- Presents a concise overview of relevant topics in MSK imaging
- Written by world-renowned teachers and researchers
- State-of-the-art publication of interest to residents in radiology, as well as to more experienced radiologists and clinicians
This book focuses on with musculoskeletal imaging: during the last few years, there have been considerable advances in this area, driven by clinical as well as technological developments. The authors, internationally renowned experts in their field, have contributed chapters that are disease-oriented and cover all relevant imaging modalities, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and positron emission tomography. As a result, this book offers a comprehensive review of the state of the art in musculoskeletal imaging. It is a valuable resource for general radiologists, radiology residents, rheumatologists, orthopaedic surgeons, and clinicians from other specialities wishing to update their knowledge in this discipline.
Juerg Hodler is Professor of Radiology and chairman of the Dept. of Radiology at the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland. He started his career in 1990 at the University of California, San Diego where he was research fellow in Osteoradiology. Subsequently he completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. From 1992 to 2001 he has been chief of section at the Orthopedic University Hospital of Zurich, in 2001 he became chief at the Department of Radiology at the Orthopedic University Hospital of Zurich and in 2007 deputy medical director at the Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich. In 2010, he became a professor at the University of Zurich and was elected head of the Department of Radiology, University Hospital Zurich. He has peer-reviewed over 200 original papers (focusing on MR imaging of joints, MR-anatomical correlation, asymptomatic MR findings, clinical application of MR sequences) and written 28 book chapters and four books (including co-editing). He is course co-director of the International Diagnostic Course in Davos IDKD.
Rahel Kubik-Huch earned her medical degree and doctorate from the University of Zurich in 1991 and her titular professorship for diagnostic radiology in 2005. She completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at the University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland, where she subsequently worked as senior physician. Since 2002 she has worked at the Kantonsspital Baden, Baden, Switzerland, where she was appointed head of the Institute of Radiology and director of the Dept. of Medical Services in 2005. In 2010, she also became a member of the executive board of the hospital. Her specialist focus is magnetic resonance tomography (especially breast, abdominal and genitourinary imaging) and breast imaging (all modalities, including breast MRI and interventions under imaging guidance). She has published numerous research articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed to several book chapters and received a number of scientific awards, including the Swiss Society of Radiology Anniversary Award (“Jubiläumspreis”). She is a course co-director of the International Diagnostic Course Davos (IDKD), course advisor for the Breast Imaging Satellite Course, Pearl of the IDKD and a former organizer of the Advanced Breast and Pelvis Imaging Course at the ESMRMB where she has remained a member of the faculty.
Prof. von Schulthess is Emeritus Professor and chairman of the Dept. of Radiology and director of the Nuclear Medicine Department at the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland. In 1995 he became an honorary member of the European Society of Magnetic Resonance and in 2007 he received an honorary doctorate in medicine from the University of Copenhagen. He is also an honorary member of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and chairman at the Department of Medical Radiology. He is currently Delegate for Special Tasks at the University Hospital Zurich. Since 1987 he has been a board member of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and of the European Society of Magnetic Resonance and Medical Biology. In 1995 he was also made president of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology (ISSSR). He was associate editor of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (1997-2007) and of Magnetic Materials (MAGMA) (1995-2005) and has “peer reviewed” more than 230 articles, 5 books and 11 book chapters.