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S Bendaya, J Y Lazennec, C Anglin, R Allena, N Sellam, P Thoumie, W Skalli
BACKGROUND: Osteoarthritis is a debilitating disease, for which the development path is unknown. Hip, pelvis and femoral morphological and positional parameters relate either to individual differences or to changes in the disease state, both of which should be taken into account when diagnosing and treating patients. These have not yet been comprehensively quantified. Previous imaging studies have been limited by a number of factors: supine rather than standing measurements; high radiation dose; a limited field of view; and 2D rather than 3D measurements...
February 2015: Clinical Biomechanics
Sean W Higgins, E Meade Spratley, Richard A Boe, Curtis W Hayes, William A Jiranek, Jennifer S Wayne
BACKGROUND: The inherently complex three-dimensional morphology of both the pelvis and acetabulum create difficulties in accurately determining acetabular orientation. Our objectives were to develop a reliable and accurate methodology for determining three-dimensional acetabular orientation and to utilize it to describe relevant characteristics of a large population of subjects without apparent hip pathology. METHODS: High-resolution computed tomography studies of 200 patients previously receiving pelvic scans for indications not related to orthopaedic conditions were selected from our institution's database...
November 5, 2014: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume
Wei Chen, Zekun Zhang, Yang Lu, Jia Li, Yingze Zhang, Yong Shen
BACKGROUND: Percutaneous lag screw fixation is an alternative treatment for non-displaced or minimally displaced posterior column fractures. This study aims to explore new fluoroscopic views of the acetabulum for safe percutaneous insertion of posterior column lag screws. METHODS: Axial computed tomography (CT) scans were taken of sixteen embalmed adult cadavers. The axial CT images at the level of the middle height of the acetabulum were selected. The angle (angle α) between the posterior cortex of the posterior column (PCPC) and the line intersecting the axial plane and the coronal plane, and the angle (angle β) between the medial wall and the line intersecting the axial plane and the sagittal plane were identified and measured...
2014: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
W Michael Pullen, Andrew Henebry, Trevor Gaskill
BACKGROUND: Radiographic measures of acetabular coverage are essential screening tools used to characterize bony structure contributing to femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). Small changes in pelvic tilt result in altered radiographic measures of acetabular coverage. Positional changes in pelvic tilt are known to occur between the supine and weightbearing positions. It is unclear whether alteration of pelvic tilt between these positions is clinically sufficient to influence measures of acetabular coverage...
November 2014: American Journal of Sports Medicine
Robert J McDonald, Jennifer S McDonald, Rickey E Carter, Robert P Hartman, Richard W Katzberg, David F Kallmes, Eric E Williamson
PURPOSE: To determine the risk of emergent dialysis and short-term mortality following intravenous iodinated contrast material exposure. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This single-center retrospective study was HIPAA compliant and institutional review board approved. All contrast material-enhanced (contrast group) and unenhanced (noncontrast group) abdominal, pelvic, and thoracic computed tomography scans from 2000-2010 were identified. Patients in the contrast and noncontrast groups were compared following propensity score-based 1:1 matching to reduce intergroup selection bias...
December 2014: Radiology
Xue-Ming Li, Jing Reng, Peng Zhou, Ying Cao, Zhu-Zhong Cheng, Yan Xiao, Guo-Hui Xu
AIM: To describe the imaging features of solitary fibrous tumors (SFTs) in the abdomen and pelvis, and the clinical and pathologic correlations. METHODS: Fifteen patients with pathologically confirmed SFTs in the abdomen and pelvis were retrospectively studied with imaging techniques by two radiologists in consensus. Patients underwent unenhanced and contrast-enhanced imaging, as follows: 3 with computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination, 8 with CT examination only, and 4 with MRI examination only...
May 7, 2014: World Journal of Gastroenterology: WJG
Weijun Wang, Mingda Wu, Zhen Liu, Leilei Xu, Feng Zhu, Zezhang Zhu, Wenjie Weng, Yong Qiu
PURPOSE: The morphology and position of pelvis are critical in regulating the biomechanical organization of spine-pelvis-leg in the sagittal plane. Several radiological parameters have been developed to present the sagittal morphology of the pelvis such as pelvic incidence (PI) and Jackson's angle (PRS1). In addition, the femoral sacral posterior angle (FSPA) was developed for patients with a dome-shaped deformity in the upper plate of the sacrum. The identification of hip axis, which was represented by the line connecting the centers of femoral heads in normal subjects, was important for these parameters measurement...
