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Perfusion in peripheral musculoskeletal structures from dynamic volumetric computed tomography using an en bloc approach.
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PMID:  20657235     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Volumetric computed tomography offers improved potential to perform perfusion analysis in peripheral musculoskeletal structures. Despite poor baseline tissue enhancement and artifacts from adjacent bone, reproducible perfusion estimates were attained using a volumetric en bloc technique in the plantar muscle compartment, Achilles tendon, and subcalcaneal adipose tissue of 16 feet in healthy male subjects. Inadequate enhancement prevented perfusion estimates in the second metatarsal head of all cases. Perfusion calculations succeeded in the calcaneus in 6 of the 16 examined feet.
Joe Barfett; Nivethan Velauthapillai; Jeffrey D Jaskolka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1532-3145     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-26     Completed Date:  2010-08-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  626-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography / methods*
Contrast Media / administration & dosage
Feasibility Studies
Foot / blood supply,  radiography
Middle Aged
Muscle, Skeletal / blood supply*,  radiography*
Radiographic Image Enhancement / methods
Reference Values
Reproducibility of Results
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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