1st Edition

New Techniques in Interventional Musculoskeletal Radiology

Edited By Mark E. Schweitzer, Jean-Denis Laredo Copyright 2007
    392 Pages 543 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This reference documents state-of-the-art trends and advancements in the utilization imaging modalities for the analysis of bones and their surrounding soft tissues, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels. Exploring technologies such as ultrasound, MRI, CT, CT arthrography, MR arthrography, and fluoroscopy, this source contains expertly written chapters on preoperative imaging, tumor evaluation, and biomechanics.

    Conscious Sedation. Chemistry of Local Anesthetics and Steroids Used for Selective Injections. Histology and Cytology of Biopsies of Tumors and Histology and Microbiology for Evaluation Injection. Percutaneous Ultrasound Guided Peritendonous Injections. Selective Sacroiliac Joint and Facet Joint Injections. Epidural Steroids. Thoracic and Lumbosacral Selective Epidural Injection. Selective Cervical Nerve Blocks. Percutaneous Steroid Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis. Arthography: Techniques and Indications. Anesthestic Joint Injections. Radiosynoviorthesis. Cervical Discography. Percutaneous Laser and Radiofrequency Disc Decompression. Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of Osteoid Osteoma. Interstitial Laser Photocoagulation of Osteid Osteomas. Percutaneous Alcohol of Metastatic Disease. Radiofrequency Ablation of Osseous Metastatic Disease. Intramuscular Hemangioma. Needle Localization of Musculoskeletal Lesions. Efficiency in Vertebroplasty. Kyphoplasty. Percutaneous Acetabulaplasty. Percutaneous Therapy of Cystic Bony Lesions. Catheterization of the Long Bones. Specific Uses of Interventional Musculoskeletal MRI


    Mark E. Schweitzer, Jean-Denis Laredo