A comparison of accuracy between clinical examination and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of meniscal and anterior cruciate ligament tears.

@article{Rose1996ACO,
  title={A comparison of accuracy between clinical examination and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of meniscal and anterior cruciate ligament tears.},
  author={Nicholas E Rose and Stuart M Gold},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={398-405}
}
A prospective and retrospective study was undertaken to compare the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with clinical examination in diagnosing meniscal and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. Pathological findings were then confirmed during arthroscopy. One hundred fifty-four patients clinically diagnosed with a meniscal or ACL tear who ultimately had arthroscopic knee surgery were evaluated; 100 patients underwent clinical examination followed by MRI, and 54 underwent clinical… CONTINUE READING
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