Frank W Roemer

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of imaging in osteoarthritis
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA Department of Radiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Maximiliansplatz 1, 91054 Erlangen, Germany Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg, Stenglinstr 2, 86156 Augsburg, Germany Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 28:31-60. 2014
  2. pmc Co-localisation of non-cartilaginous articular pathology increases risk of cartilage loss in the tibiofemoral joint--the MOST study
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:942-8. 2013
  3. pmc The association between meniscal damage of the posterior horns and localized posterior synovitis detected on T1-weighted contrast-enhanced MRI--the MOST study
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:573-81. 2013
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for magnetic resonance imaging-detected patellofemoral and tibiofemoral cartilage loss during a six-month period: the joints on glucosamine study
    Frank W Roemer
    Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:1888-98. 2012
  6. pmc Prevalence of magnetic resonance imaging-defined atrophic and hypertrophic phenotypes of knee osteoarthritis in a population-based cohort
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:429-37. 2012
  7. pmc Phenotypic characterization of skeletal abnormalities of Osteopotentia mutant mice by micro-CT: a descriptive approach with emphasis on reconstruction techniques
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, 86156, Augsburg, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 40:1073-8. 2011
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of imaging in osteoarthritis
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA Department of Radiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Maximiliansplatz 1, 91054 Erlangen, Germany Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg, Stenglinstr 2, 86156 Augsburg, Germany Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 28:31-60. 2014
    ..This article describes the roles and limitations of different imaging modalities for clinical practice and research in OA, with a focus on radiography and MRI and an emphasis on the knee joint. ..
  2. pmc Co-localisation of non-cartilaginous articular pathology increases risk of cartilage loss in the tibiofemoral joint--the MOST study
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:942-8. 2013
    ..To assess risk of cartilage loss in the tibiofemoral joint in relation to baseline damage severity, and to analyse the association of nearby pathologic findings on the risk of subsequent cartilage loss...
  3. pmc The association between meniscal damage of the posterior horns and localized posterior synovitis detected on T1-weighted contrast-enhanced MRI--the MOST study
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:573-81. 2013
    ..The aim was to assess the cross-sectional associations of posterior horn meniscal damage with perimeniscal synovitis, and with synovitis posterior to the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) using contrast enhanced (CE) MRI...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for magnetic resonance imaging-detected patellofemoral and tibiofemoral cartilage loss during a six-month period: the joints on glucosamine study
    Frank W Roemer
    Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:1888-98. 2012
    ..To assess several baseline risk factors that may predict patellofemoral and tibiofemoral cartilage loss during a 6-month period...
  6. pmc Prevalence of magnetic resonance imaging-defined atrophic and hypertrophic phenotypes of knee osteoarthritis in a population-based cohort
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:429-37. 2012
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  7. pmc Phenotypic characterization of skeletal abnormalities of Osteopotentia mutant mice by micro-CT: a descriptive approach with emphasis on reconstruction techniques
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, 86156, Augsburg, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 40:1073-8. 2011
    ..Our aim was the evaluation of micro CT for the qualitative morphological assessment of skeletal abnormalities of Osteopotentia-mutant mice in comparison to radiography and histology...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
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  11. 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
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  12. pmc Presence of MRI-detected joint effusion and synovitis increases the risk of cartilage loss in knees without osteoarthritis at 30-month follow-up: the MOST study
    Frank W Roemer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1804-9. 2011
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  13. 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)...
  14. doi request reprint Semiquantitative assessment of focal cartilage damage at 3T MRI: a comparative study of dual echo at steady state (DESS) and intermediate-weighted (IW) fat suppressed fast spin echo sequences
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Radiol 80:e126-31. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to compare semiquantitative assessment of focal cartilage damage using the dual echo at steady state (DESS)- and intermediate-weighted (IW) fat suppressed (fs) sequences at 3T MRI...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Advances in imaging of osteoarthritis and cartilage
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 260:332-54. 2011
    ..Although MR imaging is the most important modality in imaging of OA and cartilage, others such as ultrasonography play a complementary role that will be discussed briefly...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. 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
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  19. 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...
  20. pmc Prevalence of MRI-detected mediopatellar plica in subjects with knee pain and the association with MRI-detected patellofemoral cartilage damage and bone marrow lesions: data from the Joints On Glucosamine study
    Daichi Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:292. 2013
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  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
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  25. ncbi request reprint Breaking the Law of Valgus: the surprising and unexplained prevalence of medial patellofemoral cartilage damage
    K Douglas Gross
    Correspinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1827-32. 2012
    ..To compare the prevalence of medial and lateral patellofemoral (PF) cartilage damage in three large osteoarthritis (OA) studies and determine the relationship of this damage to varus, neutral and valgus knee alignment...
  26. 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
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  27. 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...
  28. pmc Magnetic resonance imaging of subchondral bone marrow lesions in association with osteoarthritis
    Li Xu
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 42:105-18. 2012
    ..Histologic basis, natural history, and clinical significance are also briefly discussed...
