TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Leibovici, Leonard
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25913662

 

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