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Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases

Including Gamma Correction Interpretation

Authors: Bahk, Yong-Whee

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  • Equips the reader with the state of the art information required for accurate diagnosis of bone and joint diseases by combined use of scintigraphy and radiology
  • Includes many updates and covers more topics than the previous edition 
  • Contains new chapters on the use of 18F-NaF PET/CT and diagnosis of bone trabecular microfracture and microcontusion
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  • Due: November 22, 2019
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About this book

In the fifth edition of this highly successful book, the author once again aims to equip the reader with up-to-date information that will facilitate accurate diagnosis of bone and joint diseases by means of combined use of scintigraphy and radiology. Two entirely new chapters have been added, one on the use of 18F-NaF PET/CT and the other on gamma correction scan diagnosis of bone trabecular microfracture and microcontusion as well as bone edema and hemorrhage. Further topics covered for the first time include enthesopathies, myositis, soft tissue diseases, cryptic bones, and differential diagnosis. Individual chapters have been updated and rearranged to reflect the latest advances in imaging diagnosis. As before, a vast number of state of the art gamma correction pinhole bone scans and corroborative conventional radiographs and CT, MRI, and/or ultrasound images are presented side by side. In this new edition, extension of the application of gamma correction to other imaging methods such as MRI and CT and the solution of the halation problem are necessarily addressed. This fifth edition of Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases will be essential reading for practitioners and researchers in nuclear medicine, radiology, orthopedic surgery, pathology, anatomy, and imaging sciences at large.

About the authors

Yong-Whee Bahk, Professor Emeritus, M.D., Ph.D.Department of Nuclear Medicine and RadiologyThe Catholic University of Korea School of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

Reviews

“This is a good overview of musculoskeletal nuclear medicine and plain film correlation, with excellent chapter structure, readability and excellent insights into the foundation techniques.” (RAD Magazine , September, 2018)
“Professor Bahk’s successful book, Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases, has contributed to the practical recognition of nuclear medicine imaging as an everlasting ‘seeing is believing’ type of science. … Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases will be helpful and useful to practitioners and researchers in nuclear medicine, radiology, orthopedic surgery, pathology, anatomy, and the imaging sciences for the improved diagnosis of variable bone and joint diseases.” (E. Edmund Kim, Journal of Nuclear Medicine JNM, December, 2018)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2759-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2758-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: November 22, 2019
  • ISBN 978-981-10-9698-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Combined Scintigraphic and Radiographic Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Diseases
Book Subtitle
Including Gamma Correction Interpretation
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2759-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2759-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2758-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9698-3
Edition Number
5
Number of Pages
XXI, 722
Number of Illustrations
925 b/w illustrations, 83 illustrations in colour
Topics