High-resolution imaging of bone and joint architecture in rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={High-resolution imaging of bone and joint architecture in rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Julien Paccou and Mark Hiley Edwards and Charlotte L Moss and Elaine M. Dennison and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  volume={112 1},
INTRODUCTION Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by local and systemic bone loss caused by increased bone resorption. We describe the current utilization of high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HR-pQCT) in the evaluation of bone and joint in RA. SOURCES OF DATA PubMed was searched for publications using keywords that included 'bone microarchitecture', 'high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography' and 'rheumatoid arthritis'. AREAS OF AGREEMENT… CONTINUE READING
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