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European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR) Annual Meeting 2016-"Knee & Ankle"

2015 30 Dec

The ESSR 2016 meeting will be held from June 9-11 in the city of Zurich/CH.The main topic will be "Knee & Ankle", besides a wide range of more general themes in MSK radiology including tumours, arthritis, trauma, metabolic conditions and sports imaging. Read more

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Knee Surgery May Lead to Arthritis, Cartilage Loss

2014 03 Dec

According to researchers, a popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may raise the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), suggest that the decision for surgery requires careful consideration in order to prevent accelerated disease... Read more

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Molecular Imaging: Finding The Root of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2014 10 Jun

A team of researchers has presented a study at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, announcing the development of an innovative molecular imaging technique capable of visualising joint inflammation. By using multiple molecular imaging systems, positron emission tomography (PET) and single photon emission... Read more

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Large Scale DNA Study Offers Clues for Rheumatoid Arthritis

2013 27 Dec

An international team of researchers has conducted the largest genetic study ever, and by involving almost 30,000 patients it was possible for them to identify in excess of 40 new areas in DNA that increase a person’s risk of being affected by rheumatoid arthritis.The scientists’ work consisted of comparing the DNA of arthritis patients to those... Read more

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Recommendations on Imaging of the Joints in Rheumatoid Arthritis

2013 03 Apr

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has published evidence-based recommendations on the use of imaging of the joints in the clinical management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).The task force of experts included rheumatologists, radiologists, methodologists and experienced rheumatology practitioners from 13 countries. Thirteen key questions on... Read more

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