Key Features

  • Approximately 1,000 quality radiographs and line drawings illustrate concepts and disorders.
  • Normal and variant radiographic anatomy is discussed and illustrated, providing examples of both normal and variant radiographs for effective comparison.
  • A specific section on bone and joint disorders presents specific examples of these types of disorders.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Plain Film Radiography
1. Radiation Physics, Biology and Safety
2. Radiography Equipment Considerations and Accessories
3. Positioning Techniques & Terminology
4. Exposure Techniques and Special Considerations
5. Film Quality

Section 2 Radiographic Anatomy
6. Principles of Radiographic Interpretation
7. The Normal Foot and Ankle
8. Normal Variants and Anomalies
9. Normal Development
10. Developmental Variants

Section 3 Systematic Approach to Bone and Joint Abnormalities
11. View Selection for the Radiographic Study
12. Systematic Evaluation of Bone and Joint Abnormalities

Section 4 Radiographic Biomechanical Analysis
13. Principles of Biomechanical Radiographic Analysis of the Foot
14. Foot Segmental Relationships and Bone Morphology
15. Pediatric Abnormalities of Position

Section 5 Special Imaging Procedures
16. Overview of Special Imaging Studies
17. MRI/Cross-Sectional Imaging

Section 6 Bone & Joint Disorders
18. Fractures & Related Conditions: Fundamentals
19. Classification of Fractures & Dislocations
20. Osteonecrosis and Osteochondrosis
21. Bone Infection
22. Joint Disease
23. Bone Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions
24. Miscellaneous Disorders


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© 2003
Churchill Livingstone
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About the author

Robert Christman

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Radiology; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine; Director of Online Learning; Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Philadelphia, PA