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Herman J. Woltring
08-21-1989, 01:06 AM
The following MRI and other imaging books might be of interest to the BIOMCH-L
readership:

(1) Lawrence W. Bassett, Richard H. Gold & Leanne L. Seeger (Eds), MRI Atlas
of the Musculoskeletal System.

Contents: Physical principles of MRI * Spine * Temporomandibular Joint *
The Shoulder * The Elbow * The Wrist and Hand * The Hip * The Knee * The
Ankle and Foot * Musculoskeletal System in Children * Tumors and Tumor-
like Conditions * Musculoskeletal Infection.

ISBN: 0-948269-43-X 432 pp., > 880 images and line drawings, 1989, 79.95
Pound Sterling. Martin Dunitz Ltd, London, U.K.

(2) Thomas H. Berquist, M.D., Richard L. Ehman, M.D. & Michael L. Richardson,
M.D. (Eds), Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System.

Contents: Basic Principles and Terminology * Interpretation of Magnetic
Resonance Images * Technical Considerations in Magnetic Resonance Imaging *
Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors * Musculoskeletal Infection * Musculoskeletal
Trauma * Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine * Miscellaneous Conditions
and Future Potential.

ISBN: 0-88187-220-3, 240 pp., 369 ill., 14 tables, 1987, Order Code 1673,
US $ 61.00. Raven Press, New York.

(3) William D. Middleton, M.D. & Thomas L. Lawson, M.D. (Eds), Anatomy and MRI
of the Joints - A Multiplanar Atlas.

Contents: The Temporomandibular Joint * The Shoulder * The Elbow * The
Wrist * The Finger * The Vertebral Column * The Hip * The Knee * The Ankle.

ISBN: 0-88167-455-9, 318 pp., 272 illustrations (248 in full colour), 1989,
Order Code 1915, US $ 156.60. Raven Press, New York.

(4) Jerrold H. Mink, M.D., Murray A. Reicher, M.D. & John V. Crues III, M.D.
(Eds), Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Knee.

ISBN: 0-88167-332-3, 192 pp., 293 ill. (30 in full colour), 1987. Order
Code 1798, US $ 112.00. Raven Press, New York.

(5) Williams, Imaging of Sports Injuries.

ISBN: 0-70201-368-4, 1989, 35.00 Pound Sterling. Academic Press / W.B.
Saunders / Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, London, U.K.

and many others on spinal or other topics in musculoskeletal diseases.

While all these books are largely concerned with clinical imaging and direct,
visual interpretation by the human expert, it is a challenge to the biomechanics
and CAD/CAM community to do some postprocessing on the non-invasive 3-D and/or
dynamic data obtainable via MRI...

Herman J. Woltring
Eindhoven/Netherlands