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Ultrasounds for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 3

Ultrasounds as sensational tests for RA Over the last couple of days, we have taken a look at musculoskeletal ultrasound tests for Rheumatoid Arthritis. We explored the value of ultrasounds (MSUS) compared to other tests for RA. We have seen that ultrasounds for Rheumatoid Arthritis are more precise and sensitive than x-ray tests for RA. The...Continue reading      23 Comments » Read more

Ultrasounds for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 2

A surprisingly different assessment of ultrasounds as tests for RA Several weeks ago, when I met the new rheumatologist, I asked for an opinion of ultrasounds for RA. The reaction was surprising. The doctor told me that it would be a worthless thing to do. Of course, I brought up some of the fantastic reports about...Continue reading      12 Comments » Read more

Ultrasound for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 1

What is the best test for Rheumatoid Arthritis? We’ve looked at tests for RA before on the blog. Last week, we took a humorous look at an MRI for Rheumatoid Arthritis. What about an ultrasound for detecting signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis? Earlier this year, I asked that question. Do I need an ultrasound for RA? In the...Continue reading      19 Comments » Read more

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