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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kellenberger, CJ; Schmugge, M; Saurenmann, T; Di Gennaro, L; Eber, SW; Willi, UV; Babyn, PS 
Title:
Radiographic and MRI features of deferiprone-related arthropathy of the knees in patients with beta-thalassemia. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to describe the radiographic and MRI appearances of arthropathy of the knees in 14 patients with beta-thalassemia major undergoing chelation therapy with deferiprone (L1). MATERIALS AND METHODS: All available radiographs and MRI studies of the knees in 14 beta-thalassemia major patients (mean age, 16.3 years; age range, 7-33 years) undergoing chelation therapy with L1 were retrospectively assessed for changes in the synovium, cartilage, and bone. Imaging fin...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
AJR Am J Roentgenol 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
183 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
989-94 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0361-803X 
TUM Institution:
Kinderklinik und Poliklinik