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Advances in the imaging of rheumatic diseases

Mikkel Østergaard

  1. Review

    Why radiography should no longer be considered a surrogate outcome measure for longitudinal assessment of cartilage in knee osteoarthritis

    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...

    Ali Guermazi, Frank W Roemer, Deborah Burstein and Daichi Hayashi

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:247

    Published on: 24 November 2011

  2. Research article

    Ultrasound in the evaluation of enthesitis: status and perspectives

    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...

    Frédérique Gandjbakhch, Lene Terslev, Fredrick Joshua, Richard J Wakefield, Esperanza Naredo and Maria Antonietta D'Agostino

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R188

    Published on: 17 November 2011

  3. Review

    Imaging in gout - What can we learn from MRI, CT, DECT and US?

    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...

    Fiona M McQueen, Anthony Doyle and Nicola Dalbeth

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:246

    Published on: 4 November 2011