Key Features

  • Features problem-solving advice to help you accurately identify what you see, especially those images that are not cut and dry.
  • Offers how-to-do-it guidance on the two most commonly performed procedures in private practice, arthrography and biopsy.
  • Highlights tricks-of-the-trade, tables, boxes, rules of thumb, and other points for easy reference.
  • Incorporates high-quality images and a full-color design that illuminate important elements.
  • Includes a CD containing musculoskeletal CT, MRI, and ultrasound protocols—including general indications for use and special situations such as dealing with metal artifacts—patient questionnaires that help you make the best imaging choices, and a hip appendix that offers expert guidance on how to properly image the hip.

Table of Contents

I. Advanced Modalities: protocols and optimization

1. Optimization of Musculoskeletal Imaging (also see supplementary materials)

II. Procedures

2. Arthrography

3. Biopsy

III. Problem Solving: Disease Categories

4. Arthritis

5. Infection

6. Tumor

IV. Problem Solving: Anatomic Regions

7. Shoulder

8. Elbow

9. Wrist

10. Hand

11. Hip/pelvis

12. Knee

13. Ankle

14. Foot

15. Muscle/soft tissue Imaging

Supplementary Materials:

A. MRI protocols

B. MRI patient questionnaires and templates


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