Patellar Skin Surface Temperature by Thermography Reflects Knee Osteoarthritis Severity

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Denoble, Anna E.; Hall, Norine; Pieper, Carl F.; Kraus, Virginia B.;
  • Publisher: Libertas Academica
  • Journal: Clinical Medicine Insights. Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders,volume 3,pages69-75 (issn: 1179-5441, eissn: 1179-5441)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2998980, doi: 10.4137/CMAMD.S5916
  • Subject: knee | infrared imaging | inflammation | osteoarthritis | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935 | Original Research | thermography
    mesheuropmc: human activities | musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

Background: Digital infrared thermal imaging is a means of measuring the heat radiated from the skin surface. Our goal was to develop and assess the reproducibility of serial infrared measurements of the knee and to assess the association of knee temperature by region o... View more
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