Maturation-Related Changes in T2 Relaxation Times of Cartilage and Meniscus of the Pediatric Knee Joint at 3 T.

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Summary of "Maturation-Related Changes in T2 Relaxation Times of Cartilage and Meniscus of the Pediatric Knee Joint at 3 T."

The objective of our study was to use a T2 mapping sequence performed at 3 T to investigate changes in the composition and microstructure of the cartilage and menisci of the pediatric knee joint during maturation.


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Name: AJR. American journal of roentgenology
ISSN: 1546-3141
Pages: 1-7


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