Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2022; 26 (21): 7949-7954

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202211_30146

Advances in the application of ultrasound for fracture diagnosis and treatment

M.-J. Du, Y.-H. Lin, W.-T. Chen, H. Zhao

Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. zhaohuienze@sina.com


Fractures are commonly encountered in clinical practice. Early diagnosis and individualized treatment are the basis for achieving high-quality fracture healing and functional recovery. Radiographic examinations play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of fractures. In recent years, with the innovation in ultrasonic examination technology and equipment, its application in the diagnosis and treatment of fractures has greatly increased. Long bone, rib, radius and ulnar, metacarpal, cartilage, nasal bone, and occult are common fracture types. Ultrasound has long been used in fracture diagnosis and treatment. This narrative review summarizes and discusses the application of ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of fractures.

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M.-J. Du, Y.-H. Lin, W.-T. Chen, H. Zhao
Advances in the application of ultrasound for fracture diagnosis and treatment

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2022
Vol. 26 - N. 21
Pages: 7949-7954
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202211_30146