Review: Magnetic resonance imaging is an accurate test for diagnosing foot osteomyelitis: COMMENTARY

Leibovici, Leonard
July 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p20
Academic Journal
The author reflects on a study, conducted by A. Kapoor and colleagues, which focuses on the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in diagnosing foot osteomyelitis in diabetic patients. He views that the study by Kapoor shows that MRI is more sensitivity and higher specificity for diagnosing osteomyelitis compared to other imaging methods. He opines that they also emphasized effectiveness and availability of MRI.


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