Quantitative Measure of Effusions

Research Opportunity
PhD, Masters by Research
Department
Medicine and Radiology
Location
Western Health
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Associate Professor Keith Lim kklim@unimelb.edu.au Personal web page
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Albert Leung leung.a@unimelb.edu.au Personal web page

Project Details

Knee effusions are common in mechanical and inflammatory arthropathies. Increasingly it has been recognized that removal/reduction of joint effusions play a key role in improving pain and dysfunction at the knee joint, enabling rehabilitation and recovery. It may be possible to use disease modifying agents to treat knee joints with OA in future. This project looks at different methods (clinical, imaging) used to measure the presence and size of joint effusions. The study aims to validate these methods, and compare them.


School Research Themes

Musculoskeletal



Research Opportunities

PhD, Masters by Research
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact a supervisor.

Department

Medicine and Radiology

Research Node

Western Health

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