  29. pmc Association between measures of trochlear morphology and structural features of patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis on MRI: the MOST study
    Joshua J Stefanik
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1-8. 2012
    ..0001). Lateral trochlear inclination may be the best method for assessment of trochlear morphology as it was strongly association with structural damage in the PFJ...
  30. pmc Longitudinal assessment of cyst-like lesions of the knee and their relation to radiographic osteoarthritis and MRI-detected effusion and synovitis in patients with knee pain
    Daichi Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R172. 2010
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  31. doi request reprint The diagnostic performance of radiography for detection of osteoarthritis-associated features compared with MRI in hip joints with chronic pain
    Li Xu
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, FGH Building 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 42:1421-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic performance of radiography for the detection of MRI-detected osteoarthritis-associated features in various articular subregions of the hip joint...
  32. pmc Factors associated with meniscal extrusion in knees with or at risk for osteoarthritis: the Multicenter Osteoarthritis study
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 264:494-503. 2012
    ..To assess the associations of meniscal tears, knee mal-alignment, cartilage damage, knee effusion, and body mass index with meniscal extrusion...
  33. pmc Valgus malalignment is a risk factor for lateral knee osteoarthritis incidence and progression: findings from the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study and the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    David T Felson
    Boston University School of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, 650 Albany Street, Suite X200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 65:355-62. 2013
    ..To study the effect of valgus malalignment on knee osteoarthritis (OA) incidence and progression...
  34. doi request reprint The relationship between prevalent medial meniscal intrasubstance signal changes and incident medial meniscal tears in women over a 1-year period assessed with 3.0 T MRI
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Skeletal Radiol 40:1017-23. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of prevalent intrasubstance signal changes with incident tears of the medial meniscus detected on 3.0 T MRI over a 1-year period...
  35. doi request reprint Synovitis in knee osteoarthritis assessed by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is associated with radiographic tibiofemoral osteoarthritis and MRI-detected widespread cartilage damage: the MOST study
    Ali Guermazi
    From the Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Radiology, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Bridgeport, CT, USA Department of Radiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Department of Radiology, Hospital do Coração HCor and Teleimagem, Sao Paulo, Brazil Oxford UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Radiology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Rheumatol 41:501-8. 2014
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  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint Imaging of synovitis in osteoarthritis: current status and outlook
    Daichi Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:116-30. 2011
    ..Computed tomography and nuclear medicine including positron emission tomography are also briefly discussed...
  38. pmc Association of flat feet with knee pain and cartilage damage in older adults
    K Douglas Gross
    Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:937-44. 2011
    ..To assess the cross-sectional relation of planus foot morphology to ipsilateral knee pain and compartment-specific knee cartilage damage in older adults...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi 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...
  42. doi request reprint Detection of osteophytes and subchondral cysts in the knee with use of tomosynthesis
    Daichi Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiology 263:206-15. 2012
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  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of synovitis in the osteoarthritic knee: Comparison between manual segmentation, semiautomated segmentation, and semiquantitative assessment using contrast-enhanced fat-suppressed T1-weighted MRI
    Amber Kassel Fotinos-Hoyer
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Magn Reson Med 64:604-9. 2010
    ..Semiquantitative assessment adds anatomic information on synovitis distribution...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. pmc Radiographically occult and subtle fractures: a pictorial review
    Mohamed Jarraya
    Department of Radiology, Musculoskeletal Section, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiol Res Pract 2013:370169. 2013
    ..Our aim is to raise the awareness of radiologists and clinicians in these cases by presenting illustrative cases and a discussion of the relevant literature...
  48. doi request reprint Scapholunate advanced collapse and scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse: MDCT arthrography features
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Bldg, 3rd Fl, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W202-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to present the imaging features of scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC) and scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse (SNAC) on MDCT arthrography...
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Delayed gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of medial tibiofemoral cartilage and its relationship with meniscal pathology: a longitudinal study using 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging
    Michel D Crema
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts Hospital do Coração and Teleimagem, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:1517-24. 2014
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  52. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in knee osteoarthritis research: semiquantitative and compositional assessment
    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
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 19:295-321. 2011
    ..Compositional imaging of cartilage has added to our ability to detect early degeneration before morphologic changes are present, which may help to prevent the permanent morphologic changes commonly seen in knee OA...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Quadriceps weakness, patella alta, and structural features of patellofemoral osteoarthritis
    Joshua J Stefanik
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1391-7. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between quadriceps weakness and cartilage damage and bone marrow lesions (BMLs) in the patellofemoral joint (PFJ) and if this relationship is modified by patella alta...
  56. doi request reprint Articular cartilage in the knee: current MR imaging techniques and applications in clinical practice and research
    Michel D Crema
    Department of Radiology, Quantitative Imaging Center, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Imaging Core Laboratory, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Radiographics 31:37-61. 2011
    ..These techniques may be used in various combinations and at various magnetic field strengths in clinical and research settings to improve the characterization of changes in cartilage...
