EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE, vol.48, no.4, pp.651-663, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Review
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Athletic injuries, Ultrasonography, Muscles Tendons, ROTATOR CUFF TEARS, MUSCLE INJURY, FULL-THICKNESS, TENDON TEARS, LOWER-LIMB, PART 2, MEDICINE, SONOGRAPHY, ULTRASONOGRAPHY, US
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Each day, the role of musculoskeletal ultrasound (US) in the management of sports injuries is being consolidated. Yet, there is no doubt that the probe of US is (should be) the stethoscope of musculoskeletal physicians dealing with sports medicine. Not only for the diagnosis, but also for the close follow-up of the athletes and during likely onward interventions for their treatment, would US be of paramount importance. Accordingly, in this review paper on common sports injuries, we tried to shed light into the actual role of US in the clinical practice of sports medicine.