Diseases of the bones and joints

  • Kazuhito Matsubara
  • Sadayuki Sakuma


Computed radiography (CR) has been applied to many kinds of radiographic examination in place of conventional screen/film techniques [l–3]. In most cases, the diagnostic capability of CR is evaluated as comparable or superior to that of screen/film techniques. However, due to its limited spatial resolution, this new technique does not have sufficient capability to visualize bone microstructures. In this chapter, the advantages and disadvantages of the application of CR to bone and joint diseases will be discussed.


Catheter Arthritis Attenuation Radionuclide Sarcoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhito Matsubara
    • 1
  • Sadayuki Sakuma
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyTosei Public HospitalSeto, Aichi, 489Japan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyNagoya University, School of MedicineShowa-ku, Nagoya, 466Japan

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