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Clinical utility and evaluation of radiology in diagnosing sacroiliitis


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Title: Clinical utility and evaluation of radiology in diagnosing sacroiliitis
Authors: Geijer, Mats
E-mail: thesis@geijer.info
Issue Date: 27-Oct-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Radiology
Parts of work: I: Geijer M, Sihlbom H, Göthlin J.H. and Nordborg E.: The role of CT in the diagnosis of sacro-iliitis. Acta Radiol 1998;39: 265-268.
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II. Geijer M, Gadeholt Göthlin G. and Göthlin J.H.: The clinical utility of computed tomography compared to conventional radiography in diagnosing sacroiliitis. A retrospective study on 910 patients and literature review. J Rheumatol 2007;34: 1561-1565.
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III. Geijer M, Gadeholt Göthlin G. and Göthlin J.H.: Observer variation in computed tomography of the sacroiliac joints: a retrospective analysis of 1383 cases. Acta Radiol 2007;48: 665-671.
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IV. Geijer M, Gadeholt Göthlin G. and Göthlin J.H.: Clinical utility of repeated CT examinations in diagnosing sacroiliitis. (Manuscript).

V. Geijer M, Gadeholt Göthlin G. and Göthlin J.H.: The validity of the New York radiological grading criteria in diagnosing sacroiliitis by CT. (Submitted, under revision, Acta Radiol).
Date of Defence: 2008-11-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 november 2008, kl. 9.00, i Förmaket, Vita stråket 12, Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset, Göteborgs universitet
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: imaging
arthritis
Abstract: Background: Radiographic confirmation of diagnosis is important in all diagnostic and classification criteria for spondyloarthropathy. The aim was to evaluate computed tomography (CT) and to compare it to radiography. Methods: A pilot study compared radiography and CT in 40 patients with spondyloarthropathy. A study on 1425 patients examined with CT, 910 of which also with radiography, was reported in four papers. All CT examinations were reviewed and scored by two observers. The original ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7587-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/18380
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