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General Introduction On Imaging Guided Interventions

  • Jan L. M. A. Gielen
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Abstract

This chapter is a review upon interventional procedures for the musculoskeletal system. General technical principles and indications for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes will be discussed. An overview of techniques and approaches, choice of equipment, choice and quantity of pharmaceuticals, appropriate aftercare as well as possible procedure-related sequellae and their treatment and adverse effects of medications are discussed.

Abbreviations

CT

Computed tomography

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

NSAID

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

PNT

Percutaneous needle tenotomy

PRP

Platelet-rich plasma treatment

ROI

Region of interest

US

Ultrasound

VAS

Visual analog scale

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Department of MorphologyUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpenBelgium

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