The Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatic Diseases

Rheumatology Advisor—October 7, 2016

Rheumatology Advisor speaks with Gabrielle P. Konin, MD, radiologist at HSS, on utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound in evaluating rheumatoid arthritis.

"Musculoskeletal ultrasound provides high resolution imaging in the evaluation and monitoring of rheumatic diseases with the use of both gray scale and power or color Doppler applications," said Dr. Konin.

Dr. Konin provides ultrasound tips to evaluate joint disease including "suspected erosions should be evaluated in both longitudinal and short axis".

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