MRI of hip osteoarthritis and implications for surgery

Mamisch, TC; Zilkens, C; Siebenrock, KA; Bittersohl, B; Kim, YJ; Werlen, S (2009). MRI of hip osteoarthritis and implications for surgery. Radiologic clinics of North America, 47(4), pp. 713-22. Philadelphia, Pa.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.rcl.2009.04.008

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Osteoarthritis of the hip joint is caused by a combination of intrinsic factors and extrinsic factors. Different surgical techniques are being performed to delay or halt osteoarthritis. Success of salvage procedures of the hip depends on the existing cartilage and joint damage before surgery; the likelihood of therapy failure rises with advanced osteoarthritis. For imaging of intra-articular hip pathology, MR imaging represents the best technique because of its ability to directly visualize cartilage, superior soft tissue contrast, and the prospect of multidimensional imaging. This article gives an overview on the standard MR imaging techniques used for diagnosis of hip osteoarthritis and their implications for surgery.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Mamisch, Tallal Charles; Siebenrock, Klaus-Arno and Bittersohl, Bernd

ISSN:

0033-8389

ISBN:

19631078

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:09

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:22

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.rcl.2009.04.008

PubMed ID:

19631078

Web of Science ID:

000269050400013

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/30325 (FactScience: 192758)

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