MDCT versus digital radiography in the evaluation of bone healing in orthopedic patients.

@article{Krestan2006MDCTVD,
  title={MDCT versus digital radiography in the evaluation of bone healing in orthopedic patients.},
  author={Christian Robert Krestan and Helge Noske and Violeta Vasilevska and Michael Weber and Gerdr Schueller and Herwig Imhof and Christian Czerny},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2006},
  volume={186 6},
  pages={1754-60}
}
OBJECTIVE Assessment of bone healing in orthopedic patients is usually monitored by radiographs in two views. The purpose of our study was to compare multiplanar reconstructions from MDCT data sets with digital radiographs for assessing the extent of bone healing. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-three orthopedic patients (19 women, 24 men) who underwent MDCT and radiography after arthrodesis, fractures, or spinal fusions were included in our study. MDCT was performed on an MX 8000IDT scanner and… CONTINUE READING

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