Sonographic evaluation of femoral condylar cartilage in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.


Employing a real-time sonographic scanner with a 5 MHz linear probe, the articular cartilage of the knee was studied in four groups of subjects: normal subjects aged 18-36 years and 50-63 years, patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and patients with osteoarthritis (OA). Cartilage thickness was diminished both in RA and in OA knees compared to the two… (More)


  • Presentations referencing similar topics