Lesions of the biceps pulley: diagnostic accuracy of MR arthrography of the shoulder and evaluation of previously described and new diagnostic signs.

@article{Schaeffeler2012LesionsOT,
  title={Lesions of the biceps pulley: diagnostic accuracy of MR arthrography of the shoulder and evaluation of previously described and new diagnostic signs.},
  author={Christoph J. Schaeffeler and Simone Waldt and Konstantin Holzapfel and Chlodwig Kirchhoff and Pia M Jungmann and Petra Wolf and Dipl Stat and Michael Schroeder and Ernst J. Rummeny and Andreas Balthasar Imhoff and Klaus Woertler},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={264 2},
  pages={504-13}
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively determine the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) arthrography of the shoulder in the evaluation of lesions of the biceps pulley and to evaluate previously described and new diagnostic signs. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approval was obtained; the requirement for informed consent was waived. MR arthrograms of 80 consecutive patients (mean age, 34.2 years; 53 male, 27 female) with arthroscopically proved intact or torn pulley systems… CONTINUE READING