Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Femoral Cartilage Thickness in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis


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Batmaz I., Kara M., Tiftik T., Capkin E., KARKUCAK M., Serdar O. F. , ...More

WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.63, no.4, pp.329-332, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.7727/wimj.2013.221
  • Journal Name: WEST INDIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.329-332
  • Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, femoral cartilage, thickness, ultrasound, ARTICULAR-CARTILAGE, MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASES, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, DISEASE, MMP-1, PROTEOGLYCAN, VALIDITY, KNEE

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate femoral cartilage thickness in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) by using ultrasonography.