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RSNA15: MRI Reveals Weight Loss Protects Knees

2015 30 Nov

Weight loss can help to slow the degeneration of knee cartilage for obese people, according to a new MRI study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers say that substantial weight loss can also reduce the risk of developing osteoarthritis. Obesity is a major risk factor for osteoarthritis, a degenerative... 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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‘Active MRI’ Illuminates Wrist in Motion

2014 13 Jan

Diagnosing problems in the wrist has become easier thanks to a new technology as published online in the journal PLoS ONE.A team consisting of UC Davis radiologists, medical physicists and orthopaedic surgeons have devised an innovative method to create "movies" of the wrist in motion by using a series of brief magnetic resonance imaging scans. Called... Read more

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