A Guermazi

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Medial posterior meniscal root tears are associated with development or worsening of medial tibiofemoral cartilage damage: the multicenter osteoarthritis study
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, and Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 268:814-21. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis: a review of strengths and weaknesses of different imaging options
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 39:567-91. 2013
  3. doi request reprint MRI-based semiquantitative scoring of joint pathology in osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:236-51. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Imaging of osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 39:67-105. 2013
  5. pmc Prevalence of abnormalities in knees detected by MRI in adults without knee osteoarthritis: population based observational study (Framingham Osteoarthritis Study)
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 345:e5339. 2012
  6. pmc Why radiography should no longer be considered a surrogate outcome measure for longitudinal assessment of cartilage in knee osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:247. 2011
  7. pmc Semiquantitative assessment of subchondral bone marrow edema-like lesions and subchondral cysts of the knee at 3T MRI: a comparison between intermediate-weighted fat-suppressed spin echo and Dual Echo Steady State sequences
    Daichi Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:198. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis: current role of imaging
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Med Clin North Am 93:101-26, xi. 2009
  9. pmc Different thresholds for detecting osteophytes and joint space narrowing exist between the site investigators and the centralized reader in a multicenter knee osteoarthritis study--data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 41:179-86. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Imaging of osteoarthritis: update from a radiological perspective
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 23:484-91. 2011

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  1. pmc Medial posterior meniscal root tears are associated with development or worsening of medial tibiofemoral cartilage damage: the multicenter osteoarthritis study
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, and Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 268:814-21. 2013
    ..To assess the association of meniscal root tear with the development or worsening of tibiofemoral cartilage damage...
  2. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis: a review of strengths and weaknesses of different imaging options
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 39:567-91. 2013
    ..In this article, the roles and limitations of conventional radiography and MR imaging, focusing on knee OA, and the use of other modalities in clinical practice and OA research are described...
  3. doi request reprint MRI-based semiquantitative scoring of joint pathology in osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:236-51. 2013
    ..Although these new scoring systems offer theoretical advantages over pre-existing systems, whether they offer actual superiority with regard to reliability, responsiveness and validity remains to be seen...
  4. doi request reprint Imaging of osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 39:67-105. 2013
    ..The emphasis throughout is on OA of the knee. This article emphasizes research developments and literature evidence published since 2008...
  5. pmc Prevalence of abnormalities in knees detected by MRI in adults without knee osteoarthritis: population based observational study (Framingham Osteoarthritis Study)
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 345:e5339. 2012
    ..To examine use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of knees with no radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis to determine the prevalence of structural lesions associated with osteoarthritis and their relation to age, sex, and obesity...
  6. pmc Why radiography should no longer be considered a surrogate outcome measure for longitudinal assessment of cartilage in knee osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:247. 2011
    ..Detection of joint space narrowing on radiography seems outdated now that it is possible to directly visualize morphologic and pre-morphologic changes of cartilage by using conventional as well as complex MRI techniques...
  7. pmc Semiquantitative assessment of subchondral bone marrow edema-like lesions and subchondral cysts of the knee at 3T MRI: a comparison between intermediate-weighted fat-suppressed spin echo and Dual Echo Steady State sequences
    Daichi Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:198. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis: current role of imaging
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Med Clin North Am 93:101-26, xi. 2009
    ..This article focuses on radiography and MRI, with insight into other modalities, such as ultrasound, scintigraphy, and CT. Their role in OA diagnosis, follow-up, and research is discussed...
  9. pmc Different thresholds for detecting osteophytes and joint space narrowing exist between the site investigators and the centralized reader in a multicenter knee osteoarthritis study--data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 41:179-86. 2012
    ..To evaluate how the reading of knee radiographs by site investigators differs from that by an expert musculoskeletal radiologist who trained and validated them in a multicenter knee osteoarthritis (OA) study...
