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Assessing rheumatoid arthritis with ultrasound of the hands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21862768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this video article is to show the sonographic techniques and findings in evaluating the joints of the hands in patients with possible inflammatory arthritis and to review the sonographic appearance and grading of synovitis.
CONCLUSION: This video article shows the value of a targeted approach for musculoskeletal ultrasound of the hand and wrist in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. On completion of this video article, the participant should be able to develop an appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic approach using ultrasound for the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Authors:
Robert R Lopez-Ben
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Video-Audio Media    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  197     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-24     Completed Date:  2011-10-31     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W422     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Musculoskeletal Radiology Section, Charlotte Radiology, 1701 E Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / ultrasonography*
Hand Joints / ultrasonography*
Humans
Synovitis / ultrasonography

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