Ultrasound guided lavage of the calcification
Calcifying tendinosis is a condition characterized by the accumulation of calcium in the tendons, most commonly in the rotator cuff. For now, the cause remains unknown. It mainly affects the active working population, most often women aged between 30 and 50 years.
Ultrasound guided corticosteroid administration
The doctor first disinfects the puncture site and applies a sterile cover on it. Then, he/she punctures the area of the corticosteroid administration with a needle. The ultrasound guidance allows the most accurate positioning of the needle tip. After that, the corticosteroid is injected.