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Equipment and examination technique

  • Fabio Martino
  • Enzo Silvestri
  • Walter Grassi
  • Giacomo Garlaschi
  • Marco Falchi
  • Alessandro Muda

Abstract

Ultrasound (US) is one of the best imaging techniques in musculoskeletal radiology because it is low in cost, has high spatial resolution, wide availability in hospitals, is well-tolerated by patients and is not biologically invasive, as it uses sound waves and non ionizing radiation, as in conventional radiology or computed tomography (CT). These features make ultrasound the ideal technique for the diagnosis and follow up of many pathologies and rheumatic syndromes and for the evaluation of the effects of therapy

Keywords

Rotator Cuff Ultrasound Beam Power Doppler Sonography Ultrasound Equipment Reverberation Artifact 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Martino
    • 1
  • Enzo Silvestri
    • 2
  • Walter Grassi
    • 3
  • Giacomo Garlaschi
    • 4
  • Marco Falchi
    • 5
  • Alessandro Muda
    • 6
  1. 1.Giovanni XXIII-Policlinico HospitalBariItaly
  2. 2.Department of RadiologySan Martino HospitalGenoaItaly
  3. 3.Jesi Medical CenterUniversity Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly
  4. 4.University of GenoaItaly
  5. 5.Department of RadiologySan Martino HospitalGenoaItaly
  6. 6.Department of RadiologySan Martino HospitalGenoaItaly

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