TITLE

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Did Not Reduce Arthroscopy Rates or Improve Outcomes for Patients Waiting for Knee Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Ruwe, Patrick A.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 5, p1171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which found that the outcome for patients awaiting knee surgery did not improve with the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Additionally, the rates of knee arthroscopy were not reduced by the inclusion of an MRI. The study was conducted on 252 knee arthroscopy waiting list patients at a teaching hospital in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
32098345

 

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