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"President’s Perspective: ACR’s Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology Program Helps Healthcare Providers Learn to Use This Tool" The Rheumatologist, 2014

"American College of Rheumatology Report on Reasonable Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in Rheumatology Clinical Practice"
Arthritis Care & Research, Vol. 64, No. 11, November 2012, pp 1625–1640

"Athletes Using PRP", 2012

"Impact of musculoskeletal ultrasound in an outpatient rheumatology clinic" Arthritis Care & Research. Sept. 2012

"Ultrasound guided corticosteroid injection for plantar fasciitis: randomized controlled trial." British Medical Journal. 10 May 2012: 344.

"Clinical utility of ultrasound guidance for intra-articular knee injections: a review." Clinical Interventions in Aging. 7 March 2012: 89-95

"Comparison of ultrasound-guided versus blind glenohumeral injections: a cadaveric study." Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 23 March 2012

"Does ultrasound guidance improve the outcomes of arthrocentesis and corticosteroid injection of the knee?" Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 41(1) Feb. 2012: 66-72

"Injection with corticosteroids (ultrasound guided) in patients with an ulnar neuropathy at the elbow, a feasibility study."
European Journal of Neurology. February 2012

"A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Sonographic Guidance for Intra-Articular Injection of the Osteoarthritic Knee", Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, Wilmer L. Sibbitt Jr, MD, Philip A. Band, PhD, Lawrence G. Kettwich, BS, Natalia R. Chavez-Chiang, MD, Suzanne L. DeLea, MD, and Arthur D. Bankhurst, MD. December, 2011

"Ultrasound-assisted musculoskeletal procedures: A practical overview of current literature" World Journal of Orthopedics, Nelson A Royall, Emily Farrin, David P Bahner, Stanislaw PA Stawicki, July 2011

"Platelet-rich plasma: Effective treatment for sports injuries?" The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Thomas Colletti, May 2, 2011

"Entrapment Neuropathies I: Upper Limb (Carpal Tunnel Excluded)." Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology. 14(5) November 2010: 473-486

"Ultrasound in American Rheumatology Practice: Report of the American College of Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Task Force", Arthritis & Rheumatism, American College of Rheumatology, September, 2010

"Guided interventions in musculoskeletal ultrasound: what's the evidence?"
Clinical Radiology, 66 Sept 2010: 140-152

"Use of Ultrasound on the Rise in Rheumatology Practices", Perspectives, American College of Rheumatology, April, 2010

"Tiger Admits to Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, What's That?", ABC News Health, Lauren Cox, April 7, 2010

"A randomized, double-blind, controlled study of ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injection into the joint of patients with inflammatory arthritis", Arthritis & Rheumatism, American College of Rheumatology, March 10, 2010

"Putting a New Spin on Injury Rehab", Golf Digest, RK, March 2010

"Ultrasound-guided shoulder joint injections." Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management. 13 July 2009: 184-190

"Anatomic Study of the Superficial Peroneal Nerve Using Sonography." American Journal of Roentgenology. 193 July 2009: 174-179.

"Does Sonographic Needle Guidance Affect the Clinical Outcome of Intraarticular Injections?", The Journal of Rheumatology, Wilmer L Sibbitt Jr, Andres Peisajovich, Adrian A. Michael, Kye S. Park, Randy R. Sibbitt, Philip A. Band, and Arthur D. Bankhurst, 2009

"A Promising Treatment for Athletes, in Blood", New York Times, Alan Schwarz, February 16, 2009

"Ultrasound guidance compared with electrical neurostimulation for peripheral nerve block: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials." British Journal of Anaesthesia. 102(3) January 2009: 408-17.

"Ultrasound guidance for peripheral nerve blockade (Review)." Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4 2009

"Selective denervation of the levator scapulae muscle: an amendment to the Bertrand procedure for the treatment of spasmodic torticollis." Journal of Neurosurgery. 108(4) April 2008: 757-763

"Body, Heal Thyself", CBS Evening News, Christine Lagorio, June 5, 2007

"Cluneal entrapment syndromes." The Adult Hip. 1(2) 2007: 603

"Surgical anatomy of the dorsal scapular nerve." Journal of Neurosurgery. 102(5) May 2005: 910-911

"Medial Superior Cluneal Nerve Syndrome."
Tunnel Syndromes: Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndromes. 3 August 2001: 30.