Femorotibial Degeneration (Chondromalacia, Osteochondritis Dissecans, Spontaneous Osteonecrosis)

Purchase on Springer.com

$29.95 / €24.95 / £19.95*

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access

Abstract

Imaging in coronal and sagittal planes is most suitable and may be supplemented by axial sections, especially in assessing osteochondritis. Fat-suppressed sequences are likewise helpful. Intravenous contrast medium administration may help to assess the vitality of detached fragments but is usually not necessary when taking into account the signal characteristics.