Fluoroscopic-guided procedures of the lower extremity

Gunjan Malhotra, Barry G. Hansford, Cindy Felcher, Kristie A. Wuerfel, Corrie M. Yablon

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This article reviews the literature and the authors’ experiences regarding the performance of lower extremity fluoroscopically guided procedures from the hip to the toes. An overview of injections and aspirations, their indications, risks, and complications are provided, focusing on anesthetics, corticosteroids, and contrast agents. A variety of approaches to each joint and the associated pearls and pitfalls of each approach will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)855-874
Number of pages20
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2023


  • Corticosteroid injection (CSI)
  • Fluoroscopic-guided joint injections
  • Foot injection
  • Hip aspiration
  • Hip injection
  • Intraarticular contrast
  • Knee aspiration
  • Knee injection
  • Metatarsophalangeal injection
  • Naviculocuneiform injection
  • Prosthetic joint infection (PJI)
  • Septic arthritis
  • Subtalar injection
  • Talonavicular injection
  • Tarsometatarsal injection
  • Tibiotalar injection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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