Exam Preparations

Shoulder Arthrogram

Description:

Images of the shoulder joint, surrounding soft tissue, and synovial fluid surrounding the joint. This is done by using live x-ray to inject contrast media into the shoulder joint. A CT or MRI sometimes will follow the injection.

Preparation:

Patient should bring outside films of the affected shoulder if any are available.

Exam Time: 30 minutes

Patients should arrive 30 minutes before exam time

Post Instructions:

None