Can MRI of the knee affect arthroscopic practice? A prospective study of 58 patients.

@article{Spiers1993CanMO,
  title={Can MRI of the knee affect arthroscopic practice? A prospective study of 58 patients.},
  author={A S Spiers and Tom Meagher and Simon J. Ostlere and David A. J. Wilson and Christopher A. F. Dodd},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1993},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={49-52}
}
We made a prospective study of 58 patients with suspected internal derangement of the knee. They were examined by magnetic resonance imaging using 3-D gradient echo intermediate-weighted studies before having an arthroscopy. The preoperative clinical assessment was found to have a diagnostic sensitivity of 77% and a specificity of 43%, compared with 100% and 63% respectively for magnetic resonance imaging. Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging and arthroscopy confirmed the accuracy of… CONTINUE READING

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