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J Korean Med Assoc. 2010 Jul;53(7):615-622. Korean. Original Article. https://doi.org/10.5124/jkma.2010.53.7.615
Yoon YC .
Department of Radiology, Samsung medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. ycyoon@skku.edu
Abstract

Increased number of population participating in sports results in unavoidably increase of incidence of sports injury. It also causes a rise of total healthcare expenditure. Because the technology of a variety of imaging modalities and treatment for sports injury is rapidly developed, an up-to-date knowledge on technology is critical for the sports physician. Advances in areas of nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonography, and multi-detector computed tomography, provides a variety of options to physician in the process of patient evaluation. Therefore, they should be aware of strength, limitation, indications, contraindications, and diagnostic accuracy of diagnostic tools.

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