Essential Musculoskeletal MRI

1st Edition

A Primer for the Clinician

Authors:

  • Michelle Wessely
  • Martin Young
  • Table of Contents


    Introduction – MRI (35):
    Theory
    Spin
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
    Resonance detection
    Imaging
    MRI parameters
    Spin echo sequences
    Pulse sequences
    Fast spin echo
    STIR
    Gradient echo
    Contrast enhancement
    The Patient experience
    MRI equipment
    Imaging protocols
    Contraindications and complications
    Clinical decision making


    Part 1: The Spine

    Cervical Spine.
    Normal anatomy and variants
    Pathomechanics
    Degenerative joint disease
    Degenerative disc disease
    Ligamentum flavum hypertrophy
    Pathology
    Syringomyelia
    Inflammatory arthritides
    Disc lesions
    Spinal cord lesions
    Infection
    Tumours (osseous and soft tissue) – primary and secondary
    Trauma
    Surgical approaches
    Clinical Correlation and decision-making
    Radicultitis
    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
    SMT and contraindications
    Whiplash
    Summary (“Clinical Pearls”)


    Thoracic Spine. Normal anatomy and variants
    Pathomechanics
    Degenerative joint
    disease
    Degenerative disc
    disease
    Ligamentum flavum
    hypertrophy
    Pathology
    Syringomyelia
    Inflammatory
    arthritides
    Disc lesions
    Spinal cord lesions
    Infection
    Tumours (osseous and
    soft tissue) –
    primary and
    secondary
    Trauma
    Surgical approaches
    Clinical Correlation and
    decision-making
    S

    Details

    No. of pages:
    270
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443067266
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702048555