Does Computed Tomography Change our Observation and Management of Fracture Non-Unions?

Kleinlugtenbelt, Ydo V. and Scholtes, Vanessa A.B. and Toor, Jay and Amaechi, Christian and Maas, Mario and Bhandari, Mohit and Poolman, Rudolf W. and Kloen, Peter (2016) Does Computed Tomography Change our Observation and Management of Fracture Non-Unions? The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 4 (4). pp. 337-342.

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Abstract

 Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether Multi-Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) in addition to plain radiographs influences radiologists� and orthopedic surgeons� diagnosis and treatment plans for delayed unions and non-unions.  Methods: A retrospective database of 32 non-unions was reviewed by 20 observers. On a scale of 1 to 5, observers rated on X-Ray and a subsequent Multi Detector Helical Computer Tomography (MDCT) scan was performed to determine the following categories:

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 14:43
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 14:43
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1717

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