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Author Draghi, Ferdinando, author

Title Ultrasonography of the upper extremity : elbow / Ferdinando Draghi
Published Cham : Springer, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (VII, 81 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Anatomy -- Examination techniques and ultrasound appearance -- Pathology (tendons, muscles, nerves, synovium, bone) -- Anterior aspect (muscle and distal biceps tendons, brachial muscle and tendon, bicepito-radial and interosseous bursa, median nerve, radial nerve, anterior coronoid recess) -- Lateral aspect (common extensors tendon, lateral collateral legament) -- Posterior aspect (triceps muscle and tendon, olecranon bursa, synovial recess) -- Medial aspect (common flexors tendons, medial collateral ligament, ulnar nerve) -- Index
Summary This book on elbow ultrasonography is a practice-oriented book, offering a wealth of high-quality ultrasound images, and providing clear, concise, and comprehensive coverage of the normal anatomy as well as the main pathologic conditions of the elbow. The ultrasound images have been obtained using state-of-the-art scanners and carefully labeled to facilitate recognition of each condition. The book also provides a helpful comparison of the images and findings obtained using other diagnostic techniques, including magnetic resonance imaging. The text is complemented by practical tables summarizing key points for ease of reference. Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity: Elbow is a rich source of information on the anatomy, examination techniques and ultrasound appearances of one of the anatomic regions to have benefited most from the technological revolution that has taken place in the field of ultrasonography in recent years. The book appeals to both novice and experienced practitioners, including above all radiologists and ultrasound technicians, as well as rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Elbow -- Ultrasonic imaging
Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Diagnostic ultrasonic imaging
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319773414