This volume provides an updated review of imaging abnormalities in orthopedic sports injuries. The first part of the book contains background information on relevant basic science and general imaging principles in sports traumatology. The second part comprises a topographic discussion of sports injuries. Each chapter highlights the merits of different imaging techniques, focused on a specific clinical problem. In the third part, natural history, monitoring and follow-up imaging are discussed.
Part I: Relevant Basic Science and General Imaging Principles.- The Clinician’s Point of View.- Imaging Techniques and Procedures in Sports Injuries.- Muscle Injuries.- Cartilage Trauma.- Basic Imaging Principles of Tendons and Ligaments.- Bone Marrow Edema in Sports Injuries/General Concept.- Overuse Bone Trauma and Stress Fractures.- Pseudotumors in Sports.- PART II: Topografic Discussion.- Shoulder Instability.- Rotator Cuff and Impingement Symptoms.- Scapular, Clavicular, Acromioclavicular, and Sternoclavicular Joint Injuries.- Imaging of Sports Injuries of the Elbow.- Imaging of Wrist Injuries.- Finger and Hand.- Athletic Groin Pain.- Hip, Pelvis and Sacro-Iliac Joints.- Sports-Related Meniscal Injury.- Knee: Ligaments and Tendons.- Imaging of Anterior Knee Pain and Maltracking.- Injuries of the Ligaments and Tendons in Ankle and Foot.- Ankle and Foot: Osteochondral Injuries.- Acute and Overuse Lesions of the Leg and Calf.- The Spine in Sports Injuries: The Cervical Spine.- The Spine in Sports Injuries: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine.- Sports-Related Maxillofacial Injuries.- Thoracic and Abdominal Wall Injuries in Sports.- Special Considerations in the Immature Skeleton.- The Aging Athlete.- PART III: Monitoring of Sports Injury Repair.- Natural History and Monitoring of Fractures and Microfractures.- Monitoring of Muscle and Tendon Repair.- PART IV: Addenda.- Imaging-Guided Intervention of Sports Injuries.- Postoperative Imaging of Joints in the Sportive Patient.- Imaging of Sports Lesions in Soccer Players.
Filip M. Vanhoenacker is a staff radiologist at the Department of Radiology at General Hospital Sint-Maarten Mechelen, and a Guest Professor of Musculoskeletal Radiology at the University of Antwerp’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and Ghent University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Filip Vanhoenacker graduated as a medical doctor from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, in 1987.
He is a board certified radiologist with extensive international experience, and has co-authored or authored more than 370 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 5 books and 82 book chapters. He is an active member of several national and international societies, including the ESR. He also served as secretary and president of the European Society of MusculoSkeletal Radiology (ESSR).
Mario Maas is full Professor of Radiology with special focus on Musculo SKeletal radiology. He is section leader of MSK radiology at the department of Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location AMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is a clinical radiologist focused on sports injury especially in high performing athletes, focused on detailed clinical relevant imaging assessment of small joints, especially foot, ankle, elbow and wrist. Close collaboration with clinical partners is key. He is appointed Preferred Partner of the National Olympic Committee.
He is director of Amsterdam Movement Sciences (AMS), one of eight research institutes of Amsterdam UMC, focusing on a wide range of movement and related research.Mario Maas is co-founder of ACES, Academic Center for Evidence based Sports medicine, an athlete centered institute in which tailored clinical care is combined with front running research on sports specific imaging. The center is acknowledged IOC accreditation.
He focusses on mentorship and guidance of young professionals in research, education and clinical care.
Jan L.M.A. Gielen is Vice Chairman of the Department of Radiology, and founded and is the Medical Coordinator of the Department of Sports Medicine at the University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium. The Department of Sports Medicine provides medical and diagnostic services as well as sports science services to the Australian Institute of Sport.He is an Associate Professor at the University of Antwerp’s Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences and Biomedical Sciences and is involved in radiology, sports medicine, rehabilitation and occupational medicine. He is a Guest Professor at the Victor Babes University of Timisoara, Romania.Jan Gielen graduated as a medical doctor from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, in 1984.
He has been a board certified radiologist since 1988, and has extensive international experience. He has also been board certified in insurance medicine and a medico-legal expert since 2009. He has co-authored or authored more than 165 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 4 books and 38 book chapters. He is an active member of numerous national and international societies, including the ESR.