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Author Pak, Yong-hwi, author

Title Combined scintigraphic and radiographic diagnosis of bone and joint diseases : including gamma correction interpretation / Yong-Whee Bahk
Edition Fifth edition
Published Singapore : Springer, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 722 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction and fundamentals of pinhole scintigraphy -- Dual-head planar pinhole scan, pinhole SPECT, and gamma correction pinhole scan of the bone -- Clinical applications -- Normal pinhole scintigraphic anatomy of bones and joints -- Normal variants and artifacts -- Infective and inflammatory diseases of the bone -- Noninfective osteitides -- Diseases of joints and soft-tissue infections -- Degenerative joint diseases -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Seronegative spondyloarthropathies -- Other rheumatic osteoarthropathies and soft-tissue rheumatism syndromes -- Osteochondroses and related diseases -- Vascular bone disorders -- Metabolic bone diseases and drug-induced osteoporosis -- Traumatic, surgical, and sports injuries of the skeleton -- Malignant tumors of the bone -- Benign tumors and tumorous conditions of the bone -- Soft-tissue tumors and tumor-like conditions -- Otorhinological disorders -- PET-CT in bone and joint diseases -- A genetic consideration of skeletal disorders -- Gamma correction pinhole bone scan diagnosis -- Trabecular Microfracture and Micro contusion -- Appendix: Basic physics of pinhole scintigraphy
Summary For its 4th edition, this book has been amended, updated, and rearranged. Covers the role of pinhole imaging, and the novel diagnostic use of gamma correction pinhole bone scan in skeletal disorders. Includes pinhole scans plus CT, MRI and ultrasound images
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 28, 2017)
Subject Bones -- Radiography.
Bones -- Radionuclide imaging.
Joints -- Radiography.
Joints -- Radionuclide imaging.
Musculoskeletal system -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Musculoskeletal system -- Imaging.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789811027598 (electronic bk.)
9811027595 (electronic bk.)