Musculoskeletal

What’s new in MSK Imaging – April 2021

  CT Phantom Evaluation of 67,392 American College of Radiology Accreditation Examinations: Implications for Opportunistic Screening of Osteoporosis Using CT Robert D. Boutin, MD, Andrew M. Hernandez, PhD, Leon Lenchik, MD, J. Anthony Seibert, PhD, Dustin A. Gress, MS and John M. Boone, PhD American Journal of Roentgenology https://www.ajronline.org/doi/abs/10.2214/AJR.20.22943 Background: The use of CT to screen for osteoporosis is possible because […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – February 2021

  Advanced MR imaging of bone marrow: quantification of signal alterations on T1-weighted Dixon and T2-weighted Dixon sequences in red marrow, yellow marrow, and pathologic marrow lesions Chayanit Sasiponganan, Kevin Yan, Parham Pezeshk, Yin Xi, Avneesh Chhabra Skeletal Radiology Background Radiologists interpreting MR images of skeletal lesions (or with incidental skeletal lesions) must assess signal […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – December 2020

Superolateral Hoffa Fat Pad Edema and Patellofemoral Maltracking: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Kim JH, Lee SK. Superolateral Hoffa Fat Pad Edema and Patellofemoral Maltracking: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2020 Jun 6:1-3. https://www.ajronline.org/doi/abs/10.2214/AJR.19.22263 Background: Superolateral Hoffa fat pad (SHFP) edema is a sign of an underlying syndrome characterized by anterior knee pain […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – September 2020

Incidence and Predictors of Subsequent Surgery After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A 6-Year Follow-up Study MOON Knee Group Investigation performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA American Journal of Sports Medicine Background Causes of repeat surgery after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction vary, however risk factors for these surgical procedures are not well […]

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What’s new in MSK Imaging – August 2020

Diagnostic Performance of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detecting Meniscal Ramp Lesions in Patients With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Koo B, Lee SH, Yun SJ, Song JG. Diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance imaging for detecting meniscal ramp lesions in patients with anterior cruciate ligament tears: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The […]

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