  10. doi request reprint Imaging of osteoarthritis: update from a radiological perspective
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 23:484-91. 2011
    ..To assist investigators in choosing the appropriate imaging technique for a particular goal of a study, this review describes, from a radiological point of view, key studies that were published between May 2010 and May 2011...
  11. pmc Cyst-like lesions of the knee joint and their relation to incident knee pain and development of radiographic osteoarthritis: the MOST study
    A Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:1386-92. 2010
    ..To determine whether intra- and periarticular cyst-like lesions of the knee are associated with incident knee pain and incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  12. doi request reprint Assessment of synovitis with contrast-enhanced MRI using a whole-joint semiquantitative scoring system in people with, or at high risk of, knee osteoarthritis: the MOST study
    Ali Guermazi
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:805-11. 2011
    ..To introduce a comprehensive and reliable scoring system for the assessment of whole-knee joint synovitis based on contrast-enhanced (CE) MRI...
  13. doi request reprint Imaging in osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 34:645-87. 2008
    ..The other modalities discussed in this article are valuable additional techniques indicated on a case-by-case basis...
  14. doi request reprint Plain radiography and magnetic resonance imaging diagnostics in osteoarthritis: validated staging and scoring
    Ali Guermazi
    Section of Musculoskeletal Imaging, Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, FGH Building, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:54-62. 2009
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  15. pmc Peripatellar synovitis: comparison between non-contrast-enhanced and contrast-enhanced MRI and association with pain. The MOST study
    M D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:413-8. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc Prevalent cartilage damage and cartilage loss over time are associated with incident bone marrow lesions in the tibiofemoral compartments: the MOST study
    M D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:306-13. 2013
    ..To assess the association of prevalent cartilage damage and cartilage loss over time with incident bone marrow lesions (BMLs) in the same subregion of the tibiofemoral compartments as detected on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  17. pmc Change in MRI-detected subchondral bone marrow lesions is associated with cartilage loss: the MOST Study. A longitudinal multicentre study of knee osteoarthritis
    F W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, FGH Building, 3 Floor, 820 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1461-5. 2009
    ..Additionally, to examine the association of change in BMLs from baseline to 30-month follow-up with the risk of cartilage loss in the same subregion at follow-up...
  18. pmc Subchondral bone marrow lesions are highly associated with, and predict subchondral bone attrition longitudinally: the MOST study
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:47-53. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cross-sectional and longitudinal association of BMLs with SBA in the same subregion of the knee...
  19. pmc Predictive validity of within-grade scoring of longitudinal changes of MRI-based cartilage morphology and bone marrow lesion assessment in the tibio-femoral joint--the MOST study
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:1391-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the validity provided by within-grade scoring...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association of bone attrition with knee pain and other MRI features of osteoarthritis
    G Hernández-Molina
    Clinical Epidemiology Reseach and Training Unit and the Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:43-7. 2008
    ....
  21. pmc Association between patella alta and the prevalence and worsening of structural features of patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis: the multicenter osteoarthritis study
    J J Stefanik
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1258-65. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between patella alta and the prevalence and worsening at followup of structural features of patellofemoral joint (PFJ) osteoarthritis (OA) on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of meniscal damage on the development of frequent knee pain, aching, or stiffness
    M Englund
    Clinical Epidemiology Branch and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:4048-54. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of meniscal damage on the development of frequent knee pain, aching, or stiffness in middle-aged and older adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Change in joint space width: hyaline articular cartilage loss or alteration in meniscus?
    D J Hunter
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Arthritis Center, and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:2488-95. 2006
    ..To explore the relative contribution of hyaline cartilage morphologic features and the meniscus to the radiographic joint space...
  24. pmc Does cartilage volume or thickness distinguish knees with and without mild radiographic osteoarthritis? The Framingham Study
    S Reichenbach
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:143-9. 2010
    ..To examine whether the quantity of cartilage or semiquantitative scores actually differ in knees with mild radiographic osteoarthritis compared with knees without osteoarthritis...
  25. pmc Prevalence of bone attrition on knee radiographs and MRI in a community-based cohort
    S Reichenbach
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, United States
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:1005-10. 2008
    ....
