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Does ultrasound correlate with surgical or histologic findings in Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome? A pilot study

Fearon, A. M.; Scarvell, J. M.; Cook, J. L.; Smith, P. N.

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BACKGROUND Greater trochanteric pain syndrome can be severely debilitating. Ideal imaging modalities are not established, treatments are not reliably evaluated, and the underlying pathology is not well understood. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES Using surgical and histopathology findings as a gold standard, we therefore determined the positive predictive value of preoperative ultrasound assessment for greater trochanteric pain syndrome recalcitrant to nonoperative management. In addition, we report the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15289
Source: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-009-1174-2

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