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Diagnostic accuracy of a new clinical test (The Thessaly test) for early detection of meniscal tears
Background: Clinical tests used for the detection of meniscal tears in the knee do not present acceptable diagnostic sensitivity and specificity values. Diagnostic accuracy is improved by arthroscopic evaluation or magnetic ...
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head: Etiology, imaging and treatment
Osteonecrosis of the femoral head is a disabling clinical entity affecting young adults that usually leads to destruction of the hip joint. A high index of suspicion is necessary for the diagnosis due to the insidious onset ...
Maxillary sinus inflammatory disease: Ultrasound compared to computed tomography
Fifty-six patients (age range, 15-79 yr, average, 37.0±18.5 yr), with a clinical and/or radiological diagnosis of acute maxillary sinusitis, were prospectively studied with ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT). The ...
The accumulation of pleural fluid during labour
Objectives: Labour appears to promote the development of pleural effusion. The presence of pleural fluid at the end of normal pregnancy and after an uncomplicated labour was investigated using thoracic ultrasonography. ...
MR imaging findings in early osteoarthritis of the knee
Purpose: To carry out a modern diagnostic survey among patients with a clinical and radiological diagnosis of early osteoarthritis of the knee. Materials and methods:A magnetic resonance imaging survey was performed on 70 ...