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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. Nirody JA, Cheng KP, Parrish RM, Burghardt AJ, Majumdar S, Link TM, Kazakia GJ. Spatial distribution of intracortical porosity varies across age and sex. Bone. 2015 Jun; 75:88-95.
  2. Teng HL, MacLeod TD, Kumar D, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Individuals with isolated patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis exhibit higher mechanical loading at the knee during the second half of the stance phase. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Feb 17.
  3. Kumar D, Wyatt C, Chiba K, Lee S, Nardo L, Link TM, Majumdar S, Souza RB. Anatomic correlates of reduced hip extension during walking in individuals with mild-moderate radiographic hip osteoarthritis. J Orthop Res. 2015 Apr; 33(4):527-34.
  4. Heilmeier U, Carpenter DR, Patsch JM, Harnish R, Joseph GB, Burghardt AJ, Baum T, Schwartz AV, Lang TF, Link TM. Volumetric femoral BMD, bone geometry, and serum sclerostin levels differ between type 2 diabetic postmenopausal women with and without fragility fractures. Osteoporos Int. 2015 Apr; 26(4):1283-93.
  5. Bucknor MD, Nardo L, Joseph GB, Alizai H, Srikhum W, Nevitt MC, Lynch JA, McCulloch CE, Link TM. Association of cartilage degeneration with four year weight gain - 3T MRI data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Apr; 23(4):525-31.
  6. Yang H, Rivoire J, Hoppe M, Srikhum W, Imboden J, Link TM, Li X. Computer-aided and manual quantifications of MRI synovitis, bone marrow edema-like lesions, erosion and cartilage loss in rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Apr; 44(4):539-47.
  7. Lance V, Heilmeier UR, Joseph GB, Steinbach L, Ma B, Link TM. MR imaging characteristics and clinical symptoms related to displaced meniscal flap tears. Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Mar; 44(3):375-84.
  8. 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 Dec; 44(12):964-72.
  9. Bucknor MD, Rieke V, Seo Y, Horvai AE, Hawkins RA, Majumdar S, Link TM, Saeed M. Bone Remodeling after MR Imaging-guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation: Evaluation with MR Imaging, CT, Na(18)F-PET, and Histopathologic Examination in a Swine Model. Radiology. 2015 Feb; 274(2):387-94.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Liebl H, Heilmeier U, Lee S, Nardo L, Patsch J, Schuppert C, Han M, Rondak IC, Banerjee S, Koch K, Link TM, Krug R. In vitro assessment of knee MRI in the presence of metal implants comparing MAVRIC-SL and conventional fast spin echo sequences at 1.5 and 3 T field strength. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Jun 10.
  14. Link TM, Lang TF. Axial QCT: clinical applications and new developments. J Clin Densitom. 2014 Oct-Dec; 17(4):438-48.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Serebrakian AT, Poulos T, Liebl H, Joseph GB, Lai A, Nevitt MC, Lynch JA, McCulloch CE, Link TM. Weight loss over 48 months is associated with reduced progression of cartilage T2 relaxation time values: Data from the osteoarthritis initiative. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2014 Apr 4.
  19. Kazakia GJ, Tjong W, Nirody JA, Burghardt AJ, Carballido-Gamio J, Patsch JM, Link T, Feeley BT, Ma CB. The influence of disuse on bone microstructure and mechanics assessed by HR-pQCT. Bone. 2014 Jun; 63:132-40.
  20. 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.

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