Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic Diseases

  • Yasser El Miedany

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Hatem El-Azizi, Carolina Botar Jid
    Pages 1-20
  3. Violeta Maria Vlad
    Pages 21-55
  4. Esperanza Naredo, María Montoro, Iustina Janţă
    Pages 57-87
  5. Marina Backhaus, Yasser El Miedany
    Pages 89-106
  6. Carlos Acebes, John P. Harvie
    Pages 107-122
  7. Annamaria Iagnocco, Vasilia Iorgoveanu
    Pages 123-135
  8. Rodina Nestorova, Daniela Fodor
    Pages 137-167
  9. Ximena Wortsman
    Pages 169-185
  10. Paz Collado Ramos, Eva Álvarez Andrés
    Pages 187-205
  11. Yasser El Miedany
    Pages 207-237
  12. Adham Aboul Fotouh Khalil, Cristina Hernández-Díaz
    Pages 239-269
  13. Margarida Alexandre Oliveira, Anna Ciechomska
    Pages 271-313
  14. Zbigniew Czyrny
    Pages 315-338
  15. Mihaela C. Micu, Daniela Fodor
    Pages 339-385
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 387-389

About this book


This book is a practical and evidence-based guide to performing clinical musculoskeletal ultrasound for patients suffering from various rheumatic diseases. It represents the best current thinking on the role of ultrasonography in the assessment of pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders. Following introductory chapters covering fundamental techniques and pitfalls of musculoskeletal ultrasound, the book discusses the uses of ultrasound to identify and monitor different rheumatic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, pediatric musculoskeletal disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, and inflammatory conditions. It concludes with a chapter dedicated to ultrasound-guided interventional procedures, with illustrations depicting patients and probe positioning. Featuring contributions from a large international group of leaders in musculoskeletal ultrasonography, Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatic Diseases is a authoritative reference for rheumatologists, sonographers, radiologists, and orthopedic specialists.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yasser El Miedany
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Rheumatology, Darent Valley HospitalDartfordUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15722-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15723-8
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