Dual-energy CT is a singular, swiftly rising imaging procedure which deals very important new useful and particular details. during this publication, physicists and experts from diversified CT brands supply an perception into the technological foundation of, and different ways to, dual-energy CT. well known scientific scientists within the box clarify the pathophysiological and molecular historical past of the strategy, speak about its purposes, offer special suggestion on the right way to receive optimum effects, and supply tricks concerning scientific interpretation. the main target is at the use of dual-energy CT in day-by-day medical perform, and person sections are dedicated to imaging of the vascular approach, the thorax, the stomach, and the extremities. reviews and suggestions are in line with own adventure and peer-reviewed literature. lots of conscientiously selected top of the range photos are integrated to demonstrate the medical merits of the strategy.
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Dynamic assessment of supraspinatus can be useful in the further evaluation of impingement and cuff tears. Probe longitudinal over supraspinatus whilst abducting and adducting arm. This can be performed either from the front or back. Shoulder Trapezius Clavicle Posterior Anterior Supraspinatus Fig. 9. Surface and radiographic anatomy of supraspinatus muscle. TS, probe medial to AC joint. 35 Chapter 2: Upper limb Coracoacromial ligament Lateral Acromion process Deltoid muscle Medial Coracoid process Fig.
Comparison with the contralateral side facilitated by ‘praying’ position. 50 Elbow Common extensor tendon Anterior Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle Posterior Lateral epicondyle of humerus Fig. 23. Surface and radiographic anatomy lateral elbow. TS, probe transverse to radial aspect of elbow, hand in mid-supinated position.
Surface and radiographic anatomy of supraspinatus muscle. TS, probe medial to AC joint. 35 Chapter 2: Upper limb Coracoacromial ligament Lateral Acromion process Deltoid muscle Medial Coracoid process Fig. 10. Surface and radiographic anatomy of coracoacromial ligament. LS, probe longitudinal to ligament (transverse oblique to shoulder), with shoulder neutral. Dynamic assessment of the subacromial bursa relative to the ligament can also be useful for evaluation of impingement. 36 Shoulder Infraspinatus Arises from the infraspinous fossa on the posterior aspect of the scapula, inserting onto the middle facet of the greater tuberosity of the humerus.
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