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What is the predictive value of MRI for the occurrence of knee replacement surgery in knee osteoarthritis?

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Knee osteoarthritis is associated with structural changes in the joint. Despite its many drawbacks, radiography is the current standard for evaluating joint structure in trials of potential disease-modifying osteoarthritis drugs. MRI is a non-invasive alternative that provides comprehensive imaging of the whole joint. Frequently used MRI measurements in knee osteoarthritis are cartilage volume and thickness; others include synovitis, synovial fluid effusions, bone marrow lesions (BML) and men...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume:
72
Issue:
10
Pages:
1594-1604
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
URN:
uuid:120fa653-1736-4241-93cb-89992eebaf13
Source identifiers:
429865
Local pid:
pubs:429865

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