• Trapanese Ersilio Interventional Ultrasound of Breast - ASL Salerno Italy.
  • Scognamiglio Umberto Interventional Ultrasound in infectious diseases departement - D.Cotugno Hospital Naples Italy.
  • Amato Patrizia MD, Rheumatologist - ASL Salerno Italy.
  • Tarro Giulio Emeritus Professor: President Foundation de Beaumont Bonelli for Cancer Research Naples Italy.


Rheumatoid arthritis, CEUS, biomarkers


This paper is concerning with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and the use of CEUS in the diagnosis and staging of the disease. 51 patiens were studed for this clinical syntoms, radiology and biomarkers. The contrast enhanced ultrasound allowes to estabilish an early diagnosis and staging of RA by monitoring the vascular progression of the synovial membrane. There are good prospectives for further confirmation of the methodology.


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Trapanese Ersilio, Scognamiglio Umberto, Amato Patrizia, & Tarro Giulio. (2016). PRELIMINARY DATA ON THE ROLE OF CONTRAST ENHANCED ULTRASOUND (CEUS) IN EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND STAGING OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(8). Retrieved from