Usefulness of Prone Cross-Table Lateral Radiographs in Vertebral Compression Fractures

@inproceedings{Cho2013UsefulnessOP,
  title={Usefulness of Prone Cross-Table Lateral Radiographs in Vertebral Compression Fractures},
  author={Jae Hwan Cho and Sang Ik Shin and Jae Hyup Lee and Jin S. Yeom and Bong-Soon Chang and Choon-Ki Lee},
  booktitle={Clinics in orthopedic surgery},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Dynamic radiographs are recommended to investigate non-healing evidence such as the dynamic mobility or intravertebral clefts in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). However, it is difficult to examine standing flexion and extension lateral radiographs due to severe pain. The use of prone cross-table lateral radiographs (PrLRs) as a diagnostic tool has never been proposed to our knowledge. The purpose of this study is to clarify the usefulness of PrLRs in diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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