Orthopedic Imaging: A Practical Approach / Edition 5

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Interpret musculoskeletal images with confidence with Orthopedic Radiology: A Practical Approach!  This trusted radiology reference has established itself as an ideal comprehensive source of guidance for radiologists and orthopedists at every level of training.


  • Effectively interpret a full range of findings with the aid of more than 4,000 outstanding illustrations that encompass conventional radiography, ultrasound, CT, dual-energy CT, PET-CT, and all other diagnostic imaging modalities used to evaluate musculoskeletal disorders, including numerous examples of 3-D imaging.
  • Master the latest trends in orthopedic radiology including the increasing emphasis on ultrasonography and MRI over other methods that expose patients to higher levels of radiation.
  • Choose the best imaging approach for each patient with discussions of each technique’s accuracy, speed, and cost.
  • Apply a state-of-the-art knowledge of magnetic resonance imaging interpretation with advanced guidance from renowned musculoskeletal MRI authorities.
  • Find the information you need quickly and easily thanks to informative diagrams and schematics, and a quick-reference, high-yield format, including “Practical Points” summaries at the end of each chapter for quick review.
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Featuring over 1,700 large-size illustrations and unique, effective pedagogy, the Fourth Edition of Dr. Greenspan's best-seller is the ideal teaching text on musculoskeletal imaging for radiologists and orthopedists at every level of training. It covers all orthopedic problems and imaging modalities and offers indispensable guidance on selecting cost-effective imaging techniques. This edition includes new illustrations of MRI, digital radiography, 3-D CT, and other advanced imaging methods and new information on fat suppression techniques in MR imaging. Also included are additional differential diagnosis tables, new tables summarizing salient features of disorders, and improved illustration captions beginning with the diagnosis in boldface.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608312870
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/4/2010
  • Edition description: Fifth, North American Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 1,226,992
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 12.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1: The Role of the Orthopedic Radiologist

2: Imaging Techniques in Orthopedics

3: Bone Formation and Growth

4: Radiologic Evaluation of Trauma

5: Upper Limb I: Shoulder Girdle

6: Upper Limb II: Elbow

7: Upper Limb III: Distal Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

8: Lower Limb I: Pelvic Girdle and Proximal Femur

9: Lower Limb II: Knee

10: Lower Limb III: Ankle and Foot

11: Spine

12: Radiologic Evaluation of the Arthritides

13: Degenerative Joint Disease

14: Inflammatory Arthritides

15: Miscellaneous Arthritides and Arthropathies

16: Radiologic Evaluation of Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions

17: Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions I: Bone-Forming Lesions

18: Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions II: Lesions of Cartilaginous Origin

19: Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions III: Fibrous, Fibroosseous, and Fibrohistiocytic Lesions

20: Benign Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions IV: Miscellaneous Lesions

21: Malignant Bone Tumors I: Osteosarcomas and Chondrosarcomas

22: Malignant Bone Tumors II: Miscellaneous Tumors

23: Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of the Joints

24: Radiologic Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Infections

25: Osteomyelitis, Infectious Arthritis, and Soft-Tissue Infections

26: Radiologic Evaluation of Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders

27: Osteoporosis, Rickets, and Osteomalacia

28: Hyperparathyroidism

29: Paget Disease

30: Miscellaneous Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders

31: Radiologic Evaluation of Skeletal Anomalies

32: Anomalies of the Upper and Lower Limbs

33: Scoliosis and Anomalies with General Affect on the Skeleton

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