New imaging techniques of the elbow: SPECT/CT scan

Rasmeet Singh Dhaliwal, Kym Phuong Huynh, Simon Bruce Murdoch MacLean, Gregory Bain

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Abstract

This chapter will provide an overview of SPECT/CT in the management of elbow pain. SPECT/CT provides a functional assessment of a nuclear scan with the superior anatomical resolution provided by CT scan. Through cases studies, we demonstrate the utility of SPECT/CT in elbow tendinopathy, impingement, and intrinsic joint pathology. We provide an algorithm to aid in the use of SPECT/CT in the evaluation of elbow pain.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSurgical Techniques for Trauma and Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow
EditorsGregory Bain, Denise Eygendaal, Roger P. van Riet
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Chapter8
Pages73-77
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783662589311
ISBN (Print)9783662589304
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • elbow pain
  • chronic repetitive microtrauma
  • SPECT/CT

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    Dhaliwal, R. S., Huynh, K. P., MacLean, S. B. M., & Bain, G. (2020). New imaging techniques of the elbow: SPECT/CT scan. In G. Bain, D. Eygendaal, & R. P. van Riet (Eds.), Surgical Techniques for Trauma and Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow (pp. 73-77). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-58931-1_8