Atlas of Nuclear Imaging in Sports Medicine

Overview

The use of nuclear medicine as an instrumental diagnostic tool in sports imaging, coupled with the proliferation of professional and recreational sports in the community, has made this book both timely and beneficial to sports medicine practitioners. Using an abundance of high-quality nuclear images, this practical, comprehensive atlas presents a variety of common musculoskeletal conditions-especially apparent in sports injuries-that can be ...
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Overview

The use of nuclear medicine as an instrumental diagnostic tool in sports imaging, coupled with the proliferation of professional and recreational sports in the community, has made this book both timely and beneficial to sports medicine practitioners. Using an abundance of high-quality nuclear images, this practical, comprehensive atlas presents a variety of common musculoskeletal conditions-especially apparent in sports injuries-that can be clinically diagnosed using nuclear medicine procedures.

Features:

  • Explains how nuclear imaging can be best used in sports medicine
  • Presented logically according to anatomic regions and to type of injury
  • Includes technical tips for each anatomic imaging site
  • Shows the limitations and advantages of using this diagnostic approach
  • Explains common pathologies presented in sports medicine
  • Uses over 900 examples of nuclear images
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

Robert Cooper is a staff physician in nuclear medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital; private practice, Mater Misericordiae Hospital and at Dee Why Nuclear Medicine, Sydney, Australia. Past fellowship at University of Michigan, USA.

Stephen Allwright, consultant in nuclear medicine at Mater Misericordiae Hospital and Dee Why Nuclear Medicine in Sydney; fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Past fellowship at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, USA.

Jock Anderson, radiologist specialising in sports medicine imaging; MIA Associate Professor, University of New South Wales; Director of Medical Imaging at the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Chung H. Lee, MD (University of Colorado Health Sciences Center)
Description: This is an atlas of nuclear medicine studies demonstrating various sports injuries.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a visual reference of various sports related injuries. This textbook delivers this information in concise manner with relevant pictorial references.
Audience: The atlas is aimed at nuclear medicine specialists, radiologists, and orthopedic surgeons. However, it would appeal to anyone involved in the care of patients with sports injuries who will need to assess nuclear studies.
Features: This is a concise and comprehensive atlas of scintigraphic images of sports injuries. The book is well laid out with discussions of the pathologic process followed by relevant nuclear images as well as radiographic studies.
Assessment: This atlas would make an excellent reference for those who will be involved with nuclear studies as they pertain to sports injuries. There are few books that focus on this subject in such a comprehensive yet concise and easily referenced style.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780074710883
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 10/15/2003
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Technical considerations 1
2 Concepts in sports medicine imaging 7
3 The ankle, foot and heel 13
4 The leg 89
5 The knee 115
6 The pelvis, hip and thigh 141
7 The spine 185
8 The shoulder girdle and thorax 203
9 The elbow and forearm 219
10 The hand and wrist 239
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