Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Approach
eISBN: 978-1-68108-661-3, 2018 ISBN: 978-1-68108-662-0 ISSN: 2468-6662 (Print) ISSN: 2468-6670 (Online)
Rheumatoid Arthritis: A systematic approach to Arthritis of Rheumatic Diseases provides readers with a simple but high quality diagnostic interpretation of clinical images of rheumatoid arthritis. The authors present a systematic approach to explaining the topics related to rheumatoid arthritis with the aid of medical images.
- Presents information in the ABCDEGFG methodology (A: alignment, B: bone, C: cartilage, and D: distribution, E: extra-bone, F: further examination, and G: goal)
- Illustrates a broad range radiographic imaging techniques such as plain radiography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), CT, scintigraphy, PET-CT, ultrasound, and clinical photographs.
- Explains topics in a simple pictorial essay format
The book is a simplified reference for medical students studying rheumatology and orthopedics as well as interns in radiology who seek to learn about the finer details of diagnostics in these specialties.
Division of Rheumatology Faculty of Medicine, Saga University Saga Japan., Japan