Predicting OA after ACL injury

By Jennie McKee

Researchers use quantitative MRI to detect early degeneration

“As orthopaedic surgeons, we pride ourselves on how well we reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL),” said C. Benjamin Ma, MD. “And yet, recent studies have shown that degenerative changes develop in the knees of more than 50 percent of patients with ACL injuries, despite surgical reconstruction.”

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