|ESSR 2017 / P-0242|
|Staging of osteochondral lesions of the talus: Comparison of Cone Beam CT arthrography with MR Imaging|
1.Due to its noninvasiveness, absence of radiation exposure and its ability to visualize associated concomitant soft tissue abnormalities, MRI is the initial technique for exclusion/confirmation of an osteochondral lesion of the ankle.
2.Additional Cone Beam CT arthrography is -however- very useful for more accurate cartilage staging and should be considered in those clinical scenarios where arthroscopic treatment of the lesion is considered.
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