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2023 Annual Meeting | C94 - Clinical Approach to Muscle Disease: Role of Antibodies, Muscle Imaging, and Genetic Testing

Monday 04/24/23
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM EST Add To Calendar
This program will be presented both in-person and online
This program will be available in the meeting's On Demand product.
Seminar
Margherita Milone, MD, FAAN
Neuromuscular and Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG)
The continuous growth in knowledge in neuromuscular medicine have accelerated diagnosis and treatment of patients with muscle diseases. Serological markers have become crucial in characterizing immune-mediated myopathies, complementing muscle pathology. Muscle imaging has acquired a growing role in the diagnostic process, phenotype characterization and clinical outcomes of muscle diseases. Genetic tests, essential for the diagnosis of inherited myopathies, are instrumental for patient care, as many inherited myopathies carry risks of other organ involvement and gene therapy is making enormous progress. Faculty will elucidate the state of the art of antibodies, imaging and genetic studies in the assessment and treatment of muscle diseases. Participants will recognize the clinical, serological, pathological, radiological, and genetic heterogeneity of muscle diseases improving their diagnostic skills; become familiar with the myopathic phenotype and extramuscular manifestations associated with specific myositis antibodies; appropriately utilize myositis-specific antibodies in clinical practice for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes; become familiar with imaging studies that are commonly used in the diagnostic evaluation of muscle diseases; recognize imaging features that characterize acquired and inherited myopathies; become familiar with the spectrum of genetic tests and their limitations in the diagnosis of muscle diseases; and recognize implications of genetic findings in patient care and role of muscle pathology in facilitating interpretation of genetic findings.
2.00 CME credits
Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge
Intermediate
Advanced Practice Provider
Fellow, Resident, General Neurologist, Specialist Neurologist, Advanced Practice Provider, Neurohospitalist, Medical Student
Case-based, Didactic

Program Materials Program Evaluations

Event Timeline
01:00 PM - 01:10 PM EST Introduction Introduction to Muscle Diseases
Margherita Milone, MD, FAAN
01:10 PM - 01:40 PM EST Speaker Role of Antibodies in Muscle Diseases
Teerin Liewluck, MD, FAAN
01:40 PM - 02:10 PM EST Speaker Role of Imaging in Muscle Diseases
Doris G. Leung, MD
02:10 PM - 02:40 PM EST Speaker Role of Genetic Tests in Muscle Diseases
Margherita Milone, MD, FAAN
02:40 PM - 03:00 PM EST Discussion Questions, Answers, and Case-Questions
Margherita Milone, MD, FAAN, Teerin Liewluck, MD, FAAN, Doris G. Leung, MD
Faculty Disclosures
Margherita Milone, MD, FAAN Dr. Milone has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving on a Scientific Advisory or Data Safety Monitoring board for Argenx. Dr. Milone has received personal compensation in the range of $500-$4,999 for serving as an Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Advisory Board Member for Neurology Genetics, AAN. The institution of Dr. Milone has received research support from Mayo Clinic, CCaTS-CBD. The institution of Dr. Milone has received research support from Mayo Clinic, SGP Award. The institution of Dr. Milone has received research support from MDA for Care Center grant. The institution of Dr. Milone has received research support from Regenerative medicine Minnesota.
Teerin Liewluck, MD, FAAN Dr. Liewluck has nothing to disclose.
Doris G. Leung, MD The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from US Department of Defense. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Fulcrum Therapeutics. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from ML Bio Solutions, Inc.. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Sarepta Therapeutics. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Cumberland Pharmaceuticals. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from FibroGen Inc.. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Astellas Pharma. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Pfizer, Inc.. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Genethon. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Harmony Biosciences. The institution of Dr. Leung has received research support from Edgewise Therapeutics.