Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 29, Issue 7, pp 367–377

MR imaging of articular cartilage

  • D. G. Disler
  • Michael P. Recht
  • Thomas R. McCauley
Review Article

DOI: 10.1007/s002560000222

Cite this article as:
Disler, D., Recht, M. & McCauley, T. Skeletal Radiol (2000) 29: 367. doi:10.1007/s002560000222


With the advent of new treatments for articular cartilage disorders, accurate noninvasive assessment of articular cartilage, particularly with MR imaging, has become important. Understanding the MR imaging features of articular cartilage has led to the development of two types of routinely available MR imaging techniques which have demonstrated clinical accuracy and interobserver reliability.

Key words Cartilage MR Joints MR Magnetic resonance tissue characterization Magnetic resonance utilization 

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© International Skeletal Society 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Disler
    • 1
  • Michael P. Recht
    • 2
  • Thomas R. McCauley
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia, P.O. Box 980615, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298-0615, USAUS
  2. 2.Division of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USAUS
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, Yale Medical School, New Haven, Connecticut, USAUS