Ultrasonography and therapy monitoring

  • Fabio Martino
  • Enzo Silvestri
  • Walter Grassi
  • Giacomo Garlaschi
  • Emilio Filippucci
  • Gary Meenagh


US permits accurate and reliable assessment of soft tissue involvement in rheumatic disease [3]–[3].Highresolution US with power Doppler equipment can detect even minimal morphostructural and perfusional changes within soft tissues [4]–[14], and may offer additional information for disease activity monitoring [15]–[24] (Figs. 6.1-6.6).


Triamcinolone Acetonide Therapy Monitoring Power Doppler Sonography Soft Tissue Involvement Joint Synovitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Martino
    • 1
  • Enzo Silvestri
    • 2
  • Walter Grassi
    • 3
  • Giacomo Garlaschi
    • 4
  • Emilio Filippucci
    • 5
  • Gary Meenagh
    • 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.University Politecnica delle MarcheAnconaItaly
  6. 6.Musgrave Park HospitalBelfastUK

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