July 2014: European Spine Journal
Ayman A Mostafa, Dominique J Griffon, Michael W Thomas, Peter D Constable
OBJECTIVES: To (1) develop a technique to determine the anteversion angle (AA) of the femur on a single radiograph; (2) determine the correlation between this technique and other published radiographic and computed tomographic (CT) methods; and (3) compare the diagnostic outcome of these methods in determining the level at which femoral torsion occurred in Labrador Retrievers with cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) deficiency. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional clinical study...
July 2014: Veterinary Surgery: VS
Joon-Woo Kim, Chang-Wug Oh, Jong-Keon Oh, Seung-Gil Baek, Byoung-Joo Lee, Han-Pyo Hong, Woo-Kie Min
BACKGROUND: Pelvic ring and acetabular fractures are the results of high energy trauma, but there is a paucity of information available regarding the incidence and risk factors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after these injuries in Asians. This study was undertaken to evaluate the incidence of VTE after a pelvic or an acetabular fracture and to identify predictive factors. METHODS: A prospective evaluation was performed by indirect computed tomography (CT) venography in patients with pelvic or acetabular fractures...
May 2014: Journal of Orthopaedic Science: Official Journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
Tara Chapman, Philippe Lefevre, Patrick Semal, Fedor Moiseev, Victor Sholukha, Stéphane Louryan, Marcel Rooze, Serge Van Sint Jan
The hip bone is one of the most reliable indicators of sex in the human body due to the fact it is the most dimorphic bone. Probabilistic Sex Diagnosis (DSP: Diagnose Sexuelle Probabiliste) developed by Murail et al., in 2005, is a sex determination method based on a worldwide hip bone metrical database. Sex is determined by comparing specific measurements taken from each specimen using sliding callipers and computing the probability of specimens being female or male. In forensic science it is sometimes not possible to sex a body due to corpse decay or injury...
January 2014: Forensic Science International
Johannes Kahn, Ulrich Grupp, Martin Maurer
PURPOSE: To evaluate the influence of different arm positions on abdominal image quality during initial whole-body CT (WBCT) in polytraumatized patients and to assess the risk of missing potentially life-threatening injuries due to arm artifacts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between July 2011 and February 2013, WBCT scans of 203 patients with arms in the abdominal area during initial WBCT were analyzed. Six different arms-down positions were defined: patients with both (group A)/one arm(s) (group B) down alongside the torso, patients with both (group C)/one arm(s) (group D) crossed in front of the upper abdomen, patients with both (group E)/one arm(s) (group F) crossed in front of the pelvic area...
January 2014: European Journal of Radiology
Daiki Iwana, Nobuo Nakamura, Hidenobu Miki, Makoto Kitada, Takehito Hananouchi, Nobuhiko Sugano
OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study were to evaluate the accuracy of computed tomography (CT)-based navigation and to investigate whether the level of surgeon experience affects the accuracy of cup positioning under navigation. METHODS: This study investigated 117 hips in 103 patients who underwent primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) by 7 surgeons using a CT-based navigation system. Pre- and postoperative CT images were matched using a volume registration technique...
2013: Computer Aided Surgery: Official Journal of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery
Rafaela Ortega Castro, Pilar Font Ugalde, M Carmen Castro Villegas, Jerusalén Calvo Gutiérrez, Elisa Muñoz Gomariz, Pedro Zarco Montejo, Raquel Almodóvar, Juan Mulero Mendoza, Juan Carlos Torre-Alonso, Jordi Gratacós Masmitjá, Xavier Juanola Roura, Rafael Ariza Ariza, Pilar Fernández Dapica, Luis Francisco Linares Ferrando, M Elia Brito Brito, Eduardo Cuende Quintana, Carlos Vázquez Galeano, Manuel José Moreno Ramos, Eugenio Giménez Úbeda, José Carlos Rodríguez Lozano, Manuel Fernández Prada, Rubén Queiro Silva, Estefanía Moreno Ruzafa, Enrique Júdez Navarro, Antonio Juan Más, Cristina Medrano Le Quement, Enrique Ornilla, Carlos Montilla Morales, Manuel Pujol Busquets, Teresa Clavaguera Poch, M Cruz Fernández-Espartero, Loreto Carmona Ortell, Eduardo Collantes Estévez
OBJECTIVE: To describe the differential characteristics by gender and time since disease onset in patients diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) attending the Spanish rheumatology clinics, including those on the "Spanish Registry of spondyloarthritis" (REGISPONSER), as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic implications that this entails. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This is a transversal and observational study of 1514 patients with AS selected from 2367 spondyloarthritis cases included in REGISPONSER...
