Incremental value of SPECT/CT in the detection of femoral head viability in slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Andreia DosSantos, Noel Macalintal, Yassine Bouchareb, Emily Joel, Hikmat Jan, Athar Haroon*

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In this article, we discuss the role of 99mTc-methylene diphosphonate SPECT/CT in 2 cases of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. We describe the incremental value of SPECT/CT in determining the viability of the femoral head and the implications in management of patients with slipped epiphysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-154
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Avascular necrosis
  • SCFE
  • SUFE
  • Viable

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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