TITLE

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF CARTILAGE IN THE ATHLETE: CURRENT TECHNIQUES AND SPECTRUM OF DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Shindle, Michael K.; Foo, Li F.; Kelly, Bryan T.; Khanna, A. Jay; Domb, Benjamin G.; Farber, Adam; Wanich, Tony; Potter, Hollis G.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2006 Supplement 4, Vol. 88-A, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the techniques used for magnetic resonance imaging of articular cartilage in the athletic population. Articular cartilage is a viscoelastic material comprised of chondrocytes and embedded in an organized extracellular matrix and can be divided into four distinct zones. Magnetic resonance imaging is playing an increasing role in the noninvasive diagnosis of articular lesions.
ACCESSION #
23614838

 

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