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Arthrocentesis of the Knee

Arthrocentesis of the Knee Arthrocentesis is used to establish the cause of an acute monoarthritis or polyarthritis. It is also used to drain large effusions or hemarthroses and to instill steroids or local anesthetic. This procedure video demonstrates how to perform arthrocentesis. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The New England Journal of Medicine The New England Journal of Medicine

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Publisher
The New England Journal of Medicine
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0028-4793
eISSN
1533-4406
DOI
10.1056/NEJMvcm051914
pmid
16687707
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Abstract

Arthrocentesis is used to establish the cause of an acute monoarthritis or polyarthritis. It is also used to drain large effusions or hemarthroses and to instill steroids or local anesthetic. This procedure video demonstrates how to perform arthrocentesis.

Journal

The New England Journal of MedicineThe New England Journal of Medicine

Published: May 11, 2006

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