This book is a basic introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound for beginners or novice practitioners. It will cover essential physics of ultrasonic waves, understanding the instrumentation and image optimization, scanning techniques, sonographic appearance of common tissues, foreign bodies, masses, and artifacts, as well as use during guided procedures. The final chapter will provide recommendations for getting started in practice. Intended as a first step, this clearly-presented, highly illustrated quick start manual will be a welcome introductory tool for anyone looking to attain proficiency in MSK US.
About the Author
Jeffrey A. Strakowski, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ohio State University School of Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital and McConnell Spine, Sport and Joint Center, Columbus, OH, USA.