Magnetic resonance imaging of the postoperative hip
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 05/04/2012Hayter CL et al.
This article discusses the technical aspects of MRI around metallic implants as well as the appearance of potential complications following hip arthroplasty, including osteolysis, wear–induced synovitis, infection, hemarthrosis, fracture, loosening, component displacement, heterotopic ossification, tendinopathy, and neurovascular impingement. The specific complication of metal hypersensitivity following metal–on–metal prostheses is reviewed.
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