Association of real-time sonoelastography findings with clinical parameters in lateral epicondylitis

@article{Kocyigit2015AssociationOR,
  title={Association of real-time sonoelastography findings with clinical parameters in lateral epicondylitis},
  author={F. Bal Kocyigit and Ersin Kuyucu and Ali Koçyiğit and Duygu Tuncer Herek and Raziye Şavkin and Ummuhan Baş Aslan and Nevzat Karabulut},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={91-100}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the role of real-time sonoelastography (RTSE) in patients with lateral epicondylitis (LE) and whether it is associated with clinical parameters. Seventeen patients with unilateral LE were enrolled in the study. The healthy elbows of the participants constituted the control group. Using B-mode ultrasound, color Doppler ultrasound, and RTSE, we prospectively examined 34 common extensor tendon elbows of 17 patients. Both color scales and strain ratio… CONTINUE READING