Latest tools of Diagnosis in Rheumatology and Orthopedics
September 6th 2018 00:00 - 00:00
Rheumatic Diseases is characterized by inflammation. Some form of rheumatoid arthritis such as lupus effect the other organs of the body, a complete physical examination of heart, abdomen, lungs, nervous system, eye, ear and throats, etc. is necessary. There are different types of tools and techniques available such as MR arthrography test, cytopathology, Ultrasonography and low bone-marrow density and its association with disease and some other measurement in rheumatoid arthritis will be discussed under this track. Some common and used test in diagnosis is the antinuclear antibody (ANA), C-reactive protein test, Complete blood count, Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, Rheumatoid factor, Synovial fluid examination, X-ray techniques are also used for the diagnosis. Some non-invasive techniques are Computed Tomography (magnetic resonance imaging) MRI and arthrography.