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Dysbaric osteonecrosis screening in Turkish Navy divers.

Authors
  • Uzun, Gunalp1
  • Toklu, Akin Savas
  • Yildiz, Senol
  • Sonmez, Guner
  • Aktaş, Samil
  • Sezer, Hakan
  • Mutlu, Hakan
  • Cimşit, Maide
  • 1 Department of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey. [email protected] , (Turkey)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine
Publisher
Aerospace Medical Association
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
79
Issue
1
Pages
44–46
Identifiers
PMID: 18225777
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We concluded that the risk of DON is very low for military divers who strictly obey the decompression rules and who undergo periodic medical examination. The use of MRI for routine screening of military divers is not justified.

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