Monday, July 26, 2010

POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (PET Scan)

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POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY


  • PET allows the visualisation of the metabolic activity of disease.
  • Helps in diagnosis of malignant tumours and their recurrence.
  • Also helps in the staging of tumours and the monitoring of their response to therapy, and in the diagnosis of osteomyelitis.
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Orthopaedic Principles- A Review

AAOS Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)

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Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines are valuable tools that will allow you to advance the physician-patient communications process and enhance the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.
AAOS physician volunteer Work Groups develop Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines to serve as an educational tool based on an assessment of the current scientific and clinical information and accepted approaches to treatment.

AAOS Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG)
Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infections of the Hip and Knee (NEW)
Treatment of Achilles Tendon Rupture
Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures
Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis
Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures
Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism