MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING

Spine

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How to Image the Spine See spine protocols at the end of the chapter. • Coils and patient position: Phased array spine coils should be used for all spine imaging….

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Knee

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How to Image the Knee See the protocols for knee MRI at the end of this chapter. MRI of the knee is the most frequently requested MRI joint study in…

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Shoulder

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How to Image the Shoulder See the shoulder protocols at the end of the chapter. • Coils and patient position: A surface coil is required to obtain high-resolution, detailed images….

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Hips and Pelvis

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How to Image the Hips and Pelvis See the hip and pelvis protocols at the end of the chapter. • Coils and patient position: Generally, when evaluating the hips for…

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Wrist and Hand

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How to Image the Wrist and Hand See the wrist and hand protocols at the end of the chapter. • Coils and patient position: Some type of surface coil is…

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Elbow

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How to Image the Elbow • Coils and patient position: The elbow typically is scanned with the patient in a supine position with the arm at the side and palm…

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Tendons and Muscles

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How to Image Tendons • Coils and patient position: Whether or not a coil should be used is based entirely on the anatomy to be imaged. Generally, surface coils improve…

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Tumors

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MRI plays a central role in the work-up of a patient presenting with a suspected musculoskeletal tumor. MRI can confirm the presence of a lesion, allow for a specific diagnosis…

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Peripheral Nerves

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How to Image Nerves • Coils and patient position: High-resolution images of the small peripheral nerves require the use of phased array surface coils. The large sciatic nerve can be…

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