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Section VIII: Novel Approaches to Imaging and Tracking of Hip Topology   |    
Section VIII: Novel Approaches to Imaging and Tracking of Hip Topology
Allston J. Stubbs, MD1; Young-Jo Kim, MD, PhD2; Michael L. Swank, MD3
1 The North Carolina Sports Medicine Institute, Comp Rehab Plaza, 131 Miller Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
2 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston, Hunnewell 225, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. E-mail address for Y.-J. Kim: young-jo.kim@childrens.harvard.edu
3 Cincinnati Orthopaedic Research Institute, University of Cincinnati, 9825 Kenwood Road, Suite 200, Cincinnati, OH 45242
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Disclosure: In support of their research for or preparation of this work, one or more of the authors received, in any one year, outside funding or grants in excess of $10,000 from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation. One or more of the authors, or a member of his or her immediate family, received, in any one year, payments or other benefits in excess of $10,000 or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity (Smith and Nephew Endoscopy). A commercial entity (DePuy Orthopaedics) paid or directed in any one year, or agreed to pay or direct, benefits in excess of $10,000 to a research fund, foundation, division, center, clinical practice, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which one or more of the authors, or a member of his or her immediate family, is affiliated or associated.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 Feb 01;91(Supplement 1):137-137. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.H.01453
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While magnetic resonance imaging remains a standard tool in the radiologic diagnosis of disorders about the hip joint, challenges remain with regard to assessment of cartilage damage secondary to the spherical contour of the joint and relative thinness of the articular cartilage. Despite these difficulties, magnetic resonance arthrography is the recommended study for the assessment of chondral and labral pathology of the hip. Magnetic resonance imaging technology will benefit from increased field strength, improved coils, and the development of fast isotropic high-resolution sequences. These improvements will allow detection of subtle cartilage abnormalities. Additionally, continued technical improvements should allow practical application of both noncontrast and contrast-enhanced biochemical imaging techniques.
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