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Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Gadolinium Arthrography to Assess Acetabular Cartilage DelaminationA Report of Four Cases
Paul E. Beaulé, MD, FRCSC1; Edward Zaragoza, MD1; Nathan Copelan, MD1
1 Departments of Orthopaedics (P.E.B.) and Radiology (E.Z. and N.C.), David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 1245 16th Street, Suite 202, Santa Monica, CA 90404. E-mail address for P.E. Beaulé: pbeaule@laoh.ucla.edu
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The authors did not receive grants or outside funding in support of their research or preparation of this manuscript. They did not receive payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity. No commercial entity paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, any benefits to any research fund, foundation, educational institution, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which the authors are affiliated or associated.
Investigation performed at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Santa Monica, California

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2004 Oct 01;86(10):2294-2298
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The outcome of joint-preserving procedures for the treatment of hip osteonecrosis1,2 and acetabular dysplasia3 has been related to the quality of the acetabular cartilage at the time of the operative intervention4-7. An ability to evaluate the condition of the acetabular cartilage prior to surgical intervention could improve the predictability of the results of joint-preserving procedures. To accomplish this goal, some have advocated the use of hip arthroscopy8-10. However, this method relies on visual inspection of the articular surface and probing it to find abnormalities in texture or hidden defects within the midsubstance of the tissue. Less-invasive diagnostic measures, such as magnetic resonance imaging, would be preferable11.
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