Skip to main content

Abstract

High-resolution US has been established as an effective diagnostic modality for the assessment of musculoskeletal system structures’ traumatic pathology, in addition to clinical evaluation.

Due to its intrinsic features (such as cost-effectiveness, possibility to perform dynamic maneuvers, lack of contraindications, and noninvasiveness) US represents a valid tool for the diagnosis and follow-up of tendon trauma.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this chapter

Subscribe and save

Springer+ Basic
EUR 32.99 /Month
  • Get 10 units per month
  • Download Article/Chapter or Ebook
  • 1 Unit = 1 Article or 1 Chapter
  • Cancel anytime
Subscribe now

Buy Now

Chapter
USD 29.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
eBook
USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as EPUB and PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book
USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info
Hardcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Purchases are for personal use only

Institutional subscriptions

Similar content being viewed by others

Further Readings

  • Bianchi S, Martinoli C. Ultrasound of the musculoskeletal system. Milan: Springer; 2007.

    Book  Google Scholar 

  • Freedman BR, Sarver JJ, Buckley MR, Voleti PB, Soslowsky LJ. Biomechanical and structural response of healing Achilles tendon to fatigue loading following acute injury. J Biomech. 2014;47(9):2028–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2013.10.054.

    Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  • Maffulli N, Wong J, Almekinders LC. Types and epidemiology of tendinopathy. Clin Sports Med. 2003;22(4):675–92.

    Article  Google Scholar 

  • Martino F, Silvestri E, Grassi W, Garlaschi G. Ecografia dell’apparato osteoarticolare Anatomia, semeiotica e quadri patologici. Milan: Springer; 2006.

    Google Scholar 

  • Scott A, Backman LJ, Speed C. Tendinopathy: update on pathophysiology. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2015;45(11):833–41.

    Article  Google Scholar 

  • Silvestri E, Muda A, Sconfienza LM. Normal ultrasound anatomy of the musculoskeletal system a practical guide. Milan: Springer; 2012.

    Book  Google Scholar 

  • Thomopoulos S, Parks WC, Rifkin DB, Derwin KA. Mechanisms of tendon injury and repair. J Orthop Res. 2015;33:832–9. John Wiley and Sons Inc. https://doi.org/10.1002/jor.22806.

    Article  PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Editor information

Editors and Affiliations

Rights and permissions

Reprints and permissions

Copyright information

© 2022 Springer Nature Switzerland AG

About this chapter

Check for updates. Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this chapter

Viglino, U., Orlandi, D., Aliprandi, A., Massone, E. (2022). Tendon Trauma. In: Martino, F., Silvestri, E., Orlandi, D. (eds) Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Orthopedic and Rheumatic disease in Adults. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91202-4_21

Download citation

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91202-4_21

  • Published:

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Cham

  • Print ISBN: 978-3-030-91201-7

  • Online ISBN: 978-3-030-91202-4

  • eBook Packages: MedicineMedicine (R0)

Publish with us

Policies and ethics