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Evaluation of knee joint by MRI in 65 patients

Journal: International Archives of Integrated Medicine (IAIM) (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Page : 47-53

Keywords : MRI knee; knee trauma; menisci injury; PCL injury; knee joint tears.;

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Aim: To evaluate the features, pattern and extension of the different pathologies affecting the knee joint with help of MRI scans. Materials and methods: This study was performed using MRI scan 1.5 tesla of knee joint in 65 patients. Routine blood investigations were documented in all patients. Results: Distribution of pathologies according to patient’s age, sex, site of involvement and etiology was observed and p-value of knee joint tears by using MRI as gold standard was calculated. Conclusion: MRI scans have proved to be successful modality in evaluating the knee joint; MRI results increased the physician’s confidence in the diagnosis. MRI is an excellent noninvasive modality in imaging of the knee and a noninvasive replacement for arthrography and non-therapeutic arthroscopy.

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