3DMR reconstructions of the hip and Delayed Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of cartilage (DGEMRIC) are new MR imaging tools used in the evaluation of patients with hip dysplasia. The 3D reconstructions are generated from MR data obtained during a conventional MRI of the hip. These 3D models are used to assess the osseous morphological abnormalities and injuries that can occur along the surfaces of the acetabulum and femoral head in the setting of hip dysplasia. The DGEMRIC parametric maps are generated from MR data obtained during intravenous administration of gadolinium contrast. These maps are used to assess biochemical abnormalities of cartilage in the hip joint that occur in the setting of hip dysplasia.
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