Ultrasound Imaging Techniques and Procedures

  • Stefano BianchiEmail author
  • René de Gautard
  • Giorgio Tamborrini
  • Stefan Mariacher
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


The role of ultrasound (US) in the assessment of musculoskeletal disorders is persistently increasing. Recent developments in hardware and software of US equipments and in particular use of small-size, high-frequency transducers have allowed accurate assessment of a wide variety of hand and wrist disorders.


Carpal Tunnel Flexor Tendon Dorsal Aspect Proximal Phalanx Distal Phalanx 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Bianchi
    • 1
    Email author
  • René de Gautard
    • 1
  • Giorgio Tamborrini
    • 2
  • Stefan Mariacher
    • 3
  1. 1.CIM SA Cabinet Imagerie MedicaleGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.RheumaklinikUniversitäts-Spital ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Chefarzt und stv. Vorsitzender der KlinikleitungaarReha Schinznach Badstrasse 55PSchinznach-BadSwitzerland

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