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Diagnostic imaging of the hand.


Diagnostic imaging of the hand.

Ed. by Rainer Schmitt and Ulrich Lanz.

Thieme Medical Publishers


608 pages




Schmitt (radiology radiology, branch of medicine specializing in the use of X rays, gamma rays, radioactive isotopes, and other forms of radiation in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. , Hospital for Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular disease
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, Bad Neustadt an der Saale Coordinates:  Bad Neustadt is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany. It is the capital of the Rhön-Grabfeld district in Lower Franconia. It is situated on the rivers Fränkische Saale and Brend, near the Rhön Mountains, 30 km north of Schweinfurt, and 47 , Germany) and Lanz (hand surgery, Perlach Hospital, Munich, Germany) present a resource text designed to help hand surgeons Hand surgeons are a surgical subspecialty specializing in the care and treatment of problems relating to the hand, wrist, and elbow. Hand surgeons do not just engage in surgery - they are the primary medical doctors to deal with these issues, and often use non-surgical approaches. , orthopedists, and rheumatologists understand the many possible interpretations of modern imaging and to provide radiologists with clinical information for the correct implementation and interpretation of resulting images. The text is a revised translation of the German publication, Bildgebende Diagnostik der Hand (2004, Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart). Featuring contributions from 21 German and Austrian specialists, the book is organized into sections covering the different examining methods; the anatomical and functional foundations of hand imaging, including variants and malformations; all of the important disease entities of the hand; and differential diagnostic tables for diseases of the hand. Illustrated throughout with 1,000-plus b&w figures, tables, and diagrams. Oversize o·ver·size  
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