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New MRI technique gives accurate picture of spinal disc degeneration

A novel MRI technique developed by NSW clinicians provides better assessment of intervertebral disc degeneration, which they say could improve the diagnosis of back pain. Dr Kyle Sheldrick, an orthopaedic spinal researcher from UNSW Medicine’s St. George & Sutherland Clinical School, says the ‘decay variance’ technique can be applied in postprocessing of  current MRI technology ...

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