15-17 Sep 2023, Mauritius
Starting 08:00 am
Long Beach Hotel, Belle Mare, Mauritius

Course Hosted by:

Radiological Society of Mauritius and Jaipur Institute of Pain & Sports Injuries (JIPSI)

Highlights of the course :
– Hands-on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop (7:1 Faculty to delegates ratio) 
– Practical reporting pearls on Musculoskeletal MRI with interactive lectures 
– Mix of onsite and online Interactive sessions by Experts in various subspecialties within Musculoskeletal Medicine
– Special focus on Image guided Musculoskeletal Interventions with an introductory Interventions workshop and live demo on PRP Preparation. 

40% of course content aimed at beginners , 35% for Intermediate level and 25% content for advanced level 

Total 20 Hours of Interactive lectures on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, sports medicine, Pain management , Rheumatology, MSK Interventions

International Musculoskeletal Summit

Long Beach Hotel, Mauritius

Welcome message

Dear Friends/colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing team, it is our sheer pleasure to welcome you to International Musculoskeletal Summit(IMS) to be held in Mauritius, the sun-kissed Island in the Indian Ocean. As Mark Twain famously said, ”Mauritius was made first, then Heaven”. The course is aimed at beginners while also covering intermediate level and some advanced topics in Musculoskeletal Radiology/Medicine. The delegates will be welcomed with a meet and greet event on Friday evening and beach side gala dinner accompanied with cultural events on Saturday night. The conference Venue is Long beach Hotel, a luxury 5 star beach resort in eastern part of Mauritius

Global Musculoskeletal MRI Experts Like Dr Donald Resnick , Dr Mark Davies, Dr Girish Gandhikota, Dr Rajesh Botchu, Dr Varaprasad and many more will be delivering interactive Lectures on Musculoskeletal MRI
Basic to intermediate Introduction to the science of MSK Interventions and a special live demo preparation of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)



Our speakers

Global Experts in various Subspecialties of Musculoskeletal Radiology


(Frequently asked questions) to help you in planning for this event

Just click on register now and fill the form and proceed to payment. You can pay  by using any Visa /Master credit /debit card or even paypal. The registration fee paid will be in US dollars. Regrettably, Early Bird registration has now closed.  If any difficulty while registering or  for any question, drop an email to contact@mskis.org or send a WhatsApp message/call on  +23052552299 

The fee is partially refundable and 70 % of the course fee will be refunded if cancellation done upto 60 days before the event by sending an email to contact@mskis.org  till 15th july. Cancellations done after 15th July 2023 are non refundable.
For unforeseen reasons that the summit is cancelled. Delegates will get a full refund less bank charges.

Long beach Hotel and Ambre hotel have  provided  discounted prices for all registered  delegates.  The hotels can be contacted directly by the delegates for booking their stay. Coupon code for discounted bookings at Long beach hotel is – LBsept14 , Coupon code for bookings at Ambre hotel is AMsept14.

For booking at Long beach Hotel and Ambre hotel , delegates can email – kevin.hopive@yoursunlife.com , mention the coupon code in your email.

The discounted rates for stay on  half board basis (Breakfast + 1 meal) and for minimum 3 nights stay are : 

Long Beach Hotel : 

Junior Suite Single Room : 278 Euro per room per night
Junior suite double Room : 344 Euro per room per night 


Ambre Hotel : 

Courtyard Double room : 171 Euro per room per night 

Courtyard single room : 154 Euro per room per night 

Long beach Hotel  is a 5 star beach resort in east of Mauritius  with pristine white sand beach. The resort location is 1 hour drive from the Mauritius Airport and 50 minutes drive from the capital Port Louis. Guests staying at Long beach hotel and Ambre Hotel can enjoy free and unlimited green fees at both Anahita Golf Club and the world-famous Ile Aux Cerfs golfing island, for which the hotel also provides free shuttle service. For delegates staying at Ambre Hotel , there will be free bidirectional shuttle service to Long beach Hotel(Conference venue). 

If you are a beginner or non starter or even at intermediate to advanced level  in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, MSK MRI and MSK interventions. This course is just the right platform for you to gain practical skills and knowledge and start your journey in Musculoskeletal Radiology and if you are already at intermediate to advanced  level, there are many extremely practical lectures and workshop skills which will further shorten your  learning curve towards expert level. 

Also 6 selected , registered delegates will be given opportunity to present 5 minutes short talk at the event. Interested registered delegates may record their 5 minutes short talk on a focused MSK Radiology topic and email to contact@mskis.org. Selected delegates will be informed by 30th June with their final topic.

There are direct flights to Mauritius from Mumbai , Delhi, London , Paris, middle east countries and many African countries. Mauritius offers tourist visa on arrival to passport holders from India, Middle east countries , most countries from Europe and Africa. You may check on this link for more details – https://visaguide.world/africa/mauritius-visa/

Program schedule

SEPTEMBER 15th 2023, Friday

General Introduction (45 Minutes)

  45 minutes
1. Introduction to MSK Ultrasound - Knobology & Other technical considerations - 15 mins 2. Approach to musculoskeletal Ultrasound - 10 mins 3. Sono appearance of Normal Musculoskeletal structures - live demo - 10 minutes 10 Minutes Q n A /Panel discussion

Shoulder (130 minutes including 10 mins tea break)

  130 minutes
1. Normal gross cadaveric /bony and surface anatomy - 10 minutes 2. Live demo of shoulder Ultrasound - 40 minutes Tea break - 10 minutes 3. Hands on session for shoulder ultrasound - 60 minutes Q n A Session - 10 minutes

