Intra Articular Injection
Intra-Articular Joint Injections. An intra-articular joint injection is a common therapeutic procedure, which aims to reduce pain and inflammation in a joint from condition like arthritis. Joint inflammation is usually associated with a proliferation of white blood cells and reduction of blood flow into the joint.
A nerve, skin, muscle or other tissue biopsy usually is a simple outpatient procedure. For a nerve biopsy, a local anesthetic is used to numb the area. The surgeon makes a small incision and removes a portion of the nerve, usually from the ankle or the calf.
In medicine, a muscle biopsy is a procedure in which a piece of muscle tissue is removed from an organism and examined microscopically. A muscle biopsy can lead to the discovery of problems with the nervous system, connective tissue, vascular system, or musculoskeletal system.
A bronchoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to examine the inside of the lungs, including the bronchi, which are the main pathways into the lungs. During a bronchoscopy, a doctor inserts a thin tube containing a light and camera into the lungs through the nose or mouth.