Publication year: 2011 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 17, Issue 3, September 2011, Pages 145-149 F.V. Verhulst, A.E.E.P.M. Leeuwesteijn, J.W.K. Louwerens, A.C.H. Geurts, N. Van Alfen, … BackgroundUltrasound is a non-invasive method to quantitatively measure various muscle parameters. Purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility of ultrasound of lower leg and foot muscles and to obtain reference values for muscle thickness (MT) and echo intensity (EI).MethodsUltrasound measurements of leg and foot muscles were performed in 60 healthy adults.
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Quantitative ultrasound of lower leg and foot muscles: Feasibility and reference values