Orthopedic Imaging

Orthopedic Imaging : Techniques and Applications

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Providing radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and other clinicians with an up-to-date review of imaging of the musculoskeletal system, this book begins by discussing the various imaging techniques, with particular attention to their advantages and disadvantages. The second part then documents the application of these techniques to the clinical problems and diseases encountered in specific anatomical regions. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in the field, and includes a wealth of illustrative material.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 385 pages
  • 193 x 270 x 25.4mm | 872g
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
  • 25 Tables, black and white; X, 385 p.
  • 3642643418
  • 9783642643415

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This volume is intended to provide radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and other clinicians with an up-to-date review of imaging of the musculoskeletal system. In the first part of the book, the various imaging techniques are discussed in turn, with particular attention to their advantages and disadvantages. The second part then documents the application of these techniques to the clinical problems and diseases encountered in specific anatomical regions. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in the field, and a wealth of illustrative material is included.
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Table of contents

Imaging Techniques and Procedures.- 1 Radiography.- 2 Arthrography.- 3 Computed Tomography.- 4 Magnetic Resonance Imaging.- 5 Scintigraphy.- 6 Ultrasound.- 7 Interventional Radiological Techniques.- 8 Measurements and Related Examination Techniques in Orthopedic Radiology.- 9 Bone Densitometry.- Practical Clinical Problems.- 10 The Shoulder.- 11 The Hand and Wrist.- 12 The Hip.- 13 The Knee.- 14 The Ankle and Foot.- 15 The Spine.- 16 Polyarthritis.- 17 Bone and Joint Infections.- 18 Joint Prostheses.- 19 Musculoskeletal Tumours.- List of Contributors.
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About A. Mark Davies

The volume provides a well-illustrated, up-to-date review of imaging of the musculoskeletal system. In the first part of the book the various imaging techniques are discussed, and the second part considers their application in particular clinical problems and diseases. The comprehensive nature of the volume will make it of wide appeal to radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and other clinicians.
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