Rapid, limited-sequence MRI may be more effective than CT scans at identifying fractures to the femoral neck, according to a study reported on in Healio.

Researchers performed pelvic MRI on 89.2% of 37 patients to evaluate the ipsilateral femoral neck. Of the 33 patients evaluated, researchers diagnosed 12.1% with a femoral neck fracture not identified on thin-cut high-resolution CT or radiographic imaging.

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