Fundamentals of Skeletal Radiology,
Edition 5
By Clyde A. Helms, MD

Publication Date: 13 Feb 2019

Trusted by thousands of radiology residents, students, and clinicians, the "pink book" continues to be the perfect first book for essential, easily accessible information in skeletal imaging. Fundamentals of Skeletal Radiology, 5th Edition, provides an authoritative introduction to x-rays, MR, and other skeletal imaging modalities, offering a quick, effective review of musculoskeletal imaging in a concise, easy-to-read style.

Key Features

  • Depicts musculoskeletal imaging concepts and techniques through hundreds of high-quality digital radiographs, MRIs, bone scans, and CT images.
  • Uses a succinct, highly accessible writing style for easy, straightforward understanding of complex material.
  • Updates include numerous new, high-quality MR images and extensive coverage of MRI of the spine and joints, including imaging protocols, common pathologies, and detailed specifics on reading and interpretation.
  • Presents full-color imaging examples to help you discern subtleties and nuances for efficient and accurate interpretation.
  • Discusses radiation dosage concerns, early detection, avoiding unnecessary exams, and common skeletal conditions, including a chapter on trauma.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
About the author
By Clyde A. Helms, MD, Professor of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Deparment of Radiology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Skeletal Radiology 5E

1. Unnecessary Examinations
2. Benign Lytic Lesions
3. Malignant Tumors
4. "Don't Touch" Lesions
5. Trauma
6. Arthritis
7. Metabolic Bone Disease
8. Miscellaneous Conditions
9. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Knee
10. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Shoulder
11. Lumbar Spine: Disc Disease and Stenosis
12. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Foot and Ankle
13. Miscellaneous Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Book Reviews

"This book is a valuable resource for residents that presents an easy-to-digest, consolidated overview of common pathology they will encounter on their first rotation. This book is uniquely approachable to a new radiology resident and a valuable resource, warranting appropriate updating and online availability."

-Rachel Zimmerman Bass, MD (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Doody's Review Service

Book details
ISBN: 9780323611657
Page Count: 272
Retail Price : £75.99
Radiology residents; practicing MSK radiologists