This easy-to-follow 'cookbook' guides hand surgeons and radiologists through the process of diagnosis and treatment
Mobile ultrasonography is revolutionizing the way hand surgery patients are managed. Ultrasound of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Step-by-Step Guide is the first book on this field that is intended for practicing hand surgeons and the radiologists who work with them. A stepwise, practical guide specially designed for quick reference, with bullet-point text, informative figures, and detailed clinical examples, this book and its accompanying videos are ideal for the busy clinician.
Edited by John R. Fowler and Nandkumar M. Rawool, with contributions by other experts with long experience in ultrasound techniques, this book features a reader-friendly chapter structure that describes the appropriate setup, anatomic landmarks, probe and patient positioning, comparative normal anatomy, relevant pathologic anatomy, and available injection techniques for 14 anatomic areas and conditions.
- Full-color photographs to depict proper patient and probe positioning for optimal results
- Expert advice on ultrasound machine settings for achieving the best images in various structures
- Labeled ultrasound images of deformities and normal anatomy for comparative clinical use
- Thirteen instructive videos highlight ultrasound techniques for a range of structures and pathologies
This unique guidebook for upper limb ultrasound methods is the essential primary reference for all practicing hand surgeons and residents, as well as orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, and radiologists who must provide their patients with unrivaled care using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques.