7T MRI to Evaluate Cartilage Defects in the Knee

2019-10-11 10:03:40 | BioPortfolio


The investigators propose to prospectively evaluate the accuracy of a novel 7-Tesla (7T) knee MRI protocol for the detection and grading of cartilage lesions in the knee, which is a significant limitation of current MRI techniques.


The investigators hypothesize that 7T MRI will be ~ 80% sensitive for detection of cartilaginous lesions. This will be tested in a prospective multi-reader study of 100 patients who are scheduled to have knee arthroscopy. Patients will have two MRIs of the knee: one standard of care and one experimental 7T MRI. Subjects will visit at one time point prior to scheduled knee arthroscopy, for a session time of ~1-2 hours for a single 7T MRI scan.

Study Design


Cartilage Injury


7 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Test


Not yet recruiting


The Methodist Hospital System

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-11T10:03:40-0400

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