NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Radiologic Imaging of Lower Leg Injuries

Dec 10, 2016 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Radiologic Imaging of Lower Leg Injuries

, Jan L. M. A. Gielen2, 3, 4 and Mario Maas1 (1) Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center (AMC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2) Department of Radiology, Antwerp University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, B2650 Edegem, Belgium (3) Department…

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Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Spine Injuries

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Acute injury Overuse injury Muscle contusion Fatigue fracture Ligament sprain Spondylosis Joint sprain Spondylolisthesis Traditionally, three-phase bone scintigraphy is commonly exploited in the evaluation of athletes with traumatic pain. The…

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The Female Athlete

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Anatomical organ Comments Pelvis (Kowal 1980; Angus and McBryd 1976) Wide pelvis Appears to contribute to the increased risk of injury to the hip and the outer aspect of the…

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Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Lower Leg Injuries

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Common causes  Medial tibial stress syndrome  Stress fracture  Compartment syndrome Rare causes  Muscle overuse: strain, rhabdomyolysis  Trauma: interosseous membrane, syndesmosis  Osteomyelitis  Benign and malignant tumors  Metabolic insufficiency fractures 33.2 Medial…

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Nuclear Medicine Imaging Techniques

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Fig. 3.1 Image of a cyclotron, a particle accelerator in which charged particles accelerate from the centre outward, along a spiral path. These particles are held within an exact course…

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Injuries of Elbow and Forearm

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Clinical condition Incidence per year References Prevalence References Distal biceps tendon pathology 1.2 per 100,000 Safran and Graham (2002) –  Triceps tendon ruptures <1 % Anzel et al. (1959) >70…

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