Chapter 32. Relaxation Anisotropy as a Possible Marker for Macromolecular Orientations in Articular Cartilage

  1. Prof. Dr. P. Blümler2,
  2. Prof. Dr. B. Blümich2,
  3. Prof. Dr. R. Botto3 and
  4. Dr. E. Fukushima4
  1. Yang Xia

Published Online: 20 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611843.ch32

Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance: Methods, Materials, Medicine, Biology, Rheology, Geology, Ecology, Hardware

Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance: Methods, Materials, Medicine, Biology, Rheology, Geology, Ecology, Hardware

How to Cite

Xia, Y. (1998) Relaxation Anisotropy as a Possible Marker for Macromolecular Orientations in Articular Cartilage, in Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance: Methods, Materials, Medicine, Biology, Rheology, Geology, Ecology, Hardware (eds P. Blümler, B. Blümich, R. Botto and E. Fukushima), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611843.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lehrstuhl für Makromolekulare Chemie und Magnetic Resonance Center, MARC, RWTH Aachen, Worringer Weg 1, D-52074 Aachen, Germany

  2. 3

    Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439-4828 USA

  3. 4

    2425 Ridgecrest Dr. SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA

Author Information

  1. Physics Department, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527296378

Online ISBN: 9783527611843

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Keywords:

  • relaxation anisotropy;
  • macromolecular orientations;
  • articular cartilage;
  • magnetic resonance imaging;
  • osteoarthritis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • A Phantom T2 Result

  • Cartilage T2 Result

  • Cartilage T2 Result

  • Discussion and Summary