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Advances in the imaging of rheumatic diseases

Mikkel Østergaard

  1. Hand osteoarthritis (OA) is very frequent in middle-aged and older women and men in the general population. Currently, owing to high feasibility and low costs, conventional radiography (CR) is the method of ch...

    Authors: Ida K Haugen and Pernille Bøyesen
    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:248
  2. Imaging of cartilage has traditionally been achieved indirectly with conventional radiography. Loss of joint space width, or 'joint space narrowing', is considered a surrogate marker for cartilage thinning. Ho...

    Authors: Ali Guermazi, Frank W Roemer, Deborah Burstein and Daichi Hayashi
    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:247
  3. An increasing number of studies have applied ultrasound to the evaluation of entheses in spondyloarthritis patients. However, no clear agreement exists on the definition of enthesitis, on the number and choice...

    Authors: Frédérique Gandjbakhch, Lene Terslev, Fredrick Joshua, Richard J Wakefield, Esperanza Naredo and Maria Antonietta D'Agostino
    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R188
  4. There are many exciting new applications for advanced imaging in gout. These modalities employ multiplanar imaging and allow computerized three-dimensional rendering of bone and joints (including tophi) and ha...

    Authors: Fiona M McQueen, Anthony Doyle and Nicola Dalbeth
    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:246