From the case: Anisotropy


Example #2

transverse on contents of the carpal tunnel
Cine clip with a 15MHz (hockey stick) transducer. The transducer is rocked between angle of 45 - 135 degrees with respect to the long axis of the tendons and nerve. The tendon is maximally brightest at 90 degrees.
Modality: Ultrasound (transverse on contents of the carpal tunnel)

- “ When practicing musculoskeletal ultrasound, one should be aware of anisotropy. Unlike many other structures in the body, the echo received from a...”

Used in the following article:

  • Anisotropy - “ Anisotropy is an artefact encountered in ultrasound, notably in muscles and tendons during a musculoskeletal ultrasound. In musculoskeletal applic...”

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