  26. pmc Contrast-enhanced MRI of subchondral cysts in patients with or at risk for knee osteoarthritis: the MOST study
    M D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Radiol 75:e92-6. 2010
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  27. pmc Knee malalignment is associated with an increased risk for incident and enlarging bone marrow lesions in the more loaded compartments: the MOST study
    D Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:1227-33. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship of knee malalignment with occurrence of incident and enlarging bone marrow lesions (BMLs) and regression of BMLs...
  28. pmc Cartilage loss occurs in the same subregions as subchondral bone attrition: a within-knee subregion-matched approach from the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study
    T Neogi
    Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Suite X 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1539-44. 2009
    ..We therefore evaluated whether SBA was associated with cartilage loss within the same subregion of the knee...
  29. pmc A comparison of dedicated 1.0 T extremity MRI vs large-bore 1.5 T MRI for semiquantitative whole organ assessment of osteoarthritis: the MOST study
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:168-74. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare semi-quantitative (SQ) scoring on a 1.0 T system using 1.5 T MRI as the standard of reference...
  30. pmc Using magnetic resonance imaging to determine the compartmental prevalence of knee joint structural damage
    J J Stefanik
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:695-9. 2013
    ..A secondary aim was to evaluate the patterns of compartmental involvement in knees with pain, between men and women, and in different age and body mass index (BMI) categories...
  31. pmc Physical activity, alignment and knee osteoarthritis: data from MOST and the OAI
    D T Felson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:789-95. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of physical activity on knee osteoarthritis (OA) development in persons without knee injury and according to knee alignment...
  32. doi request reprint The association of prevalent medial meniscal pathology with cartilage loss in the medial tibiofemoral compartment over a 2-year period
    M D Crema
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:336-43. 2010
    ..To investigate the association of different types of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-detected medial meniscal pathology with subregional cartilage loss in the medial tibiofemoral compartment...
  33. pmc Relation of synovitis to knee pain using contrast-enhanced MRIs
    K Baker
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University Medical Center, 650 Albany Street, Suite X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1779-83. 2010
    ..It has been suggested that synovitis causes joint pain. On non-contrast-enhanced MRIs synovial thickening cannot be assessed and on these images synovitis has been inconsistently associated with pain...
  34. pmc The association of meniscal damage with joint effusion in persons without radiographic osteoarthritis: the Framingham and MOST osteoarthritis studies
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:748-53. 2009
    ..To assess the cross-sectional association between meniscal status and joint effusion on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in knees without radiographic osteoarthritis (OA)...
  35. ncbi request reprint The relationship between subchondral sclerosis detected with MRI and cartilage loss in a cohort of subjects with knee pain: the knee osteoarthritis progression (KOAP) study
    M D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Department of Radiology, Hospital do Coração HCor and Teleimagem, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 22:540-6. 2014
    ..To assess the association between subchondral sclerosis detected at baseline with MRI and cartilage loss over time in the same region of the knee in a cohort of subjects with knee pain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Imaging in osteoarthritis: what have we learned and where are we going?
    D Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Minerva Med 102:15-32. 2011
    ....
  37. pmc Meniscal damage associated with increased local subchondral bone mineral density: a Framingham study
    G H Lo
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:261-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that knees with higher M:L BMD, consistent with increased medial subchondral BMD, would be associated with medial meniscal damage, and lower ratios with lateral meniscal damage...
  38. ncbi request reprint The association of meniscal pathologic changes with cartilage loss in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis
    D J Hunter
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:795-801. 2006
    ..To explore the role of meniscal tears and meniscal malposition as risk factors for subsequent cartilage loss in subjects with symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA)...
  39. pmc Comparison of BLOKS and WORMS scoring systems part II. Longitudinal assessment of knee MRIs for osteoarthritis and suggested approach based on their performance: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    D T Felson
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:1402-7. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint MRI-detected subchondral bone marrow signal alterations of the knee joint: terminology, imaging appearance, relevance and radiological differential diagnosis
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:1115-31. 2009
    ..To discuss terminology, radiological differential diagnoses and significance of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-detected subchondral bone marrow lesions (BMLs) of the knee joint...
