ACR 2015 The Crossroads of Radiology

ACR2015VM85 - Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Economics, Clinical Uses and Basic Scanning Techniques

May 21, 2015 10:00am ‐ May 21, 2015 12:00pm


The purpose of the session is to provide practical information regarding the value of MSK US as well as basic scanning techniques.  Topics to be covered include  an overview of the economics of MSK US, a subject of particular importance as we move into an era in which the most cost-effective imaging techniques will be valued;  an introduction to MSK US which will provide practical information about the scope of MSK US as well as basic scanning techniques;  US of the hand and wrist illustrating optimal scanning technique of these areas and a spectrum of the most common types of pathology and; an overview of US-guided procedures with a special emphasis on therapeutic procedures for tendon disorders.

Subspecialties: MSK
Modalities: US


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