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Radiologic Guide to Orthopedic Devices


Tim B. Hunter, Pablo Gurman, Jason R. Wild, Mihra S. Taljanovic, Rick Light, David Melville, Gagandeep Choudhary, Phillip Kuo
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  • Date Published: May 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107085626

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  • Orthopedic devices improve the quality of life of millions of people, and show up on radiographs and cross-sectional imaging studies daily. This text will familiarise radiologists with the indications, applications, potential complications, and radiologic evaluation of many medical devices. The book offers a complete discussion of fracture fixation, joint arthroplasty, and orthopedic apparatus of the neck and spine, including the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. It also provides detailed overviews of devices used for common dental disease, covers the general principles applicable to complications of orthopedic devices, foreign body ingestions, insertions and injuries, and details quality assurance issues concerning the manufacture and distribution of devices. Featuring a large gallery of apparatus for reference, an extensive glossary of terms and a list of manufacturers, Radiologic Guide to Orthopedic Devices is an essential resource for radiologists, orthopedists and emergency medicine physicians. Regular updates to the topics covered will be available on

    • Describes the imaging appearance of orthopedic devices on radiographs or cross-sectional imaging studies (including CT, MRI and ultrasound)
    • Covers in detail the imaging appearance of complications associated with orthopedic apparatus
    • A regularly-updated companion website will follow new products and developments in the field, as well as distilling the book's content and hosting additional images
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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107085626
    • length: 352 pages
    • dimensions: 283 x 224 x 22 mm
    • weight: 1.52kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction:
    1. Introduction Tim B. Hunter
    2. Biomaterials: an overview Tim B. Hunter and Pablo Gurman
    Part II. Orthopedic Apparatus:
    3. Fracture fixation Tim B. Hunter
    4. Joint arthroplasty Tim B. Hunter
    5. Complications of orthopedic apparatus Jason R. Wild
    Part III. Neck and Spine Apparatus:
    6. Medical devices of the neck and spine Tim B. Hunter and Mihra S. Taljanovic
    7. Dental devices Tim B. Hunter and Rick Light
    Part IV. Medical Devices: Other Considerations:
    8. Orthopedic medical devices and cross-sectional imaging: protocols and artifacts David Melville
    9. Nuclear medicine imaging: medical devices and artifacts Gagandeep Choudhary and Phillip Kuo
    10. Foreign bodies Tim B. Hunter and Mihra S. Taljanovic
    11. Medical devices: legal, regulatory, and quality assurance considerations Pablo Gurman
    Appendix. Orthopedic medical device manufacturers.

  • Editors

    Tim B. Hunter, University of Arizona, College of Medicine
    Tim B. Hunter is Professor Emeritus of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

    Mihra S. Taljanovic, University of Arizona, College of Medicine
    Mihra S. Taljanovic is Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging Research and Development, and Professor of Medical Imaging and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

    Jason R. Wild, University of Arizona, College of Medicine
    Jason R. Wild is Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.


    Tim B. Hunter, Pablo Gurman, Jason R. Wild, Mihra S. Taljanovic, Rick Light, David Melville, Gagandeep Choudhary, Phillip Kuo

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