A quantitative study of humeral cartilage in individuals with spinal cord injury

@article{Ruckstuhl2008AQS,
  title={A quantitative study of humeral cartilage in individuals with spinal cord injury},
  author={Heidi Ruckstuhl and Jacek Krzycki and Nassos Petrou and Benedicte Vanwanseele and Edgar Stussi},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2008},
  volume={46},
  pages={129-134}
}
Study design:Cross-sectional design.Objectives:In this in vivo study, we investigated the influence of different load situations on humeral cartilage thickness in individuals with paraplegia and quadriplegia.Setting:ETH Zurich and Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil, Switzerland.Methods:A previously validated three-dimensional (3D) gradient echo MRI-sequence with selective water excitation was used. Three groups were compared: individuals with paraplegia with high shoulder demand (n=11… CONTINUE READING

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