  41. doi request reprint The relation of femoral notch stenosis to ACL tears in persons with knee osteoarthritis
    V Stein
    Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:192-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to test if persons with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and ACL tears have smaller NWI independent of prior joint injury and osteophyte volume...
  42. pmc Central bone marrow lesions in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis and their relationship to anterior cruciate ligament tears and cartilage loss
    Gabriela Hernández-Molina
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:130-6. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow lesions in the knee are associated with increased local bone density
    Grace H Lo
    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2814-21. 2005
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that a higher M:L BMD ratio would be associated with medial bone marrow lesions, and that lower ratios would be associated with lateral bone marrow lesions...
  44. doi request reprint Pre-radiographic osteoarthritic changes are highly prevalent in the medial patella and medial posterior femur in older persons: Framingham OA study
    D Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA Department of Radiology, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT 06610, USA Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 22:76-83. 2014
    ..e., cartilage damage and osteophytes that can only be detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in radiographically normal knees...
  45. doi request reprint Relevant traumatic injury of the knee joint-MRI follow-up after 7-10 years
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Radiol 72:473-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate prospectively the history of relevant traumatic knee injuries at least 7 years after trauma by MRI focusing on the development of degenerative changes...
  46. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis year 2010 in review: imaging
    D Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:354-60. 2011
    ..The peer-review process of OA imaging in any journal, therefore, should involve musculoskeletal radiologists experienced in OA research to ensure the publication of papers with scientifically sound contents...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between chondrocalcinosis and increased risk of cartilage loss in knees with osteoarthritis: results of two prospective longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging studies
    T Neogi
    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1822-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between chondrocalcinosis and the progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA) using longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) assessments...
  48. doi request reprint Three-dimensional turbo spin-echo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and semiquantitative assessment of knee osteoarthritis: comparison with two-dimensional routine MRI
    M D Crema
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:428-33. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate three-dimensional (3D) turbo spin-echo (TSE) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for semiquantitative assessment of knee OA...
  49. doi request reprint The association of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-detected structural pathology of the knee with crepitus in a population-based cohort with knee pain: the MoDEKO study
    M D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:1429-32. 2011
    ..In the selected whole-knee model, only meniscal tears were associated with an increased risk for general crepitus. Thus, it seems that crepitus may be associated with pathology in several internal structures...
  50. doi request reprint Hip Osteoarthritis MRI Scoring System (HOAMS): reliability and associations with radiographic and clinical findings
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:946-62. 2011
    ..To develop a semiquantitative MRI-based scoring system (HOAMS) of hip osteoarthritis (OA) and test its reliability and validity...
  51. ncbi request reprint The reliability of a new scoring system for knee osteoarthritis MRI and the validity of bone marrow lesion assessment: BLOKS (Boston Leeds Osteoarthritis Knee Score)
    D J Hunter
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:206-11. 2008
    ..The aim of this work was to assess the reliability of a novel MRI scoring system for evaluating OA of the knee and explore the validity of the bone marrow lesion (BML) scoring component of this new tool...
  52. pmc Facet orientation and tropism: associations with spondylolysis
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:101-5. 2010
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  53. pmc Tibiofemoral joint osteoarthritis: risk factors for MR-depicted fast cartilage loss over a 30-month period in the multicenter osteoarthritis study
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 252:772-80. 2009
    ..To assess baseline factors that may predict fast tibiofemoral cartilage loss over a 30-month period...
  54. ncbi request reprint Urinary pentosidine does not predict cartilage loss among subjects with symptomatic knee OA: the BOKS Study
    D J Hunter
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:93-7. 2007
    ..We used data from a longitudinal observation study to determine if urinary pentosidine could serve as a marker to predict cartilage loss...
