A study involving 115 sedentary, asymptomatic adults who were given KOOS questionnaires and 1.5 T MRI scans on both knees, showed the majority to have abnormalities. Authors document the specific abnormalities in detail, examine previous studies and report on the clinical significance. “Despite the increasing use of high-resolution MRI, in practice, diagnosis should be primarily based on patient’s medical history and physical examination by an experienced clinician, instead of solely focusing on the MRI results. The images may assist in correlating clinical signs and symptoms but should not replace clinical evaluation,” the study concluded. Read the full text in Skeletal Radiology.

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