Guidelines for musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatology.

  title={Guidelines for musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatology.},
  author={Marina Backhaus and Gerd ‐ R{\"u}diger Burmester and Tim Gerber and Walter Grassi and Klaus Peter Machold and Wijnand A. A. Swen and Richard J. Wakefield and Bernhard Manger},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  volume={60 7},
1. Introduction Within the past decade, musculoskeletal ultra-sound (US) has become an established imaging technique for the diagnosis and follow up of patients with rheumatic diseases. 1–5 This has been made possible through technological improvements, resulting in faster computers and higher frequency transducers. US is most commonly used in the assessment of soft tissue disease or detection of fluid collection and can also be used to visualise other structures, such as cartilage and bone… CONTINUE READING
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