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Table 2 Cartilage thickness of the hip, knee and upper ankle joint

From: No damage of joint cartilage of the lower limbs in an ultra-endurance athlete – an MRI-study

   Type and strenght (Tesla)
   Standard 1,5 T Standard 3,0 T Micro 1,5 T
Anatomy Location Mean (mm) SD (mm) Mean (mm) SD (mm) Mean (mm) SD (mm)
Hip cor1   3.5 0.2 3.5 0.3   
Hip sag2 Sup4    1.2 0.2   
Hip sag2 Inf5    1.3 0.2   
Hip sag2 Trans6    2.7 0.1   
Knee Cond fem7 lat8 2.8 0.2 2.1 0.1   
Knee Cond fem7 med9 2.7 0.2 3.2 0.3 2.9 0.2
Knee Cond tib10 lat8 4.2 0.7 2.8 0.5   
Knee Cond tib10 med9 3.9 0.2 2.7 0.7 3.9 0.0
UAJ3 Sup4 0.9 0.1 1.0 0.2 0.7 0.2
UAJ3 Inf5 0.5 0.0 1.5 0.1 0.7 0.2
UAJ3 Trans6 1.5 0.1 2.5 0.1 1.4 0.2
  1. 1coronal; 2saggital; 3Upper ankle joint; 4superior; 5inferior; 6transversal; 7Condylus femoralis; 8lateral; 9medial; 10Condylus tibialis.