Ultrasound-Guided Chemodenervation Procedures: Text and Atlas

Ultrasound-Guided Chemodenervation Procedures: Text and Atlas


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Ultrasound-Guided Chemodenervation Procedures: Text and Atlas by Katharine E. Alter, Mark Hallett, Barbara Karp, Codrin Lungu

Ultrasound-Guided Chemodenervation Procedures provides a comprehensive multimedia approach to neurotoxin therapy using ultrasound. This combined text/atlas/DVD offers a complete review of toxin therapy, both current indications and emerging applications, as well as a detailed review of ultrasound technology and ultrasound guidance techniques for botulinum toxin injections and nerve blocks. The work also includes a detailed anatomic and pictorial atlas (print and DVD), which will be invaluable to clinicians performing procedures with or without ultrasound guidance. The text section of the book is a reference manual, covering conditions and indications, chemodenervation agents, and ultrasound basics including essential physics, machine settings, artifacts, scanning techniques, and procedural guidance techniques. The illustrated print and DVD atlas sections offer a stunning visual roadmap for understanding ultrasound anatomy, localizing muscles, and safely and successfully performing chemodenervation procedures.

Features of Ultrasound-Guided Chemodenervation Procedures include:

  • More than 1,300 clinical pictures, anatomical drawings, and ultrasound stills
  • Over 300 video clips of structures, injections, and techniques for performing chemodenervation and neurolysis or combination therapies with ultrasound
  • Practical yet comprehensive-an indispensable print and electronic reference for clinicians
  • Review of ultrasound technology, techniques, and clinical applications for chemodenervation
  • Review of clinical indications and emerging uses of botulinum toxin

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936287604
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/20/2012
Pages: 440
Sales rank: 1,096,791
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Katharine E. Alter, MD is Medical Director, Rehabilitation Programs, Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. She is also a Senior Clinician, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

Mark Hallett, MD, Chief, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurology and Stroke, Bethesda, MD

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Ultrasound-Guided Chemodenervation Procedures: Text and Atlas 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great book for an injector looking to learn more about ultrasound guidance. The book provides a beginners review of ultrasound, practical tips and general concepts. Additionally, it provides an anatomy / ultrasound helpful when practicing ultrasound imaging and as a resource guide.