Articles of Interest

Articles of Interest

Detection of Small Joint Synovitis by Ultrasonography; the Learning Curve of Rheumatologists
D’Agnostino MA, Maillefert JF, Said-Nahal R, Breban M, Ravaud P, Dougados M. Detection of small xyz home work joint synovitis by ultrasonography: the learning curve of rheumatologists Ann Rheum Dis. 2004 Oct;63(10):1284-7


Ultrasound of the Small Joint of the Hands and Feet
E.G. McNally. Ultrasound of the small joints of the hands and feet: current status. Skeletal Radiol. 2008 February; 37(2): 99-113. Published online 2007 August 22. doi: 10.1007/s00256-007-0356-9


Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging of the Plantar Forefoot in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Inter-observer Agreement Between a Podiatrist and Radiologist
Bowen CJ, Dewbury K, Sampson M, Sawyer S, Burridge J, Edwards CJ, Arden NK. Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging of the plantar forefoot in patients with rheumatiod arthritis: inter-observer agreement between a podiatrist and editing essays for money radiologist. J Foot Ankle Res. 2008 Jul 28; 1(1):5. doi: 10.1186/1757-1146-1-5.


Anatomic Study of the Superficial Peroneal Nerve Using Sonography
Canella C, Demondion X, Guillin R, Boutry N, Peltier J, Cotten A. Anatomic study of the superficial peroneal nerve using sonography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jul;193(1):174-9. doi:10.2214/AJR.08.1898 


Musculoskeletal Imaging: Medicare Use, Costs, and Potential for Cost Substitution
Parker L, Nazarian LN, Carrino JA, Morrison WB, Grimadi G, Frangos AJ, Levin DC, Rao VM. Musculoskeletal imaging: medicare use, costs, and potential for cost substitution. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008 Mar;5(3): 182-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2007.07.016

The Top 10 Reasons Musculoskeletal Sonography is an Important Complementary or Alternative Technique to MRI
Nazarian LN. The top 10 reasons musculoskeletal sonography is an important complementary or alternative technique to MRI. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Jun; 190(6):1621-6. doi: 10.2214/AJR.07.3385.

Advantages of Color B-mode Imaging with Contrast Optimization in Sonography of Low Contrast Musculoskeletal Lesions and Structures in the Foot and Ankle
Sofka CM, Lin D, Adler RS. Advantages of color B-mode imagining with contrast optimization in sonography of low-contrast musculoskeletal lesions and structures in the foot and ankle.  J Ultrasound Med. 2005 Feb;24(2):215-8.