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Human Studies

2023 Jan 05

Musculoskelet Sci Pract

Comparison of multifidus muscle intramuscular fat by ultrasound echo intensity and fat-water based MR images in individuals with chronic low back pain.


Crook J, Masi S, Naghdi N, Roussac A, Rye M, Rosenstein B, Rivaz H, Boily M, Weber MH, Fortin M
Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2023 Jan 05:102717.
PMID: 36658047.


The aim of this observational cross-sectional study was to examine correlations of intramuscular fat content in lumbar multifidus (LM) by comparing muscle echo intensity (EI) and percent fat signal fraction (%FSF) generated from ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance (MR) images, respectively.