Muscle imaging in health and disease.

  title={Muscle imaging in health and disease.},
  author={John E. Clague and Nella Roberts and Heather Gibson and R. Timothy Edwards},
  journal={Neuromuscular disorders : NMD},
  volume={5 3},
Muscle imaging has been used largely as an adjunct in the assessment of patients with muscle disease and has been reported in descriptive terms only. Developments in computer-based image analysis techniques applied to muscle have enabled the quantification of muscle images using ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance techniques. In conjunction with physiological measurements of muscle force, accurate determinations of muscle section area have allowed the determination of… CONTINUE READING