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ESWT and Ultrasound Imaging of the Muscoloskeletal System - C.E. Bachmann

ESWT and Ultrasound Imaging of the Muscoloskeletal System

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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is a new method for the treatment of numerous chronic disorders of the musculoskeletal system: calcific tendinitis of the shoulder joint; lateral epicondylitis; medial epicondylitis; plantar fasciitis; and pseudarthrosis. Other indications are being investigated either in clinical studies or as empirical therapeutic possibilities of ESWT. This book gives a clear overview of the status of ESWT and ultrasound imaging in the management of musculoskeletal disorders.

Introductionp. 1
Introduction to Physical Principles of Shock Wavesp. 4
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Systemsp. 14
Orthopedic Shock Wave Therapyp. 21
Localization Techniquesp. 27
Application Techniquesp. 31
Ultrasound Examination - Standard Ultrasound Cross Sectional Planes (DEGUM Recommendations)p. 37
Shoulderp. 56
Elbowp. 77
Foot and Ankle Jointp. 99
Pseudarthrosisp. 119
Additional Literature on ESWT of the Musculoskeletal Systemp. 123
Additional Literature, Video Tapes and CD-ROMs on Ultrasound Examination of the Musculoskeletal Systemp. 129
Subject Indexp. 133
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ISBN: 9783798512528
ISBN-10: 3798512523
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 135
Publisher: Steinkopff Darmstadt
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.61  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 2