A longitudinal MRI study of muscle atrophy during lower leg immobilization following ankle fracture

Maria Psatha, Zhiqing Wu, Fiona M Gammie, Aivaras Ratkevicius, Henning Wackerhage, Jennifer H Lee, Thomas W Redpath, Fiona J Gilbert, George P Ashcroft, Judith R Meakin, Richard M Aspden

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To investigate MRI biomarkers of muscle atrophy during cast immobilization of the lower leg.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)686-695
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Issue number3
Early online date1 Nov 2011
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012



  • muscle atrophy
  • muscle assessment
  • imaging biomarker
  • cast immobilization
  • MRI

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