DIY Ultrasound Model: Procedure – Joint Injection

This page summarizes do-it-yourself (DIY) ultrasound models for teaching joint injection. Read more on the DIY ultrasound model compendium.


A Low-Cost, Reusable, Ballistic Gelatin Ultrasound Phantom for Simulation of Glenohumeral Intraarticular Injections​1​

MaterialsBallistic gel, PVC shoulder joint model, plaster bandages, foley catheter, syringes, cake tin, hemostats, super glue, aluminum foil, red food coloring
Estimated Cost$85

Summary

The authors created a simulated shoulder joint with hemarthrosis for joint injections. A PVC shoulder joint is placed in melted ballistic gel with an inserted foley to similar hemarthrosis.

Updated April 21, 2019


Reference

  1. 1.
    Shah A. A Low-Cost, Reusable, Ballistic Gelatin Ultrasound Phantom for Simulation of Glenohumeral Intraarticular Injections. Chen EH, ed. AEM Education and Training. February 2018:169-173. doi:10.1002/aet2.10081
Dallas Holladay, DO

Dallas Holladay, DO

Assistant Professor and Clerkship Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rush University
Dallas Holladay, DO

@Dallas_Holladay

Assistant US Director at Rush, FOAMed addict and roller derby queen. Views my own.