Functional joint imaging using 256-MDCT: Technical feasibility

Vivek Kalia, Rick W. Obray, Ross Filice, Laura M. Fayad, Kieran Murphy, John A. Carrino

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. Musculoskeletal functional imaging should encompass the real-time (dynamic) depiction of joints in motion (kinematic). Our goal was to determine the technical feasibility of performing dynamic-kinematic imaging of the knee and wrist joints using a new technique, 256-MDCT. CONCLUSION. Dynamic-kinematic imaging of the wrist and knee using 256-MDCT is feasible to depict anatomic and functional information, warranting further study of diagnostic efficacy, and could augment the current repertoire of joint dysfunction diagnostic testing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W295-W299
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume192
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2009

Keywords

  • 256-MDCT
  • Carpal instability
  • Distal radioulnar joint
  • Dynamic CT
  • Knee
  • Tracking disorder
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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