Ultrasonographic measurement of femoral cartilage thickness in patients with spinal cord injury.

@article{Kara2013UltrasonographicMO,
  title={Ultrasonographic measurement of femoral cartilage thickness in patients with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Murat Kara and T{\"u}lay Tiftik and {\"O}znur {\"O}ken and Nuray Akkaya and Hakan Tunç and Levent {\"O}zçakar},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={145-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess femoral cartilage thickness in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). SUBJECTS Forty-six patients with SCI (35 men, 11 women; mean age: 33.6 years (standard deviation 8.1) and 46 age-, sex- and body mass index (BMI)-matched healthy subjects were enrolled. METHODS Patients were evaluated with the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale, Modified Ashworth Scale, Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury, and Functional Independence Measurement. Mid-point… CONTINUE READING