Basic Sciences of Bone and Joint Diseases.- Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bone Diseases .- Diagnosis of Metabolic, Endocrine and Congenital Bone Disease.- Diagnosis of Traumatic Disorders.- Diagnosis of Circular Disorders.- Neoplastic Bone Diseases.- Diagnosis of Joint Disorders.- Bone Marrow Imaging.-Diagnosis of Soft Tissue Calcification.- Hybrid Imaging in the Diagnosis of Bone Diseases.- Therapeutic Use of Radionuclides in Boind and Joint Disease.
Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar, MD, FCAP, is Professor and Chairman, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Kuwait. He graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Cairo, Egypt in 1973 and subsequently trained in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and in Nuclear Medicine at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. Dr. Elgazzar is board certified by the American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical) and by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine. He is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists. He has served as an Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and as Chief of Nuclear Medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA. Dr. Elgazzar is a reviewer for various peer-reviewed medical journals worldwide. He has received awards from several international professional organizations and is the author or editor of seven books, 6 book chapters and more than 130 peer-reviewed papers.