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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
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of nuclear medicine
Publication Date
Volume
19
Issue
7
Pages
549–555
Identifiers
PMID: 16363619
Source
Medline
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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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