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Xeroradiagrpahy as a technique for diagnosing osteonecrosis.
Fagan CJ; Beckman EL
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
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.
Diagnostic-techniques; Humans; Radiography; Skeletal-system-disorders; Ionizing-radiation; X-ray-diagnosis;
Beckman EL; Elliott DH
Dysbarism-related osteonecrosis: proceedings of a symposium on dysbaric osteonecrosis
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