Radiologic Guide to Orthopedic Devices

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Hunter, Tim B.; Taljanovic, Mihra S.; Wild, Jason R.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-1-10-708562-6

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Orthopedic devices improve the quality of life of millions of people, and show up on radiographs and cross-sectional imaging studies daily.

This text will familiarise radiologists with the indications, applications, potential complications, and radiologic evaluation of many medical devices. The book offers a complete discussion of fracture fixation, joint arthroplasty, and orthopedic apparatus of the neck and spine, including the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. It also provides detailed overviews of devices used for common dental disease, covers the general principles applicable to complications of orthopedic devices, foreign body ingestions, insertions and injuries, and details quality assurance issues concerning the manufacture and distribution of devices. Featuring a large gallery of apparatus for reference, an extensive glossary of terms and a list of manufacturers, Radiologic Guide to Orthopedic Devices is an essential resource for radiologists, orthopedists and emergency medicine physicians.

Key Features:

  • Describes the imaging appearance of orthopedic devices on radiographs or cross-sectional imaging studies (including CT, MRI and ultrasound)
  • Covers in detail the imaging appearance of complications associated with orthopedic apparatus
  • A regularly-updated companion website will follow new products and developments in the field, as well as distilling the book's content and hosting additional images


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Hunter, Tim B.; Taljanovic, Mihra S.; Wild, Jason R.
ISBN: 978-1-10-708562-6
Imaging Technology
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 352
Year: 2017