  55. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis year 2011 in review: imaging in OA--a radiologists' perspective
    D Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:207-14. 2012
    ..This is not a systematic or comprehensive review and the selection of papers included is based on the expert opinions of the presenter, from a musculoskeletal radiologist's perspective...
  56. ncbi request reprint High signal in knee osteophytes is not associated with knee pain
    M Sengupta
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:413-7. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to determine if the presence of high-signal osteophytes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was associated with pain presence, location or severity...
  57. doi request reprint Volumetric and semiquantitative assessment of MRI-detected subchondral bone marrow lesions in knee osteoarthritis: a comparison of contrast-enhanced and non-enhanced imaging
    F W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:1062-6. 2010
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint MR findings in knee osteoarthritis
    Ali Guermazi
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, University of California, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 150, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Eur Radiol 13:1370-86. 2003
    ....
  59. pmc A rapid, novel method of volumetric assessment of MRI-detected subchondral bone marrow lesions in knee osteoarthritis
    C Ratzlaff
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2115, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 21:806-14. 2013
    ..To assess reliability and validity of a semi-automated quantitative method for osteoarthritis (OA)-related bone marrow lesion (BML) assessment in the femur and tibia...
  60. doi request reprint Anatomical distribution of synovitis in knee osteoarthritis and its association with joint effusion assessed on non-enhanced and contrast-enhanced MRI
    F W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:1269-74. 2010
    ..To describe the anatomical distribution of synovitis and its association with joint effusion on non-enhanced and contrast-enhanced (CE) MRI in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness, effect size, and smallest detectable difference of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in knee osteoarthritis
    D J Hunter
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 14:A112-5. 2006
    ....
  62. pmc Vascular disease is associated with facet joint osteoarthritis
    P Suri
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:1127-32. 2010
    ..We sought to examine whether vascular disease was associated with lumbar spine facet joint osteoarthritis (FJ OA) in a community-based population...
  63. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging-based semiquantitative and quantitative assessment in osteoarthritis
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:521-55. 2009
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Association between age, sex, BMI and CT-evaluated spinal degeneration features
    Leonid Kalichman
    Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 22:189-95. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the association between age, sex and body mass index (BMI) and lumbar spine degeneration features evaluated on computed tomography (CT) in a community-based sample...
  65. pmc Fluctuation of knee pain and changes in bone marrow lesions, effusions, and synovitis on magnetic resonance imaging
    Yuqing Zhang
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 63:691-9. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether pain resolution is accompanied by diminution of lesions in patients with knee OA...
  66. doi request reprint Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: multimodality imaging features with pathological correlation
    Daichi Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Jpn J Radiol 29:85-91. 2011
    ..Modalities included are CT, MRI, ultrasonography, and nuclear medicine. Characteristic histological specimens of these lesions are presented...
  67. pmc Subchondral cystlike lesions develop longitudinally in areas of bone marrow edema-like lesions in patients with or at risk for knee osteoarthritis: detection with MR imaging--the MOST study
    Michel D Crema
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, and Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 256:855-62. 2010
    ....
  68. pmc Incidental meniscal findings on knee MRI in middle-aged and elderly persons
    Martin Englund
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1108-15. 2008
    ..However, there is a paucity of data regarding the prevalence of meniscal damage in the general population and the association of meniscal tears with knee symptoms and with radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis...
  69. pmc Cartilage markers and their association with cartilage loss on magnetic resonance imaging in knee osteoarthritis: the Boston Osteoarthritis Knee Study
    David J Hunter
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 9:R108. 2007
    ..With the exception of COMP, if changes in cartilage turnover in patients with symptomatic knee OA are associated with cartilage loss, they do not appear to affect systemic biomarker levels...
  70. ncbi request reprint Knee buckling: prevalence, risk factors, and associated limitations in function
    David T Felson
    Boston University School of Medicine, Hebrew SeniorLife, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:534-40. 2007
    ..Knee buckling is common in persons with advanced knee osteoarthritis and after orthopedic procedures. Its prevalence in the community is unknown...
