. Verstraete, Ghent/BE
14:30 – 15:00 Pitfalls in musculoskeletal imaging (part 2)
F. Vanhoenacker, Mechelen/BE
15:00 – 15:30 Imaging sports related musculoskeletal injuries (part 2)
A. Karantanas Heraklion/GR
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 – 18:00 Workshops
18:00 Course Evaluation and end