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Musculoskeletal Imaging

ISBN : 9780199235773

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Author: 
Philip G. Conaghan; Philip O'Connor; David A. Isenberg
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
101 x 181 mm
Pub date
Mar 2010
Series
Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Radiology
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Diseases of the joints and surrounding tissues cannot be visualised without the help of imaging techniques. These range from x-rays (which have been available for over 100 years) to the highly sophisticated magnetic resonance imaging scanning. The variety of imaging techniques and indeed the quality of these images has improved radically in the past decade and this book attempts to capture the way in which rheumatologists and their colleagues can use a wide variety of techniques to analyse musculoskeletal diseases which are known to exist. This handbook provides the reader with an insight into both which imaging techniques should be applied to particular clinical problems and how the results can be used to determine the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal conditions. It is extensively illustrated with examples of the various imaging techniques and joints to aid understanding, and is organised by anatomical region and specific musculoskeletal disorder to allow easy access to information.

Index: 

1. How imaging modalities work
INVESTIGATION BY ANATOMICAL REGION
2. Investigating knee region problems
3. Investigating hip region problems
4. Investigating shoulder region problems
5. Investigating hand and wrist problems
6. Investigating elbow problems
7. Investigating foot and ankle problems
8. Investigating spinal problems
INVESTIGATIONS IN SPECIFIC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
9. Investigating the child with joint problems
10. Imaging in inflammatory arthritis
11. Imaging in the autoimmune rheumatic diseases disorders
12. Imaging in bone and miscellaneous diseases

About the author: 

Philip G. Conaghan, Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds and Consultant Rheumatologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and Leeds Primary Care Trust, UK; Philip O'Connor, Consultant in Radiology, Leeds General Infirmary, UK; David A. Isenberg, ARC Diamond Jubilee Professor of Rheumatology, University College London, UK

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