Kinematic MRI of the Joints: Functional Anatomy, by Frank G. Shellock

By Frank G. Shellock

Kinematic MRI refers to imaging a joint via more than a few movement to check the interactions among the smooth tissue and osseous anatomy that contain the joint. Kinematic MRI options have been built simply because quite a few pathologic stipulations are depending on the explicit place of the joint or based on loading or tension. Importantly, static-view MRI examinations frequently omit irregular findings as the joint isn't really assessed via more than a few movement. hence, the practical info bought utilizing kinematic MRI usually serves to spot the underlying abnormality or to complement the data bought with commonplace MR imaging techniques.

Kinematic MRI of the Joints is the 1st textbook in this vital, rising medical MRI software. for every joint, it offers pertinent useful anatomy, kinesiology, and scientific details; describes the kinematic MRI protocol and process; explains the traditional kinematics; and offers a radical presentation of the pathokinematics. a number of case examples illustrate the usefulness of kinematic MRI of the joints for analysis or elucidation of pathologic conditions.

Each element of this ebook is co-authored via an best musculoskeletal radiologist orthopedic general practitioner in addition to by means of an academic-based actual therapist/biomechanist.

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The shape of the facet joints will dictate the distribution of joint loading. 3). During extension, the superior vertebra rotates posteriorly. Posterior translation of the superior vertebra on the inferior vertebra of the FSU occurs at the discal joint. Conjointly, the superior facet surfaces glide inferiorly and posteriorly along the plane of the facet joints. Extension can be limited by the following: contact of the neighboring spinous processes, inferior articular processes, laminae, and tension of the anterior anulus of the disc.

1 (continued). B. 0 Tesla MR system and a flat surface RF coil. Subjects were typically examined using sagittal and axial plane, T1- and T2-weighted, spin-echo or fast (or turbo) spin-echo (FSE) pulse sequences. The repetition times (TR) and echo times (TE) were 660 to 900 (TR)/15 to 17 (TE) for the T1-weighted pulse sequences and 2300 to 8350 (TR)/105 to 130 (TE) for the T2-weighted pulse sequences. The section thickness was 4 mm and the field of view (FOV) was 32 cm for the sagittal plane MR images and 25 cm for axial plane MR images.

16 A. 16 B. 17 C. 17 D. 18 III. 18 A. 18 B. 20 C. 20 IV. 22 A. 22 B. 23 C. 23 V. 24 A. 24 B. 25 1. 25 2. 26 VI. 26 VII. 31 I. INTRODUCTION The lumbar spine is a highly dynamic structure composed of numerous functional spinal units. It is well documented that changes associated with load and position result in alterations in the space of the spinal canal. For example, narrowing of the canal is seen with axial loading and to a further extent when combined with extension of the lumbar spine. 50 © 2001 by Frank G.

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