Wrist* *

  2 Hours 30 minutes
1. Normal anatomy of wrist /hand/fingers - 15 minutes 2. Live demo of wrist /hand/finger - 45 minutes Lunch - 1-2 pm , delegates free to use machines for hands on during lunch, Formal Inauguration of event 2-2.30 PM

Post lunch session

  60 minutes
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm - Hands on session for Wrist/hand/fingers

Knee and Ankle 3.30 PM – 5.45 PM

  2 Hours 15 minutes
Normal anatomy of Knee and Ankle - 30 minutes Live demo of Knee and Ankle - 40 minutes Hands on sessions for Knee & Ankle Ultrasound - 60 minutes Q n A - 15 minutes Meet and greet event and light dinner on Friday evening at 7 pm - 8.30

9 am – 11 am

  120 minutes
1. Rotator cuff pathologies – MRI & Ultrasound correlation – Case based Interactive Discussion – 20 Minutes 2. MRI in Shoulder Instability – What the surgeon needs to know – 20 Minutes Q n A session – 10 Minutes / + ( Alternatively we can also show a brief 5 minutes live demo of a patient with cuff tear on Ultrasound ) 3. Live demo on Ultrasound of upper limb Nerves – 30 Minutes 4. Imaging in Periperal Entrapment Neuropathies – Ultrasound versus MRI – Case Based discussion – 30 Minutes 11:00 am – 11:15 am – Tea Break

11:15 AM – 1:15 PM – Rheumatology Imaging update (Basic fundamentals to cutting edge)

  45 minutes
1. Detection of synovitis in adult /pediatric rheumatology and quantification through semi quantitative scoring systems – 20 Minutes 2. Role of ultrasound in evaluation of Crystal Deposition disease & how to differentiate between Inflammatory arthropathy /crystal disease – 20 Minutes 3. Enthesitis - MRI and Sonographic appearances , when to do MRI/when to do US – 20 Minutes 4. The pediatric enthesis - Normal findings , when to call Enthesitis or Apophysitis – 10 minutes Panel discussion and Q n A session – 10 Minutes 5. Degenerative and Inflammatory disorders of the Spine - Eagle eyes for SpA – 30 Minutes – Dr Donald Resnick Q n A session – 10 Minutes

Musculoskeletal Tumours and Infections 2: 15 PM – 4:45 PM

  2 Hours 30 minutes
1. Introduction to bone tumour imaging - 20 minutes 2. Don’t touch lesion- 20 minutes 3. Cartilage tumour imaging - 20 minutes 4. Ultrasound of Soft tissue Masses – 30 minutes - Dr Jon Jacobson 5. MRI in Soft tissue sarcoma and mimics – 20 Minutes 6. Case discussion and q and a session - 20 min 7. Musculoskeletal Infections – Osteomyelitis & Septic Arthritis - 15 minutes

4:30 PM – 5.40 PM – Musculoskeletal Interventions

  70 minutes
1. Approach to Musculoskeletal Interventions – How to start your practice – 15 Minutes 2. Regerative Medicine – Current trends and Future - 15 Minutes 3. Relieving pain and disability of shoulder by US guided interventions (20 mins) 4. Interventional management of chronic low back pain: Palliative or curative ( 20 mins) GALA DINNER with cultural events from 7 PM onwards

10 AM – 11.30 AM (Musculoskeletal Interventions)

  90 minutes
1. Image guided therapeutic interventions in wrist and hand: Recap of ongoing practice and what's new (20 mins) 2. Ankle and foot pain: What an image guided intervention offers (20 mins) 3. Image guided Bone biopsies: Tips and tricks (20 mins) 4. Benign bone tumors: Are the Image guided interventional management a better alternative than surgery(20 mins) Panel Discussion and Q n A session – 10 minutes Tea Break 11.30 AM – 11.45 AM

Final Session / Pre Lunch Session ( Sports Medicine & Trauma ) 11:45 AM – 2 PM

  2 Hours 15 minutes
1. Muscle injury - Practical approach to Muscle trauma , how to report and what is DOMS ? - 20 Minutes 2. MRI/US correlation in Ankle ligaments Injury – When to do MRI /US - 20 Minutes 3. MRI in Brachial Plexus Injuries – 30 Minutes - Dr Varaprasad Vemuri 4. MRI in Knee Meniscal Injuries , does Ultrasound has any role ? - 20 Minutes 5. Athletic Pubalgia – MRI and Ultrasound correlation – 30 Minutes 6. TFCC Injury – 10 Minutes Concluding Remarks LUNCH FOR ALL DELEGATES 2 PM ONWARDS MACHINES AND VOLUNTEERS AVAILABLE TILL 5 PM FOR DELEGATES TO PRACTISE HANDS ON ULTRASOUND

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EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION CLOSED ON 15th JUNE. Limited 50 seats for Musculoskeletal ultrasound Workshop.


Inclusions in the registration

Conference on 16th and 17th September

  • Course fee for 2 days
  • Meet and greet cocktail on Friday evening
  • lunches , morning and evening tea with snacks on Saturday and Sunday
  • Beach side gala dinner with cultural events on Saturday

Conference + Workshop

  • Course fee for 3 days
  • Lunch on Day 1,Day 2 and Day 3
  • Morning and evening tea /snacks on all 3 days
  • Welcome Meet and greet cocktail and light snacks on Friday evening(15th September)
  • Beach side gala dinner with cultural events on Saturday

Venue location

Long Beach Hotel, Belle Mare, Mauritius

Names of all sponsors will be displayed on the website and on site with dedicated trade areas to showcase your products

Contact us

Long Beach Hotel, Mauritius

    • DATE

      September 15 - 17, 2023

      Long Beach Hotel , Mauritius

      Limited seats for both workshop and conference
      Early Bird registration closed on 15 June 2023

      13 International Speakers