MRI of hip osteoarthritis and implications for surgery

Mamisch, TC; Zilkens, C; Siebenrock, KA; Bittersohl, B; Kim, YJ; Werlen, S (2010). MRI of hip osteoarthritis and implications for surgery. Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America, 18(1), pp. 111-20. New York, N.Y.: Elsevier

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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:

1064-9689

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:08

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:04

PubMed ID:

19962096

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/727 (FactScience: 200588)

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