Prognostic value of dynamic MRI in assessing post-traumatic femoral head vascularity

@article{Kaushik2009PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of dynamic MRI in assessing post-traumatic femoral head vascularity},
  author={Abhishek Kaushik and Balu Sankaran and Mathew Varghese},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={38},
  pages={565-569}
}
The vascular status of femoral heads in the post-traumatic period of intracapsular femoral neck fracture (ICFNF) remains uncertain until the patient actually develops avascular necrosis (AVN). Several methods for predicting the viability of femoral head have been reported, that are not effective or widely used because of unreliability, potential complications, and technical difficulties. The present study involved the use of Dynamic MRI (DMRI) in assessing femoral head vascularity to predict… CONTINUE READING

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