High-Resolution Sonography of the Peripheral Nervous System

High-Resolution Sonography of the Peripheral Nervous System

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Diagnostic sonography of the peripheral nervous system is an evolving specialty of musculoskeletal ultrasound. This book provides an in-depth description of sonographic examination technique - how to access an individual nerve with sonography and how to interpret local findings. A particular focus is on sonographic-anatomic correlations. All currently possible clinical applications are addressed, including the evaluation of nerve compression syndromes, traumatic lesions, tumors, and postoperative complications. The book contains a huge number of high-quality patient sonograms, all derived from cases with clinical and in many instances surgical correlation.The axillary nerve, the median and ulnar nerves at the elbow joint and the common peroneal nerve at the knee joint are ... ligation, aneurysms, damage during mobilization of an injured nerve preparatory to transposition and nerve repair). ... The surgical procedure should be stopped as soon as decompression is achieved.

Title:High-Resolution Sonography of the Peripheral Nervous System
Author:Siegfried Peer, Gerd Bodner
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-29


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