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Title: Correlation between magnetic resonance imaging and arthroscopy in the diagnosis of anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus lesions
Authors: Victor, Jan ×
Gielen, Jan
Martens, Marc
Marchal, Guy
Renson, Luc
Vanden Berghe, Lieve
Lysens, Roeland #
Issue Date: 1991
Publisher: Acta Medica Belgica
Series Title: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica vol:57 issue:Suppl I pages:56-61
Abstract: In both radiological and orthopaedic journals the value of MRI for diagnosing internal derangement of the knee has been assessed recntly. However, results vary widely and no study reports on the differentiation among types of ACL tears.
As far as meniscal pathology is concerned, attention has been drawn by Reicher et al and Glashow et al upon the false positive tears of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. Where most authors consider signal inversion in the posterior horn of the meniscus as a normal finding in children - due to the higher water content - the same fact in adults can be interpreted as a false positive image or a missed tear at arthroscopy
ISSN: 0001-6462
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Physical Medicine and Revalidation Section (-)
Radiology
× corresponding author
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