Imaging Strategies for the Knee

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Juergen Maeurer
Thieme, 2006 - Medical - 212 pages

The human knee, with its complex anatomy and frequent disorders, undergoes radiologic examination more than any other joint. Imaging Strategies for the Knee organizes all of the relevant information clinicians need to help them reach a sound diagnosis, accurately and efficiently.

Features include:

  • More than 400 illustrations that show vividly how to recognize and compare morphological details
  • Complete coverage of all examination techniques including ultrasound, CT and MRI
  • Clinical background information for every finding
  • An innovative layout: three columns of text, additional information in the margins and images provide essential information at a glance
  • Keywords and concise text boxes in the margins on disease, pathology, clinical manifestations, first-line examination methods, imaging requirements, and treatment options
  • Helpful summaries at the end of each chapter to facilitate rapid review
  • Comprehensive coverage of all disorders, logically grouped according to disease classification

An ideal introduction for students and residents, Imaging Strategies for the Knee is also a convenient, durable resource that radiologists, orthopedists, and trauma surgeons will reach for again and again in their daily practice.

 

Contents

Contents
1
Fractures
15
Fracture Complications
37
Heterotopic Ossification
43
Primary Osteoarthritis
65
Inflammatory Diseases
81
Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions of the Knee Joint
115
Osteomalacia and Rickets
143
Osteonecrosis
155
Hematologic Diseases
163
Neuropathic Osteoarthropathy
169
Normal Skeletal Development
171
Dysplasia of the Femoropatellar Joint
193
Tibial Metaphyseal Fracture
199
Subacute Osteomyelitis Brodie Abscess
204
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