Evaluation of isolated fractures of the greater trochanter with magnetic resonance imaging

@article{Omura2000EvaluationOI,
  title={Evaluation of isolated fractures of the greater trochanter with magnetic resonance imaging},
  author={Tomohiko Omura and M Takahashi and Youichi Koide and Tsuyoshi Ohishi and Akihiro Yamanashi and Kazuhiro Kushida and Tetsuo Inoue},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={120},
  pages={195-197}
}
The diagnosis of an isolated fracture of the greater trochanter can be done on routine radiographs, but this may not be the whole story. We evaluated fractures of the greater trochanter of the femur by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). MR images were obtained within 5 days of the time of clinical presentation. Coronal images were performed on T1- and T2-weighted spin-echo images. Eight elderly patients who were diagnosed as having a greater trochanter fracture on standard radiographs underwent… CONTINUE READING

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