Synovial Biopsy, Synovium, Synovial Fluid & Arthrocentesis

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Video: Arthrocentesis of the Knee

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References Related to Arthrocentesis

Schumacher HR, Chen LX, Glick L. Evaluation of a knee and shoulder arthrocentesis training for primary care providers. J Rheumatol 35:2083-2084; 2008.

Cole BJ, Schumacher HR: Injectable corticosteroids in modern practice. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 13:37-46, 2005.

Schumacher HR, Chen LX: Injectable corticosteroids in treatment of arthritis of the knee. Am J Med 118:1208-14, 2005.

Schumacher HR: Aspiration and injection therapies for joints. Arth Care and Res 49:413-420, 2003.

Glaser DL, Schildhorn JC, Bartolozzi AR, Dennis R, Li Y, Amato TR, Mahmoud E, Schumacher HR: Do you really know what is on the tip of your needle? The inadvertant introduction of skin into the joint. Arthritis Rheum 43:S149, 2000. (Abstract)

Rull M, Schumacher HR: Arthrocentesis of the elbow. Outpatient procedure. Hospital Medicine 33:52-54, 61-62, 1997.

Schumacher HR: Arthrocentesis of the knee; Outpatient procedure. Hospital Medicine 33:60-64, 1997.

Schumacher HR: Arthrocentesis of the shoulder; Outpatient procedure. Hospital Medicine 33:57-60, 1997.

Kowal CN, Schumacher HR: Approach to arthrocentesis of the upper extremity. Hospital Med 28:85-90, 1992.


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