Upper Limb Interventions

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Abstract

Ultrasound has been reported to be a quick, cheap, and effective imaging modality to guide the interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system. The use of ultrasound results in increased accuracy of needle placement associated with a reduction of complications. In the upper limb, ultrasound-guided procedures are applied to joints and soft tissues around the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. This article reviews the clinical and technical aspects of the most common procedures performed in this anatomic area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1073-1082
Number of pages10
JournalRadiologic Clinics of North America
Volume57
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2019

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Keywords

  • Elbow
  • Hand
  • Interventional radiology
  • Shoulder
  • Ultrasound
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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