MR Imaging of Articular Cartilage

  • Lawrence M. White
  • Michael Recht


Articular cartilage is a highly specialized tissue with a complex ultrastructure and unique biomechanical properties providing for load distribution and a low-friction weight-bearing surface essential for normal pain-free movement of synovial joints.


Articular Cartilage Cartilage Defect Fast Spin Echo Articular Cartilage Defect Articular Cartilage Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence M. White
    • 1
  • Michael Recht
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical ImagingUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyNYU Langone Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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