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Muskuloskeletal ultrasound

Magnus Diller, Martin Fleck
Muskuloskeletal ultrasound and dual-energy-CT (DECT) findings are increasingly relevant for the establishment of the diagnosis of gout, and are therefore incorporated into the novel ACR / EULAR classification criteria. Canakinumab, a monoclonal antibody directed against interleukin-1β (IL-1β) has been approved in 2013 for the treatment of acute gout and for prophylaxis of flares. In patients demonstrating an inadequate response upon treatment with allopurinol or febuxostat, combination therapy with lesinurad might reduce uric acid levels to the target of < 6 mg / dl (< 5 mg / dl in tophaceous gout)...
August 2016: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
M J Fernandez-Lopez, S Verlinden, M Van Hoydonck, E Dragan, P Eloundou, A Peretz, J Bentin
Muskuloskeletal ultrasound has been incorporated by rheumatologist to the clinical practice over the past decade. The technical improvements of the devices allowed the production of high quality images contributing to better identification of joint inflammation and structural damage. In this review, we highlight the applications of ultrasound in the study of different rheumatic conditions.
September 2014: Revue Médicale de Bruxelles
C Multerer, L Döderlein
BACKGROUND: As developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the most common congenital muskuloskeletal anomaly, it seems necessary to give an update on the normal growth, pathoanatomy, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. OBJECTIVES: Which investigations or procedures have withstood the test of time? What are new therapeutic strategies and considerations? What are the problems? METHODS: Review of the current literature on DDH supplemented by several years experience in the treatment of this condition by the authors...
August 2014: Der Orthopäde
Wen He, Dong-ying Xiang, Jian-ping Dai
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the application of sonography at the polyclinic of the Olympic/Paralympic village during the Olympic/Paralympic Games. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 759 consecutive patients who underwent sonography at the ultrasound division of the polyclinic in the Olympic/Paralympic village from July 20, 2008, to September 20, 2008. Prevalence of emergency sonography after sports injury and non-sports-related urgent conditions during the games was analyzed...
March 2011: Clinical Imaging
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