Arthrography is an X-ray that examines and diagnoses abnormalities in the joints.

This procedure uses fluoroscopy, a technique that injects iodine into the joint space in order to make the joint structures stand out in the image and easier to assess. People with unexplained joint pain may benefit from an arthrogram, which is most effective in detecting tears or lesions in joint structures.

Arthrography Purpose

This type of procedure can be used to identify problems within the:

  • Shoulder
  • Wrist
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Ankle
  • Elbow

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