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Abstract #1649

Articular Cartilage Grading of the Knee ; Diagnostic Value of Fat Suppressed 3D Volume Isotropic Turbo Spin Echo Acquisition

Daekeon Lim1, Young Han Lee1, Sungjun Kim1, Ho-Taek Song1, Jin-Suck Suh1

1Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance hospital, Seoul, Korea

Fat suppressed 3D volume isotropic turbo spin echo acquisition(VISTA) sequence has comparable diagnostic values in grading the cartilage lesions.In grade 2 lesions, 3D VISTA image has higher diagnostic value than that of 2D sequence.