Musculoskeletal Imaging

by Matthew Budak, Teik Chooi Oh, Rakesh Mehan

This book explains in detail the technical principles of the different imaging methods applied to the skeleton, including radiographs, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and radionuclide scans. It also describes the normal and abnormal musculoskeletal tissues using each modality. Considering the anatomical approach and including a lot of annotated images, the book provides concise descriptions of the most common disorders of each region, the optimum imaging technique and the standard treatment. There is significant coverage of trauma in each regional chapter, which includes Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and hand, Pelvic girdle and hip, Knee, Foot and ankle, and spine making it relevant to people who are working in emergency and orthopaedic departments. The final chapter describes the radiological patterns seen with bone tumours and infarcts, osteomyelitis, rickets, arthritis, and osteochondritis dissicans.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Budak Matthew
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
2. Oh Teik Chooi
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Preston, UK
3. Mehan Rakesh Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bolton, UK
ISBN 9781907816680
Speciality Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12308
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2014
Pages 272
Book Type Professional

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