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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Human Rotator Cuff Tendon
Principal Investigator:

Eric Y Chang

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 53
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The rotator cuff tendon (RCT) is the primary dynamic stabilizer of the glenohumeral joint and dysfunction can lead to abnormal joint kinematics, ultimately causing cartilage degeneration and cuff arthropathy. RCT pathology is common, present in up to 70% of cases that seek medical attention for shoulder pain. However, not all RCT pathology is equivalent and clinical decision making can be heavily influenced by knowledge of tissue status. Additiona...

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