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Publication Name World Journal of Radiology
Manuscript ID 13299
Country of Manuscript Source Germany
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ISSN 1949-8470 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
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Specialty Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
Manuscript Type Observational Study
Article Title Association between facet joint osteoarthritis and the Oswestry Disability Index
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Adel Maataoui, Thomas J Vogl, Marcus Middendorp, Konstantinos Kafchitsas and M Fawad Khan
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Corresponding author Adel Maataoui, MD, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt/ Main, Germany. adel.maataoui@gmx.de
Keywords Spine; Facet joint osteoarthritis; Magnetic resonance imaging; Low back pain; Oswestry Disability Index
Core Tip Together with secondary disorders facet joint osteoarthritis (FJOA) sets a big burden on health care systems and economics of the western countries. Although FJOA is a common finding on lumbar magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), valid data with regard to correlation with clinical pain scores is missing. The presented study assesses the relationship between increasing grades of FJOA and the Oswestry Disability Score in a large cohort of lumbar MRIs. The results show a weak positive correlation between ODI and FJOA, proving the importance of an adequate clinical approach in patients with low back pain.
Publish Date 2014-12-08 17:22
Citation Maataoui A, Vogl TJ, Middendorp M, Kafchitsas K, Khan MF. Association between facet joint osteoarthritis and the Oswestry Disability Index. World J Radiol 2014; 6(11): 881-885
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8470/full/v6/i11/881.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjr.v6.i11.881
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