What a Spinal Surgeon Needs to Know on Post-op. Imaging?
J. What a Spinal Surgeon Needs to Know on Post-op. Imaging?,
Iran J Radiol.
Online ahead of Print
; 11(30th Iranian Congress of Radiology):e21315.
Some says that: please dont take MRI till 2 years after surgery for disc because there are pitfalls to differentiate new or recurrent hernia from scar formation even by GD+MRI. Surgical Need is a Clinical, not an Imaging Decision. Scar versus treatable entities is a problem, they are: residual or recurrent herniation and spinal canal stenosis.
- By contrasted MRI, diagnostic rate is 96% - 100%
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