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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Hip Joint Injection
Can you tell me how they do a steroid injection into the hip joint?
It depends if it is:
- an "intertrochanteric" (bursa) injection, which can be done bedside by introducing a needle over the felt hip bone or
- an "intra-articular" (meaning inside the joint proper), which is done under x-ray guidance
Salim M Hayek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University