Study: MRI is less effective in diagnosing osteomyelitis in those with ischemia

Here are recent data from Fujii, et al Efficacy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Diagnosing Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis in the Presence of Ischemia : Miki Fujii ,  MD, PhD 1 ,  ,  ,  David G. Armsrong ,  DPM, MD, PhD, FACFAS 2 ,  Hiroto Terashi ,  MD, PhD 3 1   Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ono Municipal Hospital, Ono, Japan 2   Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 3   Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kobe University Hospital, Kobe, Japan Abstract Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been recognized as the most accurate imaging modality for the detection of diabetic foot osteomyelitis.

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Study: MRI is less effective in diagnosing osteomyelitis in those with ischemia

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