Diagnostic Ultrasound: Musculoskeletal , 2nd Edition

By James F. Griffith, MD, MRCP, FRCR
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Gain a solid understanding of musculoskeletal ultrasound anatomy, pathology, and technique with the second edition of this award-winning reference. Written by Dr. James F. Griffith and other leading experts in the field, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Musculoskeletal offers more than 100 detailed, clinically-oriented chapters of ultrasound anatomy, technique, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, reporting, and ultrasound-guided interventional procedures for the entire musculoskeletal system. This wealth of updated information helps you achieve an accurate musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnosis for every patient.

Key Features
  • Ensures that you stay on top of rapidly evolving musculoskeletal ultrasound practice and its expanding applications for everyday clinical use
  • Contains new chapters on how to properly examine the joints of the upper and lower limbs with ultrasound and the best ultrasound technique for examining the groin, including groin herniae
  • Provides new information on ultrasound diagnostics and interventional techniques, keeping you up-to-date with improved accuracy of ultrasound diagnoses and clinical benefits of ultrasound-guided techniques, including joint injections for the upper and lower limbs
  • Uses a bulleted, templated format that helps you quickly find and understand complex information, as well as thousands of high-quality images and illustrations
  • Describes how to write an efficient, useful, and factually correct ultrasound report
  • Approaches musculoskeletal ultrasound from the viewpoints of a specific diagnosis (Dx section) as well as that of a specific ultrasound appearance (DDx section)
  • Offers updates on fundamental ultrasound technique and ultrasound anatomy, ideal for those either new to musculoskeletal ultrasound or those with limited experience who wish to improve their skill
  • An ideal reference for radiologists, sonographers, rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, sports physicians, and physiotherapists
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
ISBN 9780323570138
Author Informaiton By James F. Griffith, MD, MRCP, FRCR, Professor, Department of Imaging and interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR), China
Table of Content


Upper Limb

Sternoclavicular and Acromioclavicular Joints




Arm Vessels



Forearm Vessels



Hand Vessels



Radial Nerve

Median Nerve

Ulnar Nerve

Lower Limb


Thigh Muscles

Femoral Vessels and Nerves


Leg Muscles

Leg Vessels

Leg Nerves



Foot Vessels

Metatarsals and Toes


Brachial Plexus

Ribs and Intercostal Space

Abdominal Wall

Abdominal Wall and Paraspinal Structures


Gluteal Muscles


Approach to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Artifacts

Shoulder Ultrasound

Elbow Ultrasound

Wrist and Hand Ultrasound

Groin Hernia Ultrasound

Hip Ultrasound

Knee Ultrasound

Ankle and Foot Ultrasound

Writing an Ultrasound Report


Tendon Disorders

Rotator Cuff/Biceps Tendinosis

Rotator Cuff/Biceps Tendon Tear

Nonrotator Cuff Tendinosis

Nonrotator Cuff Tendon Tears


Elbow Epicondylitis

Soft Tissue, Bone, and Joint Injury

Fat Injury

Muscle Infarction

Muscle Injury


Ligament Injury

Bone Fracture



Inflammatory Arthritis

Gout and Pseudogout

Developmental Hip Dysplasia

Neurovascular Abnormalities

Nerve Injury

Nerve Sheath Tumors

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Vascular Dilatation or Inflammation


Soft Tissue Infection

Bone Infection

Joint Infection

Postoperative Infection

Articular and Paraarticular Masses

Hemarthrosis and Lipohemarthrosis

Baker Cyst


Ganglion Cyst

Parameniscal Cyst

Synovial Tumor

Soft Tissue and Bone Tumors

Plantar Fasciitis and Fibromatosis


Epidermoid Cyst


Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

Vascular Leiomyoma

Superficial Metastases, Lymphoma, and Melanoma

Vascular Anomaly

Foreign Body and Injection Granuloma

Lymph Node Abnormality

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Bone Tumor

Local Tumor Recurrence


Abdominal Wall Hernia

Groin Hernia

Differential Diagnoses

General Lumps and Bumps

Hypoechoic Subcutaneous Mass

Hyperechoic Subcutaneous Mass

Hypoechoic Muscle Mass

Hyperechoic Muscle Mass

Cystic Soft Tissue Mass

Calcified Soft Tissue Mass

Hypervascular Soft Tissue Mass

Tendon Abnormalities

Peritendinous Mass

Tendon Hypoechogenicity

Tendon Hyperechogenicity

Tendon Swelling

Nerve, Fascia, and Bone

Swollen Nerve

Fascial Lesion

Bone Surface Lesion

Joint Abnormalities

Paraarticular Cystic Mass

Synovial Swelling

Joint Effusion

Chest and Abdominal Wall

Chest Wall Lesion

Abdominal Wall Mass

Interventional Procedures


Soft Tissue Tumor Biopsy

Bone Tumor Biopsy

Joint Procedures

Joint Injection: Upper Limb

Joint Injection: Lower Limb

Shoulder Procedures

Elbow Procedures

Hand and Wrist Procedures

Hip and Pelvis Procedures

Knee Procedures

Ankle and Foot Procedures

Publication Date 26-11-2018
Pages 1076
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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