The blood supply to the femoral head after posterior fracture/dislocation of the hip, assessed by CT angiography.

@article{Zlotorowicz2013TheBS,
  title={The blood supply to the femoral head after posterior fracture/dislocation of the hip, assessed by CT angiography.},
  author={M Zlotorowicz and Jarosław Czubak and Adam Caban and Piotr Koziński and Romana Boguslawska-Walecka},
  journal={The bone & joint journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={95-B 11},
  pages={1453-7}
}
The femoral head receives blood supply mainly from the deep branch of the medial femoral circumflex artery (MFCA). In previous studies we have performed anatomical dissections of 16 specimens and subsequently visualised the arteries supplying the femoral head in 55 healthy individuals. In this further radiological study we compared the arterial supply of the femoral head in 35 patients (34 men and one woman, mean age 37.1 years (16 to 64)) with a fracture/dislocation of the hip with a… CONTINUE READING
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