• BUCKLED: ultrasound in kids with distal upper limb fractures in the ED

    Forearm fractures in children are a common presentation to the Emergency Department. Paediatric distal forearm fractures account for almost a third of all fractures in children, with a significant proportion of these diagnosed as buckle (torus) type fractures. These fractures are unique to childr...

  • Acute finger injuries up close

    The diverse spectrum of acute finger injuries diagnosed with Ultrasound is a reflection of the hands complex anatomy and function, combined with an athlete's desire to challenge, refine and push to the limit this functionality.
    High-resolution ultrasound probes now make identification of tendon ...

  • Calcific tendinosis

    Calcification may occur in tendons due to multiple mechanisms. These include:
    ï Degenerative: necrosis of tenocytes due to ischaemia or repetitive trauma
    ï ëTraction spursí: endochondral ossification at tendon or ligament insertions
    ï Crystallopathy
    Calcific tendinosis is a crystal arthropath...

  • Ultrasound of brachial plexus injuries

    Ultrasound of the brachial plexus is complex both anatomically and sonographically. This presentation aims to explain this in more detail.

  • High-volume peritendinous injections in the management of Achilles tendinopathy

    Achilles tendinopathy can be a significant problem, especially in the sporting population. When conservative treatment fails, injection therapy is often offered. There are various injectable therapies currently being employed for the treatment of recalcitrant Achilles tendinopathy, ...

  • Use of ultrasound in patients with clinical signs of adhesive capsulitis

    Adhesive capsulitis (AC), also called frozen shoulder, is commonly diagnosed clinically and characterized by a global reduction of passive ranges of movement without radiographic abnormality. However, due to the effect of muscle spasm and pain, and other pathologies causing similar restriction of...

  • Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder

    Adhesive capsulitis is the primary cause of loss of movement of the shoulder, other causes being trauma, rotator cuff dysfunction and arthritis. It consists of a restriction in the range of both passive and active movements of the shoulder; Has a prevalence of 2-5% of the population and is more c...

  • Advanced palmar fascia

    Advances in medical treatments sometimes leads the way to advancements in diagnosis. Hand Surgeons are in a brave new world of mini endoscopes with a range of tools and implants. Thus, what was a quick 5 minute scan in the past may now take a little bit longer as the Surgeon wants more detailed i...

  • Ankle tendons

    Ultrasound assessment of the ankle is one of the most commonly requested musculoskeletal examinations because of its wide availability, cost effectiveness, accuracy and safety. The superficial position of the ankle tendons makes ultrasound the ideal initial radiological investigation for patholog...

  • Ultrasound of Nerves around the elbow and proximal forearm

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  • Assessing crystal disease such as gout with ultrasound

    Crystal diseases are a common musculoskeletal complaint. The use of ultrasound is increasingly being used to aid in diagnosis and management of these conditions. The ultrasound features of crystal diseases and the data around the use of ultrasound for assessment and management of gout will be pre...

  • Ultrasound of Myositis

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  • Calf Muscle Injuries

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  • AI augmented 3D ultrasound for hip dysplasia

    Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a congenital deformity occurring in ª3% of infants. If hip dysplasia is diagnosed early
    simple corrections using a soft cast are sufficient but if missed it can
    lead to premature osteoarthritis and might require surgical intervention.
    More than o...