The effect of knee joint loading and immobilization on the femoral cartilage thickness in paraplegics

Yilmaz B., Demir Y., Ozyoruk E., Kesikburun S., Guzelkucuk U.

SPINAL CORD, vol.54, no.4, pp.283-286, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/sc.2015.151
  • Journal Name: SPINAL CORD
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.283-286
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Background: Femoral cartilage thickness has been used as an indicator for immobilization and unloading in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). However, conflicting results have been reported on this subject.