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Xeroradiagrpahy as a technique for diagnosing osteonecrosis.

Authors
Fagan CJ; Beckman EL
Source
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis. Beckman EL, Elliott DH, eds. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-153, 1974 Jan; :177-181
NIOSHTIC No.
00002609
Abstract
In an attempt to determine the validity of xeroradiography as a diagnostic tool in the detection of osteonecrosis, studies were made in divers affected by the condition and then compared with similar projections made with conventional roentgenographic techniques. The results suggest that xeroradiography is not sufficiently useful to justify the greater radiation exposure inherent to its use, although more evidence is required in order to achieve definite evaluation.
Keywords
Diagnostic-techniques; Humans; Radiography; Skeletal-system-disorders; Ionizing-radiation; X-ray-diagnosis;
Publication Date
19740101
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Beckman EL; Elliott DH
Fiscal Year
1974
Source Name
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis
State
TX; OH
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