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Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition

Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition

The field of musculoskeletal sonography has undergone unprecedented development over the past decade, thanks to ongoing technological refinements, the inherent advantages of ultrasound imaging itself (low cost, widespread availability, capacity for dynamic studies, excellent acceptance by patients), its value in imaging-guided therapeutic interventions, and—last but by no means least—the enthusiasm of the sonographers who have pioneered the field of musculoskeletal ultrasonography and devoted years in promoting its diffusion.Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition provides the knowledge about sonography of hand and wrist.

Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition
Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition

With this Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition publication—Draghi explores one of the anatomic regions that have benefited most from the technological revolutions that have been going on in the field of ultrasonography. The chapters in this book provide clear, concise, and complete coverage of the anatomy of the hand and wrist—tendons, nerves, vascular structures— and main pathologic conditions encountered in this area.

The Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition is enriched with helpful diagrams, magnetic resonance images, and a wealth of high-quality ultrasound images acquired with state-of-the-art scanners and carefully labeled to facilitate recognition of each and every structure. Key points are summarized in practical tables.

Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity 1st edition content

1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2 Extensor Tendons of the Wrist: Anatomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
3 Extensor Tendons of the Wrist: Pathologic Conditions. . . . 21
4 De Quervain’s Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
5 Intersection Syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
6 Wartenberg’s Syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
7 Flexor Carpi Radialis, Palmaris Longus, and Flexor
Carpi Ulnaris Tendons: Anatomy and Pathology . . . . . . . . 39
8 Carpal Tunnel: Anatomy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
9 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
10 Guyon’s Canal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
11 Tendons of the Digits: Anatomy and Pathology . . . . . . . . . 61
12 Pulleys and the Sagittal Bands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
13 Dupuytren’s Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
14 Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Metacarpophalangeal
Joint of the Thumb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
15 Rheumatoid Arthritis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
16 Osteoarthritis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
17 Ganglia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93

 

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