Sounding Out Arthritis #6: Synovitis

December 19, 2014

Positioning of the probe is "three-quarters of the battle" in diagnosing synovitis of the wrist or hand, says Dr. DeMarco in this video. But gel technique and pressure are crucial to gaining accurate clinical information from ultrasound imaging of this condition.

Positioning of the probe is "three-quarters of the battle" in diagnosing synovitis of the wrist or hand, says Dr. DeMarco in this video. But gel technique and pressure are crucial to gaining accurate clinical information from ultrasound imaging of this condition.

Beginning with a live demonstration of proper gel application and probe position, he follows with actual stills and films from ultrasound scans. At the end: An illustration of how you can go wrong if you get it wrong.