Diagnostic Imaging of the Hand

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Thieme, 2008 - Medical - 608 pages

In this text an interdisciplinary team of specialists in radiology,
surgery, and rheumatology presents a practical guide to imaging of the hand.
Complete with detailed discussion of the complex anatomy, common diseases, and
injuries of the hand, this text covers examination techniques and
state-of-the-art imaging modalities, including multiline spiral CR, with 2-D
displays and 3-D reconstructions, and contrast-enhanced MRI with multi-channel,
phased-array coils.

Designed to help clinicians develop the most effective
strategies for their patients, Diagnostic Imaging of the Hand provides a systematic approach to understanding each disease, outlining
pathogenesis and clinical symptoms according to a graduated diagnostic plan.
More than 1,000 crisp, high-quality images and line drawings, summary tables,
handy checklists, and a heavily cross-referenced appendix of differential
diagnoses make this text an ideal reference for the clinician seeking the most
up-to-date information on how to diagnose and treat disorders of the

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Professor, Director Hand Surgery Dept., Rhoen Clinic, Munich-Perlach, Germany

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