MRI predicts ALVAL and tissue damage in metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Foreign-Body Reaction
  • Hip Joint
  • Hip Prosthesis
  • Lymphatic Diseases
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Metal-on-Metal Joint Prostheses
  • Vasculitis

abstract

  • MRI is sensitive and specific in detecting ALVAL and tissue damage in patients with MOM hip implants. MRI can be used as a screening tool to guide surgeons toward timely revision surgery.

publication date

  • February 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3890156

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11999-013-2788-y

PubMed ID

  • 23354460

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 471

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 472

number

  • 2