  71. doi request reprint Hoffa's Fat Pad: Evaluation on Unenhanced MR Images as a Measure of Patellofemoral Synovitis in Osteoarthritis
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1696-700. 2009
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Correlation of the development of knee pain with enlarging bone marrow lesions on magnetic resonance imaging
    David T Felson
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2986-92. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether enlarging BMLs are associated with new knee pain...
  73. pmc Biochemical markers of bone turnover and their association with bone marrow lesions
    David J Hunter
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University School of Medicine, Albany Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 10:R102. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine whether markers of bone resorption and formation could serve as markers for the presence of bone marrow lesions (BMLs)...
  74. pmc Synovitis detected on magnetic resonance imaging and its relation to pain and cartilage loss in knee osteoarthritis
    Catherine L Hill
    Boston University School of Medicine, A203, 80 E Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1599-603. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between longitudinal fluctuations in synovitis with change in pain and cartilage in knee osteoarthritis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Structural factors associated with malalignment in knee osteoarthritis: the Boston osteoarthritis knee study
    David J Hunter
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Arthritis Center, Boston University, MA 02118, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:2192-9. 2005
    ..One of the mechanical influences on cartilage loss is limb alignment. We explored the structural factors associated with malalignment in subjects with symptomatic OA...
  76. doi request reprint MR imaging-based semiquantitative assessment in osteoarthritis
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 47:633-54. 2009
    ..This article discusses the different available OA whole-organ scoring systems, focusing on MR imaging of the knee, and also reviews alternative approaches...
  77. pmc Facet orientation and tropism: associations with facet joint osteoarthritis and degeneratives
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E579-85. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  78. ncbi request reprint Increase in bone marrow lesions associated with cartilage loss: a longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of knee osteoarthritis
    David J Hunter
    Boston University Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1529-35. 2006
    ..These questions were tested using longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data in a natural history study of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  79. pmc Subchondral bone attrition may be a reflection of compartment-specific mechanical load: the MOST Study
    Tuhina Neogi
    Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Suite X 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:841-4. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the effects of malalignment, which can cause focal excessive load, and systemic bone density on the presence and incidence of SBA...
  80. doi request reprint MR imaging of intra- and periarticular soft tissues and subchondral bone in knee osteoarthritis
    Michel D Crema
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3 rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 47:687-701. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional and longitudinal evaluation has enabled us to understand their relevance in explaining pain and structural progression...
  81. ncbi request reprint Low levels of vitamin D and worsening of knee osteoarthritis: results of two longitudinal studies
    David T Felson
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:129-36. 2007
    ..To confirm reports that 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) deficiency is associated with an increased risk of joint space narrowing or cartilage loss in osteoarthritis (OA)...
  82. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of subchondral bone and soft tissues in knee osteoarthritis
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 35:557-77. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional and longitudinal evaluation has enabled practitioners to understand their relevance in explaining pain and structural progression...
  83. pmc Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis: prevalence and association with low back pain in the adult community-based population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:199-205. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  84. pmc Facet joint osteoarthritis and low back pain in the community-based population
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2560-5. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional study...
  85. pmc Meniscal tear in knees without surgery and the development of radiographic osteoarthritis among middle-aged and elderly persons: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study
    Martin Englund
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, and Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 60:831-9. 2009
    ..Furthermore, meniscal damage is common. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between meniscal damage in knees without surgery and the development of radiographic tibiofemoral OA...
  86. doi request reprint Follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    D Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Radiol 65:408-20. 2010
    ..Radiologists should be aware of possible active residual mass, indolent recurrence, transformation, and association with other primary cancers in patients treated for follicular lymphoma...
