Article Abstract

Quantitative musculoskeletal imaging biomarkers

Authors: Edwin H. G. Oei

Abstract

“Meten is weten…” (“To measure is to know…”)—Dutch saying
In recent decades the importance of quantitative imaging biomarkers has been increasingly recognized, both in research and clinical settings, motivated to a large extent by a growing understanding of the molecular basis of diseases and a need for precision medicine. Given the occurrence of many common, yet debilitating conditions in the musculoskeletal system, quantitative musculoskeletal imaging constitutes a topic of very active research in many parts of the world.

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