editore: Thieme Publishing Group
This book demonstrates how even difficult cases can be diagnosed by taking a systematic approach to image interpretation. Drawing upon decades of experience, Dr. Freyschmidt guides readers from case to case while solving the core problems that arise in making a diagnosis. He shows how initially challenging cases can be turned into cases that only seemed difficult at the outset. Step-by-step approach: * Systematic case presentations: prior history and clinical questions, radiologic findings, pathoanatomic classification, synopsis and discussion, final diagnosis, and comments* Arranged by anatomic region: skull, spine, pelvis, shoulder girdle and thoracic cage, upper and lower limbs* More than 1,400 high-quality images from the authors case files* Over 150 difficult and challenging cases from skeletal radiology* Answers questions such as: What are the requirements of a good diagnosis? How is a good diagnosis defined? Which imaging procedure will yield the desired information most quickly and accurately?* Describes imaging modalities and gives recommendations on selecting a particular modality Your instructor in book form: a systematic, case-by-case approach to making a diagnosis!