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This volume provides an updated review of imaging abnormalities in orthopedic sports injuries. The first part of the book contains background information on relevant basic science and general imaging principles in sports traumatology. The second part comprises a topographic discussion of sports injuries. Each chapter highlights the merit of different imaging techniques, focused on a specific clinical problem. In the third part, natural history, monitoring and follow-up by imaging are discussed. This well-illustrated book will be of value for musculoskeletal radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, sports physicians and everyone else involved in sports medicine.
Table of Contents
Relevant Basic Science and General Imaging Principles: The Clinician’s Point of View.- Imaging Techniques and Procedures in Sports Injuries.- Cartilage Trauma .- Tendon and Ligamentous Trauma.- Bone Marrow Edema in Sports Injuries / General Concept.- Overuse Bone Trauma and Stress Fractures.-Pseudotumors in Sports.- Topografic Discussion: Shoulder Instability.- Rotator Cuff and Impingement.- Scapular, Clavicular, Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicaular Joint Injuries.- Imaging of Sports Injuries of the Elbow .- Imaging of Wrist Injuries.-Finger and Hand.- Pelvis, Hip and Groin .- Sports-related Meniscal Injury.- Knee: Ligaments and Tendons.- Imaging of Anterior Knee Pain and Maltracking.- Injuries of the Ligaments and Tendons in the Ankle and Foot.- Ankle and Foot: Osteochondral Injuries.- Acute and Overuse Lesions of the Leg and Calf.- The Spine in Sports Injuries: Cervical Spine.- The Spine in Sports Injuries: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine.- Maxillofacial Injuries in Sports.- Thoracic and Abdominal Wall Injuries in Sports Injuries.- Special Considerations in the Immature Skeleton.- The Aging Athlete.- Monitoring of Sports Injury Repair: Natural History and Monitoring of Fractures and Microfractures.- Monitoring of Muscle, Tendon and Ligament Repair.- Sport-Specific Injuries: Sport-Specific Injuries.- Subject Index.- List of Contributors.