Diagnosis of chondral lesions of the knee joint: can MRI replace arthroscopy?

@article{Friemert2004DiagnosisOC,
  title={Diagnosis of chondral lesions of the knee joint: can MRI replace arthroscopy?},
  author={B. Friemert and Y. Oberl{\"a}nder and W. Schwarz and H. J. H{\"a}berle and W. B{\"a}hren and H. Gerngross and B. Danz},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={58-64}
}
  • B. Friemert, Y. Oberländer, +4 authors B. Danz
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
  • The role of magnetic resonance tomography (MRI) for the diagnosis of chondral lesions of the knee joint is still unclear. The sensitivity of the method ranges from 15% to 96%. The scope of our daily experiences showed that there were considerable deviations between the tomographical and arthoscopical results, which vary from the results of experimental studies. Therefore we have conducted a prospective study to investigate the question of how MRI can replace arthroscopy (ASC) in the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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