For more As part of a complete joint & muscle exam joint auscultation is necessary. We need to be able to answer the question “Where is the disc relative to the head of the condyle in rotation and translation?”. The answer to this question identifies disc position on both the medial pole and the lateral pole and helps us begin to assess the risks. Ultimately the definitive answer to this question requires an MRI, but auscultation is one early way to get an idea. The following video discusses doppler auscultation as well as demonstrating the technique and creating an opportunity to listen to an observe the sounds.
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jerry zanni says
Great learning video.
Do you know of any other videos available anywhere so that one can hear and better interpret and understand the sounds we hear.
Without any videos or references to go by , the learning curve is steep. The value of the Doppler is totally dependent on the operator’s interpretation of the sound and I have found it very difficult to interpret what I hear at times. A video with good sound and references would be invaluable.
TAL MARK says
Very good learning video,