Ultrasound-guided procedures for the office

Russell B. Smith

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Ultrasonography has an ever increasing role in the management of a wide variety of diseases affecting the head and neck. While ultrasonography is most commonly used for imaging of thyroid pathology, it also can be utilized in a host of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This article reviews the office-based ultrasound-guided procedures in the head and neck and discusses technical considerations for performing these interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-228
Number of pages10
JournalUltrasound Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2012


  • Fine-needle aspiration biopsy
  • Interventional ultrasonography
  • Ultrasound-guided

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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