Vertebral Fracture Recognition Course
The course details are:
Time: 5pm - 9pm
Venue: Human Biology Building NUIG,
Classroom: HBB G001
This advanced densitometry course focuses on vertebral fracture imaging in order to advance the diagnosis and treatment of patients at risk of osteoporotic fractures. The importance of vertebral fractures in the clinical management of osteoporosis will be covered, including recognition on lateral spine images of a normal spine, vertebral fractures and other findings that may be confused with vertebral fractures. Fracture recognition, analysis, and best-practice patient positioning will be detailed in order to ensure ideal image acquisition, interpretation and reporting.