Ultrasound-Guided Knee Intervention

  • Thiago Nouer Frederico
  • Philip PengEmail author


Knee injections are common procedures to treat pain when conservative treatment fails. Ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections are shown to improve accuracy and clinical outcomes. This objective of this chapter is to describe how to perform a few selected ultrasound-guided pain procedures at the knee: intra-articular, Baker’s cyst, pes anserinus bursa and tendon, iliotibial band bursa, and patellar tendon.


Ultrasound knee injections Intra-articular Baker’s cyst Popliteal cyst Semimembranosus bursa Pes anserinus bursa tendon pliotibial band bursa Patellar tendon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia & PainHospital Sirio LibanesSao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Pain ManagementToronto Western Hopsital and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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