  87. ncbi request reprint Micro-CT arthrography: a pilot study for the ex vivo visualization of the rat knee joint
    Frank W Roemer
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:1215-9. 2005
    ..The secondary aims were the quantification of retropatellar cartilage thickness and the analysis of microstructural cancellous bone parameters within the tibial epiphysis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis of the hand and wrist: comparison of three imaging techniques
    Bachir Taouli
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0628, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:937-43. 2004
    ..5-T MRI, 0.2-T low-field-strength dedicated extremity MRI, and radiography to detect and grade bone erosions, joint-space narrowing, and synovitis in the hands and wrists of patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  89. pmc Spinal stenosis prevalence and association with symptoms: the Framingham Study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University, MA 02118, USA
    Spine J 9:545-50. 2009
    ..The prevalence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in the general population and association with low back pain (LBP) remain unclear...
  90. pmc Computed tomography-evaluated features of spinal degeneration: prevalence, intercorrelation, and association with self-reported low back pain
    Leonid Kalichman
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Spine J 10:200-8. 2010
    ..Although the role of radiographic abnormalities in the etiology of nonspecific low back pain (LBP) is unclear, the frequent identification of these features on radiologic studies continues to influence medical decision making...
  91. doi request reprint MDCT arthrography features of ulnocarpal impaction syndrome
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:1376-81. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to present the imaging patterns of ulnocarpal impaction syndrome (Palmer class II lesions) on MDCT arthrography...
  92. pmc Changes in paraspinal muscles and their association with low back pain and spinal degeneration: CT study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Spine J 19:1136-44. 2010
    ..We conclude that the paraspinal muscle density decreases with age, and increases BMI. It is associated with at some levels FJOA, spondylolisthesis and disc narrowing at the same level, but not associated with occurrence of LBP...
  93. ncbi request reprint Use of positron emission tomography for response assessment of lymphoma: consensus of the Imaging Subcommittee of International Harmonization Project in Lymphoma
    Malik E Juweid
    Department of Radiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:571-8. 2007
    ..To develop guidelines for performing and interpreting positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for treatment assessment in patients with lymphoma both in clinical practice and in clinical trials...
  94. ncbi request reprint Measurement of changes in trabecular bone at fracture sites using X-ray CT and automated image registration and processing
    John A Lynch
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, UCSF, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 150, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Orthop Res 22:362-7. 2004
    ..The technique appears sensitive for measuring changes immediately post-fracture, and could have a role in examining potential effects of new therapies in patient cohorts...
  95. doi request reprint Association between disc degeneration and degenerative spondylolisthesis? Pilot study
    Leonid Kalichman
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 22:21-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to test the generally believed hypothesis that intervertebral disc degeneration is a prerequisite for degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS)...
  96. ncbi request reprint Quantitative and qualitative assessment of closed fracture healing using computed tomography and conventional radiography
    Mikayel Grigoryan
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 150, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Acad Radiol 10:1267-73. 2003
    ....
  97. pmc Recognizing and reporting osteoporotic vertebral fractures
    Mikayel Grigoryan
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, 94117, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Eur Spine J 12:S104-12. 2003
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Extranodal lymphoplasmacytoid lymphoma: spectrum of disease
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 150, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Eur Radiol 13:771-9. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, localized forms, some of them extranodal, have been described. The cases that best represent the range of radiographic findings on X-ray, CT, and MR imaging are presented...
  99. ncbi request reprint Invasive central nervous system aspergillosis in bone marrow transplantation recipients: an overview
    Ali Guermazi
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 150, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Eur Radiol 13:377-88. 2003
    ....
  100. doi request reprint Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma: multimodality imaging and histopathologic correlation
    Daichi Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:W105-17. 2010
    ..The radiologic features to distinguish gastrointestinal MALT lymphoma from other types of lymphomas will also be described...
  101. ncbi request reprint Short tau inversion recovery and proton density-weighted fat suppressed sequences for the evaluation of osteoarthritis of the knee with a 1.0 T dedicated extremity MRI: development of a time-efficient sequence protocol
    Frank W Roemer
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Eur Radiol 15:978-87. 2005
    ..75/0.79), tibial cartilage (0.71/0.78). Optimization of sequence protocols consisting of three sequences results in time savings and cost efficiency in imaging of knee OA without loss of information over a more time consuming protocol...