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Musculoskeletal ultrasound - used to best advantage.

Authors
  • Broadhurst, N A
  • Simmons, N
Type
Published Article
Journal
Australian family physician
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2007
Volume
36
Issue
6
Pages
430–432
Identifiers
PMID: 17565399
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ultrasound imaging has many advantages over other modalities for assessing musculoskeletal dysfunction. The major advantages are no radiation, 'real time' allows visualisation of functioning tissue, and it is the gold standard for assessing tendons. The most expensive or latest imaging modality is not always the most appropriate.

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