MR evaluation of the articular cartilage of the femoral head during traction. Correlation with resected femoral head.

@article{Nakanishi1999MREO,
  title={MR evaluation of the articular cartilage of the femoral head during traction. Correlation with resected femoral head.},
  author={Katsuyuki Nakanishi and Hisashi Tanaka and Takashi Nishii and Kensaku Masuhara and Yoshifumi Narumi and Hironobu Nakamura},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  year={1999},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={60-3}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose was to evaluate the articular cartilage of the hip joint with MR during traction and compare the findings with the resected specimen or arthroscopic findings. MATERIAL AND METHODS Eight healthy volunteers, 5 patients with osteonecrosis, 5 with acetabular dysplasia, and 5 with advanced osteoarthrosis underwent MR imaging to evaluate the articular cartilage of the hip joint. Coronal fat-suppressed 3D spoiled gradient-echo (SPGR) images were obtained during traction… CONTINUE READING

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