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Essential Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology

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Essential Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology, by Richard Wakefield & Maria Antonietta D’Agostino, assists you in most effectively using musculoskeletal ultrasound to diagnose and monitor the progression of rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and other rheumatic and soft tissue disorders. Sponsored by the European League against Rheumatism (EULAR), it is the first reference that attempts to set rigorous guidelines for how and when to use musculoskeletal ultrasound in the evaluation of these cases. At you can reference the complete contents online, along with an image gallery, supplemental video stills and clips, and clinical cases with companion assessment questions.

Hardbound, 392 Pages

Published: July 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0127-2


  • 1 Physics of ultrasound
    2 "Pitfalls of Doppler Ultrasound"
    3 Pitfalls of Gray Scale Artefacts
    4 Essential considerations when purchasing equipment
    5 "The Normal Joint"
    6 Synovitis
    7 Erosions
    8 Tendon disease
    9 Enthesis
    10 Cartilage
    11 Peripheral Nerves
    12 Muscle
    13 Rheumatoid Arthritis
    14 Osteoarthritis
    15 Spondyloarthropathy
    16 Crystal-associated Synovitis
    17 Sonography of Salivary Glands in Patients with Primary Sjogren's Syndrome
    18A Use of Ulrasonography in the Pediatric Patient
    18B Normal Ultrasonography and Lower Limb Enthesis in Children
    19 Soft tissue rheumatism
    20 Shoulder
    21 Ultrasound in Sports Medicine
    22 "Ultrasound of vasculitis"
    23 Ultrasound guided injections and biopsy
    24 Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound
    25 Training and Education in Rheumatology US : Objectives and challenges
    26 Training and Education in Rheumatology US: Experiences from around the globe
    26A Europe
    26B United States
    26C Asia
    26D South America
    27 Research and Future Developments in Ultrasound and Rheumatology


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