Articular cartilage in the knee: current MR imaging techniques and applications in clinical practice and research.


Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is the most important imaging modality for the evaluation of traumatic or degenerative cartilaginous lesions in the knee. It is a powerful noninvasive tool for detecting such lesions and monitoring the effects of pharmacologic and surgical therapy. The specific MR imaging techniques used for these purposes can be divided into… (More)
DOI: 10.1148/rg.311105084