Ultrasound-Guided Knee Injections

Chapter

Abstract

Intra-articular knee injections as well as other peripheral joint injections have been ­successfully utilized for several decades. Knee injections may be completed for both diagnostic and therapeutic goals. More recently, in 1997 exogenous high molecular weight hyaluronan viscosupplementation was approved to treat knee osteoarthritis in the United States by the FDA.

Keywords

Corticosteroid Osteoarthritis Lidocaine Prep Hyaluronan 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Pain MedicineMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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