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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Maier, M; Schmidt-Ramsin, J; Glaser, C; Kunz, A; Küchenhoff, H; Tischer, T 
Title:
Intra- and interobserver reliability of classification scores in calcific tendinitis using plain radiographs and CT scans. 
Abstract:
Calcific tendinitis is a common cause of shoulder pain; its treatment is based on the stage of the disease. Unfortunately the existing classification based on radiographs has low reliability. The aim of this study was to evaluate the contribution of CT scans to this matter. Fifty-six consecutive patients with calcific tendinitis were included in this study. Radiographs and CT scans were taken and were evaluated independently by six observers and classified according to the following systems: Gä...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Orthop Belg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
74 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
590-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-6462 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik