Ultrasound of the nerves of the knee region: Technique of examination and normal US appearance.

@article{Bianchi2007UltrasoundOT,
  title={Ultrasound of the nerves of the knee region: Technique of examination and normal US appearance.},
  author={Stefano Bianchi and C Martinoli and Xavier Demondion},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          68-75
        }
}
The diagnosis of disorders of the peripheral nerves (PN) has traditionally been based on clinical and electrophysiological data since nerve tissue cannot be visualized on standard radiographs. More recently, however, nerve structures have been evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound (US). The former modality is expensive and not available in all institutions. There are also some contraindications to its use, and the assessment of long nerves can be time-consuming since… CONTINUE READING
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