EURO-MUSCULUS/USPRM Basic Scanning Protocols for wrist and hand

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Aug;51(4):479-84. Epub 2015 Jul 9.


In this protocol, the patient/probe positionings, anatomical drawings and ultrasound images of commonly scanned wrist/hand structures are described. This practical guide is prepared (with an international consensus of several expert physiatrists) to serve as a uniform/standard approach especially for beginner sonographers.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Europe
  • Hand / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases / rehabilitation
  • Patient Positioning / standards
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine / methods*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Societies, Medical*
  • Ultrasonography
  • Wrist / diagnostic imaging