Is vascularity more evident after exercise? Implications for tendon imaging

Cook, Jill, Kiss, Z. Stephen, Ptasznik, Ron and Malliaras, Peter 2005, Is vascularity more evident after exercise? Implications for tendon imaging, American journal of roentgenolgy, vol. 185, pp. 1138-1140.

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Title Is vascularity more evident after exercise? Implications for tendon imaging
Author(s) Cook, Jill
Kiss, Z. Stephen
Ptasznik, Ron
Malliaras, Peter
Journal name American journal of roentgenolgy
Volume number 185
Start page 1138
End page 1140
Publisher American Roentgen Ray Society
Place of publication Baltimore, Md.
Publication date 2005
ISSN 0361-803X
Summary OBJECTIVE. The objective of our study was to investigate the effect of activity on tendon vascularity in 17 abnormal patellar tendons.

CONCLUSION. Tendon vascularity is significantly increased by activity (p < 0.001). From this finding, we infer that imaging abnormal tendons with color Doppler sonography to detect neovascularization may be most useful after the patient exercises. Investigations to determine how much activity is necessary to ensure maximal vascularity is detected by Doppler sonography are required.
Language eng
Field of Research 110320 Radiology and Organ Imaging
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©American Roentgen Ray Society
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30004364

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
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