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Thomas Link, M.D.

Radiologist

Additional Languages

French
German

Education

Johannes Gutenberg University School of Medicine 1987

Residencies

University of Muenster School of Medicine 1993

Fellowships

University of Muenster School of Medicine, Radiology 1993
UCSF Medical Center, Radiology 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kumar D, Souza RB, Singh J, Calixto NE, Nardo L, Link TM, Li X, Majumdar S. Physical Activity and Spatial Differences in Medial Knee T1rho and T2 Relaxation Times in Knee Osteoarthritis. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Oct 29; 1-24.
  2. Gupta R, Virayavanich W, Kuo D, Su F, Link T, Ma B, Li X. MR T1? quantification of cartilage focal lesions in acutely injured knees: correlation with arthroscopic evaluation. Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Dec; 32(10):1290-6.
  3. Teruel JR, Burghardt AJ, Rivoire J, Srikhum W, Noworolski SM, Link TM, Imboden JB, Li X. Bone structure and perfusion quantification of bone marrow edema pattern in the wrist of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a multimodality study. J Rheumatol. 2014 Sep; 41(9):1766-73.
  4. Zhang AL, Gates CH, Link TM, Ma CB. Abnormal origins of the long head of the biceps tendon can lead to rotator cuff pathology: a report of two cases. Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Nov; 43(11):1621-6.
  5. Jungmann PM, Baum T, Bauer JS, Karampinos DC, Erdle B, Link TM, Li X, Trattnig S, Rummeny EJ, Woertler K, Welsch GH. Cartilage repair surgery: outcome evaluation by using noninvasive cartilage biomarkers based on quantitative MRI techniques? Biomed Res Int. 2014; 2014:840170.
  6. Souza RB, Kumar D, Calixto N, Singh J, Schooler J, Subburaj K, Li X, Link TM, Majumdar S. Response of knee cartilage T1rho and T2 relaxation times to in vivo mechanical loading in individuals with and without knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014 Oct; 22(10):1367-76.
  7. Eckstein F, Kwoh CK, Link TM. Imaging research results from the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI): a review and lessons learned 10 years after start of enrolment. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jul; 73(7):1289-300.
  8. Kazakia GJ, Tjong W, Nirody JA, Burghardt AJ, Carballido-Gamio J, Patsch JM, Link T, Feeley BT, Benjamin Ma C. The influence of disuse on bone microstructure and mechanics assessed by HR-pQCT. Bone. 2014 Jun; 63:132-40.
  9. Kumar D, Dillon A, Nardo L, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Differences in the association of hip cartilage lesions and cam-type femoroacetabular impingement with movement patterns: a preliminary study. PM R. 2014 Aug; 6(8):681-9.
  10. Alizai H, Virayavanich W, Joseph GB, Nardo L, Liu F, Liebl H, Nevitt MC, Lynch JA, McCulloch CE, Link TM. Cartilage Lesion Score: Comparison of a Quantitative Assessment Score with Established Semiquantitative MR Scoring Systems. Radiology. 2014 May; 271(2):479-87.
  11. Kumar D, Karampinos DC, Macleod TD, Lin W, Nardo L, Li X, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Quadriceps intramuscular fat fraction rather than muscle size is associated with knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014 Feb; 22(2):226-34.
  12. Jungmann PM, Liu F, Link TM. What has imaging contributed to the epidemiological understanding of osteoarthritis? Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Mar; 43(3):271-5.
  13. Thevenot J, Hirvasniemi J, Finnilä M, Pulkkinen P, Kuhn V, Link T, Eckstein F, Jämsä T, Saarakkala S. Trabecular homogeneity index derived from plain radiograph to evaluate bone quality. J Bone Miner Res. 2013 Dec; 28(12):2584-91.
  14. Jungmann PM, Kraus MS, Alizai H, Nardo L, Baum T, Nevitt MC, McCulloch CE, Joseph GB, Lynch JA, Link TM. Association of metabolic risk factors with cartilage degradation assessed by t2 relaxation time at the knee: data from the osteoarthritis initiative. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec; 65(12):1942-50.
  15. Bauer JS, Sidorenko I, Mueller D, Baum T, Issever AS, Eckstein F, Rummeny EJ, Link TM, Raeth CW. Prediction of bone strength by µCT and MDCT-based finite-element-models: How much spatial resolution is needed? Eur J Radiol. 2014 Jan; 83(1):e36-42.
  16. Bucknor MD, Rieke V, Do L, Majumdar S, Link TM, Saeed M. MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation of bone: Evaluation of acute findings with MR and CT imaging in a swine model. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Nov; 40(5):1174-80.
  17. Schooler J, Kumar D, Nardo L, McCulloch C, Li X, Link TM, Majumdar S. Longitudinal evaluation of T1? and T2 spatial distribution in osteoarthritic and healthy medial knee cartilage. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014 Jan; 22(1):51-62.
  18. Kumar D, Subburaj K, Lin W, Karampinos DC, McCulloch CE, Li X, Link TM, Souza RB, Majumdar S. Quadriceps and hamstrings morphology is related to walking mechanics and knee cartilage MRI relaxation times in young adults. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Dec; 43(12):881-90.
  19. Solomon DA, Antonescu CR, Link TM, O'Donnell RJ, Folpe AL, Horvai AE. Hemosiderotic fibrolipomatous tumor, not an entirely benign entity. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Oct; 37(10):1627-30.
  20. Marsh M, Souza RB, Wyman BT, Hellio Le Graverand MP, Subburaj K, Link TM, Majumdar S. Differences between X-ray and MRI-determined knee cartilage thickness in weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing conditions. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2013 Dec; 21(12):1876-85.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.