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David Stelzeneder
David Stelzeneder, MD

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery (Division of Orthopedics)

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Hip; Knee; Sports Medicine

Research interests

  • Clinical application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques for musculoskeletal disorders (hip, knee, ankle);
  • Cartilage repair techniques
  • Sports orthopedics and sports traumatology

Selected publications

  1. Stelzeneder, D. et al., 2012. Patterns of joint damage seen on MRI in early hip osteoarthritis due to structural hip deformities. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20(7), pp.661-669. Available at:
  2. Stelzeneder, D. et al., 2012. Effect of short-term unloading on T2 relaxation time in the lumbar intervertebral disc—in vivo magnetic resonance imaging study at 3.0 tesla. The Spine Journal, 12(3), pp.257–264. Available at:
  3. Stelzeneder, D. et al., 2012. Can Radiographic Morphometric Parameters for the Hip Be Assessed on MRI? Clin Orthop Relat Res, 471(3), pp.989-999. Available at:
  4. Stelzeneder, D. et al., 2013. Repair tissue quality after arthroscopic autologous collagen-induced chondrogenesis (ACIC) assessed via T2* mapping. Skeletal Radiology, 42(12), pp.1657-1664. Available at:
  5. Stelzeneder, D. et al., 2011. Quantitative in vivo MRI evaluation of lumbar facet joints and intervertebral discs using axial T2 mapping. European Radiology, 21(11), pp.2388-2395. Available at: