Role of MR imaging in chronic wrist pain

  title={Role of MR imaging in chronic wrist pain},
  author={Marco Zanetti and Nadja Saupe and Ladislav Nagy},
  journal={European Radiology},
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for chronic wrist pain is challenging. Correct assessment of the triangular fibrocartilage, hyaline cartilage, ligaments, and tendons has become mandatory for comprehensive decision making in wrist surgery. The MR technique, potential and limits of MR imaging in patients with chronic wrist pain will be discussed. MR arthrography with injection of gadolinium-containing contrast material into the distal radioulnar joint is suggested for evaluation of the triangular… CONTINUE READING


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