Use of 18F-sodium fluoride bone PET for disability evaluation in ankle trauma: a pilot study

@article{Jeon2018UseO1,
  title={Use of 18F-sodium fluoride bone PET for disability evaluation in ankle trauma: a pilot study},
  author={Tae Joo Jeon and Sungjun Kim and Jinyoung Park and Jung Hyun Park and Eugene Y. Roh},
  journal={BMC Medical Imaging},
  year={2018},
  volume={18}
}
BackgroundThere are no objective and accurate rating tools for permanent impairment of traumatized ankles. The purpose of this study is to assess the role of 18F-Sodium fluoride (18F-NaF) positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) bone scans in evaluating patients with limited ankle range of motion (ROM) after trauma.Methods18F-NaF PET/CT was performed in 121 patients (75 men, 46 women; mean age: 45.8) who had ROM < 70% of normal after trauma affecting ankles. Metabolic target… Expand
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