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radiography of joints
Arthrography
examination of soft tissue structures of joints following injection of one or two contrast agents?
Pneumoarthrography, double contrast arthrography
Name types of joints?
fibrous

cartlaginous

synovial
ex: of fibrous joint?
skull
ex: of cartilaginous joint?
disc
example of synovial joint?
shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist, si joints, and ankle
What are some conditions you would use this for?
lesions of menisci, ruptured ligaments, arthritc deformities, congenital luxation of the hip
What is the knee joint formed by?
Femur and Tibia
What is the knee joint surrounded by?
fibrous joint capsule or bursa
The bursa of the knee joint is lined by what?
Synovial fluid
clear, lubricates joints and cushions
synovial fluid
Where are meniscus in the knee?

Waht are they for?
between bone and cartilage on the lateral and medial side

allow for strength and rotational movement and shock absorption
major ligaments in knee?
anterior and posterior cruciate, collateral ligaments(prevent medial and lateral movements)
What is the procedure for contrast arthrography?
Local Anesthetic
Aseptic conditions used, effusions aspirated, contrast injected, fluoroscopy, spot films, overhead films
What are condtions for Arthrography in

wrist?
Hip?
Shoulder?
traum, pain, limited movement
congenital hip dislocation
tears of rotator cuff
surgical puncture of a joint to aspirate fluid
arthrocentesis
x-ray film of a joint
arthrogram
visual examinations inside a joint
arthroscopy