RHEUMATOLOGY

The Ankle

Dec 21, 2016 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on The Ankle

The Ankle Avneesh Chhabra, Jared Kasper, Colby Engar, and Theodoros Soldatos The ankle joint is constituted by multiple ligaments and supporting tendons, which are subject of various pathologies that can…

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The Hip

Dec 21, 2016 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on The Hip

The Hip Avneesh Chhabra, Shivani Ahlawat, and Theodoros Soldatos The hip (or femoroacetabular) joint is a ball-and-socket articulation, which connects the axial skeleton with the lower extremity. It is one…

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The Shoulder

Dec 21, 2016 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on The Shoulder

The Shoulder Avneesh Chhabra, Sahar Jalali Farahani, and Theodoros Soldatos The shoulder is a complex ball-and-socket articulation, which involves synchronized motion among four joints, the glenohumeral (GH) joint, acromioclavicular (AC)…

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Magnetic Resonance Neurography

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Magnetic Resonance Neurography Avneesh Chhabra, Theodoros Soldatos, and John A. Carrino Magnetic resonance neurography (aka MR neurography or MRN) is a modified version of current MR imaging techniques, which depicts…

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Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

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Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Avneesh Chhabra, Kyung Jin Suh, Jonathan Samet, and Theodoros Soldatos The musculoskeletal system is affected by a variety of (benign and malignant) tumors and tumor-like…

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The Wrist

Dec 21, 2016 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on The Wrist

The Wrist Avneesh Chhabra, Shadpour Demehri, and Theodoros Soldatos The wrist is a complex arrangement of multiple bones, ligaments, and cartilage, which bridges the hand with the forearm, and allows…

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The Knee

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The Knee Avneesh Chhabra, Vibhor Wadhwa, Ty K. Subhawong, and Theodoros Soldatos The knee is a pivotal hinge joint, which connects the bones of the upper and lower leg, and…

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The Elbow

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The Elbow Avneesh Chhabra, Majid Chalian, and Theodoros Soldatos The elbow is a highly congruent hinge joint that is stabilized by its bony configuration, as well as ligamentous and capsular…

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Infection and Inflammation/Arthritis

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Infection and Inflammation/Arthritis Avneesh Chhabra and Theodoros Soldatos Musculoskeletal infectious and inflammatory processes are discussed together in this chapter, since the clinical presentation is often quiet similar and, in many…

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Technical Considerations

Dec 21, 2016 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on Technical Considerations

Technical Considerations Avneesh Chhabra, David Hitt, and Theodoros Soldatos MR imaging is the method of choice for the detection of internal derangements of the various soft tissue structures of joints….

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