Role of MRI in Orthopedics

Maravi P, Maravi D S, Uikey S, Kaushal L

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Musculoskeletal (MSK) imaging is an important diagnostic and teaching tool. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in particular holds great potential for clinical and research purposes due to the ability to display high definition images of the MSK system. While the potential uses of MRI are exciting there are also reasons to be cautious primarily due to the expense and situations where the evidence for improved patient outcomes with increased use of MRI is lacking.

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