Perfusion MRI may predict lateral pillar involvement in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease

  • July 31, 2014

Perfusion MRI measurements of the total epiphysis and its lateral third can be predictive of lateral pillar involvement in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease when obtained early on, according to recently published data.

Researchers studied 29 patients who had gadolinium-enhanced perfusion MRI at the initial/early fragmentation stages of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. Mean duration of time from MRI to maximum fragmentation was 8.2 months.

Full Story »

Personalize your page!

Register for Healio to get content tailored to your specialty and areas of interest. It’s FREE and only takes one minute. Register now!

  • Financial Planning
  • Advice for physicians
  • Be aware of important 2014 IRA updates. Analysis by Certified Financial Planner Ken Rudzinski.
More »