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Tendon Sheath Injections
Julia R. Crim, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Preprocedure

    • Procedure

      • Post Procedure

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Synonyms

          • Tenography is misnomer because most injections performed into tendon sheath, not into tendon

        PREPROCEDURE

        • Indications

          • Contraindications

            • Preprocedure Imaging

              • Getting Started

                PROCEDURE

                • Patient Position/Location

                  • Procedure Steps

                    • Findings and Reporting

                      • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                        POST PROCEDURE

                        • Expected Outcome

                          • Things To Do

                            OUTCOMES

                            • Problems

                              Selected References

                              1. Park GY et al: Distribution of platelet-rich plasma after ultrasound-guided injection for chronic elbow tendinopathies. J Sports Sci Med. 16(1):1-5, 2017
                              2. Peters SE et al: Ultrasound-guided steroid tendon sheath injections in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a 10-year single-center retrospective study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 15(1):22, 2017
                              3. Lee KS: Ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma treatment: application and technique. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 20(5):422-431, 2016
                              4. Nwawka OK et al: Volume and movement affecting flow of injectate between the biceps tendon sheath and glenohumeral Joint: a cadaveric study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 206(2):373-7, 2016
                              5. Petscavage-Thomas J et al: Comparison of ultrasound-guided to fluoroscopy-guided biceps tendon sheath therapeutic injection. J Ultrasound Med. 35(10):2217-21, 2016
                              6. Hashiuchi T et al: Accuracy of the biceps tendon sheath injection: ultrasound-guided or unguided injection? A randomized controlled trial. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 20(7):1069-73, 2011
                              7. Schreibman KL: Ankle tenography: what, how, and why. Semin Roentgenol. 39(1):95-113, 2004
                              8. Baker KS et al: The current role of tenography and bursography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 154(1):129-33, 1990
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Preprocedure

                                • Procedure

                                  • Post Procedure

                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                    • Synonyms

                                      • Tenography is misnomer because most injections performed into tendon sheath, not into tendon

                                    PREPROCEDURE

                                    • Indications

                                      • Contraindications

                                        • Preprocedure Imaging

                                          • Getting Started

                                            PROCEDURE

                                            • Patient Position/Location

                                              • Procedure Steps

                                                • Findings and Reporting

                                                  • Alternative Procedures/Therapies

                                                    POST PROCEDURE

                                                    • Expected Outcome

                                                      • Things To Do

                                                        OUTCOMES

                                                        • Problems

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Park GY et al: Distribution of platelet-rich plasma after ultrasound-guided injection for chronic elbow tendinopathies. J Sports Sci Med. 16(1):1-5, 2017
                                                          2. Peters SE et al: Ultrasound-guided steroid tendon sheath injections in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a 10-year single-center retrospective study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 15(1):22, 2017
                                                          3. Lee KS: Ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma treatment: application and technique. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 20(5):422-431, 2016
                                                          4. Nwawka OK et al: Volume and movement affecting flow of injectate between the biceps tendon sheath and glenohumeral Joint: a cadaveric study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 206(2):373-7, 2016
                                                          5. Petscavage-Thomas J et al: Comparison of ultrasound-guided to fluoroscopy-guided biceps tendon sheath therapeutic injection. J Ultrasound Med. 35(10):2217-21, 2016
                                                          6. Hashiuchi T et al: Accuracy of the biceps tendon sheath injection: ultrasound-guided or unguided injection? A randomized controlled trial. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 20(7):1069-73, 2011
                                                          7. Schreibman KL: Ankle tenography: what, how, and why. Semin Roentgenol. 39(1):95-113, 2004
                                                          8. Baker KS et al: The current role of tenography and bursography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 154(1):129-33, 1990