Sonographic Tracking of the Upper Limb Peripheral Nerves A Pictorial Essay and Video Demonstration


Wu C., Chang K., ÖZÇAKAR L. , Hsiao M., Hung C., Shyu S., ...Daha Fazla

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, cilt.94, ss.740-747, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 94 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/phm.0000000000000344
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.740-747

Özet

Ultrasound has been the most useful imaging tool for musculoskeletal disorders whereby peripheral nerve lesions constitute a substantial portion. High-resolution ultrasound enables elaboration of peripheral nerve morphology and reciprocal anatomy. However, limited literature is available for delineating standard positions and tracking skills. The present article incorporates a series of ultrasound images and videos to demonstrate how to scan the suprascapular, axillary, musculocutaneous, median, ulnar, and radial nerves. Overall, the authors aim to demonstrate the relevant nerve tracking techniques as regards the upper extremity.