Bone complications after pelvic radiation therapy: Evaluation with MRI: Post-radiation therapy bone complications

Author(s): Ugurluer G, Akbas T, Arpaci T, Ozcan N, Serin M



The purpose of this study was to assess the incidence, distribution and MRI characteristics of pelvic bone complications after radiation therapy.


The medical charts of 345 patients who received pelvic radiation therapy were retrospectively reviewed. A total of 122 patients, 99 women and 23 men, with a mean age of 57 (range 32–87 years) were included in this study. The MR images were retrospectively reviewed by two radiologists.

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