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Evaluation of the hemodynamics of the femoral head compared with the ilium, femoral neck and femoral intertrochanteric region in healthy adults: measurement with positron emission tomography (PET).

Authors
  • Nakamura, Fuminori
  • Fujioka, Mikihiro
  • Takahashi, Kenji A
  • Ueshima, Keiichiro
  • Arai, Yuji
  • Imahori, Yoshio
  • Itani, Kenji
  • Nishimura, Tsunehiko
  • Kubo, Toshikazu
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of nuclear medicine
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2005
Volume
19
Issue
7
Pages
549–555
Identifiers
PMID: 16363619
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The present study demonstrated that the femoral head is in a hypoemic state as compared with other osseous tissue, indicating that even the slightest exacerbation of hemodynamics in the femoral head can trigger an ischemic condition culminating in ONF.

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