MRI Lumbar Spine Course
14 August 2021

Live online with Interactive DICOM Cases
Course Director Dr Asif Saifuddin


Cloud DICOM PACS – Individual access to the Cases using an advanced Cloud PACS system from the comfort of your devices for 10 days after the course. This system is loved by previous attendees.

Course Playback – Catch up on the course recording for up to 10 days after the course.

Course Certificate with 6 Royal College of Radiologists’ CPD Credits

MRI Lumbar Spine Course

UK’s most popular MRI L-Spine Course. The course is designed to give attendees a robust way to interpret MRI lumbar spine scans through a large volume of interactive PACS case teaching. The focus is on real life cases and developing solid foundations to practice safely.


Dr Saifuddin is the principal lecturer and oversees all aspects of the course development and delivery by his handpicked Consultant Radiologists who also lecture on the course.

Live online course with interactive PACS DICOM Case Viewer.

On-demand access for 10 days.

Saturday 14 August 2021 – 9am to 5.30pm UK

This course provides 6 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists’

Course Director – Dr Asif Saifuddin

Dr Asif Saifuddin FRCR is an international authority in musculoskeletal, spine and sarcoma imaging. His acclaimed reference textbook Musculoskeletal MRI is the go-to guide in the field and a bench book all over the world. He has written multiple book chapters including in the popular radiology reference book Grainger and Allison. He is one of the most published musculoskeletal radiologists in the UK and Europe and a consultant of 26 years at the UK’s largest tertiary orthopaedic centre, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. Dr Saifuddin is invited to lecture all over the world and has a unique style of simplifying difficult concepts.. 

Course Content


·         Introduction to PACS

·         MRI technique & Anatomy 

·         How to systematically approach an MRI Lumbar spine 


·         Cauda equina syndrome 

·         Degenerative Disc Disease 

1100-1115 – break


·         Degenerative Canal Stenosis 


·         Principles of bone marrow signal 

·         Non-neoplastic lesions, Benign tumours, Malignant Tumours

1300-1345 – lunch


·      Inflammatory disorders


·         Trauma and infection

1515-1530 – break 


·         Neural arch 


·         Post-operative lumbar spine


·         Q+A


·         Feedback and Closure