  57. ncbi request reprint MR arthrography of the shoulder: Optimizing pulse sequence protocols for the evaluation of cartilage and labrum
    Ali Guermazi
    Aspetar Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Sport City Street, Near Khalifa Stadium, P O Box 29222, Qatar Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, United States Electronic address
    Eur J Radiol 83:1421-8. 2014
    ..To compare axial T1weighted fat-saturated (T1w fs) and T1w non-fs sequences, and coronal T1w-fs and T2w-fs sequences, for evaluation of cartilage and labrum using CT arthrography (CTA) as the reference...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reliability of semiquantitative assessment of osteophytes and subchondral cysts on tomosynthesis images by radiologists with different levels of expertise
    Daichi Hayashi
    Quantitative Imaging Center, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Radiology, Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
    Diagn Interv Radiol 20:353-9. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess reliability of the evaluation of osteophytes and subchondral cysts on tomosynthesis images when read by radiologists with different levels of expertise...
  59. 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...
  60. pmc The MeTeOR trial (Meniscal Tear in Osteoarthritis Research): rationale and design features
    Jeffrey N Katz
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:1189-96. 2012
    ..The goal of this paper is to provide the clinical rationale for MeTeOR and to highlight salient design features, with particular attention to those that present clinical and methodologic challenges...
  61. 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...
  62. doi request reprint MRI features of cystic lesions around the knee
    Monica D Marra
    Department of Radiology, Boston University Medical Center, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, 820 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, United States
    Knee 15:423-38. 2008
    ..Clinicians must be aware about the MRI features and the differential diagnosis of cystic lesions around the knee to avoid misdiagnosis...
  63. doi request reprint Invasive aspergillosis osteomyelitis in children--a case report and review of the literature
    Anton R Winterstein
    Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, Stenglinstr 2, Augsburg, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 39:827-31. 2010
    ..Invasive aspergillosis is a rare complication to be considered in children with MRI-detected bony lesions of infarct-like appearance...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. doi request reprint Imaging features of postoperative complications after spinal surgery and instrumentation
    Daichi Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Ave, FGH Bldg 3rd Fl, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 199:W123-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to illustrate common postoperative complications and their imaging appearances after spinal surgery, including stabilization, fusion, and disk replacement with various techniques and devices...
  67. 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
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  68. 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...
  69. 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)...
  70. 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
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  71. 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)...
  72. 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...
  73. doi request reprint MRI of osteoarthritis: the challenges of definition and quantification
    Daichi Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 16:419-30. 2012
    ..Because of the technical complexity of MRI and ever increasing number of new and sophisticated imaging sequences and protocols, the specific MRI technique in any OA study needs to be carefully tailored to the aims of the study...
  74. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis year 2012 in review: imaging
    Frank W Roemer
    Quantitative Imaging Center QIC, Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:1440-6. 2012
    ..This article reviews original publications related to imaging in osteoarthritis (OA) published in English from September 2011 through March 2012. In vitro data and animal studies are not covered...
  75. pmc Traumatic injuries of thigh and calf muscles in athletes: role and clinical relevance of MR imaging and ultrasound
    Daichi Hayashi
    Department of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 820 Harrison Avenue, FGH Building, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA, 02118, USA
    Insights Imaging 3:591-601. 2012
    ..Common athletic injuries include strain, contusion and avulsion, which are characterised by muscle fibre disruption, intramuscular haemorrhagic dissection, haematoma at the musculotendinous junction, and perifascial blood or haematoma...
  76. 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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  77. ncbi request reprint Imaging in spondyloarthropathies
    Mikayel Grigoryan
    Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group, Department of Radiology, University of California at San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:102-9. 2004
    ..This article will review and highlight the role of each of these modalities in the assessment of the axial and peripheral skeleton in seronegative spondyloarthropathies...
  78. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous treatment of a ruptured superior mesenteric artery aneurysm in a child
    Susanne Oechsle
    Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, Stenglinstrasse 2, 86156 Augsburg, Germany
    Pediatr Radiol 36:268-71. 2006
    ..The aetiology of the aneurysm remained unclear, but a family history was suggestive of a congenital connective tissue disease such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome subtype IV...
  79. 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
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  80. ncbi request reprint Short tau inversion recovery and three-point Dixon water-fat separation sequences in acute traumatic bone fractures at open 0.35 tesla MRI
    Walter A Wohlgemuth
    Department of Radiology, Klinikum Augsburg, Stenglinstrasse 2, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 31:343-8. 2002
    ..We compared a three-point Dixon "sandwich" water-fat separation (WFS) sequence, resulting in a water-only and a fat-only image set after one excitation, with the STIR sequence on an open 0.35 T superconductive MR system...
  81. 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)...
  82. 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
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  83. 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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