Imaging of the Foot and Ankle takes an excellent approach to pathology of the foot and the ankle, covering an array of imaging modalities as well as focusing on different clinical aspects of diseases affecting these anatomic areas. The editors have masterfully assembled a superb group of international experts to cover a full compilation of foot and ankle topics. The first section covers various imaging techniques and procedures in good detail, including specific chapters on general radiology of the foot and ankle, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound. This section addresses the use of each modality in evaluating foot and ankle pathology.
The second section of the text deals comprehensively with disease-specific foot and ankle conditions and how imaging constructively contributes to diagnosis and treatment. Highlights of this section include chapters on ligament and tendon pathology, osteonecrosis and osteochondritis, the diabetic foot, and tumors and tumor-like lesions. A multitude of exceptional images can be found throughout the text, illustrating a variety of anatomic relationships and disease-specific conditions. Musculoskeletal radiologists and physicians treating foot and ankle problems as part of daily practice will be served well by this outstanding volume.
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