Search for dissertations about: "joint space width"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words joint space width.

  1. 1. Radiography and bone scintigraphy in osteoarthritis of the knee: comparison with MR imaging

    University dissertation from Dept of Radiology, County Hospital, S-251 87 HELSINGBORG

    Author : Torsten Boegård; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; radiologi; Klinisk fysiologi; medical instrumentation; tomography; radiology; Clinical physics; MR imaging; bone scintigraphy; osteophyte; joint space width; weight-bearing; radiograms; Knee joint; osteoarthritis; tomografi; medicinsk instrumentering;

    Abstract : The aim was to compare radiography of the tibiofemoral joint (TFJ) and the patellofemoral joint (PFJ), as well as bone scinigraphy with MR imaging in middle-aged individuals with chronic knee pain in the format of a prospective study of knee osteoarthritis. Individuals aged 35-54 years with chronic knee pain were identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Automatic image analysis for decision support in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johan Kälvesten; Anders Persson; Torkel Brismar; Glenn Haugeberg; Claes Lundström; Shepherd; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Osteoporosis; rheumatoid arthritis; digital X-ray radiogrammetry; joint space width; bone densitometry;

    Abstract : Low-energy trauma and fragility fractures represent a major public health problem. The societal cost of the fragility fractures that occurred in Sweden 2010 has been estimated at €4 billion.In rheumatoid arthritis (RA), patient outcomes have improved greatly in recent years. READ MORE

  3. 3. On how constraints shape action

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Rogier Woltjer; [2005]

    Abstract : Understanding how joint systems of people and artifacts perform goal-directed action in a dynamic environment is essential for improving and supporting work. The literature on cognitive systems engineering and its related disciplines identifies the concept of constraint as an essential element in the analysis of systems in dynamic environments. READ MORE