Acute peripheral joint injury: cost and effectiveness of low-field-strength MR imaging--results of randomized controlled trial.


PURPOSE To assess prospectively if a short imaging examination performed with low-field-strength dedicated magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in addition to radiography is effective and cost saving compared with the current diagnostic imaging strategy (radiography alone) in patients with recent acute traumatic injury of the wrist, knee, or ankle. MATERIALS… (More)


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