Ultrasound

Ultrasound Superior to Radiography for Diagnosis of Hand Osteoarthritis

Ultrasound Superior to Radiography for Diagnosis of Hand Osteoarthritis

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Ultrasound examination of the hands can identify osteoarthritis in patients who do not fulfill ACR criteria by identifying osteophytes in the distribution and number required for diagnosis.

Fracture Healing not Accelerated by Ultrasound

Fracture Healing not Accelerated by Ultrasound

Up to 10% of patients with bone fracture face slow or complicated healing.

Utility of Systematic Ultrasound Evaluation of Early RA

Utility of Systematic Ultrasound Evaluation of Early RA

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A treat-to-target approach using tight ultrasound goals was not found to improve disease activity, radiographic joint damage, or physical function.

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