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Magnetic Resonance Elastography of Nucleus Pulposus Shear Modulus: A New Approach for Disc Degeneration Biomarkers

[+] Author Affiliations
Daniel H. Cortes, Dawn M. Elliott

University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Jeremy F. Magland, Alexander C. Wright

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Victor H. Barocas

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Paper No. SBC2012-80537, pp. 735-736; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2012-80537
From:
  • ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B
  • Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA, June 20–23, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4480-9
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

Intervertebral disc degeneration is cell mediated cascade of biochemical, mechanical and structural changes that disrupts its function. These changes are difficult to overturn; consequently, early diagnosis is key for the success of any treatment. Clinically, disc degeneration is diagnosed by the interpretation of morphological changes observed in T2 weighted MR images. However, those changes in morphology are characteristic of moderate to advanced stages of degeneration. Therefore, this method is not useful to diagnose early stages of disc degeneration.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME

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