July 2013: Reumatología Clinica
Robert J McDonald, Jennifer S McDonald, John P Bida, Rickey E Carter, Chad J Fleming, Sanjay Misra, Eric E Williamson, David F Kallmes
PURPOSE: To determine the causal association and effect of intravenous iodinated contrast material exposure on the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI), also known as contrast material-induced nephropathy (CIN). MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study was approved by an institutional review board and was HIPAA compliant. Informed consent was waived. All contrast material-enhanced (contrast group) and unenhanced (noncontrast group) abdominal, pelvic, and thoracic CT scans from 2000 to 2010 were identified at a single facility...
April 2013: Radiology
Jung Sub Lee, Hong Seok Lee, Jong Ki Shin, Tae Sik Goh, Seung Min Son
PURPOSE: Little data is available on the relationships between sagittal balance and spinopelvic parameters in osteoporosis. We analyzed sagittal spinopelvic parameters in osteoporotic patients. METHODS: In this prospective study, the patient and control groups comprised 124 osteoporotic patients and 40 controls. Average age was 72.4 ± 6.8 in the osteoporosis group and 42.7 ± 12.5 in the control group, which was significantly different (P < 0.001). Osteoporotic patients were allocated to two groups by sagittal vertical axis, namely, a sagittal balance group (n = 56) and a sagittal imbalance group (n = 68)...
May 2013: European Spine Journal
I Ipach, F Mittag, C Walter, R Syha, P Wolf, T Kluba
BACKGROUND: Acetabular retroversion, excessive acetabular coverage and abnormal head-neck-junction with a so-called "pistol-grip-deformity" were added to the classical description of hip dysplasia to describe pathological hip morphology. The aim of the current study was the detection of pathological acetabular geometry in patients with an abnormal head-neck-junction. HYPOTHESIS: Femoroacetabular impingement and hip dysplasia features are frequent in patients with end-stage osteoarthritis before 60 years of age...
February 2013: Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Surgery & Research: OTSR
E Aitken, S Ramjug, L Buist, D Kingsmore
BACKGROUND: Peripheral vascular disease and major extremity amputation are common in patients with established renal failure and are associated with considerable morbidity. Several studies have shown high rates of amputation following simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation, but there is minimal literature on the incidence of amputation following renal transplantation. Furthermore, there is little evidence regarding the best method of predicting which patients might be at risk of developing peripheral vascular complications after transplantation...
December 2012: Transplantation Proceedings
C Merle, W Waldstein, E Pegg, M R Streit, T Gotterbarm, P R Aldinger, D W Murray, H S Gill
The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to identify any difference in femoral offset as measured on pre-operative anteroposterior (AP) radiographs of the pelvis, AP radiographs of the hip and corresponding CT scans in a consecutive series of 100 patients with primary end-stage osteoarthritis of the hip (43 men and 57 women with a mean age of 61 years (45 to 74) and a mean body mass index of 28 kg/m(2) (20 to 45)). Patients were positioned according to a standardised protocol to achieve reproducible projection and all images were calibrated...
April 2012: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume
Chi Heon Kim, Chun Kee Chung, Hee Suk Hong, Eun Hyun Kim, Min Jung Kim, Byung Joo Park
OBJECT: Recent studies have emphasized measuring the sagittal vertical axis (SVA) and pelvic parameters (pelvic incidence, sacral slope, and pelvic tilt) when evaluating spinal disorders. An accurate and reproducible measurement is important for a reliable result. Although computerized measurement is more consistent than manual measurement, computerized measurement requires an expensive software program, the need to transfer images to a workstation, and additional education for users...
February 2012: Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine
Hasan Tarik Kirat, Feza H Remzi, Bo Shen, Ravi P Kiran
AIM: Evidence is lacking whether an abscess associated with anastomotic leak after an ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) should be drained by transanal or CT-guided drainage. Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare outcomes after the two techniques for drainage. METHOD: Patients who underwent IPAA (1984-2009) and diagnosed with a pelvic abscess associated with an anastomotic leak were identified. The choice of operative or image-guided drainage was based on surgeon preference...
November 2011: International Journal of Colorectal Disease
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