MR imaging of biodegradable polylevolactide osteosynthesis devices in the ankle.


OBJECTIVE To assess the feasibility of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in the postoperative follow-up after internal fracture fixation using biodegradable polylevolactide (PLLA) plugs and to investigate the MR characteristics of these devices. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS MR findings in ten patients with displaced malleolar fractures treated by internal… (More)