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Shoulder Procedures: Intra-Articular

  • Marina Obradov
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Abstract

The intra-articular X-ray and US-guided acromio-clavicular and gleno-humeral injection procedures are reviewed. The technical principles of the injections used for diagnostic or therapeutic grounds are reviewed. Indications, anatomy, proper techniques and approach, choice of equipment, quantity of pharmaceuticals and appropriate aftercare as well as possible procedure-related symptoms and their treatment are discussed.

Keywords

Intra-articular schoulder procedures Acromio-clavicular injection Gleno-humeral injection 

Abbreviations

AC

Acromio-clavicular

G

Gauge

US

Ultrasound

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sint MaartenskliniekNijmegenThe Netherlands

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