Single image slice may not capture 3-D muscle measurements in rotator cuff tears

Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.

Patients with rotator cuff tears experience fatty infiltration increased percentages of most likely caused primarily by muscle atrophy and a single image slice did not capture 3-D muscle measurements, according to recently published data.

Clinical scores for muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration of the rotator cuff typically use a single image slice, and those single image slices are not actually capturing the 3-D information about fatty infiltration and the size of the muscle.

Source: Healio

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