Hybrid imaging of musculoskeletal infections

Andor W Glaudemans, Napoleone Prandini, Marco DI Girolamo, Giuseppe Argento, Chiara Lauri, Elena Lazzeri, Mario Muto, Luca M Sconfienza, Alberto Signore

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Abstract

This review article highlights the role of radiological and nuclear medicine techniques in diagnosis of musculoskeletal infections with particular regard to hybrid imaging of osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, sternal infections and spine infections. Authors conclude on the complementary role of the several techniques with indications for an appropriate diagnostic flow chart, in the light of the recent European Association of Nuclear Medicine guidelines on infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-13
Number of pages11
JournalQuarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Volume62
Issue number1
Early online dateNov 22 2017
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Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018

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Glaudemans, A. W., Prandini, N., DI Girolamo, M., Argento, G., Lauri, C., Lazzeri, E., Muto, M., Sconfienza, L. M., & Signore, A. (2018). Hybrid imaging of musculoskeletal infections. Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 62(1), 3-13. https://doi.org/10.23736/S1824-4785.17.03045-X