This issue reviews the latest advances in imaging of cartilage using MRI. A basis for understanding cartilage is provided in articles on normal anatomic appearance, morphology, and physiology. MR imaging of cartilage in specific joints such as knees and ankles, hip, and upper extremity are reviewed in separate articles, and assessment of rheumatoid conditions and cartilage repair are also covered.... and RheumatologicInstitute, ClevelandClinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, ClevelandOH44195, USA * Corresponding author. ... MR imaging is a valuable tool for diagnosing and characterizing cartilage lesions of both the kneeandankle . ... This article presents the range of cartilage pathologies in the knee and ankle and provides clinically relevant guidelines. ... joint forcesrelated tocartilage lesionsare thought to accelerate osteoarthritis ofboththe knee and the ankle.1, 3 Fortunately, thereanbsp;...
|Title||:||Cartilage Imaging, An Issue of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2011-07-05|