Incremental value of 99mTc-MDP hybrid SPECT/CT over planar scintigraphy and SPECT in avascular necrosis of the femoral head.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate the incremental value of technetium-99m-methylene diphosphonate (99mTc-MDP) single-photon emission tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) over planar bone scintigraphy (BS) and SPECT in the diagnosis of avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head. MATERIALS AND METHODS The data of 44 patients (mean age 36… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MNM.0000000000000357

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