Evaluation of cartilage defect at medial femoral condyle in early osteoarthritis of the knee.

@article{Kamei2008EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of cartilage defect at medial femoral condyle in early osteoarthritis of the knee.},
  author={Goki Kamei and Yoshio Sumen and Kazuki Sakaridani},
  journal={Magnetic resonance imaging},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          567-71
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate cartilage defect at medial femoral condyle on MRI in early osteoarthritis and to compare with early osteoarthritis with meniscal tear without clear cartilage defect. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twelve patients with medial pain of the knee and cartilage defect without meniscal tear by MRI were studied for cartilage defect. There were two males and 10 females with cartilage defect, and they were between 42 and 61 years of age (average, 51.6… CONTINUE READING
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