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OBJECTIVE To evaluate T2 mapping of articular cartilage in knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS Totally 38 healthy subjects (group H) and 53 OA patients received scoring with the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC)and underwent T2 mapping of tibiofemoral articular cartilages. The T2 values in 10 subregions of the cartilages(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate T2 mapping of the healthy knee articular cartilage in different subregions using a magnetic resonance segmentation. METHODS T2 mapping was performed to 77 healthy tibiofemoral cartilages, which were divided into group H1 ( <40 years old) and group H2 (≥ 40 years old). T2 values of cartilage IN 10 subregions based on the Whole-Organ(More)
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