X-rays Unreliable for Hip OA Diagnosis

A radiograph doesn't always catch the condition.

Even in patients with clinical signs of hip osteoarthritis (OA), an X-ray may not be able to definitively detect the condition. To determine an X-ray’s ability, researchers examined data from the Framingham Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis Initiative. The study published in the British Medical Journal (December 2015) looked at nearly 4,500 participants. In the Framingham study, […]

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