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  • 08.30.10

    New MRI Method Detects Osteoarthritis

    AuntMinnie

    Researchers at New York University (NYU) have developed a way to use MRI to examine sodium ions in cartilage and view the development of osteoarthritis in knee joints. The research, which appears in the Journal of Magnetic Resonance, may provide a noninvasive method to diagnose osteoarthritis in its very early stages and help to calculate other, less direct measures of cartilage assessments.

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