NYC Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist, Dr. Steven Struhl, Offers Revolutionary IntraVu Imaging as MRI Alternative, Providing 99% Accurate Results in Minutes

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IntraVu needle scope arthroscopy is one of the many advanced tools Dr. Struhl offers to help diagnose and treat orthopedic and joint conditions. The advantages for the patient of IntraVu imaging over an MRI is that it is faster and offers a live view of the area under evaluation. Although an MRI provides detailed images of the soft tissue, the images require the expertise of radiologists to interpret. The IntraVu Scope provides crystal clear images and video which enable any patient to easily become empowered to be a part of their therapy through easy to understand visuals.

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This enhanced imaging technology provides the information needed to perform fast and accurate diagnosis with precision. Patients can see the images and better understand their diagnosis and treatment options, says Dr. Steven Struhl

Dr. Steven Struhl is a top orthopedic surgeon who has invested in the most advanced imaging technology for his Shoulders & Knees orthopedic clinics in NYC and White Plains, NY. The cutting-edge IntraVu needle scope, is a powerful imaging tool, providing a quick, patient-centric alternative to MRI or ultrasound for the direct visualization of intra-articular structures and interior spaces. This innovative imaging device is tiny and uses a needle scope to access the area. Like an arthroscope that is used during arthroscopic surgeries, it can send live digital images in real-time to a digital monitor, but without an incision. Instead of an arthroscope, a special needle is inserted into the area with a tiny camera that sends back digital images to the monitor. The needle scope can be inserted while the patient is awake and aware, creating live images they can see on a digital monitor in minutes. With the IntraVu device, immediate images can be retrieved in an office setting for diagnosing orthopedic conditions and performing certain types of procedures. Dr. Struhl often uses the IntraVu during regenerative and traditional guided injection treatments versus ultrasound or other imaging, which provides patients with multiple benefits. While IntraVu offers many advantages to MRIs, there are some instances when an MRI or other type of imaging is still required.

“This enhanced imaging technology provides the information needed to perform fast and accurate diagnosis with precision. Patients can see the images and better understand their diagnosis and treatment options,” says Dr. Steven Struhl

More about Dr. Steven Struhl:

Dr. Struhl is board certified in both orthopedic surgery and sports medicine/arthroscopic surgery and has been in private practice for over 22 years. He graduated from MIT and earned his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Struhl completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Montefiore Medical Center in New York and a fellowship in sports medicine at Penn State University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Struhl is currently on faculty at NYU Medical School and is a member of the teaching staff at the Hospital for Joint Diseases. He has authored numerous peer-review articles and his research has been presented both nationally and internationally. Dr. Struhl has served as a medical consultant for the US Open tennis tournament and medical director for Sportscare Physical Therapy, official physical therapists for the Brooklyn Nets.

To learn more about IntraVu imaging or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Struhl at his Shoulders & Knees orthopedic practice, call (212) 207-1990 for the Manhattan clinic or (914) 328-4111 for the White Plains, NY, location. You can also visit http://www.shouldersandknees.com for more information.

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