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By Warren C. Hammert MD, Martin I. Boyer MD FRCS(C), David J. Bozentka MD, Ryan Patrick Calfee MD

Published at the side of the yank Society for surgical procedure of the Hand (ASSH), the ASSH guide of Hand Surgery is a pragmatic, complete handbook at the analysis and administration of hand difficulties. each one bankruptcy starts with a bit at the anatomy of the quarter in query. details is gifted in easy-to-scan bullet issues, with various lists and algorithms. each one bankruptcy ends with board-type questions and solutions, annotated references, and an inventory of what junior and senior point citizens have to know.

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Injection into such enclosed spaces maximizes local effects and minimizes systemic effects. The steroid selected is largely driven by previous experience, as firm guidelines do not exist. In general, short-acting compounds are used for acute conditions, whereas long-acting compounds are used in chronic conditions. Corticosteroid injections into the small joints of the hand and wrist are effective adjunctive management for rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. Injection into the tendon sheath is effective in treating stenosing flexor tenosynovitis (trigger finger) as well as de Quervain tenosynovitis.

Standard Pulse Sequences: T1, T2, and short tau inversion recovery (STIR). MRI Sequence Fluid Bone Lipid T1 T2 STIR Dark Bright Bright Bright Dark Dark Bright Bright Dark C. T1-weighted images provide good anatomic detail and are useful for identifying fat in lipomatous masses or atrophied muscles. D. T2-weighted images are good for detecting pathologic conditions by accentuating the presence of abnormal fluid, edema, or hemorrhage related to traumatic injury or an inflammatory process. E. A fracture can be diagnosed when there is a linear area of low signal traversing bone from cortex to cortex on the T1-weighted sequence with a corresponding high signal on STIR sequence.

29 Occult fracture of the scaphoid as seen on MRI. 30 Insertion of contrast under fluoroscopy in preparation for MR arthrogram. 31 MR arthrogram of the wrist (illustrating dye in the radiocarpal joint). 1. Approximately 2 to 5 mL of contrast is administered under sterile technique and fluoroscopic guidance. Fat-suppressed, T1-weighted images are then taken in all three planes (see Fig. 30). Suggested Readings Hodge JC, Gilula LA. Imaging of the wrist and hand. J South Orthop Assoc. 1996;5(4):292–304.

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