I am a RMSK radiologist doing a bit of this in Ireland. The hospital where I provide service has no MRI and the closest scanner is 1.5 hours away. As such, musculoskeletal ultrasound has been very popular. The GP's in the area send…"
"I have the GE Logiq e and think it works well (though deep structures like the hip can be an issue with heavy patients). The small footprint linear probe is great for fingers/toes. It has good power and color doppler and needle enhancing…"
"Where has everyone been getting the scanning time? I am a sonograher looking for somewhere to obtain my 150 exams. Did MSK in the past but not in the last three years as I am a full time graduate student right now.
"I took and passed this exam last September. I am a rheumatologist with 7 years of US experience. If you have been doing msk ultrasound for a while and you have made an effort to re-learn the anatomy you once knew as a medical student, or…"
"Compound imaging should be routinely used in MSK applications. It provides a smoother yet better contrasted image, reduces anisotropy, and decreases artifacts. Using compound imaging will decrease the frame rate but this is usually not a problem…"
"Good question. Typically the ARDMS provides sub-specialty ultrasound credentialing for technologists and not doctors. I have not seen the specifics of their accreditation and I believe they are yet to be released. If they offer their credentialing…"