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Roth M, Emmanuel K, Wirth W, Kwoh CK, Hunter DJ, Eckstein F

Sensitivity to change and association of three-dimensional meniscal measures with radiographic joint space width loss in rapid clinical progression of knee osteoarthritis.

European Radiology 28(5):1844-1853 (2018)

Roemer FW, Kwoh CK, Hannon MJ, Hunter DJ, Eckstein F, Grago J, Boudreau RM, Englund M, Guermazi A Partial meniscectomy is associated with increased risk of incident radiographic osteoarthritis and worsening cartilage damage in the following year.
European Radiology 27(1):404-413 (2017)

Roth M, Wirth W, Emmanuel K, Culvenor AG, Eckstein F
The contribution of 3D quantitative meniscal and cartilage measures to variation in normal radiographic joint space width - Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative healthy reference cohort
European Journal of Radiology 87:90-98 (2017)

Emmanuel K, Quinn E, Niu J, Guermazi A, Roemer F, Wirth W, Eckstein F, Felson D
Quantitative measures of meniscus extrusion predict incident radiographic knee osteoarthritis - data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 24 (2):262-269 (2016)

Bloecker K, Wirth W, Guermazi A, Hunter DJ, Resch H, Hochreiter J, Eckstein F
Medial meniscal extrusion relates to cartilage loss in specific femorotibial subregions- data from the osteoarthritis initiative.
Arthritis Care and Research 67:1545-1522 (2015)

Bloecker K, Wirth W, Guermazi A, Hitzl W, Hunter DJ, Eckstein F

Longitudinal change in quantitative meniscus measurements in knee osteoarthritis-data from the

Osteoarthritis Initiative.
European Radiology 25:2960-2968 (2015)


Bruns K, Svensson F, Turkiewicz A, Wirth W, Guermazi A, Eckstein F, Englund M

Meniscus body position and its change over four years in asymptomatic adults: a cohort study using data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI).

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 15:32 (2014)

Bloecker K, Guermazi A, Wirth W, Kwoh CK, Resch H, Hunter DJ, Eckstein F; for the OAI investigators Correlation of semiquantitative vs quantitative MRI meniscus measures in osteoarthritic knees: results from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.
Skeletal Radiology 43:227-232 (2014)

Bloecker K, Wirth W, Hunter DJ, Duryea J, Guermazi A, Kwoh CK, Resch H, Eckstein F

Contribution of regional 3D meniscus and cartilage morphometry by MRI to joint space width in fixed flexion knee radiography - A between-knee comparison in subjects with unilateral joint space narrowing.

European Journal of Radiology 82:e832-839 (2013)


Wenger A, Wirth W, Hudelmaier M, Noebauer-Huhmann I, Trattnig S, Bloecker K, Frobell RB, Kwoh K, Eckstein F, Englund M Meniscus body position, size and shape in persons with and without radiographic knee osteoarthritis: Quantitative analyses of knee MRIs from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

Arthritis and Rheumatism 65:1804-1811(2013)

Bloecker K, Guermazi A, Wirth W, Benichou O, Kwoh CK, Hunter DJ, Englund M, Resch H, Eckstein F
Tibial coverage, meniscus position, size and damage in knees discordant for joint space narrowing - data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 21:419-427 (2013)

Wenger A, Englund M, Wirth W, Hudelmaier M, Kwoh K, Eckstein F; for the OAI Investigators.
Relationship of 3D meniscal morphology and position with knee pain in subjects with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot study.
European Radiology 22:211-220 (2012)


Siorpaes K, Wenger A, Bloecker K, Wirth W, Hudelmaier M, Eckstein F
Interobserver reproducibility of quantitative meniscus analysis using coronal multiplanar DESS and IWTSE MR imaging.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 67:1419-1426 (2012)


Bloecker K, Wirth W, Hudelmaier M, Burgkart R, Frobell R, Eckstein F

Morphometric differences between the medial and lateral meniscus in healthy men ? A three-dimensional analysis using magnetic resonance imaging.

Cells Tissues Organs 195:353-364 (2012)


Bloecker K, Englund M, Wirth W, Hudelmaier M, Burgkart R, Frobell RB, Eckstein F

Size and position of the healthy meniscus, and its correlation with sex, height, weight, and bone area- a cross-sectional study.

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 12:248 (2011)

Wirth W, Frobell RB, Souza RB, Li X, Wyman BT, Le Graverand MP, Link TM, Majumdar S, Eckstein F
A three-dimensional quantitative method to measure meniscus shape, position, and signal intensity using MR images: a pilot study and preliminary results in knee osteoarthritis.
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 63(5):1162-71 (2010)

Semiquantitative Analysis

Chang A, Moisio K, Chmiel JS, Eckstein F, Guermazi A, Almagor O, Cahue S, Wirth W, Prasad P, Sharma L
Subregional effects of meniscal tears on cartilage loss over 2 years in knee osteoarthritis.
Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 70(1): 74-9 (2011)

Vanwanseele B, Eckstein F, Smith RM, Lange AK, Foroughi N, Baker MK, Shnier R, Fiatarone Singh MA
The relationship between knee adduction moment and cartilage and meniscus morphology in women with osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 18(7):894-901 (2010)

Crema MD, Guermazi A, Li L, Nogueira-Barbosa MH, Marra MD, Roemer FW, Eckstein F, Hellio Le Graverand MP, Wyman BT, Hunter DJ
The association of prevalent medial meniscal pathology with cartilage loss in the medial tibiofemoral compartment over a 2-year period.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 18(3):336-43 (2010)

Hunter DJ, Buck R, Vignon E, Eckstein F, Brandt K, Mazzuca SA, Wyman BT, Otterness I, Hellio Le Graverand MP
Relation of regional articular cartilage morphometry and meniscal position by MRI joint space width in knee radiographs.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 17(9):1170-6 (2009)

Sharma L, Eckstein F, Song J, Guermazi A, Prasad P, Kapoor D, Cahue S, Marshall M, Hudelmaier M, Dunlop D
Relationship of meniscal damage, meniscal extrusion, malalignment, and joint laxity to subsequent cartilage loss in osteoarthritic knees.
Arthritis and Rheumatism 58:1716-26 (2008)

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