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Atlas of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

PK Srivastava

948 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Atlas of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is a comprehensive atlas, employing over 3600 3D ultrasound images to evaluate musculoskeletal pathologies.

The book is divided into 13 chapters covering the high resolution musculoskeletal sonography technique of muscles, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot, bones, peripheral nerve, musculoskeletal infections, soft tissue masses, swollen lower limb, and high resolution sonography of musculoskeletal emergencies. 

Also featured are discussions on neurophysiological abnormalities and high resolution ultrasound as a non-invasive modality for the evaluation of musculoskeletal infections. A separate chapter evaluates soft tissue masses in the musculoskeletal system, along with the description of ultrasound-guided FNAC for establishing the final diagnosis.

Atlas of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound will help radiologists, orthopaedicians and physicians to understand how high resolution ultrasound can be used as an excellent modality in musculoskeletal emergency conditions, and how it is useful for differentiating between cellulitis and abscess, necrotizing fasciitis, cutaneous masses. 

Key Points

  • Over 3600 3D ultrasound images in full colour
  • Assists physicians in using ultrasound to guide final diagnosis
  • Chapters divided to focus on specific parts of the body
Author Bio

PK Srivastava MBBS MD (Radiology) FICRI FICMU
Professor, Whole Body CT Scan and Ultrasound Unit, Department of Radiotherapy, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India