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MRI of the
Hand and Wrist

by Thomas H. Berquist

MRI of the Hand and Wrist covers the tremendous technological advances and new applications that have occurred in this area over the past five years. The emphasis is on MR anatomy, techniques for performing MR studies, and utility for specific clinical problems.

Features include:

  • comparisons of MRI with CT, ultrasound, and other modalities where appropriate
  • discussion of common technical and anatomic pitfalls to help avoid errors in interpreting MR images
  • specific applications organized by etiologies

Contents

Anatomy

  • Osseus anatomy
  • Articular and ligament anatomy
  • Muscular anatomy
  • Tendon anatomy
  • Neurovascular anatomy

Diagnostic Techniques

  • Patient selection
  • Patient positioning/cell selection
  • Pulse sequences/image planes
  • Intravenous gadolinium
  • MR arthrography
  • MR Angiography

Pitfalls

  • Osseous variants
  • Soft-tissue variants

Trauma

  • Osseous injuries
  • Soft-tissue injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Miscellaneous conditions

Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions

  • Osseous lesions
  • Soft-tissue masses

Arthropathies

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Erosive osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Juvenile chronic arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Reiter's syndrome
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Gout
  • Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease
  • hemachromatosis
  • Pigmented villonodular synovitis
  • Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Postoperative arthropathy
  • MRI in arthropathies
  • MRI in rheumatoid arthritis
  • MRI in pigmented villonodular synovitis
  • MRI in gout
  • MRI in other arthropathies and connective tissue disease
  • MRI in postoperative disorders

Infection

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Joint space infection
  • Soft-tissue infection
  • Infection in violated tissue

Avascular Necrosis

  • Scaphoid
  • Lunate
  • Capitate
  • Metacarpal heads/phalanges
  • Imaging approaches

Nerve Compression Syndromes

  • Anatomy
  • Nerve compression syndromes

Miscellaneous Conditions

  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Synovial chondromatosis/osteochondromatosis
  • Marrow edema
  • sarcoidosis
  • Madelung's deformity
  • Myositis ossificans
  • Microgeode syndrome
  • Tissue overgrowth syndromes
  • Foreign bodies

Index

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MRI of the Hand and Wrist
by Thomas H. Berquist
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